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  • WELCOME!

    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: Interviews

Perfect Proposal Ideas {Intimate and Real}

Our friend Thanasis’ story shows you don’t need to be showy to have an amazing sweet proposal. SometimesView full post »

Perfect Proposal Ideas {Message in a bottle!}

Our Perfect Proposal Ideas series continues today with hearing from David Hensler. David, WOW I love this story so muchView full post »

Perfect Proposal Ideas {Sneakily set up a video camera}

With Christmas and New Year just around the corner, proposal season is definitely here. And we know that popping theView full post »

Orange Blossom Special Events {Brooke Avishay} – Westwood, California

It was November of last year when Suzy and I first had the privilege of meeting Brooke Avishay of Orange BlossomView full post »

Five Myths About Destination Weddings

A gorgeous fairytale wedding in the middle of the Redwoods. A vibrant wedding on the warm beaches of Costa Rica.View full post »

Hey, Sweet Pea exciting GIVEAWAY

You may remember my sweet friend Elise of Hey Sweet Pea who shared some fabulously helpful tips about twitter on ourView full post »

Carson & Kathleen {the Itty Bitty Party Committee}

I’ve thrown quite a few parties, and it is always somewhere in the middle of it that I realize I am in over myView full post »

On WELLness {by Erin of WELL in L.A.}

Last Thursday I got to hang out with my new friend, Erin of WELL in L.A. Not only did we get to take some fun photos,View full post »

How to stylize a wedding or event {by Miriam Corona}

Last Friday I posted our recent Candy Land inspiration shoot. My friend Miriam, of Miriam Corona Events was the stylistView full post »

TheHeadBandShoppe Giveaway – and the winner is…!

Lukas and I usually go to bed late and wake up late. You know how night owls on the East Coast say they are onView full post »

GIVEAWAY from TheHeadBandShoppe: Gorgeous handmade accessories!

I came across these gorgeous feather pieces at Kevin & Jessica’s wedding. From headbands and pretty shoe clipsView full post »

The Wedding Dress Dilemma: introducing TheGownSwap.com!

Happy Monday everyone! Recently, a few of our Brides have told me that they have everything for their wedding,View full post »

Creative Connection Los Angeles

Imagine for a second, a group of ladies. A group of ladies overflowing with amazing ideas and talent. Overflowing withView full post »

“Fishy Finds” a Wonderland of Antique Props at value prices – Simi Valley, California

I want to introduce you to a magical land of intrigue & excitement hidden away behind a simple exterior in aView full post »

Turning Lemons into Lemonade {By Lizzie Metcalf}

I have been eagerly anticipating this blog post for weeks. I love Lizzie. That’s the first thing I want to say.View full post »

Makeup Tips: How to get what you want for your Wedding Day {By Denise VanArsdale}

Falling in love. The surprise proposal. Eager anticipation and excitement! Months of planning. There are so many littleView full post »

Top Ten Twitter Tips By {Elise Ostermann}

“Another post on Twitter?” You ask. Well let me tell you, this information is BY FAR the best I’veView full post »

A Bit About Branding: by Amanda Habbershaw, Graphic Designer

I was nineteen years old and had just graduated high school when I packed up my belongings-consisting of three boxes ofView full post »

Five Tips for Wedding Hairstylists: by Anna Quinn

I got to know Anna Quinn as she worked magic on my hair last week at a stylized shoot Lukas & I got to model for.View full post »

Behind the Shepherds’ Conference: An Interview with Brent Small

It’s here! The long awaited 2010 Shepherd’s Conference begins tomorrow! This is one of my favorite events ofView full post »

Behind the Scenes Video Documentary (Contrast Concepts)

A little over a year ago I had an idea. I wanted to put a shoot together to create some images which were just a littleView full post »

In Retrospect: The Stories of 12 Brides (Part 3)

This is part three of the questions I asked a dozen brides. I find it really interesting that there really wasn’tView full post »

In Retrospect: The Stories of 12 Brides (Part 2)

Part two of my mini survey, I asked the same 12 brides if they could go back to the wedding day and change one thingView full post »

In Retrospect: The Stories of 12 Brides (Part 1)

Over the past few weeks I have been thinking over things that might be helpful for future brides as their wedding dayView full post »

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