September 18, 19 and 20, 2015

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Brandon & Ashley: the wedding

07.25.2015 The Wedding Day of Brandon & Ashley.

Brandon and Ashley had a beautiful wedding at the EDWARD-DEAN MUSEUM AND GARDENS in Cherry Valley California. A bright and sunny, Southern California day; we could not have asked for more.

Being a Military family, stationed in Hawaii, they decided to come back home for this Celebration. It was an Honor to have captured this day and these moments.

Brandon & Ashley - July 25, 2015

When you meet the sweetest girl who’s going to marry the nicest guy, you know you’re in for a Fantastic Wedding. That’s the case for Brandon and Ashley. Knowing each other since school days, they tied the knot at the Lovely Edward-Dean Museum and Gardens (in Cherry Valley, CA).

The Visual Artist Studios had the honor to photograph this Wedding and document the beginning of Life Long memories. Special thanks to all of our partners who helped make Brandon & Ashley’s day remarkable.

Photography: The Visual Artist Studios

Videography: Cole Media Productions

DJ Services: Muzikal Solutions

Venue: The Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens

Styling by: Sulma

Make up by: Angelica

Flowers/Design: Center Twine

Bridal Skin Care

First, I'd like to welcome our new Team member, Angelica: The Visual Artist Studios Make Up Artist and Stylist.  In this installment Angelica (who is a Licensed Nurse, Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Make Up Artist [MUA] and Stylist) put together some key points for our wonderful Brides pre-wedding skin care (that's also useful as a daily habit as well).

To our Brides, not only will you receive the Best in Fine Art Wedding Portraiture, but you'll benefit from having a MUA/Stylist available on your day to ensure you look radiant and fabulous! 

[from Angelica] 

                                         New Team Member: Angelica - Make Up Artist/Stylist

                                         New Team Member: Angelica - Make Up Artist/Stylist

Below are a few daily skin care tips for our Beautiful Brides. We want our Brides to glow from the inside out.

Drink a glass of warm water with lemon upon waking each morning. Try to stay away from coffee and sugar. Hot or iced green tea sweetened with stevia throughout the day is a great alternative to coffee or sugary drinks. Incorporate as many raw or steamed vegetables as possible to each meal. Add veggies to everything! (veggie omelets, chopped salads, or you can just juice them).

Here is a list of skincare products that I use and recommend. Some are a little pricey but worth it: 

  • Cetaphil cleanser (Target) AM/PM

The following can be found at

  • Elta MD physical sunscreen
  • Skin Ceuticals C E Feruic Acid - AM before sunscreen
  • Neocutis Bio Serum Intensive - PM after cleansing
  • Nia 24 Intensive Recovery Complex - PM after serum

Avoid any harsh scrubs or chemicals in the days leading to wedding. Retin- A is amazing but I wouldn't recommend it until after the wedding because it will cause some peeling and redness. Get as much sleep as you can and be good to yourself. Delegate as much as you can and enjoy the beautiful moments leading up to your special day.



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You Never Know... but be ready!

This is certainly a blog post that could have a double meaning: Be Ready! (in life and soul) and be ready at the Wedding (because a millisecond can make a photograph). Today let's talk about Art (Life & Soul are on going - just be ready anyway).

This was a beautiful, intimate wedding in the "backyard". Yes, they pulled it off! They did this wedding "their" way, and it worked wonderfully. One of the interesting aspect of post-forty weddings is the kid-dynamic. Somebody is bringing a kid into the marriage: in this case, the Groom.

The good news is the new step-mom and the kid are a dynamic-duo. The boy was crazy about his new mom (probably more then the Groom was with his new wife). 

Being ready for "The Kiss" is standard protocol for the Wedding Photographer; you just bet not miss it! In this case we were [all of us] rewarded with this Spectacular response from the boy.

San Bernardino Wedding Photographer

San Bernardino Wedding Photographer

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