Canyon Golf Club Wedding – Luis and Jill

When I first met Jill and Luis at their Laguna Beach engagement session, I instantly fell in love with these two!

Well, it actually wasn’t an “engagement” session because they  previously eloped and they wanted to have a ceremony and reception to celebrate their love and commitment to each other publicly before God, family and their friends.

Jill’s dear friend, LaResha, did a fantastic job coordinating this very special day.  I was so impressed with the way LaResha transformed the space she had for the wedding then quickly transitioned it to the reception so smoothly and after months of planning,  the Alva wedding was a total success!  Jill and Luis looked amazing and the love they have for each other is so evident and a blessing to see!

Here is a sneak peek of a some of my favorites!

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I love this sweet mother and daughter moment!

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Jill wore a beautiful David Tutera dress…and she was simply stunning in it!

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Jill and Luis decided to do a first look, which means they see each other before the ceremony.  I LOVE first looks because it gives the bride and groom a private moment to be with each other before the rush of the day begins…it was a beautiful moment as their anticipation grew to see each other.

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Wedding time!!!

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They did their first dance to Ed Sheridan’s song “Photograph”

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…then Luis did a father daughter dance to Butterfly Kisses…it was sooo sweet!

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Jill and her brother danced to “That’s What Friends Are For”.

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…then came the mother son dance.  Luis danced with his mother, Patty.

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…then with his mother in law to the Temptations, “My Girl”.

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Jill ended with a mother son dance to “I Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” by Elvis Presley…it was simply beautiful.

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Time for a few toasts to Mr. and Mrs. Alva!

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Both Jill and Luis shared their appreciation for this special day.

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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Alva!!  It has been such a pleasure to work with you both!!  Thank you so much for letting K. Chappell Photo Creations be a part of your wedding…it was beautiful!

A big thank you to LaResha for the referral and for putting on yet another spectacular event!!  We appreciate you!

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If you would like K. Chappell Photo Creations to be a part of your special day or event, contact kathy@kcphotocreations.com or 951-541-7481.

Photo Assistant/2nd Shooter: Ron Chappell

DJ: BeatzNMotion/Alexander Hards – Hardsalx@aol.com

Cake: Kathy’s Cake

Flowers: Michael’s Flower Girl, Murrieta, CA

Food: Miguel’s California Mexican Cocina, Corona, CA

 

 

Lem and Tannyr’s Wedding

For months Tannyr and Lem had been planning their wedding from their home in Georgia.  Their plans included flying out to San Diego to have an outdoor wedding at the Admiral Kidd Catering and Conference Center in Point Loma which has a beautiful view of the Downtown San Diego skyline!

Everything was all good to go…except for the weather!  This particular week-end, it was one of the heaviest rains San Diego had seen in a long time…and it wasn’t just a drizzle…it was rain!

But there was no raining on this parade and it actually turned out to be an amazing time of love and celebration to a packed room of friends and family!

Here are a few of my favorites from Tannyr and Lem’s beautiful wedding!

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The toasts were heartfelt and touching!

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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Watkins!

A BIG thank you to my best friend Felicia and Darryl for the honor of capturing Tannyr and Lem’s very special day…and what a beautiful day it truly was!!

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DJ: DJ Spindle of Spindle Entertainment -(Instagram) dj_spindle  Officiant: Tony Foglio

For all of your photographic needs, contact Kathy@kcphotocreations.com or 951-541-7481

 

 

 

Sukari

I haven’t done very many product sessions but the few that I have done, I treat just like I would any other session.  I find out what the vision is and I do my best to bring it to life.

Sukari Premium Vodka was co-founded by Rolesha and her business partner, Edward.  When Rolesha contacted me to photograph their product, I asked what her vision was and she said it was catered towards women and wanted it to reflect ladies having a good time with their girlfriends.

Sukari has a blend of erotic superfruits such as oranges, pineapples,  blood oranges, and dragon fruit so I wanted to incorporate that as well.  I went out and scouted locations and tried to envision her ideas and this was what I came up with.

Here are a few of my favorite shots from my Sukari photo session 🙂

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Thank you Rolesha and Edward for entrusting me with your product…it was a joy to work with you!!

Thank you Rhonda C. for the referral!!

If you would like more information on Sukari Spirits, you can check out www.drinksukari.com

For all of your photographic needs, contact kathy@kcphotocreations.com or 951-541-7481