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It’s family portrait season! Although I focus mainly on weddings, I still love doing the occasional family sessions. I love getting to know a family, understanding their personalities, and create portraits that are uniquely ‘them.’  The R family was no exception!  When we first met up for the session, they said “we don’t want a lot of posed photos.”  YES PLEASE. I loved capturing this cute family just being themselves. Their daughter is just the cutest and with a personality to match!

If you are interested in getting your own family portrait sessions taken for the holidays, we are taking on a VERY limited amount of sessions from now until the end of the year. And it’s strictly on first come first serve basis. Send us an email at mystory@jeremychou.com and we can set up your own unique session! And sorry, we do not offer mini sessions.

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of mentoring an up & coming photographer who flew out to my home studio from Florida.  I really enjoy doing these one-on-one workshops because it gives me the chance to really spend the time and help another photographer with their business.   It is completely customizable to fit the individual needs of each photographer. Since Andrea is fairly new to photography, she really wanted to learn posing, finding the correct lighting, and how to interact with the clients to get the most natural reaction out of them.  I showed her how I compose an image, looking for that perfect golden hour light, and getting the branding image that will really make her work stand out from the rest!

We were also lucky enough to have Jon & Brittany model for our life style session and they were so easy to work with!  Such an adorable couple, and they are naturally playful and easy to shoot.  Brittany happens to be a super talented hair & makeup artist that I’ve had the pleasure of working with at a previous wedding. You can check out her website BRITTANY’s BEAUTY MAGIC. 

If you are ready to take your own business & craft to the next level, I would love to help!  Due to the amount of time it takes for each one-on-one session, I only take on a very limited number of students a year.  You can start the process by  filling  out the application here  then we can move forward from there!   Enjoy the photos!

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LOS-ANGELES-THE-VILLA-WEDDING-PHOTOGRAPHY-0001 I have shot weddings from just the bride & groom all the way up to 600 guests. Jason & Christine’s wedding was just one of those intimate & cozy weddings. The wedding was filled with the closest friends & family, and I could tell there was a special connection between the couple and every single guest.  Their entire wedding ceremony & reception took place at an upscale restaurant, The Villa, located in Woodland Hills.  Surrounded by about 50 of their friends, Jason & Christine exchanged their vows in the beautiful lush garden. It’s a marriage 16 years in the making! Jason & Christine have been together for 16 years, and finally tied the knot this past week. I am so happy for them!  And thanks again for having me!
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Wedding Photographer | Jeremy Chou Photography
Associate Photographer | Kate Noelle
Wedding Coordinator | Just Wenderful Event Planning & Design
Floral & Design | Just Wenderful Event Planning & Design
Hair & Makeup | Ashley Gannon Makeup & Hair
Cake & Dessert | Cakes by Rumy
Chair & Linen | Elegant Designs Specialty Linen
Guitarist | Marco Tulio

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Jeff & Cecilia are married! I shot their orange county engagement session a while ago near their home in Orange County, CA. Jeff works at a private chef so I KNEW the food was going to be awesome. And it really was! Vintage Rose is a fairly new boutique wedding facility in Orange County, Los Angeles, and it was the perfect backdrop for Jeff & Cecilia’s wedding! In addition to being an awesome chef, Jeff is also a photographer, you can check out his website HERE.  Talk about pressure to do my best! I hope I made them proud.:-) Through out the day this lovely couple made sure my team was taken care of and I really appreciate it. I could tell they are a really considerate couple because there was a table setup full of games for the children at the wedding. Way to take care of your little guests and keep them entertained!   Their wedding started off at their home in Orange County and moved to a local catholic church for the mass. It was nice to see how much they are loved by everybody that came to the wedding. I am so happy I got to work with them for their wedding. Oh, and before I forget, make sure you check out his “pho burger.”  You heard it right, it’s a burger, and it’s Pho. Two of my favorite things. Check it out!

Photographer | Jeremy Chou Photography
Associate Photographer & Assistant | Maria Schwaller & Andrea Galvez
Wedding Ceremony | San Antonio Catholic Church
Wedding Reception | The Vintage Rose
Wedding Coordinator | Rose Wade Events
Cake | Patty’s Cakes
Floral | Samanthan Nguyen
Rentals | Baker Party Rentals
DJ | The Grey Orange
Makeup & Hair | Grace Lin Hair & Makeup
Photo Booth | GC Photo Booth
Reception Music | Jill Zor Music
Ice Sculpture | Crystal Creations Ice Sculpture

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