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Happy New Year! Photography Publications and Honors

To our amazing clients and fans: we love you big time and are so grateful for your trust and support! We wish you a beautiful New Year!


I’d like to share a few 2014 business honors (at the risk of kinda “tooting our own horn”). In December we were featured on The Huffington Post! This photograph was selected as one of Huffington Post’s Top 50 Photographs of 2014 which was pretty exciting (#3 at bottom slideshow). This sweet couple had an international destination Big Sur, California wedding and this photograph was taken at Julia Pfieffer State Beach (more photographs from this stunner and several other 2014 weddings to be shared soon). In 2014, our photography was featured on several wedding blogs and one of our Santa Barbara weddings was even featured on the infamous Style Me Pretty.

Thanks to our amaaazing (!) brides for taking the time to write reviews of their photography experience, we were notified this week that we have won the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards 2 years in a row! This award places us in the top 5% of wedding professionals for excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. We aim to offer even better artistic quality, lifelong memories, family heirlooms, and client care.

The highest compliment we can receive is a referral, so if you know someone (anywhere in the world!) who is recently engaged, please send them our way for a complimentary wedding photography consult! We travel all over California and the world for weddings. We are currently booking for 2015 and 2016 and we even have some special referral gifts. We are genuinely excited to spend another year doing what we love: getting to know unique people + documenting all of the love and beauty that life has to offer. May your year be filled with joy!



pasadena wedding photographers – castle green – shirley and eddie

As professional wedding photographers, we always feel honored to document the official beginning of a lifelong love story. This lovely July celebration at the historic Castle Green in downtown Pasadena was especially sweet! The beautiful bride’s family is from Bolivia and the handsome groom’s family is from Mexico, so some of their guests flew thousands of miles to celebrate with them here in Southern California. There was excitement and joy in the air all day and the style was relaxed and colorful with lots of orange and red. The First Look on the stairway was so romantic, and the traditional coin exchange was really special. Shirley remained cool and comfortable all day with her pretty curls down, wearing red tennis shoes and a contagious smile. The bridesmaids kept things relaxed as well wearing super cute Toms shoes. The Castle Green provided such a beautiful outdoor setting and we look forward to photographing more weddings there in the future!

Congratulations to Shirley and Eddie, we hope you have an amazing outdoorsy Oregon-road-trip-honeymoon and we wish you all the best! You and your guests may view the complete online gallery here – it contains all of the photographs from the day, minus a handful for family privacy. Enjoy!

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Castle Green Wedding Photographers: Paul & Jewel Studios

Coordinator: The Cucumber Bride 

Hair and Makeup: Ashley Baclesse-Sher, Celebrity Makeup Artist

Florals: V & B Studios

DJ: Dave Parsons

Food: Castle Catering

Cake: Cake and Art

Photobooth: Fotos On The Go



california wedding photographers – walnut grove moorpark – rose & josh

We’re excited to share this beautiful, rustic, DIY farm wedding! Sweet Rosalie and Josh were married in May at the AMAZING Walnut Grove at Tierra Rejada Farms in Moorpark, California! We fell in love with this farmland venue in Ventura County and sort of want to shoot there every single weekend. Isn’t that Golden Hour sunset light on the bride and groom amazing?! Featured here is just a taste of the sweetness (so hard to pick just a few!). Guests may view the entire wedding photography gallery here. Rosalie and Josh, thank you for choosing us to document this special day, we wish you and your families all of the very best! Mazel tov!!!! 1-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2039_WEB 2-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2034_WEB 4-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2059_WEB 7-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3688_WEB 8-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3684_WEB 10-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3721_WEB 11-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2190_WEB 14-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2251_WEB 17-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4065_WEB 18-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2744_WEB 19-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4101_WEB 21-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4114_WEB 23-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3095_WEB 25-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2934_WEB 26-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-2282_WEB 31-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3789_WEB 33-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4264_WEB 36-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3531_WEB 38-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4514_WEB 42-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3664_WEB 44-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4557_WEB 46-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3693_WEB 48-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3733_WEB 49-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3737_WEB 1-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4600_WEB 50-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3780_WEB 51-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3770_WEB 53-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3854_WEB 54-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-3869_WEB 55-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4049_WEB 56-Santa-Barbara-Photographer-4087_WEB Photographers: Paul & Jewel Studios, Destination Wedding Photography Venue: The Walnut Grove at Tierra Rejada Farms, Moorpark California, Ventura County Catering: Command Performance Catering DJ: Fly By Night DJS Florist: Unique Floral Designs Cosmetics: Here Comes the Hair and Makeup Cake: I Would Rather Be Baking

santa barbara photographer – canary hotel destination wedding – jessie & drew

Wedding season is in full swing for us and we are loving it! You may remember seeing Jessie and Drew’s beautiful engagement photos. Now we are excited to share some of our favorite photographs from Jessie and Drew’s stunning rooftop wedding at the Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara. Jessie, Drew, and all of their family and friends were so sweet and so excited to be together celebrating on a gorgeous May day! We were honored to photograph such a kind, loving and fun couple (and begin a friendship)! Its also a treat to work with a skilled group of wedding professionals (see all credits below). MAJOR shout out to Sophie of Amazing Days Events who ensured that the entire day went absolutely flawlessly. We love working with her and we are strong proponents of hiring an excellent coordinator. We hope you enjoy these sweet moments!

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Canary Hotel Rooftop Santa Barbara Destination Wedding
Photographers: Paul & Jewel Studios
Venue & Catering: The Canary Hotel
Wedding Coordination: Sophie of Amazing Days Events
Floral Design: Grass Roots Florist
DJ & Photobooth: AMS Entertainment
Officiant: Katie Hammond
Hair & Makeup: Chateau Belle
Cake: Christine Dahl Pastries



Style Me Pretty Feature – Santa Barbara Bluffs Estate Wedding

Hi friends! First of all, I know I’ve been neglecting the blog agaain. I had a minor planned surgery in February and I have been doing a whole lot of resting. Many of you sent really sweet well-wishes and I am so grateful! I’m still recovering but I’m starting to feel better and we can’t wait for our wedding season to start back up in May! But on to the exciting stuff for today…

Our photographs are featured today on the loveliest wedding site around, Style Me Pretty California! We are honored that the editors chose to feature our work from this Santa Barbara Bluffs Estate Wedding. There were several very talented wedding professionals working to make this a special day for the bride and groom so make sure to check the feature for their links!

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You can also see our original blog from the wedding.


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