I’ve had the privilege to shoot some beautiful stationary design for Shannon & Jay of Parallel-Play. They’re an amazing husband wife design team based out of Los Angeles and recently launched a new site dedicated to Wedding  Stationery & Event Design appropriately named Parallelogram, an extension to their already awesome design company!

For those who are planning an event, whether it be your wedding, 1st birthdays, etc etc and would like something that is custom designed just for you. This is the answer my friends!!

Check out their website  <>> <<>

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The mountains are calling and they’re yelling “Look at Me, Look at Me!!!” Life moves so fast, it feels like the year passes by with the blink of the eye. I may or may not come across a site like this ever again but over the years, I’ve learned to slow my thoughts, to truly experience these present moments in life and really appreciate what is in front of me. Constantly thinking of what needs to be done or worrying about something that may never happen only distracts you from experiencing these simple beautiful things in life.  I try to take random moments to close my eyes, take a deep breathe and tell myself “My life isn’t perfect, but I’m thankful for everything I have.”  It feels amazing, try it!


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Ceremony Magazine // Regina & Jason Wedding

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Really exciting to see my images in current issue of Ceremony Magazine! It was an honor to work alongside these amazing vendors below who made Regina & Jason’s wedding day into an unforgettable experience!

Venue: Rancho Las Lomas // Caterer: 24 Carrots // PhotoBooth: Shutterbooth // Coordinator: Lisa Simpson // Videographer: Kroh Media // Florist: Flowers By Cina // Lighting: Rancho Las Lomas // Equipment rentals: Rancho Las Lomas & 24 Carrots // Hair/Makeup: Design Visage // Bride’s Dress: Ferndales //Bridesmaids Dresses: Davids Bridal // Dj: Eclectique DJ Service


Arboretum Wedding Photographer // Carolyn & Ian // Los Angeles, Ca

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Officiant: Jjana Valentiner
Venue: Rose Garden, Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Catering: Fresh Gourmet at the Peacock Cafe
Desserts: La Monarca Bakery
Bar: The Bottle Shop
Floral Designer: Yasmine Floral Design
Stationary: Parallel Play
Hair: Hair by Studio K
Makeup: Deanna Brooks
Wedding Dress: Judy Berberian Custom Design
Groom’s Attire: J. Crew
Vinyl DJ: Tim Malooley
Transportation: Atlantic Express
Accommodations: LA Athletic Club

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