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This was our first wedding of the 2015 season and we had such a great time photographing this couple on their special day. Pictures were really important to Mike and Maribell so they scheduled a lot of time for the bride and groom portraits. There was no rush, I think the bride and groom were on a date for an hour and we just followed along and took pictures of them. I could tell they were having a great time. The ceremony was very traditional Catholic and yet was also very personalized for just the two of them. The reception was at the Wapato Convention Center. When I walked in I was very impressed at how much they decorated, it looked amazing. Mike and Maribell are very well loved and supported by friends and family, I would estimate there were approximately 400 guests in attendance at their reception. It was a wonderful day filled with love and happiness and we are so glad we were able to capture these precious moments for them.


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The two photos below are some new techniques we were trying out. The picture on the left was taken using the Brenizer method which is a photographic technique developed by wedding photographer Ryan Brenizer. It allows for the creation of an image exhibiting a shallow depth of field in tandem with a wide angle of view by use of panoramic stitching techniques in portraiture.

The picture on the right is using a technique called Prisming. This technique was developed by photographer Sam Hurd. Basically it’s using a prism to reflect light/images back into your lens. It always creates a unique image and is fun to play around with.

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Ceremony: Holy Family Cathloic Church, Yakima
Reception: Wapato Convention Center
Planner: Erica Macias Tait
Catering: Linda Deleon
Flowers: Celia Llamas
Flower Girl Dresses: Brittany Wilson-Villa
Bands: Grupo Vicio, Grupo Verano
Cake: Maria Reyes
Decorator: Cynthia Sanchez





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