04Aug

Fun Wedding Action Shots

By, August 04, 2017

Action shots are a great addition to the romantic, stylized, and candid photos captured throughout the wedding day. We accomplish action shots by creating a sense of movement within the image. By playing off our environment, and the personalities of our wedding couple, there are tons of opportunities for fun and creative photos! Here are a few of our recent favorites :)

Couple on a swing
Creative action shot of couple pretending to play baseball
Creative action shots with a headstand and cornhole
Action shot of the bridal party
Creative action shots of surreys
Creative action shots of couple jumping and throwing hats
Creative action shots of bride and a balloon.
Bride scolding the groom
Creative action shots groom jumping and couple on playground
Couple on a Merry-Go-Round
Action shot of grooms on cart

For more fun and impromptu moments, check out our full gallery of candid wedding photos

26May

Waterfront Park Wedding | Jessica & Nick

By, May 26, 2016

Waterfront Park is a beautiful locale nestled between San Diego’s vibrant downtown and picturesque harbor. It is also part of the San Diego County Administration Center, an Art Deco-styled building that doubles as a beautiful backdrop. There are themed gardens, civic greens, beautiful fountains, and even a massive playground. Also, because it’s so close to the County building, marriage licenses don’t have to travel very far ;)

Jessica and Nick, who now reside in Seattle, wanted their wedding to be held in Jessica’s home town of San Diego. They chose Waterfront Park because it showcased the beautiful cityscape, and matched their fun-loving personalities. They were even able to bring in food trucks for the reception!

While photographing Jessica and Nick’s wedding, we made sure to take full advantage of the scenery and the vibrant location. We hope you enjoy our selection of images from their big day!

Wedding couple sharing a kiss

In the photo above, we framed the couple using the leading lines of the playground, and the background skyscrapers. By using shallow depth of field, we were able to draw added focus to the couple.

Bride and Groom at Waterfront Park Playground

Jessica and Nick were all about having fun, so we used all of our surroundings as props. This resulted in spontaneous fun photos, like the one below. You will see many more examples throughout their entire wedding!

Jumping BridesmaidsColorful tulip boutonnieresColorful and fun weddingOutrageous wedding party having funGroomsmen having some fun with the Porta PottiesHilarious Wedding photo

In the photo below, we actually stepped into the fountain to get a cool angle of this hot couple. We were the only ones with “cold feet” at this wedding :)

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A nearby birthday party happened to offer Jessica and Nick some of their remaining pizza (above). It was a definite crowd pleaser, and made for this unforgettable photo!

Exuberant Wedding Party PhotBride and Groom on a seesawBride having a swig from a flask

We are always alert, and ready to capture awesome candid moments. For example, check out the photo above of Jessica’s last-minute tequila shot before the ceremony :)

Groom and Officiant on Tandem Biicycle

To surprise the guests, Nick and his officiant rode in on a tandem bicycle. Because we had two photographers, we were able to capture this hilarious moment from a variety of perspectives.

Tandem Bicycle Wedding Fun

If that wasn’t enough, the rest of the bridal party including Jessica, rode in on surrey bicycles.

Bridal Party Riding in on surrey bikes
Surrey bike brideKiss at the wedding arborJoyous Wedding PartyFunny signing of the wedding license
Instead of having an elaborate cake, Jessica and Nick decided to put more of their resources towards an open bar for the wedding. They used a lighthearted hashtag as a reminder to their guests.

Free Drinks at a weddingDetail Wedding Photos.Happy food truck wedding couple

For centerpieces, each table was decorated with a colorful fishbowl, which contained actual live fish. One lucky guest from each table got to go home with a new buddy! :)

Groom and Detail ShotFun Grand EntranceFirst DanceWedding under a TentHand in the air bride and Groom

Although most of the day was overcast, the sun came out like a champion right at sunset, which resulted in memorable photos by the harbor. To create a nice clean sunset photo, we used just the right amount of fill light.

Sunset Wedding PhotoSmashing Wedding CakeBride and groom at dusk

Check out more of Jessica and Nick’s wedding in Downtown San Diego.

09Aug

Ring Around the Rosie | Fun Bridal Party Photo | L’Auberge Wedding

By, August 09, 2013

Friday is here, so it’s time to put on your dancing shoes… or kick them off, like the bridal party in our Photo of the Week!

This bridal party was clearly ecstatic to cheer on their favorite couple on their big day.  As they circled Sulki and Brandon on L’Auberge’s lawn, the bridesmaids and groomsmen broke into song and dance.  And, in the middle of all the action, the newlyweds enjoyed a long, memorable kiss! With the sunny day, and the lush green grass all around, it was a beautiful outdoor moment.

We love bridal parties that aren’t afraid to let loose in their elegant attire, and express true enthusiasm for the bride and groom!

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Check out more photos of Sulki and Brandon’s Wedding.

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