The first time I met Mara + David was on their wedding day! They came all the way from New York City for their wedding day! Since Mara is a Southern California native they decided to hold the wedding in Escondido at Mara's parents' beautiful nursery. What a lovely venue! The nursery (Oasis Water Efficient Gardens) was full of succulents and orange trees, Justin and I had so much fun working with the available surroundings!

Mara + David were such a fun unique couple, every detail about their day was so well thought out and matched Mara + David so well!

I had to start this entry off with my favorite shot of the day! It just felt appropriate!:)
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Also, a hula hoop contest!
Thank you, THANK YOU to Mara + David for such a RAD day! LOVED every minute of it!! Don't forget to CLICK HERE for their slideshow!
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Christen Francis said:
omg i love the pinata and the hoola hooping! so fun and so unique!
(07.05.12 07:08 PM)
Michelle Joubert-Martin Photography said:
As always... I love it. So unique and what an awesome venue. Good job x
(07.05.12 10:02 PM)
sarah danaher said:
ooooooooooohhhh my gosh!! this is unique and cool to the ENTH!!! love it!!
(07.06.12 07:05 AM)
priscila goldsmith said:
Lovely wedding, place and was so unique and the best!!! Pictures were so natural and beautiful. You guys looking amazing on the wedding!! Love everything.
(07.06.12 08:08 AM)
amanda waltman said:
This looks like SUCH a fun wedding! Love the photos! :)
(07.06.12 08:26 PM)
stacy b said:
this is the Weirdest most AWESOME/AMAZING wedding i have ever seen!!!! i love the casual-ness and the little details! :)
(07.07.12 08:45 AM)
Christine Chang said:
Love! :)
(07.07.12 02:35 PM)
Nancy Goldsmith said:
Loved seeing the beautiful photos and being part of the wedding (mother of the groom). The memory of the day and spectacular wedding will live in my mind and heart forever! Congratulations to David & Mara! Have a happy life together!
(07.09.12 04:23 PM)
Michael E. Bailey said:
Love that first photo.... The wedding is full of fun and it is close to nature, I noticed.
(07.25.12 02:30 AM)
canvas prints said:
such wonderfull images, well done
(08.18.12 02:12 AM)
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I shot this engagement session of Ben and Jeannie a few months ago in Laguna Beach. I loved the simplicity of it, plus Ben + Jeannie were one of the sweetest and laid back couples I've ever worked with! My favorite details from this shoot were their personalized t-shirts, I thought it was an adorable idea!
jb_engblog002.jpgjb_engblog003.jpgMy favorite shot of the day!
Congrats to Ben + Jeannie!:)
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Ionut Ciucanu said:
Hi, great photos. The last one is taken with a ND filter ? Tks and good luck.
(06.29.12 03:00 AM)
Ernie Treu said:
Hello! I'm a photog in Denver who loves your work! I recently purchased some RadLab actions and was wondering if you could share your basic recipe for outdoor/color images? Any favorite go to actions you just can't live without? Thanks for your time!
(06.29.12 11:31 AM)
rgv wedding photographer said:
what a fun pre wedding shots. love it!! me gusta
(07.02.12 01:30 PM)
clipping path zone said:
Elegant, modern, very different..
(07.12.12 01:37 PM)
Professional Wedding Photography said:
Very creative and the quality is out of this world.
(07.17.12 05:50 AM)
Mostafizur said:
Awesome Photos.Thanks for sharing.
(06.20.13 07:49 AM)
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