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Whew, the last few weeks have been crazy busy round these parts! After coming back from our Mexico trip I jumped head first back into work and haven’t slowed down yet.

After having to rescheduled their shoot because of rain, I was super excited to finally get Debbie and Kenneth in front on my camera for their engagement session. These two make me smile, A LOT! Plus they were up for a little exploring around the Back Bay, which I love. Spring is certainly in full swing, with fields of yellow mustard flowers, and lots of new greenery (the stuff of photography dreams).

Seeing the pure joy between Debbie and Kenneth was so refreshing. These two already have a long history together, but you would think they just start dating, you can almost see the butterflies!

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  • Kacy slankard - The pictures are gorgeous. I am Blaize’s (Kenneth) mom and truly loved seeing these pictures. I am looking forward to meeting you on their wedding day.

  • Rachelle - You can feel the love! Beautiful spring session!!

There is something about traveling to another part of this world that reinvigorates the soul. I thrive on exploring new places, whether it’s in my backyard or in a totally different country. Watching the light fade as the sun sets on another part of this glorious planet brings me contentment, and inspires me immensely.

The sites, sounds, and pulse of Guadalajara, Mexico was such a treat to live in for the last week! While traveling for a friends wedding we extended our stay to explore more of the heart of Mexico. I have been to several touristy destinations throughout Mexico, none of which showed me much about what living in Mexico was actually like. So I consider this my first REAL Mexico experience and let me tell you, I was blown away!

From the food, culture and history of Guadalajara, to the agriculture of Blue Agave plants in Tequila I quickly feel in love with the area and its people.

Since I chose not to take my camera, I relied on my iPhone to document the entire trip. This was a challenge because I was greatly limited in equipment, but still wanted to remember how each location looked and (more importantly) felt. Like Chase Jarvis would say “the best camera is the one that’s with you” and I couldn’t agree more!

Here are just a few ways we spent our time in Mexico…

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*All photos taken with the iPhone 6 and edited in the VSCO app

  • Rachelle - I love the vibrant colors and rich textures! Looks like an amazing trip!

  • Spring Flower Engagement Photos | Kaysha Weiner Photographer - […] the last few weeks have been crazy busy round these parts! After coming back from our Mexico trip I jumped head first back into work and haven’t slowed down […]

Any excuse to travel and I’m on board! So before wedding season kicks into high gear, the hubbys and I are heading to Guadalajara, Mexico for some rest, relaxation, and you guessed it – a wedding! We are soo excited to explore this amazing city and celebrate our friends getting hitched. If you want to keep up with out adventures, check out Instagram for updates along the way.

This is a friendly reminder that I’ll be traveling and out of the office until March 7th. For all my clients, please note I will have limited access to email during this time, but I will get back to you as soon as I return!  :)

 

I adore pretty details! So when I was asked to photograph the newly remodeled Hotel Irvine I jumped on the opportunity. The Bridal Brunch event was the introduction to their new look, along with wedding inspiration for ceremonies and receptions. With an incredible team of vendors, this was certainly a beautiful day full of so much talent, and many design ideas for brides and grooms. Take a peek at a few of my favorite looks from this amazing event! 

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Urban Chic Ceremony

 LVL EventsSweet Marie DesignsFound RentalsKristina Ann Kalligraphy and Signature Party Rentals.

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Rockin Retro

 Events by Robin, Floral Riot, Sugar Press, Luxe Linens, Archive Rentals, Sweet Salvage Rentals and Signature Party Rentals.

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Simply Modern

Platinum Weddings by Kerrie, Nisie’s Enchanted FloristLuxe LinensAbsolutely Fabulous Events & Production and Signature Party Rentals.

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Glitzy Glam

 Trina Schmidt Weddings & Special Events, Flowers by Cina, Honeycrisp Design Studio, 2 Create Designs, Bom Bom Brigadeiro and Luxe Linens.

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Shabby Chic

 Love Anne Joy Design & Events, The Paper Mint PressLuxe Linens, Circa Vintage RentalsSweet Salvage Rentals and Cherished Vintage China Rentals.

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Rustic Elegance Ceremony

Sweet Blossom Designs and Sweet Salvage Rentals.

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Romantic Rustic

Agape PlanningSweet Blossom Designs Simply Sweet CakerySweet Salvage Rentals, and Signature Party Rentals.

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  • Rachelle - So many beautiful details! I hope you get to photograph there again soon!

2015 may be starting off slow, but I can already feel it steadily increasing into what I expect to be a monster of a year. The “winter” months are my slow season for shoots and weddings. This means my days are spent catching up on projects I am too busy to complete in the heat of wedding season. This glamorous side of business revolves around updating portfolios, tax prep, accounting, finalizing outstanding album orders, continued education, the list goes on and on.

I actually really enjoy this time of year, it helps me refocus my business, priorities, and life before diving into another year of weddings. In addition to the general business roles, I have been working on redoing my office in Costa Mesa and welcoming a few awesome vendors into the space with me. It’s been a fun project, and I’m excited to share the new look in the coming weeks.

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In the meantime here is a sneak peek of the amazing Bridal Brunch I photographed last week at the newly designed Hotel Irvine. This was such a creative and inspiring day. I especially love this ceremony setup by LVL Events, Sweet Marie Designs, Found Rentals, Kristina Ann Kalligraphy, and Signature Party Rentals. More from this event coming soon!