Ali and Mike get hitched at The Breakers Palm Beach

Hello bloggers…

There are some clients with whom you click right from day one, you leave the consultation knowing you are it for them and they are it for you.  Ali and Mike are definitely one of such cases.  From the beginning I connected big time with Ali, her golden curly hair and her mom, then during the engagement session I met razor-sharp Mike and the connection grew even stronger.  Fast forward a year later and 12 hours felt like no work at all because I was shooting the most down to earth couple have fun, taking Patron shots and most importantly she listened to everything I said which is key to getting the most out of your day.  Ali and Mike I wish you a lifetime of happiness and may you enjoy these images as much as I enjoyed hanging with you.

Here are some vitals before you enjoy the goods.

Getting Ready/Reception: The Breakers Palm Beach, Ceremony: St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Gown: Pnina Tornai  Hair and Makeup: Ivette Gil from Pretty Studio, Headpiece by Christie Lauren Headpieces, Shoes: Christian Louboutin, Decor: The Breakers Design Team, entertainment: Power House, Cinematographer: Merge Studios, Photographer: Alain Martinez, and bringing us all together, the amazing team of: Posh Parties,

Enjoy!

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If these photos look fun it’s because they are.  They had an amazing time and so did we being there for them.  We cannot wait to work on their albums.  Keep it locked on our blog for more hotness soon…

Veronica and Christopher are hitched — congrats

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Today I bring you some photos from Veronica and Christopher’s wedding–a beautiful affair, and a destination wedding for both the bride and the groom.  Here are some vitals: Ceremony: St. Patrick’s, Reception: Westin Colonnade, Cinematography: Ray Roman Films, Photography: Alain Martinez Photography.

Here are some of my favorite shots…

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I love these two following shots I took, one against the light, and the other one with the light.  Two completely different pictures, same exact moment.

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awesome detail shot of the rings taken by Angie

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Check out this adorable little boy who captivated the room as soon as he walked in.

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meanwhile, Christopher was waiting at the church…

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Here’s the man of the hour again…..

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Well I hope you all enjoyed these pictures as much we enjoyed shooting the wedding.  Keep it locked here for more soon…

Lani and John are hitched — congrats!

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Today it brings me great pleasure to share with you pictures from Lani and John’s wedding.  These two love birds had an amazing bash in Key West.  We had an amazing time while we were there, visited some old friends, and met some new ones.  Over all a great experience.  Here are some vitals: Ceremony/Reception: Casa Marina, Key West, Styling: Marie-Pierre, Videography: Focused On Forever, Photography: Alain Martinez Photography, and keeping us under control (trying to anyway), Tamara Cohen from TC Event Design.

A special shout out to Hannah Charlotte for assisting me and Angie in this wedding.  Here are some of my favorite shots.

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Check out those red lips!!!!

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Lani and her sisters sharing a moment…

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A few details…

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if they above picture doesn’t make your mouth water, how about the one below…

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You all know I have a thing for my brides climbing places and getting unconventional shots, so here’s Lani (above) on top of the bar.

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a little drama above, and whole lot of love below…

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One of my favorite shots of the year!!!

I hope you all enjoyed these pictures as much as we enjoyed partying with Lani and John in Key West.  Keep it locked here for more soon…

Joanne and Justin are hitched — congrats

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Today I bring you some shots from Joanne and Justin’s beautiful and intimate wedding.  We had a lot of fun shooting this beautiful couple with some really cool vendors.  Here are some of the vitals: Venue: Breakers West, Videography: Jeremy Nelson from  Blue Shore Productions, Photography: Alain Martinez Photography, Entertainment: Shannon Powell from Liquid DJ’s, Cake: Ana Paz, Event Coordination: Karla Blanco from Stylish Events.

Here are some of my favorite pix…

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All the brides wear cute “I do” paraphernalia…

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meanwhile  look how “cute” men’s paraphernalia is…

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Right before we went to do some portraits of the bride, we passed by the groom’s room and took this shot.  They did not see each other until later…

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Shot below-right taken by Angie

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love the shot below…

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Check out the tears rolling down her cheeks.

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I hope you all enjoyed these pictures as much as we enjoyed taking them.  Keep it locked here for more soon…

Melissa and Jorge are engaged — fun engagement pictures

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Today I bring you some fun and different pictures from Melissa and Jorge.  They’ll be getting married later on this year and wanted to take some shots for the Save The Date cards.  Here are some of my favorite shots.

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one of my favorite shots of the day taken in the Yoga studio.  3 different reflections from the mirrors around them made this shot.

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Now here’s a funny story from that day.  We had a “special” bottle of champagne that they wanted to use for some photos.  I suggested to shake it so I could capture the whole “explosion” in the shot, and after 30 solid seconds of shaking that bottle…well, see for yourself what happened…

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No explosion at all, but I kept shooting and I got this awesome expression of Jorge…He’s totally thinking WTF?????

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We all liked this image so much that it changed the entire vision for the Save the Date cards we were going to create for them…

Here’s what we created instead.

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I love moments like these.  It was freezing out on that beach and Melissa’s nose was already turning purple, but this made it all worth it.

Keep it locked here for more soon…