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Best locations for outdoor photo shoots in the SCV

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in Blog, Event Photography, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography | Comments Off

Whether you’ve just moved to the Santa Clarita Valley or, like me, were born and raised here, this local guide should help any photographer to find some great spots in and around the SCV for outdoor portraits. Over my whole life, but especially the last 20 years, I have photographed many weddings, conducted an array of outdoor family, engagement, maternity, children and senor photo shoots and even painted landscapes from all over the SCV and I have found what I believe are some of the best photography locations in the valley and surrounding areas. As I mentioned, I was born in Valencia,...

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Some Loving Photo Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Posted by on Feb 8, 2012 in Blog, Event Photography | Comments Off

Everyone can keep Valentine’s Day fresh each year by looking for ideas that go beyond the chocolate, flowers and hearts.  Here are some thoughts from your friendly local photographer that might help you add an extra spark of creativity and fun to your celebration of love! Create a heart-shaped photo collage or one in the shape of the word love at shapecollage. Make a photo or video greeting card with your favorite love song soundtrack? You can download the Smilebox app and create a customized Valentine. A Valentine’s Day photography session is a perfect idea that will require some...

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List of 10 things to help think outside the box with wedding photography.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2012 in Blog, Wedding Photography | Comments Off

Creating unique wedding photos with fresh artistic elements on a regular basis, while still consistently exceeding clients expectations can be a real challenge. Most couples will request the tried and true traditional posed portraits at their weddings, but many brides and grooms these days are looking for uncommon, exciting portraits and photojournalistic candid shots that will distinguish their wedding from all others. It is my job as your wedding photographer to provide you and all your loved ones with treasures of the heart. My photographs will become beautiful tangible memories that will...

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Wedding Photography Checklist

Posted by on Jan 8, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

We’ll want to make sure that we capture every single important detail of your wedding day that you or your guests will someday treasure. To help us do this right, please provide a list of shots that are essential to you and yours. Here is a list that can be used as a starting point. Make sure to create a list of guests that the photographer shouldn’t miss, preferably including a seating chart.   Wedding Preparation Photography Moments ___ Big picture view of the wedding preparation location(s) ___ Candid shots of the Bride and Bridesmaids upon arrival ___ Bride and...

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What I learned from my Wedding Photographer

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012 in Blog, Wedding Photography | Comments Off

My wife and I married over 6 years ago but I still remember everything like it was yesterday. My wife being an amazing planner took a huge amount of stress off of me but in retrospect I should have been more involved with the details. Maybe I was being macho but I let her pick the cake, the flowers, the color scheme, etc. The one part that I was most involved in was, of course, choosing the photographer. Although I had worked with dozens of Photographers over the years, either at weddings or in the studio, I couldn’t think of anyone that I trusted with one of my most important days...

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