Newport Pelican Hill|Mike Colon workshop

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!

  • May 13, 2010 - 10:05 am

    Harmony Loves - Elizabeth!!! OMG! so very gorgeous! I love them all and the last two are beyond amazing!

  • May 15, 2010 - 2:29 pm

    pesh - Great work Elizabeth! I will never forget that location, I may never be back in the Presidential Suite!

  • May 15, 2010 - 11:21 pm

    Christopher Wren - There’s me! Great job Elizabeth. I ordered the vertical grip for my 5D so I don’t have to have my hand in that awkward position like in the shot of me.

  • September 20, 2010 - 10:08 pm

    Brandon - if it weren’t for this place and Mike’s AWESOME workshop, I wouldn’t have met you or the other fabulous people there 🙂

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