Why Reception Lighting is So Important

September 7, 2012By DavidLighting, Reception

There’s just something about a wedding reception taking place in a ballroom that makes us want to have the lights dimmed low. I can’t think of a single reception where people wanted to keep things bright (in the evening, at least). While this is so very important to set the mood for your guests, it’s … Read More

Reception Surprises: A Water Balloon

September 7, 2012By HollyReception

Everyone knows that tossing the bouquet is a grand tradition at almost every wedding… It was the night before the big day, at the rehearsal dinner and the bride got the brilliant idea to throw a surprise into the mix (literally!). She asked one of her trusted bridesmaids to do a last minute favor, to … Read More

Locations We Love: Bali Hai Restaurant

September 6, 2012By DavidLocations We Love, Reception

We recently had the pleasure of shooting Elizabeth + Kevin’s wedding reception at the Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island in San Diego. What an incredible experience! Here are the top 3 reasons why we loved it. The Bali Hai is BEAUTIFUL! The location itself is very striking. As you can see from the photo … Read More