Palm Springs, California Engagement

Wedding

Palm Springs California Wedding Photography

A Palm Springs, California Engagement Andrew and Casey are both outdoor enthusiasts and couldn’t resist including the beautiful desert landscape and urban vibe of Palm Springs into their dreamy shoot. We’re convinced, these two are just too cute and their shoot was both stylish and beautiful! How He Asked: Andrew popped the question at Pittock…

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The Art of Analog Film Photography

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Southern California Portrait Film Photography

The Art of Film “Analog Film” is what makes my “Fine Art Portraits,” a Fine Art. After testing all sorts of cameras, film stocks, and settings, I now have my own favorite formula that create my signature images. I started with film. Back in College while getting my formal training, I learned photography using film,…

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The Art of Non-Posing

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San Diego Portrait Photography

The Fine Art Portrait   Part Three: The Art of Non-Posing   I am not a fan of Posing. I don’t even like the term “Posing” and I don’t think it’s fun for you either. I look for your authentic expressions and movements. Your unique body language. How you naturally walk, smile, sit.   Posing…

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What to Wear?

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California Fine Art Portrait Photography

THE FINE ART PORTRAIT   Part two: What to wear? One of my favorite things to do is to design a portrait shoot from what to wear to the choice of location. Your clothes also help tell your story, just like the environment. The theme, your coloring + features, and choice of location will all…

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What’s Your Story?

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SoCal Portrait Photography

FINE ART PORTRAIT Part One: What’s your story?   The most important part of a portrait begins way before I click the shutter button. It starts with your story. Who are you? What’s your passion/s? What are your dreams? What stage of life are you in? What are your favorite colors? What do you want…

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Fine Art Portraits

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Southern California Portrait Photography

FINE ART PORTRAIT SERIES Introduction It’s “FINE ART PORTRAIT” week over here. With the Easter season and soon to be Mother’s Day (& launch of my new website), I would like to formally introduce my portrait photography work to the Southern California Community.   It’s been just over a year since I moved to SoCal…

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California Dreaming

Travel

Reputed for its fine and warm weather, its breathtaking, open spaces, and its laidback vibe, Southern California has a lot to offer as a wedding destination. A particularly unique choice for rustic and bohemian wedding or elopement photography. The Joshua Tree National Park. Covering the Colorado and Mojave deserts, The Joshua Tree National Park is…

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One Year Anniversary in Positano

Wedding

Let’s Run Away to Positano! Karina & Jose celebrated their 1-year Anniversary along the Amalfi Coast. A perfetto “Italy Anniversary Positano”. They celebrated their honeymoon and as well. An all in one. They had gotten married the year before back home with their family and friends. Karina had bought her blush-pink dress for her wedding but was…

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Baby Claudio

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Rub-a-dub-dub, it is Bath Time for Baby Claudio Snuggled up in a soft blanket, Claudio prepares for his bath time ritual. With him is his favorite “peluche” (teddy bear), his doggy (Shiva) and Mamma (Giulia). Excited its bath time, he reaches his feet and giggles. Claudio has discovered his tiny toes…invited by bubbles and wiggling with happiness,…

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A Romantic Positano Elopement

Wedding

Positano, Italy Destination Wedding   From the Bride: While Harsh and I have the same souls, we come from incredibly different cultures. Traditional Indian weddings consist of multiple events and ceremonies over the course of a week which seemed unnecessarily complicated and overwhelming to us. The thought of planning a new Christian ceremony combined with…

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Provence. La Vie est Belle

Travel

Provence – La Vie est Belle There’s something lyrical about South of France that makes it too beautiful a wedding venue to pass up. Provence, in particular, is a charming place for couples, making it a top choice for wedding destinations and honeymoons. An idyllic location for beautiful photography. It emanates a romantic allure distinctly…

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The Enchanting Island of Santorini

Travel

The Enchanting Greek Island of Santorini Back in September, I photographed a destination wedding in Oia, Santorini. It was an intimate elopement of a lovely couple from Santa Barbara, California. They married in a Hotel they stayed at which boasts a beautiful terrace that overlooks the sea. As you can imagine, the wedding was postcard…

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