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More engagement photos

09.30.2007

Here's a couple of shots from a few eSessions that I never got around to posting due to my crazy busy schedule. This one was shot in the late morning a few days ago, which is not my favorite light to shoot in, but I like how it turned out, because it's a great, relaxed portrait:

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The Kingdom

09.29.2007

Whoa! The Kingdom is so good! I have been looking forward to this movie for so long, and the reviews have been excellent, that I was afraid that it wouldn't be able to live up to my expectations. Thankfully it did. I am not going to give anything away, but I just liked how the opening tied the movie into current events and it made it seem so real....

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Cords, Cables & Such

09.27.2007

You may or may not remember my "collection" of remote controls from a while back on my old blog, but I think I actually may be in need of an intervention with my cords and cable "collection". It's not that I set out to collect cords and cables, but in all of my pack-rattiness... it just sorta happened. And I am not referring to the ones that are in...

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Get those album orders in ASAP

09.26.2007

This is a public service announcement to all of my clients: Remember, if you would like to receive your album(s) in time for the holidays, we need to receive your order by October 1st. So sit down this weekend and make your final selections, and get them to us as soon as possible on Monday. Final drafts must be approved without any more...

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Photos of the Month, September

09.25.2007

I took these shots of San Diego harbor while everyone was eating dinner at the wedding the other night:

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Miscellaneous Monday

09.24.2007

Just some random notes and thoughts for today: _____ While I was in Greece, I got a call from a bride who is getting married in London on August 16th and wants to talk to me about shooting her wedding. Unfortunately the phone connection was bad and I didn't get her name, nor could I make out her phone number. If you are reading this, please...

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September 22nd wedding in San Diego

09.23.2007

When I woke up Saturday morning and it was pouring like cats and dogs, I was worried that my outdoor wedding later in the day, would be rained out... or rained in as the case may be. But thankfully, the skies parted and it turned out to be a beautiful day on Coronado Island, in San Diego harbor. Everything went so well... everyone was dressed up,...

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Vote for Ken Oak

09.22.2007

After going to a Ken Oak Band concert last month, I have turned into quite a fan and the are my favorite up and coming band these days. They are on the verge of getting their big break, and hopefully this contest will help them out. If I could beg my blog readers to take 20 seconds to vote for them in the Star Lounge contest, I would really...

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Garvan Gardens Wedding Photos
Last weekend I was back in Arkansas to shoot another wedding at Garvan Woodland Gardens. I first shot there back in 2009, and it was so fun to go back to such a...

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Garvan Gardens Wedding Photos
mountain top wedding in Aspen
Last weekend I was back in Colorado to shoot another amazing Rocky Mountain wedding. The ceremony location was absolutely breathtaking. The Sundeck on top of...

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mountain top wedding in Aspen
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Back in 90's, the very day after I launched my very first website, I got a call from a bride who happened to my site via a search engine called "Yahoo" (y'all...

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Backyard Wedding in Lodi
Sunday was Earth Day and I was honored to be a part of a backyard wedding near Lodi, California. It was a perfect venue for a natural wedding between two...

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Backyard Wedding in Lodi
Wedding at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe
I want to wish a very happy first anniversary to Max & Lexi who tied the knot at the Ritz Carlton in Lake Tahoe on June 1st, 2013. The groom, Max Thieriot,...

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Wedding at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe
wedding at the terranea resort
Last Saturday I had the pleasure of shooting an amazing wedding at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes for a wonderful couple. It was just one of those...

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Last weekend I was in beautiful Malibu, California for an absolutely gorgeous wedding at Rancho del Cielo. I had the pleasure of working with Erika & Lauren...

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I kicked off my 18th season as a professional wedding photographer this past Saturday with a gorgeous wedding at the St. Regis Monarch Beach. It was an...

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St. Regis wedding
St. Sophia wedding & Athenaeum reception
I recently kicked off my 19th season as a wedding photographer by shooting a lovely wedding at St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church in Downtown Los Angeles...

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St. Sophia wedding & Athenaeum reception
Barcelona
After speaking at the SWPP convention in London last week, Ashley and I popped down to Barcelona for a couple of days as neither of us had ever been there. I...

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Barcelona
Manhattan Beach Engagement Photos
This past weekend I shot an adventurous engagement session in Manhattan Beach very close to where I used to live in El Segundo. It was a cold and dreary day, so...

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Manhattan Beach Engagement Photos
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The Engelken's Christmas Portraits
When I was back in California for Thanksgiving, I shot my sister's family for their annual Christmas card and I must say... my niece and nephew are turning into...

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Wedding at the La Venta Inn
A couple of weeks ago I found myself at the La Venta Inn in Palos Verdes Estates, which is one of my favorite wedding venues. The property is nestled in a...

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Wedding at the La Venta Inn
NYC engagement session
Last week I shot a super fun engagement session in New York City. The bride to be is the little sister of my 08-08-08 groom. The groom to be is a professional...

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NYC engagement session
Wedding at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
Last weekend I found myself shooting a gorgeous wedding at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego. It was a pleasure working with Karina Hale and her team from...

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Wedding at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
maui wedding
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maui wedding
PhotogRefers.com
On this day in 2007, I launched this blog and I've shared pretty much every shoot I've done since then right here. Over 900 posts and a million visits...

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PhotogRefers.com
Black Friday Deals for Photographers
I think you've gotta be a special kind of crazy to go out and actually shop in the real word on Black Friday. Don't even get me started on the folks who camp...

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Black Friday Deals for Photographers
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My 2012 is already off to a very fast start. I've already been to New York, London, Paris, Munich... everyones talking about... Pop Musik! Apologies to M and...

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new-york-london-paris
Becker's Website
This post is dedicated to all of my photo friends out there in blog land. I wanted to have a single page where you can find out about all of my speaking...

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Becker's Website
WPPI 2011
The week is spend in Las Vegas for WPPI each winter is always one of the highlights of my year. This year was no exception and it marked my 15th year in a row...

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WPPI 2011
photo friends with benefits
Good news photo friends... the new & improved [ b ] School 2.0 is alive and kicking! We are absolutely thrilled with the response the site has gotten from...

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photo friends with benefits
bon voyage
I'm off! Tomorrow I am headed to London (for the first time ever) to speak at the SWPP Convention. I am really excited. I have 3 speaking engagements and I am...

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bon voyage
The [ b ] School turns 2
Today, thebschool.com celebrates it's 2 year anniversary. I can't believe how time flies. I am so grateful to all of our wonderful members, because without...

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The [ b ] School turns 2
A very special wedding in Italy
Next March I'll be heading back to Italy to shoot yet another wedding over there. Some very good friends of mine, who are also wedding photographers, will be...

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A very special wedding in Italy
Barcelona
After speaking at the SWPP convention in London last week, Ashley and I popped down to Barcelona for a couple of days as neither of us had ever been there. I...

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Barcelona
Review Preview
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The Engelken's Christmas Portraits
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A wedding in Corona del Mar
Last Saturday my camera and I witnessed a beautiful wedding between two amazing people. The groom is the younger brother of one of my brides from 9 years ago...

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A wedding in Corona del Mar
Review Preview
As 2013 comes to a close, and 2014 kicks off, I thought I'd do a year in review plus share some goals/plans/aspirations for 2014. I had a great year... way...

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Review Preview
Audrey in the desert
A couple of weekends ago, a photographer friend of mine invited me to tag along on a desert photo shoot that he was doing with some models. I haven't shot many...

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Audrey in the desert
The Whole 30
Ok, so this was me in November of 2010 at a wedding at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

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The Whole 30
Father's Day Card
Hey dad, When I was in elementary school, I remember making you homemade cards for Father's Day. Well times have changed, and I wanted to use my toys to make...

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Father's Day Card
Fullerton Art Walk
Last night I had some of my travel photography featured at a gallery during the Fullerton Art Walk. My friend Joel of Studio EMP and his lovely wife Jeni of...

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Fullerton Art Walk

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