So vibrant with powerful energy. As always, I love the henna, colorful dress, traditional ceremony, and a lot of dancing. I photography Ashu & Madhuri’s sister’s wedding, and most of the guests and their family were familiar to me. So I felt like they were my cousins, and was really happy to be there to celebrate their wedding. Congratulation Ashu & Madhuri!
Ali and Homayoon had a big engagement party in Newark at http://mehrannewark.com/
I always love photographing parties and weddings with rich cultural flavor. I am originally from Japan and being in the States sometimes feels plain and flat for me. So I really enjoy and appreciate the experience and opportunity to meet people from a country with such a depth and history, and being a part of their special day.
I was back again to this amazing wedding site the San Francisco City Hall to photograph Susana & Jerry’s beautiful wedding by the huge Christmas tree. There were the new moon and winter solstice before their wedding, and it was the great new beginning. Congratulation Susana & Jerry!
It was the time in January for Coming of Age Ceremony for Japanese people who turn 20 years old. Usually in Japan all people who turned 20 years old will be invited to attend this ceremony at their local public facility. And at the time, people wear formal wear such as Kimon for girls and Hakama or suit for boys. Mari and Karen Looks beautiful in their Kimono.
It has been already 4 years since I first photographed Michelle and Ken’s wedding at San Francisco City Hall. And they came back to us for family portrait and Michelle’s maternity photography for her second baby. I felt time passes so quick and was really happy to photograph them again with cute new family members.
Rachel and David had an intimate wedding at a beautiful winery in San Martin called Clos LaChance http://clos.com/ . Surrounded by close friends and family who came all the way from England, having tasty wine and good time, and gorgeous view of winery and the sunset, their wedding was filled with priceless moments and a lot of love.
Vida had her 60 years old birthday party with the people who loves her so much. Some of the guests were her high school friends who came all the way from other states to celebrate her birthday. It is such a rich life to have many close friends who care about you so much and adore you. Thank you for letting me be your photographer on your birthday and Happy birthday Vida!