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Below you’ll see our most recent posts, a mix of real weddings, engagement sessions, and resources for you to utilize in planning your own wedding! I’ve got over 400 weddings and 450 engagement sessions under my belt and every single one exists on this blog! Settle in with your drink of choice – it could be a while :)

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September 12, 2012 Beautiful Baby Meia – Newborn Session

Valarie and I met about 8 years ago when I worked at Oak Crest in their television studio. When she contacted me to photograph her newborn baby girl I was thrilled! Babies are so much fun to photograph and it's such an honor to be asked to capture such a fleeting and memorable time. I got to meet Baby Meia when she was only nine days new. She was a bit fussy when I first arrived but as soon as...

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September 10, 2012 Busy weekend!

This weekend I had the honor of photographing two very different but very important times in people's lives. On Friday I photographed Taylor and Nick's Dream Wedding courtesy of WPOC. And on Sunday I photographed 8 day old baby Meia. Later this week I'll do a teaser blog post from the wedding and a full blog post for Miss Meia! Stay tuned. ...

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September 7, 2012 Photography by Brea Flash Drives!

As technology changes, it's up to us to keep up! I always try (not to say that I succeed) to stay ahead of the curve. Years ago, Apple did away with optical drives (CD/DVD drives) in their MacBook Air computers. Now, most people who own a MacBook Air wouldn't have it as their primary computer-- but who's to say that's the only computer that will be without a CD or DVD drive? Apple is now offering software without installation discs...

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September 4, 2012 Congratulations to our contest winners!

Dana and Shane got engaged a little over a week before the contest opened for submissions. Through the overwhelming support of their friends and family they took the lead early on in the contest and never looked back! They will be using their free session for their engagement photos! I can't wait to meet you guys and capture this special time in your lives! Congratulations on your engagement and on winning the contest!...

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August 16, 2012 Chelsea and Josh – Engagement session

Earlier this week I posted about the sunrise Trash the Dress session I did on Sunday. I met Chelsea and Josh that same day for sunset to shoot their engagement session. Chelsea and Josh are getting married in October and the reception will be at Josh's family's farm. When Chelsea and I discussed their engagement session she chose her family's farm as the location! They got engaged at Josh's family's farm and that's where the reception for the wedding will...

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