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mel + tasha’s wedding | serra museum + w hotel, san diego

Melody and Tasha’s big day is finally here! Last year, Courtney Tibbets (After the Engagement), Bethel Nathan (Ceremonies by Bethel), Joe Park (Joe Park Films), and your favorite La Vida Team (that’s us!) got together at a Starbucks to draft out a concept: to gather together a great team of wedding vendors who were willing […]

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  • Marina Thomad - I love these guys!

  • Natasha - LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! You two are AMAZING along with all the other vendors that helped make this happen! We were completely aww stricken with how everything turned out. We will forever be grateful for everyone’s generosity and kindness.

  • Stuart Thomas - What an awesome celebration! All the best! :)

  • Melody Dockery-Chleva - I am beyond blown away. The entire process was amazing and we are forever grateful to everyone involved.

carol + joi’s elopement wedding | redwood hollow cottages, la jolla

Carol and Joi took a long journey out from San Antonio, Texas with their “bromaids” Michael and Kevin  to celebrate their marriage last week! We met them all along with Bethel Nathan for the big moment at the Redwood Hollow Cottages in La Jolla for their morning ceremony, which was held at PRECISELY 10:14am (their […]

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  • Dee Gietz - Congratulations!!!! You both look so happy and so much in love. I can’t wait to meet the woman that put that huge smile on Carol’s face.
    Aloha,
    Dee

  • Kevin (bromaid) - Lookin good, girls!! It was so much fun and you two make the perfect couple. The best of everything to you both…ALWAYS!

ashley + justin’s wedding | the french private estate, southern california

Rain, rain, go awaaayyyyyyyy… Remember that weekend when Southern California had its biggest storm in 5 years? You know the one… tons of rain, lots of wind, floods, hurricanes, giant robots with lasers, alien invasions, and a 60% chance of a Sharknado? Yep. That was Ashley and Justin’s wedding day! Thankfully, both Ashley and Justin […]

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  • April Morley - AWESOME JOB BETSEY AND JEFF YOU WERE WONDERFUL, PROFESSIONAL AND GREAT FUN!!! THANK YOU THANK YOU CAN’T WAIT TO SEE THE REST.

  • Jeff - Thank you so much, April! It was so wonderful to meet you and celebrate your awesome kids together. We truly appreciate a wedding day filled with wonderful people… it really makes it so fun for us!

  • Rachel Hilton - Amazing pictures!! Beautiful pictures!! Love you guys!!

  • Margeaux - Love this!
    I was honored to be part of your day!
    Love you two!
    Amazing pics!

  • Derek - Great post you guys! Pleasure to work with you!

    -SOS ENT.

  • Brad - Wonderful photos of a wonderful event. Beautiful job capturing it.

larson family ‘junior’ senior tails dog session | san diego, california

I know that I sound like a bit of a broken record here, but Betsy and I truly love capturing the love between a dog and his favorite humans! Every lick, every “woof” and every funny face from dogs equate to an “I love you” in some way, shape, or form. We love that! Dr. […]

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  • Marian Larson - I’m Greg’s mom and love all of these pictures. I got a sneak peek last week and seeing more of them has been fun. Great photography. Jude is quite the character….loves to smile for photos.

  • Jeff - Thank you so much for the sweet message, Marian! We really enjoyed our time with Sarah, Greg and Jude! He truly is a unique character :)

  • Dane - I love this dog!!! Great colors!

bethany & jason’s newborn family portraits | los angeles, california

Continuing the story of Bethany and Jason (engagement | wedding | maternity), we are so proud to share these images of little Baby N. This little guy joined the world quite a bit earlier than planned, but after lots of special TLC and love, he’s healthy and at home with Mom, Dad and the furry […]

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  • Dane - Cute dog! I photograph looks really fun and the subjects are having a lot of fun! Great work!

the swann family senior tails dog portraits | san diego, california

“A Tale of Three Wieners” Wait. No. Gross. Cancel. Brenda (of Swann Soirées) and her husband Dayton (of the U.S. Navy) love their little Dachsunds—Astra, Comet, and Flash (what we are now referring to as the Dachsund Mafia!). Together, they are a happy family living life in sunny San Diego. We enjoy the Swanns because […]

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  • Jeannie - Oh my gosh!!!! Love, love, love these photos!! Love my Cali kids and grandpuppies!! Can’t wait to see more

  • Jeff - So glad you enjoyed the images, Jeannie! We love us some Swanns too :) Thank you for the comment!