Saturday, December 5, 2009

new work for the store:

Here are some photos from my photoshoot yesterday with Katie the ballerina! I adore this Nightcap dress, it looks gorgeous on her. This photo shoot tried something new and tried to be more artsy a la American Apparel. It was fun for sure and Katie's friend got to shoot for her photography class, so it was nice to think I could inspire a student :) Merci guys!

Monday, November 30, 2009

Chris + Rachael Ellington's Wedding

I had so much fun shooting this wedding!!!! The bride was so relaxed and calm while getting ready and Chris is one of the coolest guys you could know. They played this really hysterical game of trivia with their shoes and I so want to play that at my wedding!!! They also smashed the cake in each others faces, so you know they were my kind of people! Congrats!!!

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Poe Pumpkin

{Last night was the perfect fall night! As anyone in Tahoe already knows, it was so windy yesterday that the lake had waves like the ocean and late last night it snowed. So it was the best night for Lo and I to carve pumpkins! After a quick trip to Sparks, NV to visit the new Forever21 we made it back to Tahoe with new fall clothes + a pumpkin carving kit for pros! We had mimosas and let the stencils only inspire us...Mine is the laughing clown + the Edgar Allen Poe inspired Raven. Lo carved the spooky house + the witch and if it were a contest, I think she'd bring home the gold with that one!}

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Fall into Fashion!

{Fall fashion is one of my favorites. And even though my feet are still freezing from the 4 hours of shooting outside in the wet leaves, I still adore these photos of my new friend Chandler in cashmere, jeans, and boots. J'adore fineNfunky in the fall!}

Monday, October 19, 2009

Joy + Cyril's Wedding: parte duex

{Here is the second half of Joy and Cyril's wedding....the party! I cannot wait for them to get their DVD in the mail, because I watched this on my flat screen and it looks fantastic! This is what a classic, beautiful bride looks like. Have fun watching!}
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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Joy + Cyril's Wedding Video

{Here is the first draft of Joy + Cyril's wedding we shot last month. This video is taking longer than most because I really wanted everyone to experience how symbolic this hike was for them. Two separate hikes up the hill (Alpine, to be exact!) and one walk down as a married couple. I die! Ugh, I'm such a romantic. Anyways more videos to come so.... Stay tuned!}
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Winter Weddings!!!!

I loved this cover photo on Photo Pro UK {by one of the best wedding photogs in London, Julia Boggio} because everyone knows I love London and Wellies! Also, with winter approaching fast here in Tahoe City, I find myself really wanting to add a winter wedding to my portfolio. Although I have always wanted to be warm on my wedding day (hello, I'm from AZ!) I have always thought it so romantic and almost magical to be married in the snow! Plus, I think it would be fun to wear crazy + colorful footwear if only for the amazing photos!

P.S. Check out this blog I adore {RockNRoll Bride} who wrote about a photo session in none other than TAHOE!

Monday, September 28, 2009

Follow These People, S'il Vous Plait!

{Around Tahoe, I do as many photos + graphic design for local businesses as I can. Please help support them!}

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Basil grows like basil.

{ Here is the newest photo of Basil the puggle. I have decided to photograph her growth compared to people's shoes. Click here to see the 1st photo I took of her 2 1/2 weeks ago.....growing like a weed!! }

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

First day of fall things

{ Here are some samples of the beautiful jewelry I've been shooting lately for fineNfunky. The first one is a bracelet made out of a 1920's vintage shoe buckle + the second one is a necklace with a blingy leaf. I love! Also, we have new songs + new pics on love + photo (especially in the fashion + portrait section). Thanks for all the support, everyone! }

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Like the Best of Em...

So, I've noticed on other blogs that people are crazy about giveaways. LoveTaza does them. Cup of Joe does them. Even Cupcakes&Cashmere does them. So guess what? Now Love+Photo does them!!! Wow, my 1st giveaway...and I bet you are wondering what is in store for you? None other than the world famous, covetted by every starlett in Hollywood and Tahoe ski bum alike: the Dump Truck Couture hat!
To enter this giveaway, please leave a comment in my comment section as to when + where you would rock your DT hat. Or say something funny.

These hats are made locally in Tahoe City by my loving fiance + they are sold at FineNFunky stores for $45

The strangest thing I've seen today

{The dogs and I came across this strange rock sculpture at Lake Forest beach and they were as curious about it as I was.}

Two Peas in a Pod

{Mona loves the beach + Basil loves to eat rocks at the beach}



Monday, September 14, 2009

Photos du jour

ShopFine'N'Funky.com
I adore shooting for fineNfunky's website lately! It's been easy breazy shoots everytime + it's so fun to create the outfits from a bag of couture that was given to me. This week I shot Sara, a Tahoe local who has her own funky style. We defintely toss styling ideas back and forth. I love her! The only hard part of this job is coveting all the fall + winter fashions coming out now that I want desperately :)

Friday, September 4, 2009

Living Literary

{I found this blog called Shaken & Stirred and it inspired me to do a posting answering questions with the name of books I've read throughout my life. This was fun + easy because I happen to be sitting here with my morning tea and my library of books on the bookshelves in front of me. Enjoy!}

Describe yourself:
Skinny Bitch
How do you feel?
Luck
Describe where you currently live:
East of Eden
If you could go anywhere, where would you go?
A Year in the Merde (France!)
Your favorite form of transport:
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Your best friend is . . . ?
Through the Lens
You and your friends are . . .?
Why Men Love Bitches
What’s the weather like?
Catching Fire
Favourite time of day?
The Sun also Rises
What is life to you?
The Power of Now
Your fear?
Green Eggs and Ham
What is the best advice you have to give?
Oh the Places you will go (both by Dr Suess)
Thought for the Day?
Be the Pack Leader (by the Dog Wisperer)
How I would like to die:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
My soul’s present condition?
In the Merde for LOVE... (Merde is french, google it)

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Hiking and Getting Hitched

Here are some photos from Joy + Cyril's wedding that we photographed last Saturday at Alpine. It was so much fun hiking up to the ceremony spot with the most beautiful views in the world! Also, Joy was the most laid back bride which certainly makes things easy. And how cute does she look in her wedding dress + hiking boots?!

Creating Coudure

Here is my friend Matthew. He is stylish. He is from New York.
I think he is the only person I know that would take a limited edition Louis Vuitton tee shirt and cut it up into a dog shirt (for his dog Shorty) and a DT Couture hat fit for Burningman. Gotta Love it.

Fall Fashions

{ Here are the latest fashion finds from Fine'n'Funky shot by yours truely! This shoot was so much fun because my besty Matt Chaves is in Tahoe visiting me so luckily he assisted me + played stylist/creative director. Merci Matt! }


Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Weddings + Things


I'd like to apologize for the lack of new posts over this upcoming weekend in advance. I am going to be crazy busy. First, on Thursday I have a Fine'n'Funky shoot in Reno AND my aunt Mimi coming in town to visit. Then, on Saturday I am shooting Joy + Cyril's wedding in Alpine. Kelsen and I are really excited about shooting a laid back wedding that involves us wearing Chuck sneakers and going on a hike! Then, the cherry on top, my bestie Matthew coming to visit me with his dog (and Mona's friend) Shorty. I am sure we will take plenty of photos and I promise to post later. For now, here is my new advertisement as seen on craigslist :) and a photo from Galen + Shayla's wedding of Lo and I. I had so much fun and I just can't stop thinking of that wedding!
xoxo, LClick on photos to enlarge

Monday, August 24, 2009

Galen + Shayla


{ Here is a wedding I was at over the weekend, our dear sweet friends Galen and Shayla's. It was at Rocky Ridge beach in Tahoe and I had a wonderful time dancing all night!
Plus, Kelsen was a groomsman (far left) and looked so handsome in his ivory tux. Great music, great food, great night! }

More photos on Love+Photo.com

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Fine'n'Funky Town



Here are the Fine'n'Funky photos I shot last evening at the Lake Forest boat loading section. It was so much fun :)
P.S. Those are Hanky Panky's in her hair!!

Little Sister




Here is the new shwag from Fine'n'Funky modeled by my little sister Samantha and shot by yours truely....

Friday, July 31, 2009

Looks Ruff

These poor dogs look hot! New Moncler ad campaign by Bruce Weber. (via Love blog)

And here is your daily dose of Mona! Taken two years ago at the Standard hotel in LA. I say, let's bring back the pony!