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Editorial Shoot | St Regis Punta Mita | Mexico

On a recent stay at the St Regis Punta Mita, we had the opportunity to style and photograph a dinner party for the St Regis.  The staff was so helpful and gave us to access to everything that we needed.  They provided the dinnerware, lines, and all the decor.  They even went out and cut fresh flowers from their property for our table design.  As you can see, the talented wifey, Nancy Liu Chin styled everything perfectly for the camera.  Want to know how to be the perfect host for a dinner party like this?  Hop over to Style Me Pretty Living to view Nancy’s top 5 tips for hosting the perfect party.  But first, a guacamole making class offered by the the St Regis.  It doesn’t get any fresher then this!

St Regis Punta Mita

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Engagement Session | Puerto Vallarta and San Francisco | Karen + Kevin

I love it when couples are adventurous.  After shooting part I in San Francisco, Karen and Kevin agreed to meet me in Puerto Vallarta for part II of their engagement session.  This was the first time for Karen so it was a great opportunity to explore the city and have photos taken.  And of course after the shoot, we had a nice Mexican dinner to celebrate their engagement.   

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Valentine’s Day Inspiration | Viceroy Palm Springs

My Valentine, Nancy Liu Chin, designed some modern day romance for this beautiful Valentine’s Day inspired photo shoot.  The iconic Viceroy Palm Springs made for the perfect backdrop with it’s charming bungalows and perfectly lit white rooms.  Add in a shopping spree at the local Target store for some props and there you have it.  I love all the little romantic vignettes that Nancy created and so will you.  It will surely spice up your upcoming Valentine’s Day celebration!

 

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All photos shot with my trusty little travel camera, Sony RX100II.
 

Instagram Maui

 
I thought I would share some Instagram photos from a trip to Maui last December to warm up the winter chill.  Bundle up, hug someone, and stay warm tonight!
 

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