Smashbox Studios hosted their annual FACE OFF photography competition, in which photographers from all over the country entered to win top prize of free studio time, camera schwag, an exhibition, and a whole heap of other goodies. The top 50 submissions were on display for a select group of attendees to view – since the 15 judges, who ranged from creative magazines to world class photographers and studio owners, had already cast their votes before the show opened. And amongst all the excitement of seeing everyone’s fabulous photographs, Hasselblad was giving a demo of it’s latest camera that was just out …

Capturing this wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles was truly special. A dear friend for 17 years, I was elated when Melissa asked me to photograph her glamorous wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles wedding. I’ve never seen my friend Melissa as radiant or as happy as she was on her wedding day. As for Chris, give him 30 seconds and he”ll charm the pants off you. He’s the guy who gets the girl in the end, and so he has. The couple chose The Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles because of their reputation for top-notch service, delicious catering, …

The blog is finally up and we couldn’t be more excited! The Studio JLK Weddings team and some of our favorite vendors look forward to sharing our thoughts, ideas, inspirations, musings, collaborations, and of course, some outstanding photography. We’re also very excited to have your comments, anecdotes, advice, and feedback. Through our collective experience we grow upward, reaching for the sun together. Ok, here we go!!!