Eve + Albert // Director’s Cut

Happy New Year! We’ve been busy this holiday season trying to push out all the remaining edits from 2016. I’m so happy to release this Director’s Cut captured in Santa Barbara. Such a beautiful place. I remember telling myself I’d go back and visit, or maybe a mini-vacay? Anyway, This edit is a little extra special because it was a 2 day shoot with the tea ceremony the day before. I love the vows they wrote for each other, take a listen and watch.

If you haven’t already, check out their original post and Highlights Edit by Clicking Here

Coordinator: Giseli Spera @ Immaginare Events
Venue: Fess Parker DoubleTree, Santa Barbara CA
Photographer: Whitney Turner Photography
MakeUp/Hair: Angela Le Beauty and Leann Ung
Photobooth: Social Lite
Lettering: BeSpoke by Leslie
Music: Licensed by the Music Bed

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Grace + Victor // Director’s Cut

Happy Holidays everyone! As this season comes to an end, I wanted to post one last Director’s Cut for 2016. I’ve gotta say, this is one of the most pleasurable edits I got to put together. Victor and Grace have such an outgoing, silly but also lovable character. You truly feel their connection lift from this screen when watching this edit. Anyway, I hope everyone has a safe and merry holidays. Stay tuned for 2017!

If you haven’t already, check out their original post and Same-Day Edit by Clicking Here

Venue: La Canada Flintridge Country Club, CA
Photographer: Sarina @ Sarina Love Photography
Make Up: Kelly Yi Make Up/Hair
MC/DJ: Paul @ Prokreation Productions
Flowers: Jay @ City Flowers
Photobooth: Cheesy Photobooths
Signs: Made by Davina Kim
Music: Licensed by Music Bed

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Marika + Trinh // Wedding Highlights

1 year ago, Trinh found me through Yelp and asked about our services for his wedding at Soka University. I was thinking, this place must be far because I’ve never heard of it. Little did I know, this little gem has been in Aliso Viejo since 2001! This whole campus rests on top a hill with just 2 entrances to get it making it feel like a castle. It’s surrounded by the gorgeous landscape of Aliso Viejo hills and the inside is even better. The architecture was designed in a style resembling an Italian hillside village in Tuscany. If you haven’t already, check out this campus as I’ve read is being noted for the top three in terms of first year student happiness in the US as measured by retention rates.

We started the day at a local Renaissance Club Sport where they both got ready. It was great, Trinh wanted to capture them at the gym there before the formal attire. We then headed to Soka University for the first look, ceremony, and reception. Again, such a beautiful campus, I was so happy I was permitted drone usage to capture the scene. With so many great shots to choose from, it was difficult to piece this edit together. Marika and Trinh was great to work with, from our talks about cars, to our talks about the shots we were doing, they were both so engaging to do so. As always, we had such great vendors to work with making this day a success! Check out their highlights edit below.

Coordination: Maria Tran @ Top Event PLanner
Venue: Soka University, Aliso Viejo CA
Light: Raul @ Impulse Lighting
DJ/MC: Dean & Samantha @ DJ Droc2pus
Photography: Nicole @ Lin & Jirsa
Make-Up/Hair: Genna Khein Make Up/Hair
Cake: Ellen @ Susie Cakes
Music: Licensed by SongFreedom

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Cindy + Mike // Director’s Cut

It’s almost Thanksgiving and wedding season is coming to an end. I just have one more wedding in December and hopefully its going to be a long chilly season to keep my computers cool while I edit. I’m already loving this weather and my workstation couldn’t be happier! I was able to push this fresh edit today and I’m happy to share it with you all. Congratulations again Cindy and Mike!

If you haven’t already, check out their original post and Same-Day Edit by Clicking Here

Coordination: Michelle @ Aquafuzion
Preparation/Ceremony/Reception: Langham, Pasadena, CA
Light: Jack @ TMMPRO
DJ/MC: Eugene @ ZunoPro DJ/MC
Photography: Erich Chen Photography
Make-Up/Hair: Meiko @ Kelly Zhang
Music: Licensed by Music Bed

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Louise + Huy // Same-Day Edit

We got to capture this lovely couple’s wedding yesterday at the Almansour Court in Alhambra. We started the day with Huy picking up Louise in a Tesla Model X! Gotta love those falcon wing doors! Next we headed over to Huy’s place for a Tea Ceremony and some lunch. They had their ceremony at the Almansour court with a dove release that we caught in slow motion! I had a drone in the air hoping I could capture an aerial shot but they flew in a completely different direction =(. They finished the day at Capital Seafood. Cindy (the coordinator) did a great job putting everything together and making the day a success. All of the vendors were great to work with. Although it was a 13 hour day, it felt very calm and relaxed. I was even able to lead the day while editing AND I was able to finish the edit 45 minutes earlier than expected! It was so enlightening to capture Louise and Huy. During their couple session, I felt we caught a genuine glimpse of their affection at 3:39. That’s my favorite shot! Anyway, check out their Same-Day Edit!

Ceremony: Almansour Court, Alhambra, CA
Reception: Capital Seafood, Monterey Park CA
Coordinator: Cindy Wu @ A Touch of Flavender
Photographer: Kevin Dinh @ Kevin Dinh Photography
Makeup/Hair: Monica Duldulao
Linens: Stephanie’s Linens
Lighting: Terry Ling @ InLightLighting
Photobooth: Photostache Photobooth
Music: Licensed by Music Bed

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