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Oh yes. I’m very excited about this post! Not that I’m not excited about other stuff I post, but this one’s just special because I’m super proud of the pool shots at the end. This engagement is also a nice break for me from all the weddings I’ve been shooting lately. Anyway…

Meet Diana and Nick. Diana went to my high school, and Nick went to my rival high school. The story behind them is they walked past each other at a local mall gave each other a double take.  A “mutual” checking-each-other-out as I would like to call it. There’s a photo below that kinda shows that, so we actually photographed them at the mall where they first met at, a local park, and a backyard. It all sounds super random, but the photos are awesome!

Diana and Nick were so fun to work with. I look forward to their awesome Temecula wedding in 2012!

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This is a continuation from Part I

This is the first wedding where I’ve seen a bride cry because she loved her flowers so much. I can only hope that she reacts the same way to these photos icon smile Meet Serena and Mark (Wedding) Part II I made the bouquet photo super big!

The florist was amazing for this wedding! Amazing. Her name is Marla Hudnall (www.fujikosflowers.com)

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I asked Serena if I could have some of the cake and she said “BACK OFF!!! IT’S MINE!”

Just kidding. icon smile Meet Serena and Mark (Wedding) Part II This is my favorite cake cutting photo ever.

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Usually there are good stories and then there are bad stories. But in some cases there are freaking-amazingly-incredible-I-cant-believe-what’s-happening type of stories. The wedding day of Mark and Serena is one of those.

One word: Pink’s.

And it’s the one and only word that could rival, or possibly beat (depending on your taste) the beautiful triple-worded: In-N-Out. If you’re not familiar with Pink’s (shame on you), they’re basically the king of hotdogs.

Serena and her bridesmaids got hungry after all the make-up and getting ready so they decided to go to Pink’s. The stories’ pretty good so far. We arrived at Pink’s in a limo, and we were ‘greeted’ by the usual long ‘Disneyland’-type line wrapped around the stand. Serena and bridesmaids easily fabricate a story, telling everyone that they’re shooting a new TV show from MTV to get to the front of the line. And …it worked.  But really, who’s going to argue with a hungry bride and her entire gang of hungrier bridesmaids? Some individuals even came up to us and asked us what show we were filming for, but luckily the videographer (who is a friend of Mark) actually does work at MTV quickly rebutted replying that the film was a pilot, and they weren’t at liberty to say. Soo smooth.

The story gets better. Out came one of the bridesmaids with a whole tray of hotdogs, each individualized with it’s own set of toppings, including but not limited to: guacamole, bacon, cheese, onions, and tomatoes. (See photo below) Of course, we ate them. Every single one. Oh, and they were all free! Courtesy of Pink’s! Thank you, Pink’s!

But wait, it gets better. Out of nowhere a Pink’s employee came out with another tray full of 12 inch hot dogs, and although they were plain and simple, they were even more awesome. The five hot dogs lined up next to each had mustard  spelling out “Pinks congratulates Mark and Serena” !!! (Also see photo below)

I have never seen bridesmaids eat the way they ate that day. My mind was blown.

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Erich Chen Photography. Calamingos Equestrian Wedding. Calamingos Ranch Wedding Photos. Burbank Wedding Photos. Creative Wedding Photography. Modern Wedding Photography. If you are interested in having your wedding photographed by me please visit my contact page through my website www.erichchen.com

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This is a continuation from part 1

Michelle and Nathan’s wedding will always remind me of the cupid’s shuffle. Right kick…left kick! I love that song. I love my job.

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Erich Chen Photography. Universal City Hilton Wedding Reception. Universal Hilton Wedding Photographer . Michelle and Nathan’s Wedding. Creative Wedding Photography. Modern Wedding Photography. If you are interested in having your wedding photographed by me please visit my contact page through my website www.erichchen.com

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