This young man is going places!

Last week I was thrilled to photograph a young man who is on the path to success.  Andrew is just starting his senior year at Tokay. He is smart, polite, fun and full of ambition.

I love seeing his attitude toward the future and the way that he embraces life. He is wild about science, reads all the time and plays a great game of tennis. He digs astronomy and biology and has a

darling girlfriend.  Andrew…I wish you the best of luck and can’t wait to see you evolve into adulthood!

 

 

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Potbelly “Miss Bits” Visits my Studio

I had a very unique visitor to my studio this summer! Meet Miss Bits. She weighs 4 pounds and likes Cheerios or anything else that you will share with her.  She is clean, cute, VERY well-loved and ALWAYS entertaining!  Thank you Luan for bringing her in!

 

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Vanessa & Sean are Engaged!

I love hanging with positive people.  Vanessa and Sean are fun and fit and full of life! We had a great time in San Francisco taking their Engagement photos and I really look forward to their wedding next year at the Serrano Country Club !

We even had a pod of dolphins make a brief appearance while we were taking photos at Baker Beach! I’ve never had that happen before, so it was a real treat.  Here are a few images from our session…

 

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Engagement photos in San Francisco

 

Engagement photos in San Francisco

 

Engagement photos in San Francisco

 

Engagement photos in San Francisco

 

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Touchdown! Cheerleader and NFL Tight End – Married!

Stockton native and former Oakland Raiderette, Ashlee Marks married her best friend, Tampa Bay Buckaneer’s tight end Brandon Myers at the beautiful Viaggio Estate and Winery this past weekend.
What a DARLING couple! Ashlee and Brandon met thru mutual friends when Brandon was playing his rookie year with the Oakland Raiders. Brandon proposed in March of last year on the steps of Union Square in San Francisco. Their wedding day couldn’t have been more ideal, warm but not hot, with blue skies and a slight breeze. The couple’s vision of how they imagined their celebration was perfectly orchestrated. Ashlee is a serious fashionista with excellent taste and a creative mindset. She spent the past 15 months planning, organizing and designing the details of their wedding day and the entire wedding weekend. It was an honor to be a part of their remarkable day! I’m still editing, sizing and sorting images, but here are a few of my favorites.
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Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
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Weddings at Viaggio Estate and Winery, Acampo, California; NFL players weddings
Congratulations Ashlee and Brandon!

A HUGE shout out to the rest of the creative team who were a part of this amazing wedding:

Mac Makekup – Erica Jasso,

Hair – VIP Salon, Stockton – Missy,

Wedding Dress -Blossoms Bridal, Dublin

Bella Bloom Flowers  Vicky Marco

Marcus Preston (of the Oakland Raiders) and EMotion Films

Rocking Entertainment (DJ)

Something Sweet Desta Stenson

Hartman Studios (Chandeliers and Head Table Pieces)

Trio Maxim (Ceremony music)

The Find   (Lounge furniture rentals)

Mimi and Company     (Linens, bookshelf)

Melissa and Phillip Married! Delta Diamond Farm Wedding Highlights

It was great fun working with Melissa and Phillip at Delta Diamond Farm !  They are a darling couple and they had lots of great DIY details that they worked on WAY before their wedding date. Here are some of my favorite images.

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Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

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Ceremony Site, Gardens – Delta Diamond Farm

 

 

Sarah from Donnelly Floral and Event Design   designed the bouquet and flowers for the day and it really fit the style of the wedding.

 

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Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

The bridal party had a great time and I loved the parent toasts!

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

And then there was PIE!  Just perfect!

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

Melissa and Phil performed a really fun and well-rehearsed dance. They had MOVES!

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

Great fun and Congratulations to the newlyweds!

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

 

Weddings at Delta Diamond Farm in the Delta

 

 

Valerie and Travis are MARRIED!

She’s just too cute! I LOVE my niece!

 

 

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Last weekend, Valerie and Travis were married at the University Club in Phoenix. They are very into each other and this makes me very happy!

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Val and Travis did all of the planning. My sister (Val’s mom) made the cake and all of us aunts all helped with something…Mae made Val’s necklace, bracelet and earrings from a piece of our mother’s jewelry.

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Another family member, Dave McIntyre, performed the ceremony. This was really special!

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Val’s cousin, Liz sang a solo. She has a beautiful voice!

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Congratulations Val and Travis! Best of luck to you both!

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Lord of the Wind Baja – Highlights and Photos

I had a fun shooting the Lord of the Wind Showdown here in Los Barriles last weekend. We had 2 days of pretty good wind allowing for course and slalom racing, the long distance “Showdown,” freestyle and big air contests. Congratulations to Brian Lake for winning the Showdown this year. And a huge thanks to the Rotary Los Barriles Cabo Este, Postal Annex, The Kiteboarder Magazine, and all of the other sponsors as well as the many volunteers who made the event possible. Here are a few of my favorite images…mostly from the freestyle and big air events.  To see ALL of my images, use this link: http://1609218630.pictology.com/    Use password 14low and then click on View All Images

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Adam Koch and Adam Withington wowed the crowd landing huge jumps using their foil boards

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