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    Welcome to the blog! If the banner doesn't make it obvious enough I'll just spill the beans and let you know that we are a full time husband and wife wedding photography team. We love life, God, weddings, and if you slide over our names to the left you'll note a few other things we love.

    We are based out of Los Angeles, and when I say that, I mean our studio is right in the smack dab center of downtown. However, if you start browsing through the blog history you will soon note that we shoot weddings all over the country and world. We put a lot into making our images so I hope you enjoy checking some of them out!

    If you're up for having a great time at your wedding, and our photos have the look you are going for, then feel free to shoot us a note and we would love to chat some more!

    - Lukas and Suzy VanDyke

Category Archives: Engagements

Matt & Nancy {Love Shoot}

As they walked down the dirt road hand in hand, I observed my sweet friend. Nancy was one of my very first friends whenView full post »

Jason & Whitney {Love Shoot} – Simi Valley, California

It rained all morning, but the sun did decide to come out in the early afternoon. We met at a deserted camp ground withView full post »

Michael & Carissa {Engagement Session} – Los Angeles, California

It costs a lot to live in a place where it’s almost always amazing weather. But you know what? It’s worth itView full post »

Sam & Kayla {Engagement} – Simi Valley, California

Young love is always such a beautiful thing! The intimate smiles, the tender embraces, and the pure joy of beingView full post »

Matt & Tiffany {Engagement} – Mount Washington, California

There’s something about the intimacy and the privacy of a backyard which makes for some of my favorite engagementView full post »

Keith & Rebekah {Engagement} – Los Angeles, California

When Suzy and I were dating, one of our favorite places to hang out was Griffith Observatory. Sometimes we would driveView full post »

David & Shogher {Engagement Session} – Lake Piru, California

The light spray of water on our faces, the sun shining down, the crisp smell of fall in the air. It was one of thoseView full post »

Titus & Staci {Engagement} – Fillmore, California

There’s something I love about going out into the country and feeling like I am in true farmland. Fillmore alwaysView full post »

Matt & Tiffany {Engagement} Palo Alto, California

Being a “lover of porches” isn’t usually the first thing I would use to describe someone. But in MattView full post »

Brian & Neeva {Engagement} – Having Fun is “OK”.

Sometimes things don’t turn out the way you expect. In this case I think it was more me than them. But it didView full post »

Adam & Esther {Engagement} Malibu, California

It was a much younger Esther I met when I shot her sisters wedding a number of years ago. Since then I have seen herView full post »

Kris & Maria {Engagement Photos} | The Walls of Hollywood

Kris & Maria are both transplants to California. They aren’t like some who move here to live in the farView full post »

Husky & Meghan {Mini Engagement} – Palm Springs, California

It was a somewhat last minute session, but it resulted in some pretty epic images. Meghan & Husky are both fromView full post »

Katrina & Marco {Engagement Photos} Sanssouci Palace – Berlin, Germany

I met Katrina and her family in the Fall about seven years ago in Oslo, Norway. The following Spring I ended up spendingView full post »

Katrina & Marco {Engagement Photo Preview} – Berlin, Germany

Ten days out from the wedding I got to spend the afternoon with Katrina & Marco at a castle just outside of BerlinView full post »

Lain & Susana {Engagement} – Santa Monica, California

On Sunday I got to spend a couple hours in the afternoon reminiscing with Susana & Lain in Santa Monica. Not onlyView full post »

Featured Engagement: La Belle Bride

La Belle Bride has got to be one of my favorite wedding blogs out there. La Belle is always inspiring, yet with a “View full post »

Thanasis & Amy {Engagement} – High Desert, California

When I first met Amy & Thanasis at their home in Culver City after talking to them for a little while I thought toView full post »

Brian & Katherine {Engagement} – Fillmore, CA

Happy Monday everyone! I just finished editing a session that should be a good start for whats coming up this week! IView full post »

Mike & Elissa {Engagement Photos} – Los Angeles, California

It’s not often you get to photograph a Disney princess! Elissa, just got back from an 8 month stay in AsiaView full post »

Ben & Paola {Engagement Photos} The Biltmore Hotel – Los Angeles, California

When you walk into the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles you almost feel like you need to whisper. TheView full post »

Amos & Jennica {Engaged} – Newhall, California

Amos lives in old town Newhall, and while they were dating they went on a lot of walks in the area. It brought back aView full post »

Kevin & Marissa {Engagement} – Canyon Country, California

When it comes to decorating styles I think Marissa and I have more in common than most people I know! When we first gotView full post »

Taka & Elena {Engagement} – Pasadena, California

I was 19 years old, still had a lot of acne and was kind of wondering where I was going to go in life when I met Elena.View full post »

Jerry & Jill {Engagement} – Granda Hills, California

Jerry & Jill are one of the cuter couples I know. I think I say this for all my sessions, but I loved how in loveView full post »

Mike & Natalie {Engagement} – Newhall, California

Sunday afternoon I got to spend a few hours with Mike, Natalie, their daughter, and their bikes. As the story goes theyView full post »

Mark & AnnaLee {Engagement} – Ventura, California

Mark & AnnaLee are one of those couples who are just easy to like. Maybe its their genuine matter of factView full post »

Darryl & Meghan {Engagement} – Pasadena, California

Remember that feeling you had back when you first fell in love with that special someone. Remember the twitterpatedView full post »

Valentines Engagement Session

Last week Suzy had an idea that she asked me about. After seeing an inspiring Valentines day dessert table featured on aView full post »

Jason & Mikey {Engagement Mini Session} – Santa Clarita, CA

Jason and Mikey are one of those adorable, dynamic, fun loving couples who anyone would enjoy spending time with.View full post »

Nathan & Lucy {Engagement Photos} – Santa Clarita, California

It only snows in Los Angeles once every 10-20 years. The day we planned Nathan and Lucy’s engagement session justView full post »

Sergio & Alma {Engagement Photos} – Santa Monica, CA

I’ve never watched sports, and probably never will, which means I really have no idea what sports season it is orView full post »

Marques & Ramona {Engagement Photos} Union Station – Los Angeles, California

Happy Monday everyone! This weekend was an exhausting one for Suzy and I! We shot a wedding on Friday and then droveView full post »

Brad & Katie {Engagement} – Ventura, California

Brad is in the military and is stationed in Italy. So in the past year much of their together time has been throughView full post »

Matt & Estella: Engagement – Venice, California

With all our traveling this shoot as been a few weeks in coming. But it doesn’t make you guys any less cute. MattView full post »

Andrew & Christi: Engagement Session

It was an early morning we met for a little mini session only a week before the wedding! It was fun to see you guys allView full post »

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