Kevin is the ultimate yes-sayer. He doesn’t doubt; he just makes things happen. So when it came to proposing to Jenny, he brewed his plan involving a fake Craigslist ad, got down on one knee, and made it happen. When it came to patching the wedding day with some last-minute errands, he hopped in the car and drove around to different shops, never panicking for a moment, and made sure all the pieces came together beautifully.
Together, Kevin and Jenny are a wonderful pair. They’re down to earth and love nothing more than going out to all the best restaurants, whether it’s fancy fare or the simplest little joints, or staying in and play Dominion with friends.
Their wedding day was gorgeous, and I had an amazing time feeling immersed in love. Thanks Jenny and Kev for being amazing through and through!
Jenny was such a gorgeous bride. Kelly Zhang and her girls did an amazing job with the hair and makeup.
Love. So gorgeous.
And then it was time for the first look and some portraits of the bride and groom.
I love a genuine laugh.
I love this next shot, captured by my lovely assistant Sandy.
We had time for more portraits after the ceremony. I absolutely love the softness of these next two.
And this fountain wall is amazing!
Jenny and Kevin put together a lot of DIY details for the reception.
I love the centerpieces, also DIY with flowers from the LA floral mart. The shot on the right was captured by Sandy.
Custom lighting really adds so much to the ambience of the room.
I had to dedicate three whole images to this next series, because this was the most intense and hysterical bouquet toss I have ever witnessed. From the left, Karen is screening out her opponents, Casey is about to eat someone, and Steve is in the background enjoying a rollercoaster ride. But wait, it gets better.
In the aftermath, Tina celebrates while Juliana is hysterical in the background. *Edit* The bouquet toss was so intense that Tina ended up with Cat’s ring. And despite rigorous grabbing, all Juliana got was a handful of petals. Cat still maintains the bouquet was hers.
Back to a calmer state, Jenny and Kevin sat in the middle of the room watching the slideshow he had put together.
And then I surprised Jenny and the rest of the room with a same-day slideshow of photographs from even moments before. It was an amazing, amazing day.
Ceremony & Reception Venue: Renaissance Clubsport Marriott, Aliso Viejo, California
Hair and Makeup: Kelly Zhang Makeup and Hair Studio
Wedding Dress: Alfred Angelo
Bridesmaids Dresses: David’s Bridal
Florist: DIY, flowers from Los Angeles Flower Mart
Singer/DJ/MC Host: Ken Lee, Adagio Wedding Entertainment Services
Wedding Cake: Mr. Lin’s Cakes
Photography: Anna Wu Photography, assisted by Sandy Chang
Videography: Seaglass Cinema
Some behind the scenes action as the Seaglass team sets up a sliding ring shot. Steve and i try to get it just right as Jason looks on approvingly.
Here I am with our amazing assistant of the day, Sandy. Check out her lovely blog at sandyalamode.com.
With the full Seaglass Cinema team, Jon, Steve, me, Kev, and Jason.
And finally, the bride, the groom, and me!