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Photography By Charise, I Camarillo Wedding Photographer l  Southern California and Destination Photographer bio picture
  • Thank you so much for stopping by my blog.  This is the place where you can check out some of my favorite images and get a little peek into my world.

    If this is your first visit to my blog, I am a Southern California based full time wedding and portrait photographer.  I photograph weddings all over Southern California as well as a handful of destination weddings all over the world.  I absolutely love, love, love what I do and feel so blessed to be able to capture so many special moments in the lives of so many amazing people.

    Take a look around, and if you like what you see, please be sure to leave a comment, or click on the contact me link....I love to hear from my blog readers!

Congrats to my brother :)

Most of my blogging is usually about my wonderful clients and our recent sessions but today I wanted to give a shout out to my brother as I am truly so very proud of him and his accomplishments.

My brother Mark has been working for FedEx Kinkos for about 10 years now. He started as co-worker, running print jobs, taking customer orders and all that good stuff that comes along with it. He slowly started to work is way up the Kinkos ladder and was recently promoted to a branch manager of the NEW East Simi Valley FedEx Kinkos Branch. Yesterday they had their offical ‘ribbon cutting’ to celebrate the grand opening so I packed up my camera (go figure) and my daughter, who was really excited to go see Uncle Mark, and captured a few snaps of his ‘big day’.

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Scott (the Branch Manager for the West Simi FedEx Kinkos location) and Mark getting ready to cut the ribbon while surrounded by a few members of the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce.
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After the ribbon has been cut all of the attending chamber members sign the ribbon
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The new store is located on Tapo Canyon right across the parking lot from the Regal Cinemas so next time you need some copies, need to send a shipment, or need some office supplies, be sure to drop by and say hi to him. Ohh, I should add that the West Simi Valley FedEx Kinkos isnt going anywhere…they just added another branch in Simi to make things a little more convenient for all of us.

   

Jeremy + Melissa : I DO

Several months ago when I met with Jeremy and Melissa to discuss their wedding I remember us talking about their big day, all the plans they had made and the “what if it rains?”. The weather here in So Cal has been so back and forth we weren’t sure what to expect. Well their big day came, and there was definitely no sign of rain….it was a beautiful day, the sun made such an appearance that we were actually struggling to hide from it on several occasions :). I was joined by my very good friend and fellow photographer Cheyenne who helped me capture their big day.

Their morning started with a small and intimate ceremony at the Los Angeles Temple, followed by a nice relaxing lunch and mini celebration at the Sheraton Delfina in Santa Monica with their family and bridal party. Shortly after lunch we snuck away for some beautiful portraits (and some fun) at the hotel and at the Santa Monica Pier. After our trip to the pier, we returned to the Sheraton where Jeremy and Melissa had a very touching ring ceremony while surrounded by all of their friends and family. And then of course the big celebration began! It was an amazing day full of fun, joy and love!

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Lunch and celebration at the hotel before the ring ceremony
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some fun on the pier
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Jeremy and Melissa had taken dance lessons and had the most adorable first dance routine together….so sweet!
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March 13, 2008 - 4:44 am

Scott Bulger Photography - That is a nice set of images. Well done.

March 13, 2008 - 11:32 pm

Michael Costa - that taxi shot is classic!

March 14, 2008 - 11:48 am

jen harris - very nice!

March 14, 2008 - 12:28 pm

Cheyenne - It was a blast as always to work with you!! Thank you for always teaching me something new!! Congrats again Jeremy & Melissa!!!

March 17, 2008 - 6:29 am

Dawn - You have captured some really nice moments!

   

Unique Floral Design + Cest La Fete Events

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to do some work with Laurie from Unique Floral Designs and Heather from Cest La Fete Events. Both of these women are wonderfuly talented and put together an amazingly beautiful Moroccan inspired spread to celebrate a special bridal shower. Here are just a few of the images I captured of their event. If you are in need of a florist or an event planner please give these lovely ladies a call, they really do amazing work.

The place settings and favors…
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The details and decor…
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the yummy stuff…
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the beautiful cake was provided by Skiffs Cakes (who makes some KILLER cakes by the way)
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The meal provided by the Thai House in Simi Valley
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