Should we see each other before the wedding? To see, or not to see each other before the wedding. Many couples ask each other if they want to see each other in advance… Photos provided by: MichaelJonathanStudios.com I am not sure that is the real question but let’s see if READ MORE…

Newport Beach Marriott Lin and Jirsa Photog Akeena Vishal

Black and white photography never goes out of style B&W Photography a way to create timeless Romantic Shots (and often a photo savior) Photo Courtesy: Barnet Photography   Photography courtesy of: JoelAustellStudio.com   Photography by: 1LookBack Photography San Diego County Photographer   Lets start by saying, B&W photos never go READ MORE…

Robert Evans Photography - WeddingCompass.com

A special thank you to Robert Evans Photojournalism: pictorial usually photographic presentation of news stories or in which a high proportion of pictorial presentation is used; broadly: news photography Photojournalism, candids, moments, reaction not proaction is photographing what happens as opposed to influencing or creating the moment. This style of READ MORE…

Engagement Photography: Frank Salas

Part One: Now that you’re engaged After part one, read Part Two: After the Engagement “To Do” list You’ll want to bask in the happiness that surrounds you, enjoy every opportunity to introduce your man as “my fiancé” and let those well wishes about your upcoming nuptials linger! Once you’re READ MORE…

Three important elements when hiring a wedding photographer. Two are character traits unique only to that person and cannot be copied. The third element fluctuates due to many different variables. Let’s talk about each in the order of importance. First and most importantly are the character and personality of the READ MORE…

Photography Why You Shouldn't Pass On Your Engagement Session

Engagement sessions are about the two of you. Document the love you share. Consider leaving the posing up to the Photographer. They want you to relax and enjoy each other. These photos can be used for save the date announcements, wall art, gifts to your parents or to a signature READ MORE…

Wedding guestbook using engagement photos - weddingcompass.com - michael jonathan studios.com

But what about overlooked subtle elements and small touches for receptions? Your wedding day is finally approaching. It’ll be a joyous event that represents a new chapter in your life and unites friends and family from afar. You’ve covered the basics—after some serious research, you’ve found a figure-flattering dress, comfortable, READ MORE…

Ray Anthony Photography

One Of The Most Special Moments Your wedding will be one of the most special moments in your life. You’ve possibly replayed it in your mind up to a thousand times – the glittering wedding dress, the attention to detail, the delicious fragrance of food, the excitement of your family READ MORE…