Archive for November 2009

Lucien dress by Claire Pettibone

I have seen countless posts by brides-to-be on wedding forums, searching high and low for this dress… and I couldn’t believe it when one of our brides, Betty, actually wore it for her wedding last month! The elusive wedding dress is called Lucien, a discontinued style from the 2007-2008 collections of Claire Pettibone. For those [...]

Sneak peek of Betty and John

Last month we photographed the wedding of Betty and John (remember our cute engagement couple?) in the Temecula Wine Country in Riverside County, California. They were married at Temecula Creek Inn, a rustic, charming, secluded resort set amidst rolling green hills and dramatic oak trees. The romantic landscape was the perfect setting for their ultra [...]

Kanae’s beautiful pregnancy portraits

A couple weeks ago, Will photographed (and I did the makeup for) the lovely Kanae, who’s due next month with her first baby. Flush with that amazing pregnancy glow, Kanae wanted some studio portraits to capture this exciting time in her life. She was a little nervous coming into the shoot, as she had never [...]

Grais and Jerry do Vegas – Part III

After a touching ceremony on the Fountain Terrace of the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, the newly-wed Grais and Jerry made their way down the Grand Staircase for pictures, tears, hugs and laughs. The Mesquite Ballroom hosted the fuchsia-clad reception, where custom playing-card placecards and chocolate casino chips awaited the guests. In true Vegas [...]

Grais and Jerry do Vegas – Part II

In January 2008, Grais and Jerry met in a bar in Los Angeles, where she was living and he was visiting (on winter break from medical school). It was love at first sight and though Grais didn’t think there was any potential due to the 3000 miles between them, they took a chance and began [...]