Monthly Archives: May 2010

Albert & Nikki have such a connection it’s not even funny! Their love for one another is very obvious, so it was very easy to photograph there engagement session. I wish I could take the credit  but they are very comfortable behind the camera. Here are a few of my favorites.


A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of organizing yet another awesome shoot! Thank you to the 40 attendees that attended! I love all the images everyone has showed me so far. Special shout out to all the awesome vendors that played a huge part in this event!

Karla with Amador Events was our Event Designer, and Florist. Thank you so much for all your hard work Karla you are an amazing person and even amazing friend! Thank you for being our Queen of hearts!
Linen:BBJlinen
Rentals:Persianoevents
Stationary Design – Lou Liebau
Make Up Artist: Crystal Roberts
Hair Stylist: Jessica Hale
Hair accessories:Rachel Larraine
Gowns: www.elysereuben.com
Models
White Princess: Justine Serrano
Mad Hatter: Robert Martin
Estefany Rubo: Fashion
Chris & Sarah Harte: Rabbit & Alice
Karla & Spouse: Queen of hearts

If you would like to join a future shoot with us please join our group on facebook!

Guest Speaker: Ming Chien Thank you for being an amazing teacher! Ming gave our attendees tips and techniques on how to use off camera flash. Ming also has workshops on lighting make sure to attend one!!

Special thanks to all the leaders that played a huge part in making our event successful!!

Rita Clifton
Harmony Ruiz
Duc Duong
Alicia Salcedo

Thank you Rita Clifton for the group shoot!

Thank you Rita Clifton for the group picture!

Tea cup table

Tea cup table

Alice & Rabbit

Alice & Rabbit

Mad Hatter

Mad Hatter

Queen of hearts

Queen of hearts

Last month I had the pleasure of attending Mike Colon’s 777 workshop! We had such a awesome time, I learned SO MUCH! and was so grateful that Mike shared his pearls of wisdom with us. I thank god for giving me this opportunity in life! Mike thank you so much for everything and your hospitality. Here are a few images we shoot at the Pelican Hill Golf Club with the amazing view of the ocean!

(P.S if you are a photographer and want to take your photography to another level I highly recommend this workshop!)

Dress: Julia Lovan
Whistle Necklace: Falling Whistles
Models: Brian Ames & Jessica Seeley
Flowers: Nisie from Enchanted Florist
Location: Jamie Puffer, Director of Catering
Make-up: Ashley Birkeland
Hair: Maria Longh
Tux: Nick Mertz, Friar Tux;

About Mike Colon: Mike Colon is an international photographer and educator specializing in celebrity weddings, lifestlye, & fashion photography. He has been recognized by numerous publications worldwide, including the cover of People Magazine, Us Weekly, American Photo, Popular Photography, Instyle, Essence, Rangefinder, Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Modern Bride, The Knot, YWD, WPPI Monthly, “The Best of Wedding Photojournalism”, and “The Best of Digital Wedding Photography”.

Colon is a trusted teacher among professional photographers and top photographic corporations. He is a spokesperson for Apple Inc., Epson America Inc, and Pictage Inc., and is a Nikon “Legend Behind the Lens”.

Mike has traveled the world for his clients. Some recent destination assignments include Monaco, Italy, France, China, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Tanzania, Cayman Islands, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Cabo San Lucas and all over the United States including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

Mike is the exclusive fashion runway photographer for Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine and shoots in New York several times each year for this prestigious magazine.

Colon recently appeared on NBC as the celebrity photographer for the hit series, “Race to the Altar”. Celebrity wedding clients include Usher, Timbaland, Mel Gibson, Martin Lawrence, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Ines DiSanto, Mike Lieberthal, Ted Johnson, and Lindsay Soto (Fox Sports).

Colon and his staff have also photographed Mike Tyson, AC Green, Russell Simmons, Magoo, Missy Elliott, Omarion, Keri Hilson, Ginuwine, Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, John Goodman, Etta James, and Chantal Kreviazuk.

Mike resides in Newport Coast, California with his beautiful wife and four children.

Mike Colon is a man of faith who exhibits integrity and generosity in his personal and business relationships.

Love these lovely models :)

Love these lovely models 🙂

I love her smile!

I love her smile!

I love his smile too :)

I love his smile too 🙂

Some of the workshop attendees!

Some of the workshop attendees!

It was pretty cold out near the Ocean!

It was pretty cold out near the Ocean!