I love beach engagement sessions. This particular spot was perfect. Rocky moody beach below and wind-swept cliffs above. It was so windy it felt like the Earth was breathing for me. My lungs were filled with the ocean's salty air and my skin enveloped in the Sun's warmth.
Erin and Daniel are absolute sweethearts. They are genuine, kind, and fellow Shiba Inu lovers. Their engagement session was filled with the beautiful architecture of UCLA and later cherry blossoms at a near by park. I am beyond excited to be photographing their ocean view wedding at La Venta Inn later this year!
I met Ariana and Alex at a cafe in Pasadena more than a year ago, and we instantly clicked. That and they also brought their furbaby, Miso, to the meeting. If you need to know anything about me, animals (from chubby cats to insanely cute Shiba Inus, and everything inbetween) is my weakness. A few months down we did their spring engagement session with a stunning Vera Wang gown, a tulle skirt combo, a bike, and cherry blossoms. Then boom, a year later, their wedding day, held at the grand Langham Huntington in Pasadena. They exchanged vows on a red bridge in the Japanese garden and celebrated their way into a stunning reception ballroom filled romantic and luxe details. Their love story, 'the loser & the meanie' (their words, not mine!), is endearing and sweet, and something that you need to wait to read on their upcoming Style me Pretty feature!
planning, design & coordination: mele amore | photographer: honey honey photography | videographer: three light guide films | venue & catering: langham huntington | candy station: mele amore | florist: pink, the little flower shop | dj & lighting: hilo productions | photo booth: premium booth | stationary: jen simpson design | linens: la tavola | rose gold chairs & gold dance floor: chiavari chair rentals | furniture rentals: found rentals | Wedding Dress and Veil: Monique Lhuillier