Laguna Niguel Eshoot with Liz and Bob

Laguna Niguel, California.

I could not ask for more beautiful skies in Southern California for a photoshoot. The rain came and went, and so did the sun. In the end we were left with amazing clouds and gorgeous blue skies. Having traveled from Boston to do the shoot, Liz and Bob wanted to show the best of Southern California and I think we captured it that day. Here are a few of my favorites:

This was the most difficult shot to get. It was handheld on a slow shutter speed to capture the motion of the water streaming in.


Jahliz - R&B Singer

I recently worked with R&B singer songwriter "Jahliz" for her promo shots and album cover in Newport Beach. When Juliette first called me over the phone, she was so excited because she was finally taking the first steps towards her dreams. She was just signed and was already working on tracks for her debut album, "Transformation," a title describing the improvements she has made and continue to make to both of her physique and state of mind through hard work, dedication, and self-belief. After doing some research, what impressed me the most about her was her appearance on Showtime at the Apollo where she impressed the notoriously critical audience and had them dancing on their feet with her amazing vocals.

This photo of Juliette was recently published in the popular Filipino newspaper Balita.

Screenshot from Balita Print Edition


Sneak Peek: The Engagement

As a photographer, one of the things I enjoy most is the variety of the projects I am involved in. I rarely turn down a shoot that involves something I haven't done before. Different intrigues me. In turn, I am more focused because I have to be. The details in the fashion, the procedures in the ceremony, I wouldn't want to miss a thing.

The Engagement - Reema and Kartik, Brea


Featured on Utterly Engaged

I'm so honored to be featured on Utterly Engaged, The 1st Wedding E-zine, mostly because they recognized the work that I've done with the Child Abuse Prevention Center and Society of St. Vincent De Paul Council of Los Angeles. These are charities with great causes and it's always great to bring exposure to them.

Utterly Engaged is a really cute e-magazine catered to brides with a goal of inspiring budget savvy brides with style. I'm on Issue #008 under big heart big talent.

Screenshots from Utterly Engaged


Sneak Peek: Greens and Blues

It's true. Not all days are created equal. Some days are just more beautiful than others. Yesterday was one of those gorgeous days, depending on where you are. We were at the right place at the right time, just as I had hoped and planned for. With the weather changing by the second, the sun wavering between shining through the clouds and calling it a day, I quickly placed Liz and Bob on the hill within a minute of arriving. What I love about being an experienced photographer is that no matter how much you learn about using a camera, nothing can replace the vision that is in your mind and having the ability to show it through the lens, all within a matter of seconds as a special moment can pass you by just like that. Only with the sunshine hitting the field could we have the vibrancy in the grass that we see below.

Greens and Blues - Elizabeth and Bob, Laguna Niguel

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