Color images shot in digital and black and white shot on film.
I received a beautiful thank you email recently from this bride on their 1-year anniversary - so happy to hear about them looking through their photos one year on.
I've always believed that the the most important part of a great wedding are the guests. Even as the center of attention on the wedding day, the bride and groom can still be themselves if they are surrounded by their closest people. Cristal and David had their friends and family that they grew up with in Discovery Bay in attendance for their autumn wedding at the Island Shangri-La. As a photographer, I love weddings like this because something magical happens when everyone you love in your life come together - the stories shared are authentic, speeches are told from the heart and emotions rise to the surface.
I met Serena and Blake for the first time for their engagement session in Hong Kong, nine months before their wedding day. We had a great shoot and I was floored when they invited me to photograph their wedding in Atlanta, Georgia. It was my first time visiting ATL, and I was greeted at the airport by the busy bride-to-be herself. Her southern hospitality set the tone for the entire weekend - from the rehearsal dinner to the reception - it had the joy and jubilation of homecoming and the warmth and intimacy of a small family reunion. Its a vibe that hard to describe but its the type of stuff I miss living away from home.
My heart has a soft spot for New York City - its rustic and modern, its gritty yet romantic. Its where I grew up and where I met my wife. Needless to say, I love photographing here, and one of my favorite NYC gigs was photographing the wedding of two native NYers - Rina and Elliot. Venues included prep at the Gansevoort Park Avenue, first look at Central Park and more portraits at Grand Central Terminal. Ceremony on the rooftop of Gary’s Loft. Makeup by the talented Jina of JAC Beauty.