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Michael Anthony

The Ultimate Guide to Elopement Photography, and why you should consider a Wedding Adventure

Elopement photography captures the essence of intimate, non-traditional wedding ceremonies, focusing on the raw, unfiltered emotions of the couple’s special day. Traditionally, eloping meant running away secretly to get married, often without the knowledge of friends and family. However, the modern interpretation has evolved significantly. Today, elopement is about embracing the simplicity and authenticity of celebrating love, often in unique or meaningful locations, with or without a select few loved ones present.

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

A Wedding at Grand Venue in Los Angeles

Imagine this: the sprawling city of Los Angeles, bathed in the golden glow of the setting sun. The mountains in the distance serve as a majestic backdrop, adding an enchanting touch to an already magical day. And amidst this picturesque setting, a love story unfolds – Eliz and Haig’s wedding at Grand Venue in Los Angeles.

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

Branding Photos with Los Angeles Salon Perfect Day, Perfect Look

I recently had the opportunity to photograph branding photos for Perfect Day Perfect Look, a salon that we have been partnering with for a long time. Our main goal was to create stunning images of the brides we send there for hair and makeup. However, for this particular session, we decided to go for an edgy-black and white look, which was a departure from the brand’s usual light and playful style.

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

Beverly Hilton Wedding

Imagine stepping into a world where opulence transforms into an art form, where elegance dances effortlessly with grandeur, and where every detail is meticulously crafted with utmost care. This is precisely the kind of wedding that unfolded at the renowned Beverly Hilton – a truly lavish affair that took my breath away. Let me take you on a visual journey, capturing the timeless beauty through the lens of a camera.

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Creative Wedding Sessions
Michael Anthony

Bridal Portraits at UCLA & Santa Monica Pier

Harold and Angie had their bridal portraits taken at UCLA and Santa Monica and the photos turned out beautifully. Angie wore a gorgeous Galia Lahav gown and the couple was a pleasure to work with. The architecture and natural surroundings provided the perfect backdrop for these timeless and romantic photographs.

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

What is the role of a wedding photographer?

A professional wedding photographer is responsible for capturing the memories and special moments of your wedding day. They bring expertise and professionalism to ensure key shots are taken and can handle unexpected challenges. Hiring a professional wedding photographer is an investment in the memories of your special day and allows you to cherish and relive those memories for years to come.

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Engagement Photography 101: Making the Most of Your Engagement Session

Engagement photos are an important part of the wedding planning process that allow couples to celebrate their love and commitment to one another. They also provide a great opportunity to get comfortable in front of the camera before the big day and document this special time in their lives. By choosing the right photographer and planning outfits, location, and personal style, couples can ensure that they end up with beautiful, timeless engagement photos that they’ll treasure for years to come. There are many options for displaying these photos, including acrylic artwork and Italian-made image boxes, which provide a high-quality, beautiful way to showcase the photos in your home. Whether you choose to use your engagement photos for save-the-dates, wedding invitations, or simply as a memento of this special time in your lives, they are an important and meaningful part of the wedding planning process.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Wedding Venue

When it comes to planning a wedding, choosing the perfect venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. The venue sets the tone for the entire day and can have a big impact on the overall feel and atmosphere of the celebration. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming to narrow down the choices and find the perfect fit. In this blog post, we’ll provide some tips to help you choose the perfect wedding venue for your special day.

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

A Fall Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Wedding

Oksanna and Sevak had a beautiful wedding at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Hotel. The couple exchanged vows in an emotional outdoor ceremony, and celebrated with a reception filled with delicious food and flowing champagne. The stunning florals provided by Edgar Haye Events added the perfect touch to the day.

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

Padua Hills Theatre Wedding

Mary and Tyler had their wedding at the Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont, CA. It was a beautiful location for a wedding and the weather

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

Sherwood Country Club Wedding | Ed & Sara

Ed & Sara got married at the stunning Sherwood Country Club in Westlake Village, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. We photographed their wedding day in beautiful weather, and it featured a stunning display of architecture along with a bride and groom very much in love!

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

LA Athletic Club Wedding | Kalen & Tyrannie

Kalen & Tyrannie got married at the newly renovated LA Athletic Club Rooftop. This is a beautiful venue that overlooks the city of Los Angeles. This wedding took place in the evening and featured groom’s portraits in the Groom’s Room

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Weddings
Michael Anthony

Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel Wedding | Anna & Alexy

Anna & Alexy got married at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel. This is one of Southern California’s most popular wedding venues, and located in one of the most beautiful places in Orange County, California. The wedding featured beautiful pastels and was an intimate setting overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

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