Magical Blooms: Los Angeles Wedding Vendor Spotlight


Happy almost Valentine's Day! Nothing says Valentine's Day like beautiful, fresh flowers. Today for our wedding vendor spotlight, we are highlighting Jenny Barker from Magical Blooms, based in Redondo Beach, California. Jenny is truly a passionate and gifted artist, able to create exquisite floral masterpieces in under 3 minutes only. When did you discover that flowers were your passion? The point that I discovered that flowers were my passion was pretty much when I became my own boss, even though I wasn't, at the flower shop when I was in high school because I was able to take initiative and I was able to get applauded and rew ...

Kismet Event Design : Los Angeles Wedding Vendor Spotlight

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Southern California is full of so many unique and talented wedding professionals. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with a wedding professional whose work I greatly admire: Saadia Kibriya of Kismet Event Design in Fullerton, California. For twelve years, Saadia has been bringing couples' visions for their wedding days to life through her incredible eye and attentiveness to detail, her keen sense of style, and her elegant yet vibrant touch she brings to each event she designs. I really enjoyed getting to know Saadia, meeting her team, and photographing her beautiful studio! How would you define your style? I'd lik ...

Dear 2017, It’s So Nice To Meet You : International Destination Wedding Photographer

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What a difference a year makes! I can't believe that it is 2017 already! 2016 was full of so many wonderful and life changing experiences. This time a year ago, I was a little over five months into my one-year stay in London (which is hands down, one of my absolutely favorite cities), serving with my church. I got to travel to three new countries: Turkey, Italy, and Israel; I fell in love with my all-time favorite city of Rome (I would love to photograph a wedding there!), fulfilled my dream of vacationing in the French Riviera when I got to travel to Nice for my birthday this past June, I was able to photograph my first Nigerian wedding, whi ...

Orange County Church of Christ Irvine Wedding : Simon + Lindsay


What started off as a beautiful friendship quickly turned to love. Simon and Lindsay's relationship began with a gondola ride and a message in a bottle where he had asked her to be his girlfriend. Over a year and a half later in November 2015, Simon and Lindsay had planned to go to Santa Barbara to rent ATV's to celebrate Lindsay's birthday. They traveled to the top of the mountain. When they reached there, they began taking pictures when Simon pulled Lindsay off to the side. Simon started talking to her and was beginning to get sentimental. When Lindsay turned around, she found Simon down on one knee with her gorgeous ring and that's when ...

Overland Park Marriott Kansas City Wedding :: Fovad + Sahar


In today's post, we're looking back at the beautiful wedding of Fovad and Sahar that took place in November 2013 at the Overland Park Marriott in Overland Park, Kansas. The colors, the details--it was so wonderful to photograph. Thank you to Sam from Royal Photography for helping me photograph the wedding. Mehndi ceremony. Shaadi ceremony. Venue: Overland Park Marriott Kansas City Stage and Centerpieces: Innovative Lighting Design