Every once in a while we connect with our couples on another level and it feels like we have known them forever.  Our client soul mate, if you will.  Katy & Mike are that couple.  From the first moment that Katy called me, I knew this couple had something special.  Katy & Mike are so well matched, contributing equal parts love and sarcasm (which happens to be my love language).  And their wedding day at Oregon Golf Club did not disappoint.  They took in every moment.  Every. Single. One.  It was an honor and a joy to watch them on this day and we couldn’t help but feel so happy that these two were getting married.  We adore them!  Now you watch their film and try and tell me that you don’t adore them too!

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Not all weddings go according to plan.  Correction. No wedding goes according to plan.  Most times there are little hiccups during the day that no one notices.  And then 1 out of 100 weddings it seems like someone is pranking you.  This was that 1 in 100.  Who could have expected it to rain in California…in July…during a historic drought?!  None of us that’s for sure, but it did poured during Caitlyn & Marco’s day.  But I think that Marco’s best man/twin brother had it right.  He thought it was raining because the gods were crying because it was such a beautiful ceremony.  We happen to agree!  Huge shout out to the creative team behind this one for making it come together.

The amazing creative team
Venue: Bel Air Bay Club
Planner: Park & Grove
Photography: Lacie Hansen
Hair & Makeup: Nicol Artistry
Floral: Stella Bloom Designs
Cinematography: Couture Motion Pictures

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What a great day.  Even though it was a little warm, Michelle and Ken had smiles on their faces all day.  They were just so comfortable with one another.  As they walked through the woods for their photos you could tell that they just belonged together.  For our first wedding in Washington, we had a great time.

 

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We are so excited to finally share our first wedding we filmed up in Portland, OR.  It’s our new home and we are so excited to settle our wedding roots here.  We couldn’t think of a better couple to kick off our Oregon weddings than Sarah & Tom.  We loved how present they were on the day off.  Not afraid to let a tear roll or a laugh bellow.  They weren’t afraid to show their vulnerable side and we love filming people like that.  Thanks for letting us see who you are and how you experienced your day you guys!!

The creative team
Ceremony Venue: St. Clare Church
Reception Venue: The Foundry
Coordination: Leann Reece
Photography: Juan Kis of Powers Studios
Floral: Bella Bloom
DJ: Eric Wright
Cinematography: Couture Motion Pictures

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Now that we are living in Portland, OR it’s always great when we get back to California, especially when we get to film a wedding of one of our colleagues.  We were so excited when Marla called me up to say she had a wedding for Couture Motion Pictures.  We LOVE working with Marla! We have been working with Marla for several years now.  She started with JOWY Productions working with us on Jerry & Natasha’s wedding and then on Jordan & Tom’s wedding.  She has since gone off on her own and started her own event studio called Park & Grove with her best friend (and Maid of Honor) Sarah.  But this wedding was going to be extra special, because it was her own wedding!  Now let me tell you something.  When another wedding professional calls you to participate in her wedding, that is one of the biggest compliments you can get.  This was a huge honor and we felt so happy that Marla had found her special man, Andrew.  It’s such a special treat when you get to see someone who puts their heart & soul into designing and planning weddings for other people experience their own.  We could not be happier for you Marla & Andrew.  Such a beautiful couple, inside and out.

The amazing creative team
Venue: Casa Elar at Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Planner: Marla & Sarah of Park & Grove
Photography: Joel Serrato
Hair & Makeup: Team Hair & Makeup
Floral: Kelly Kaufman Design
Linen: La Tavola
Decor: Rrivre Works
Entertainment: West Coast Music
Cinematography: Couture Motion Pictures

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We had a blast filming Hailey & Kyle’s Love Story.  Hearing about how these two met and the first date that followed, who could have guessed that these two would even like each other, let alone get married.  Thank goodness that “something magical happened” while they waited for their Mexican food on their first date because the wedding event that followed was nothing short of breathtaking.  Ian and I were so thrilled and honored to travel down to Beverly Hills to film Hailey & Kyle’s wedding held at the Four Seasons Los Angeles.  The details of this wedding were unbelievable.  (Huge shout out to Alicia of Details, Details on this one.)  But the most important detail was the spark between Hailey & Kyle.  It is undeniable.  Even though in their Love Story they described themselves as “opposites attract,” I think Kyle had it right.  “We fit together like two peas in a pod.  We’re just opposites attract to get there.”  Gorgeous wedding.  Gorgeous couple.  Gorgeous love.

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Opposites attract.  That’s how Hailey & Kyle describe themselves.  We’d like to add to that that they perfectly balance each other out. We love the chemistry that Hailey & Kyle have.  It’s undeniable.  And if you don’t believe us, just listen to their first meeting and their first date.  These stories had us laughing so much.  Please enjoy their love story…their wedding film is just around the corner!

 

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