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Wedding

Zach and Loretta: Private Estate Wedding, Simi Valley

Zach and Loretta are great people.  Emily and I have been friends with them for a couple years and it was such an honor to photograph their wedding. It was a truly beautiful occasion that all took place in Loretta’s backyard in Simi Valley. Oh and it was also a party…a nuts party. I hope you guys like long posts because we’re trying one out tonight.

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Wedding

Chris and Amanda: Private Estate wedding, Pacific Palisades, CA

Where do we start with this one? There’s way too much to write. Let it suffice to say, we really loved Chris and Amanda’s wedding. It was beautiful, unique, and tons of fun. The Pacific Palisades were totally showing off and provided the best backdrop imaginable for this party of a wedding. We had a lot of photos we liked from this wedding so we decided to post a few more than usual. We were so honored to photograph this day! 

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Wedding

Jimmy and Iris: Man and Wife – Lost Canyons Wedding, Simi Valley

Jimmy and Iris’ wedding was a blast. We had great time off-roading in golf carts and getting to know this awesome couple.  Lost Canyons brought the backdrop, Jimmy and Iris brought the awesome. Czech out the pics right here; right now.

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Personal

2 year anniversary trip: Los Angeles and Palm Springs

Here’s a couple shots from our recent trip to Palm Springs. 2 years of being married to your best friend is definitely something to celebrate. Just fyi: no animals were hurt during the creation of these images – just a couple people on account of landing in awkward positions.

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Engagement Session

Chris and Amanda: Malibu engagement, Point Dume, CA

Chris and Amanda were so fun to photograph. It was such a pleasure to celebrate their engagement with them. We all had a great time with them climbing around ocean cliffs in Malibu. Their wedding also happened to be an amazing event but you’ll have to wait a bit to see those photos. Enjoy!

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Wedding

Karissa and Jonas: Santa Barbara Courthouse Wedding, CA

Karissa and Jonas are both artists with a serious sense of personal style. Karissa spent much of her childhood in China and she used a lot international inspiration for her wedding day. She designed her own dress after 1999 Coco Chanel and coupled it with a 20 foot silk sari for her train. The day was full of artistic details including a gold-dipped bird skull boutonniere, a traditional chinese tea ceremony, and their amazing 50s chevy get away car. The ceremony was held in the Mural Room in the historic Santa Barbara courthouse – a beautiful cathedral-style room with restored paintings covering the walls. The reception was an intimate event held at the Opal – a local Santa Barbara restaurant – with amazing food and ambiance. Beyond being unique and artistic, Karissa and Jonas are genuinely great people and their wedding day was truly a joy to be a part of.  We hope you enjoy!

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Engagement Session

Zach and Loretta’s engagement photos: Arts District, Los Angeles, CA

Hey everyone! Welcome to our new blog. We hope this time around to be more active and generally just better at our online presence . If you haven’t checked out our new website yet, please do: kappenphotography.com We’re really proud of it.

Anyway, Zach and Loretta are awesome. We photographed them on the streets of the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles. It was killer. We’re super excited to be photographing their wedding this weekend.