The emotions tell the story.
The camera brings it to life.
On September 28th, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit the city of Palu in Indonesia, followed by an 18-foot tsunami that caused massive destruction to the whole island. This left 2,000 casualties, with 5,000 still missing and presumed dead. The official search for the lost has been called off and little to no help is offered by the government.
While editing this film we couldn't help but regularly smile. Matthew and Kristine's wedding is filled with so many authentic moments it felt like everyone in the room belonged. We hope that this fun and emotional film brings you that same reaction.
As the sun was setting the colors began to look pastel like. Austin and Cassie stood tall with the simplest backdrop of the ocean and skies. Dusk is one of our favorite times of the day because of the soft light and those pure pastel colors. We loved seeing the beautiful skin tones across a minimal ocean cliffside backdrop.
The regional head office of Rakuten's Americas operations, Crimson House West, is located at the northern tip of Silicon Valley, California. The companies housed here include Ebates, Rakuten Marketing, Rakuten Slice and Rakuten Viki. See what it's like to work at Rakuten's US headquarters!
Our first Russian Orthodox Wedding. Svetlana & Mikhael went all out for their wedding day. A mixture of a traditional Ceremony with a very musical reception.
So many beautiful moments with Qingyi and Yi and both families. The environment was perfect with a gorgeous victorian home. We loved capturing all the small details through out the day.
Patrick & Aimee were an absolute pleasure to be around. They trusted us with a completely new and upgraded camera system. We decided to maximize our cameras capabilities and decided to shoot the entire elopement in a 4K Raw format. We loved it so much that every wedding and elopement afterwards was going to be filmed in this format.
It began with having access to the Red Dragon camera for an extra day. The concept was still being discussed meanwhile Mikhail Mironov took the next flight from Portland to Sacramento. We all started looking for homes on airbnb with a victorian feel. The day prior to our shoot and we found a home but it was unavailable. After some begging and a few extra hundred dollars he was able to squeeze us in a six hour window. With little time for setup we decided we would use natural light and stick with the zacuto shoulder rig as well as a glidecam for speed.
The release of the Canon 1d x mark II was highly anticipated, and what better way to examine the possibilities of this new camera body than to be the first company to shoot a 4k wedding with them. It was a major success and a blessed coincidence that we had the wedding of a rising NFL tight end Rhett Elison and Supermodel Raina Hein timed right at the release of the camera.
An intimate and heartfelt wedding at the Schneider Residence with gorgeous views of the California landscape including Berkeley Hills and Mt. Diablo
Christian Ogoegbunem Isichei is Founder and Coordinator of Faith Alive Foundation-Nigeria in Jos, Nigeria.
Our goal was to set out and shoot a short film that was lit entirely by moonlight. We waited for the moon to become full and on the night of September 8th we set out to explore the coast in California and see what we could find.
BLACK BRAIN is a pop-noir artist disrupting beauty and thought. He whips ink like Dexter does blood. His gifted, art psyche develops stories that bring color to the mundane, dialogue to the mute and personality to the dull. His work is a voice for the transitional generation.
Reggie and I have known each other for over 2 years now. During this time we've grown closer. We've become friends, and to my astonishment, he seems to like hanging out with me. What's not surprising, given Reggie's infectious personality and humble attitude, is that I really enjoy spending time with him. Learning about his life has been a humbling experience.
A union of two hearts in the midst of the Hakone Japanese Gardens located in Saratoga, CA. Friends, family, laughter, and love. What more can you ask for?
Meet the winemaker whose passion for sustainability lead him to rethink wine and redefine the region. Opening Paso’s first distillery Re:Find Handcrafted Spirits Alex Villicana’s pet project refines unused juice into liquid gold and inspired a new high-end craft spirit movement in Paso Robles. Enjoy as Alex takes you along on some his favorite Paso pass times.
The Ludwig's adopted 2 children from Uganda. Upon arrival, they had the chance to meet their siblings and father and decided to support the family in Uganda by helping with their education and living expenses. Believing that family is everything, they hope their friendship will continue to grow and redefine family. With the help of AdoptTogether.org the Ludwigs fundraised $50K to help bring their children home.
The lack of clean water and sanitation causes 80% of all sickness and disease in the developing world - affecting more people than war, AIDS, and famine combined. This is just one story of how water changed Elima's life.
One thing I learned from sitting in traffic is that nothing ever happens. Yup, exactly, hours of ‘nothing ever happens’. Thousands of people staring into their phones, waiting for the lights to change. On this particular day, however, God prepared something very special for me, I met Reggie. You know that awkward moment at the stoplight when a man or woman in need walks by your window asking for some pocket change and you start anxiously pretending to be looking at your phone? That’s how I met Reggie.
Meet the winemaker whose passion for sustainability lead him to rethink wine and redefine the region. Opening Paso’s first distillery – Re:Find Handcrafted Spirits Alex Villicana’s pet project refines unused juice into liquid gold and inspired a new high-end craft spirit movement in Paso Robles. Enjoy as Alex takes you along on some his favorite Paso pass times.
A culinary road warrior, renowned cookbook author and chef/owner of Refugio Kitchen, Brigit Binns, is used to trusting her taste buds when it comes to discovering great food. Enjoy tasting your way through town with Brigit as she works on perfecting her palate and inspiring you to do the same with her foodie-focused itinerary.