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What You Can Expect

Whether you're throwing a lavish ballroom celebration or an intimate affair, you'll receive an experience that is fun, stress-free, and ensures you enjoy your celebration to its fullest!

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An Unobtrusive Yet Guided Approach

Your wedding is full of big, glorious moments: Your first kiss, your first dance. But in between are lots of little magical moments that often go unseen. As a former photojournalist, capturing these types of photographs is what I do best. Along with knowing when to coach you through a pose, and when to take a step back and let the moment unfold organically.

Classic Images, Timeless Tones

As a creative, I don't like to pigeonhole myself into any one particular style. Black & whites or color. Artistic or traditional. Editorial or documentary - I do it all. However, one thing that remains consistent in my work is real colors and natural light that create photographs that will withstand the test of time.

Real voices from real brides...

"Don't waste your time looking anywhere else, you have a lot of decisions to make, just hire John. You won't regret it."

~ Emily

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Beautiful Relationships Make Beautiful Photos

We'll begin by building a relationship during our initial discovery call. Once you book, I'll communicate with you often and clearly. We'll also do an engagement session, so we're comfortable working with one another. By the time your wedding day arrives, we'll feel like old friends instead of strangers.

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Open Ears, Open Heart, Open Mind

Another reason we'll start building a relationship from our very first encounter is so that I understand your expectations and can, in turn, deliver on them. The end result? A collection of images that, when compiled together, are a complete narrative of your wedding day.

Real voices from real brides...

"He is a photographer that doesn't just execute the job of capturing the event... he offers support as a real partner in the process, which is really what you need as a bride."

~ Taylor

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A Man With a Plan

While I'm not your wedding planner, I am a planner by nature. This, combined with my photojournalism background, ensures we'll have an appropriate amount of time to capture all the photos you want - from the portraits that you'll inevitably frame to those magical, organic moments - all while making sure you spend quality time celebrating with family and friends.

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Unparalleled Experience

Having lived in San Diego all my life, I've worked at many Southern California venues. Just tell me where you're getting married, and chances are I've photographed it. If I haven't been to your venue before, or you're planning a destination wedding, I'll be sure to scout it ahead of time, so there is no question day-of where the best lighting and location is for photos.

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Commissions start at 5995

Just as my creative approach is unique, so are my wedding collections. I want you to be the guide so we can design a custom photography collection tailored exactly to your needs. Depending on the size of your celebration, I offer full-day and full-weekend collections.

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