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Meet Sarah and Arnold, newlyweds since November 14th. They are engineers….

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And…they met at UCLA. They graduated 2002.

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These last few photos are my favorite! They’re racing on chairs in the Engineering building at UCLA. Scroll down to see who wins. Ha.

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It’s really close at this point…

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And the winner …is Arnold! But good effort by Sarah who lost one of her platforms during the race!

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Thanks to Serena Grace Photography for letting me second shoot with her for this Trash the Dress/Day After session.  I always have a lot of fun when I’m shooting with you!

Erich Chen Photography. UCLA Wedding and Portrait Photographer. Los Angeles Wedding and Portrait Photographer. Creative Wedding Photographer. Modern Wedding Photographer. If you are interested in your own Trash the Dress Session please contact me through my website www.erichchen.com

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So long distance + long term relationships do work! Long distance as California to Alabama.  Long term as in 6 years? I believe. Love conquers all right?

Meet Jenefel and Quentin. Jenefel’s (pronounced jen-uh-full) quite the comedian. Quentin’s (pronounced like Tarantino’s first name) one of those really nice people with out a single bone of malice in their whole entire body. It was a beautiful church wedding, and quite frankly an action packed day.

True story. I was shooting the shoes in the house, and the mother of the bride who’s quite a joker herself, told me I should shoot the shoes on the stove and in the microwave.  I replied by laughing nervously, because I wasn’t sure if she was serious or not. But then I thought to myself, maybe that might be a cool shot. I didn’t end up doing it because I thought the shot below was really really good already.

Ceremony: White Memorial Adventist Church

Reception: American Legion Post in West Covina

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Um…there was this really awkward looking mannequin outside the house. So I decided to make it look even more awkward by putting shoes on it. But it’s so cool.

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Kids as adorable as these make any wedding a lot more fun.

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Let me tell you the story of the shot below. The make-up-brushes and compacts had a century long feud, and one day they decided to have one final battle on the land of the towel.  Bobby pins and nail polish were hurled at their opposing enemies for hours and hours.  This is what remains of the battlefield.

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Putting the dress on can be a very, very exciting event.

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This of course, is the lovely bride Jenefel

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Now on to the gentlemen. This isn’t the groom, but I just like this photo because it’s a very interesting photo to say the least. Haha. It’s probably not what you probably think it is.

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This is the groom, Quentin.  The jolly chap.

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Erich Chen Photography. West Covina Wedding and Portrait Photographer. Los Angeles Wedding and Portrait Photographer. Creative Wedding Photographer. Modern Wedding Photographer. If you are interested in booking me for a wedding please contact me through my website www.erichchen.com

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Ceremony: South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

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This is Brittany’s dad, he’s really happy. Can you tell?

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Normally, I don’t drink any wine when I’m working, but I tried some at this winery. I had to.  And it’s good. icon smile Matt and Brittany Part Deux! (Wedding)

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Meet Scotty. He’s the other (video) camera guy. He’s makin good love to the camera! Haha.

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“The light…is…so…prettyy…” Well he didn’t really say that, but if he could talk he probably would have.

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Meet Juan, I shot his wedding last year. I”m glad he didn’t injure himself after the splits like Andy Bernard did in “The Office”

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I know it appears as if he’s drunk and passed out, but he’s not. He’s on the floor air guitar-ing.

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Cake! Cake! Cake! Yum…

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Erich Chen Photography. Temecula Wedding and Portrait Photographer. Riverside County Wedding and Portrait Photographer. Creative Wedding Photographer. Modern Wedding Photographer. If you are interested in booking me for a wedding please contact me through my website www.erichchen.com

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I’m going to start off this post with what should be the last narcissistic post (after my giant headshot in the last post.) But at least I don’t have a Twitter right? I’ll never get into that boat. I promise.  But I mean I really liked shooting this wedding because I genuinely had a lot of fun. I’m progressively having more and more fun at my weddings! I love my job. So at this wedding they had the coolest photo booth I have ever seen, both inside and out. And it prints out your photos..instantly! I was in awe! Here I am going around from table to table lugging my equipment around trying to organize a bunch of drunk and food-coma-fied guests to take some photos with the bride and groom as efficiently as possible, then there’s this machine (photo booth) that everyone runs to voluntarily all giddy and stuff. I couldn’t compete with this machine that sits in the corner of the reception. So I figured if I can’t beat it, I’ll join it icon smile Angela and Charles Wedding with Serena.

Props to the four entrepreneurs of the photobooth ( cubethemoment.com ) Check it out.

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In the photo below are me and Serena of serenagrace.com . I had the honor and privilege of second shooting for this talented and fun (can you tell?) photographer.  We had so much fun taking photos, and having our photo taken!  If I may say, we made a pretty good team.  We both managed to arrange literally hundreds of people for the family/friend formal photos and take their photo in probably half an hour easy! That’s a record.

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Alright, so here are some of the photos I took at the wedding, since i was only second shooting I don’t have many of the more important photos that a first shooter would.

Meet Charles and Angela! It’s cliche to say are really nice and easy to work with, but they really were nice and easy to work with. And I love that.

Ceremony: Chinese Evangelical Free Church in Monterey Park, CA

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Erich Chen Photography. Los Angeles Wedding Photographer. Orange County Wedding Photographer. Creative Wedding Photographer. Modern Wedding Photographer. If you are interested in booking me for a wedding please contact me through my website www.erichchen.com

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