Monthly Archives: October 2013

Keri and Jason’s Family Engagement Session (by Scott & Breanna)

Just when we (Scott & Breanna) thought engagement sessions couldn’t get any more awesome….


….Keri and Jason added their two year old son into the mix!00690018


Ok, so maybe he wasn’t having as much fun as we were…


No, that’s not true, he was having a blast!


I mean, who wouldn’t?! Having mom and dad’s full attention…


…playing with them in the ocean…


…in the photobooth…


…or with whatever cool wall, beam, or pole happens to be near you that you think is awesome for whatever reason?! (He loved that stuff).


The days don’t get any better than that for a toddler!


Even if they involve lots of sand in the mouth and a pretty decent jean rash. What great day DOESN’T involve those two things?!


But in truth, it really wasn’t all about him. It was about his parents.


They are those other two people in the photos that you may not have noticed behind their son’s cuteness!


But they were the real stars for the day.


These are the two people who took a trip from Arizona to California with their two year old son, for the engagement session of their dreams that almost didn’t happen due to their trip taking a turn for the worst. These are the people who put in a lot of hard work to really earn their photos!


Seriously, my heroes!


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I hope you guys love the photos and that they were worth all you went through to get them! I hope the rest of your trip was great and that the rest of your time between now and the wedding is amazing as well, because we can’t wait to see you laughing and having fun again on your big day!


See you soon!


Click to see the rest of Keri and Jason’s family engagement session.


Jackie and Charlie’s Wedding – The Sweetest Love Story You’ve Ever Heard (by Josh & Kelley)

Are you ready for the sweetest love story you’ve ever heard?

You know back when you were a kid and you dreamed about the guy/girl that you would marry? Wouldn’t it be exciting if he/she was somebody you already knew? Could it be the boy/girl next door? Well, for Jackie and Charlie, this dream was pretty much a reality.

Charlie and Jackie’s story started WAY back in elementary school.

Adorable little Jackie joined a brand new Sunday school club, and a small but chivalrous Charlie was more than willing to show her the ropes and become one of her first friends in the group.

According to Charlie, they “became instant friends, and started a relationship to last a lifetime.”

Fast forward a few years, and a newly licensed 16-year-old Charlie was picking Jackie up for a Valentine’s day date. As Jackie’s dad spied on the teenagers from the living room window, the always gentlemanly Charlie opened the car door for his date, and they headed out for dinner and a movie.

Jackie told us that she still looks back on that date and remembers how sweet and kind Charlie was the whole night.

Move the clock forward a few more years, and here they are, all grown-up and getting married!

Isn’t that just the sweetest story?

I (Kelley) couldn’t help but keep thinking about it during their entire wedding day.

When they saw each other for the first time…

As they said their “I Do’s”…

And when they shared their first dace…

I couldn’t help but see those sweet little elementary school kids meeting for the first time; having no idea they were meeting the love of their lives.

Jackie and Charlie, you two have a truly AMAZING story, and Josh and I are so glad that we got to be a part of this chapter. We can’t wait to see all the other wonderful things that are in store for you!

Click to see the rest of the photos from Jackie and Charlie’s Wedding here.

April and Justin’s Cowboy Chic Wedding (by Scott & Breanna)

If you thought “cowboy” and “chic” do not belong together in the same sentence, think again my friend!


I’ll start you off by telling you my favorite line April used when describing her and Justin’s upcoming wedding to me. She said, “I’m thinking of this as more of a big barbeque, than a wedding”. After hearing that, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from this wedding!


As it turns out, I found that I (Breanna), really do love big barbeques that also happen to be weddings!


You not only have the opportunity to wear comfortable shoes at the wedding…


…use unique decorations…


(If you like the Cowboy Chic feel and want to see more of April and Justin’s AMAZING decor ideas, then you have to check out the rest of their photos here.)


….and have way more line dancing than I ever knew existed….


….but you also get the opportunity to actual enjoy your own day because you’re so relaxed and aren’t stressing about anything!

Even with all those great aspects of April and Justin’s wedding, my truly favorite part was that they chose to have it in the same little town that Scottie and I had our wedding at 8 years ago, Pinetop, Arizona!


Pinteop is a place where it’s hard to have anything BUT a chill wedding, because it’s such a calm little town in the mountains. So I may be biased, but I think April and Justin chose the perfect place for their laid-back wedding/barbeque!



There was zero and I mean, ZERO stress on April’s part. She was laughing and partying with the best of them instead of worrying about where each person was or where each decoration wasn’t.


I really do think April and Justin found the key to a stress free wedding. And that key is called “cowboy chic”.


(A flask toast during the ceremony!)


(Tag yourself in the photos on our Facebook page to help spread April and Justin’s wedding around for more people to see!)


Now, you’ll notice that I’m not just saying plain “cowboy”. I’ve added the chic in there for a good reason because this wedding wasn’t all manure and dusty wranglers… this was a wedding with some real chilled out class!


It might have been viewed as a barbeque by the bride and groom, but it was still a wedding and they chose to treat it as such in all the right ways (pretty decor, a beautiful wedding dress, etc, etc), while ignoring some of the wrong ways (turning into bridezilla, being sleep deprived for months… or years.. before, etc, etc).


So April and Justin, I have to say that I think you really have this whole wedding thing down! Which makes sense, considering April did plan weddings for a living in Colorado!


Congratulations you two! We hope the rest of your marriage is as fun as the wedding day was!


Click to see the rest of the photos from April and Justin’s Cowboy Chic wedding here.


Carla and Will’s Perfect Engagement Session (by Scott & Breanna)

When we first spoke to Carla and Will about what they were thinking for an engagement session, I (Breanna) could tell that they were super excited about it and wanted it to be perfect.



Thus ensued the quest for the perfect location!


It wasn’t an easy quest either! Sure, there’s a lot of interesting settings near Carla and Will’s home in Los Angeles, but the problem is that once you add in the traffic, those great spots suddenly seem super far apart!


Above all else, the spot that Carla and Will were really hoping to find was the perfect beach!


You know, the one that looks all surreal and dreamlike, with less trash than shells, and more kids than bums… that was the goal.


As I went through the checklist of LA area beaches in my mind, I couldn’t really think of one that fit that description, so we did the next best thing and chose the one that happened to be closest to us in hopes of making it LOOK like the stuff dreams are made of!


But before we headed off to our beach, we decided to make a little stop because we thought the Venice Canals would be the perfect place to start off this perfect session, with it’s many perfectly manicured yards and houses, and it’s perfectly unique looks!


So we did just that before heading over to catch a few shots of them with Will’s bike, since riding is something they love doing together!



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After that we headed off to the “imperfect” beach of choice near the Santa Monica Pier.


As it turns out, a little imperfection can go a long way… ALMOST all the way to perfection in fact!


We found we had a lot to work with at the beach we ended up at after all!


Scottie and I couldn’t be happier with how the photos turned out from it, so Carla and Will, I hope you feel the same!


We can’t wait to hang out with you guys to get some perfect photos on your perfect wedding day! See you then!


Click to see the rest of the photos from Carla and Will’s Perfect Engagement Session.