Marcy & Pablo // Wedding Album

I love my new wedding album company Forbeyon. This is the gorgeous album I got for a Marcy & Pablo’s Wedding.  I love the quality and craftsmanship. All albums are hand made in USA using top quality products like leather imported from Italy.

I love everything about them. The binding is top notch and rock solid. I’ve noticed in the past from other sub par companies that the first thing to fall apart is the binding . The binding feels great, tight, strong and the archival board where the images are mounted is thick & substantial but not super thick like a novelty children book.  They use UV coated Kodak Endura paper so images will last and you will be able to share your amazing wedding to future generations.  I love the true panoramic flush mount of the pages so you don’t get the horrible crease down the middle with other companies.  The metal cameo on the front is just amazing, they actually print a photo on a thin piece of metal.

I think the album really comes together with the small little details that help make the album unique and special just like the wedding day. The imprinting on the spine and the red satin weave down the middle really help add a little extra that the bride and groom really enjoyed.

-Luis

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Karina & Omar // Newport Beach | CDM Engagement

I’ve known Karina since freshmen year of High School and I remember we met in English class and we continue our friendship over the years. After high school I would meet up with Karina and Marisol (Karina’s Maid of Honor) at Starbucks and we would catch up and talk how our lives were going. Years pass and slowly I lost contact with her but faith would have our paths cross again, and to my suprise it would also bring her engagement to Omar.I was happy  that Karina & Omar choose me as their photographer to capture their special day. I was honored Karina picked me since I knew Karina has a love & appreciation of photography since we did take Photography class with Mr. Farnsworth together in High School. :)

Over the weekend I met up with Karina & Omar at Newport Beach Backbay and we shot their beautiful engagement session. It was beautiful day and lighting couldn’t be any better, especially since the last two weeks there has been nothing but Spring gloom.

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After Backbay we headed down to Corona Del Mar to enjoy the sunset and finish up the shoot.

-Luis

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  • Beautiful. You used such a great array of colors and techniques – your couple looks great!

  • Such a pretty session.

  • Luis! you totally rocked this engagement shoot! awesome job. I love the B&W/sepia tones you are using right now… sooo moody. good stuff dude.

  • What a sweet couple! Great light and locations :)

  • What a beautiful couple and beautiful engagement session. Nice!

  • Love the photos! Beautiful work!

  • Well done, Luis. Great use of the beautiful location.

  • wonderful location and use of light!

  • Beautiful photos! I especially like the monochrome images!

  • Good set. Cute couple. What a wonderful location!

  • Love that last shot – very well done!

  • You really did a wonderful job. Always nice to see many different locations and styles.

  • Beautiful stuff Luis. I love the location and the lighting.

  • Jealous! I want to go shoot there. What a beautiful part of the world. Can’t wait until our spring shows up.

Marcy & Pablo // Santa Ana|Tustin|SJC Mission Wedding

All through out 2009, Pablo would sent me comments and compliments and that he liked my photography. I never took him too serious, I just figured he was being nice & supportive. I had no clue he was even engaged. It wasn’t until I got message that he wanted to schedule an appointment to inquire my services for 2010. Wow.I got together with Marcy & Pablo, and knew they were great couple and it would be my pleasure to photograph their wedding. Marcy had these great imagination and vision of how she wanted her wedding and how important the photography was to her. A photographer’s dream!

The wedding day was not without bumps along the road that include four location changes, timing miscues, and not to mention the rainstorm that lasted all day long. But no matter what, Marcy & Pablo took in stride and I was there right along for the ride. As the photographer, I’ve experienced it all and I adapt and keep on  moving forward. The Ceremony was held at the beautiful Waverley Chapel in Santa Ana. The Chapel offer a beautiful intimate backdrop for a wonderful ceremony, we were lucky the rain held off enough for portraits. After the ceremony we drove south on the 5-freeway down to Mission San Juan Capistrano and whole time I wonder if the rain would stop for portraits. The weather graced us with only minutes to take some gorgeous portraits before everyone had to run back into the limo or we risked being soaked. Back on the 5-freeway to our final destination, the Tustin Center for the Reception.  I’m sure the bridal party was ready for a stiff drink after our long day of trying to guess the weather. It was a wonderful wedding  and I’m happy I was able to capture the memories of two wonderful people. I wish  Marcy & Pablo many years of wedding bliss.

-Luis

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  • The bench shot really works for me – such great texture!

  • YOur detail shots are gorgeous! And the shot of the couple on the bench together is really sweet. Nice work!

  • What a wonderful location, the brick textures are phenomenal

  • Great use of the architecture!

  • Greg (Pslee)

    Wonderful stuff. Almost makes me want to get hitched… almost.

  • Lovely work. Clean and modern. The fish eye is done well.

  • Pablo Solis

    Speachless!! Thanks for everything Luis! can’t thank you enough this pictures are beautiful work of art.

  • Luis! Beautiful work! I love your use of the fisheye! I really like the B+G portrait shots. Great work man!

  • @ Thomas. Yes, it was the Nikon 10.5mm :)

  • Great shots. Great cake shot. Is the one on the left w/ a fisheye?

  • Gorgeous!

    I love that bouquet…you did a great job on these!

  • I love your use of red and black as the main colors, and the reflection shot is a dream. Great job on the shoot, and what an amazing location.

  • Great photographs. I feel you on dodging the rain. I had that yesterday too. They’re always seems to be a little break though hey :) great work

  • I know not everyone loves super wide angle shots, but I think you killed it with the fisheye view of the church!

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