Category Archives: Photo Shoot

Stunning Elegant Engagement

Tweet Stunning Elegant Engagement with Inga and Xuan I photographed Inga and her fiance Xuan at her home in Arcadia for this stunning elegant engagement. This gorgeous estate embodies such a romantic setting that she felt it a perfect location for their engagement. With the help of, Jeannie Wong, of Allegro Event Inc. we styled this engagement shoot using the natural settings of […]

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Men’s Fashion: Sprezzatura – The Art of Man

Tweet Men’s Fashion I love men’s fashion, but what I love most is that’s it’s tasteful, seems effortless and done right. The word “sprezzatura” comes to mind; it’s what the Italians define as “whatever one does…appear to be without effort and almost without any thought…”.    So I ask… “how does one attempt sprezzatura in men’s fashion for weddings where […]

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January Rose Bridal Accessories Look Book and Editorial Photo Shoot

Tweet The following editorial was made possible with sugar and spice and everything nice with a big dollop of Love from January Rose Bridal. The result is this amazing photo shoot with January’s creations at center stage. Her designs celebrate the delicate beauty of all things wedding–an adornment of head pieces to give every bride the soft romantic beauty she deserves. […]

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Thanksgiving Wish

Tweet I’m especially thankful for a wonderful year of collaboration, creativity, and camaraderie. Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving holiday! And here’s a little something to whet your appetite from the Utterly Engaged blog. Stay safe and be with people you love. Peace!  

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Magnolia Rouge Issue no.3

Tweet How fantastic is this issue?! Grazing the pages of issue number three, is our collaboration between Twine Events and Oak and the Owl. A shoot that inspires us to rethink the getting ready aspect of every wedding. A gracious thank you to Kate Holland, the editor of Magnolia Rouge for featuring our work. We […]

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Creative Editorial Shoot with Chiali Meng & Yingka Chou

Tweet We love to do creative projects such as this!  This is a shoot with friends from the industry.  When makeup artist, Chiali of Chiali Meng Artistry approached us about doing a photo shoot, we immediately said yes because we adore her work.  Chiali brought in Yingka from Master Plans Events and Designs to create […]

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Getting Ready Has Never Been This Sexy & Sweet

Tweet When it’s this good, let him wait while you indulge in moments of delight. CREDITS Styling:: Erica España of Twine Events and Nancy Teasley of Oak & the Owl. Hair & Makeup:: Jackie of 10.11 Makeup. Flowers:: Oak & the Owl. Venue:: Desi Baytan Studio 321. Desserts:: Sweet & Saucy Shop. Rentals: Gretchen Norton […]

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The Great Gatsby

Tweet Thanks to Posh Peony’s Cristina Barragan for inviting us on this themed shoot of the Great Gatsby. Credits: Kelli and Rick Serio modeled as the couple in this shoot and Lori McShane as the bridesmaid. Erin Grace Events provided the desert bar and hair accessories was from Sandra Nicole Designs. Hair and Makeup was […]

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The Girls of TH Make-up and Hair Design

Tweet Theresa Huang, whom I’ve worked with in so many weddings, asked me if I can photograph her girls of TH Makeup and Hair Design. So we set up a studio at our office and voilà, instant fashion photo shoot. Had a tremendous fun doing this and gorgeous images to boot! We love working with […]

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A Lavish Intimate Wedding Fare

Tweet On this lovely shoot, we ganged up with a few of our most admired collaborators. An introduction is at hand here. First, Lumiani Events were the force behind the coordination and planning of this marvelous shoot. Second, I’d like to thank our good friend, Theresa Huang of TH Makeup and Design for the makeup and […]

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