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Old Towne Orange Engagement | Orange, CA | Mike + Taylor

Old Towne Orange Engagement | Orange, CA | Mike + Taylor The Special Ingredient One of the gems of Orange County for me has to be Old Towne Orange.  Nestled between the 55, 5, 57 freeways is a smallView full post »

Table Rock Beach Engagement | Laguna Beach, CA | Blake & Sarah

Table Rock Beach Engagement | Laguna Beach, CA | Blake & Sarah Orange County Wedding Photographer Over the years as an Orange County wedding photographer I have come to love the many beautifulView full post »

Bell Towers Wedding in Rancho Santa Margarita | Isai & Heather

Bell Towers Wedding in Rancho Santa Margarita | Isai & Heather Does the Parking Business Really Bring People Together? As a wedding photographer here in Orange County, I get the privilege toView full post »

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Eric & Jennifer | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Eric & Jennifer | Orange County Wedding Photographer Where the Surf really does meet the Turf One of the more exciting parts about being an Orange County weddingView full post »

Santiago Oaks Park Engagement | Erica & Garrett

Santiago Oaks Park Engagement | Erica & Garrett An afternoon of laughter, love and a beautiful park is an afternoon well spent.  It’s always exciting when we get to shoot a new couple forView full post »

Burgers, Alligators & Love | Laguna Beach Engagement Photography

Burgers, Alligators & Love | Laguna Beach Engagement Photography I have learned as a wedding photographer that our couples can have some pretty unique stories.  Such is the case for Jamie andView full post »

You Never Know Where Love Can Be Found | San Francisco Bay Engagement

You Never Know Where Love Can Be Found San Francisco Bay Engagement What if I told you that you can be from Australia and someone else can be from France, and that you will meet in Hong Kong, fallView full post »

Serra Plaza Wedding | Nick & Lyndsey | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Serra Plaza Wedding | Nick & Lyndsey Serra Plaza is easily one of our new favorite venues.  Only a short drive away from the San Juan Capistrono Mission, it’s the perfect place for anView full post »

Mount Palomar Winery Wedding | Michael & Riley | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Mount Palomar Winery Wedding | Michael & Riley Set in Southern California’s own wine country, Michael & Riley’s Mount Palomar Winery Wedding  was picture perfect.  Being anView full post »

Padua Hills Theatre Wedding | Matt & Abby

Padua Hills Theatre Wedding | Matt & Abby Being an Orange County wedding photographer we have the great opportunity to work at some amazing wedding venues with some incredible clients.  ThisView full post »

The Estate on Second Wedding | Lorcan & Annie | Orange County Wedding Photographer

The Estate on Second Wedding | Lorcan & Annie | Orange County Wedding Photographer Joyful smiles and laughter is about all that needs to be said to sum up Lorcan and Annie.  These twoView full post »

Padua Hills Theatre Wedding | Kyle & Anna

Padua Hills Theatre Wedding | Kyle & Anna When you think of a perfect fairy tale, you think of some great big miraculous story of how it all cam together such as a Cinderella story or a knightView full post »

Nicole & Perris | Orange County Maternity Photography

Nicole & Perris | Orange County Maternity Photography Pause for a moment and just take a breathe.  Turn off the noise that’s surrounding you and just let the silence fill the room.  NowView full post »

Orange County Engagement Photography | Matt & Abby

Orange County Engagement Photography | Matt & Abby Find your one true love can come in some of the most unexpected ways or sometimes in the form of a friend orchestrating the whole thing.  InView full post »

Downtown Fullerton Wedding | Clay & Leslie | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Downtown Fullerton Wedding | Clay & Leslie | Orange County Wedding Photographer Quiet, kind and caring are just a few words that I can think of when describing Leslie and Clay.  While softView full post »

Five Crowns Wedding | Matt & Brooke | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Five Crowns Wedding | Matt & Brooke | Orange County Wedding Photographer Moments To Be Treasured Matt & Brooke’s Five Crowns wedding has come and gone and as we look back on theirView full post »

Richard Nixon Library Wedding | Terry & Katie | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Richard Nixon Library Wedding | Terry & Katie | Orange County Wedding Photographer Being a Yorba Linda native, it was such a privilege to be a part of this Richard Nixon Library wedding.  WeView full post »

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Matt & Breean | Hold Out Ranch Wedding

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Matt & Breean | Hold Out Ranch Wedding Sometimes in life we meet people and think nothing of it as we continue on through life only to come across thatView full post »

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Sam & Emy |Malibu El Matador Beach Engagement

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Sam & Emy |Malibu El Matador Beach Engagement Being an Orange County wedding photographer has truly granted me and my team the privilege to meet so manyView full post »

Heritage Museum Wedding | Brandon & Sarah | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Heritage Museum Wedding | Brandon & Sarah | Orange County Wedding Photographer Brandon and Sarah are such a unique couple in that they aren’t afraid to just be themselves, laugh theirView full post »

Placentia Wedding | Dwayne & Christy | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Placentia Wedding | Dwayne & Christy | Orange County Wedding Photographer This Circle is Now Complete What started out as two young kids meeting back in the late 1970’s, due his friendship withView full post »

Grand Traditions Estate Wedding | Jarrod & Ariel | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Grand Traditions Estate Wedding | Jarrod & Ariel | Orange County Wedding Photographer A Perfect Disney Story One of the greatest things I get to do as an Orange County wedding photographer is toView full post »

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Jared & Shelby | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Jared & Shelby | Orange County Wedding Photographer Country boy meets California girl.  Drives a rental car and sweeps her off her feet.  Okay maybe that’s notView full post »

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Keith & Stephanie | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Keith & Stephanie | Orange County Wedding Photographer A Rustic Wedding In The Heart Of Orange County I love shooting engagement and wedding photography at the Red HorseView full post »

Coyote Hills Wedding | Andrew & Cindy | Orange County Wedding Photography

Coyote Hills Wedding | Andrew & Cindy | Orange County Wedding Photography As The Book Ends, A New Life Begins Over the years our wedding team has worked with hundreds of couples and we canView full post »

Ponte Winery Wedding | Derek & Anais | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Ponte Winery Wedding | Derek & Anais ORANGE COUNTY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER Being an Orange County wedding photographer only gets better when I hear of stories like Derek & Anais’s.  TheyView full post »

Laguna Beach Engagement | Phil & Melissa

Laguna Beach Engagement | Phil & Melissa Summer time in Orange County is perfect for blue skies, the beach, pizza and a love story!  Recently I had the great honor of meeting up with Phil &View full post »

Huntington Library Proposal | Connor & Antonia | Orange County Wedding Photography

Huntington Library Proposal | Connor & Antonia | Orange County Wedding Photography Have you ever taken a moment where you sat down, reflected on the past and realize it’s crazy how fastView full post »

Newland Barn Wedding | Ivan & Renee | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Newland Barn Wedding | Ivan & Renee ORANGE COUNTY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER This weekend’s wedding at the Newland Barn here in Orange County was amazing but also a moment of reflection for me.View full post »

Trivolli Terrace Wedding | Idania & John | Orange County wedding photographer

Trivolli Terrace Wedding | Idania & John Orange County Wedding Photographer Idania & John’s wedding on May 29, 2016 was perfect from the beginning of planning to the end of the day withView full post »

San Juan Capistrano Engagement | Matt & Breean

San Juan Capistrano Engagement | Matt & Breean A Well Balanced Love Story It’s always nice to get wedding photography jobs from people I never met before, but when it’s for someone you know, itView full post »

Vista Valley Country Club Wedding | David & Nicollette

Vista Valley Country Club Wedding | David & Nicollette Orange County Wedding Photography | Three16 Photography Here in Southern California the end of May is the start of a few things.View full post »

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Natalie & Phil

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Natalie & Phil Confidence Gets The Girl So young and full of excitement. That’s exactly how I would describe Natalie and Phil while we shot their OrangeView full post »

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Orange County Wedding Photographer | Kyle & Anna

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Kyle & Anna She Prepared Her Own Ring? And now for something really different… I had a great opportunity recently to shoot an engagement photo session forView full post »

Trabuco Canyon Engagement | Karina & Ivan

Trabuco Canyon Engagement | Karina & Ivan May The Force Be With Them I really love my job as a wedding photographer!! I recently shot Karina and Ivan’s engagement session and one of myView full post »

San Juan Capistrano Engagement | Annie & Lorcan

San Juan Capistrano Engagement | Annie & Lorcan They ‘Knew’ this was Perfect as the Writing was on the – Wrists  One of the best parts about being a wedding photographer in Orange CountyView full post »

Summit House Restaurant Wedding | Eric & Angela

Summit House Restaurant Wedding | Eric & Angela Adventurous, kind, friendly and LA Kings Fans are just some ways you can describe Eric & Angela.  A little bit over a year ago I met ourView full post »

Park Avenue Restaurant Wedding | Michael & Michele

Park Avenue Restaurant Wedding | Michael & Michele She’s A Thief! This past weekend we had the awesome opportunity to capture Michael and Michele’s Park Avenue RestaurantView full post »

Yost Theater Engagement | Maya & Arturo

Yost Theater Engagement | Maya & Arturo Sometimes They Just Fit Together I will admit it, I’m a sucker for true love. Maybe that’s one of the reasons I started a wedding photography business?View full post »

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Keith & Stephanie

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Keith & Stephanie This past Saturday we had the joy of returning to the Red Horse Barn in Huntington Beach here in Orange County for a wonderful couple’s specialView full post »

Fullerton Arboretum Wedding | Laura & Daniel

Fullerton Arboretum Wedding | Laura & Daniel One of my absolute favorite spots in Orange County has to be the Fullerton Arboretum though I am probably biased because I live across the streetView full post »

El Adobe de Capistrano Wedding Photography | Kevin & Brittany

El Adobe de Capistrano Wedding Photography | Kevin & Brittany The Award For Most Adorable Couple of the Year Goes To…. Kevin and Brittany of course! Being an Orange County Wedding PhotographerView full post »

Downtown LA Engagement | Eric & Angela

Downtown LA Engagement | Eric & Angela Kings For A Day Talk about a day out with a fun couple. One of the real delights in being a wedding photographer is going to different locations in OrangeView full post »

Yorba Linda Engagement | Jarrod & Ariel

Yorba Linda Engagement | Jarrod & Ariel They Say Don’t Get Involved With Co-Workers, But Why? One of best parts about being a Orange County wedding photographer is hearing about all the uniqueView full post »

Bella Gardens Estate Wedding | Taylor & Petra

Bella Gardens Estate Wedding | Taylor & Petra Recently we had the great honor of being a part of Taylor & Petra Petrich’s beautiful wedding day at the Bella Gardens Estate in Murrieta.View full post »

Old Towne Orange Engagement | Dwayne & Christy

Old Towne Orange Engagement | Dwayne & Christy These Two Really Have Come Full “Circle” One of the things I enjoy most about shooting wedding photography in Orange County is that I am remindedView full post »

Big Bear Engagement | Taylor & Petra

Big Bear Engagement | Taylor & Petra A Love Connection That Was Heaven Sent Living in Orange County allows for me to have access to all of Southern California. The beaches, the mountains, theView full post »

Trabuco Canyon Engagement | Lizeth & Jackson

Trabuco Canyon Engagement | Lizeth & Jackson Finding Love Can Happen Anywhere As a wedding photographer here in Orange County, I meet so many people with incredible love stories. Lizeth andView full post »

Costa Mesa’s The Lab Engagement Session | Renee & Ivan

Costa Mesa’s The Lab Engagement Session | Renee & Ivan A Couple Made In Heaven I have said it before and I will continue to saying it…. I love being a wedding photographer in OrangeView full post »

Newport Beach Engagement | Ethel & Hugo

Newport Beach Engagement | Ethel & Hugo Make Mine A Grande! One of the cool things about being a wedding photographer in Orange County is shooting the engagement photos of all these greatView full post »

Laguna Beach Engagement | Madison & Joseph

Laguna Beach Engagement | Madison & Joseph They Say Good Things Comes In Three’s How did I get so blessed? I love when I am able to combine three of my favorite loves in life into one event.View full post »

Santa Ana Engagement | Stephanie & Keith

Santa Ana Engagement | Stephanie & Keith They Really Hit It Out Of The Park Talk about a fun and super friendly couple. As a wedding photographer in Orange County you really look forward toView full post »

Sierra La Verne Country Club Wedding | Vanessa & Josh

Sierra La Verne Country Club Wedding | Vanessa & Josh Every weekend in Orange County there are hundreds of couples committing theirs lives to each other as they say their “IView full post »

Monterey Bay Wedding| Michael & Danielle

Monterey Bay Wedding| Michael & Danielle A True Online Match Made In Heaven The wedding between Michael and Danielle was extra special for me. Michael and I both attended college together atView full post »

Santiago Oaks Orange County Engagement | Vanessa & Josh

Santiago Oaks Orange County Engagement | Vanessa & Josh One of the things I cherish most about living in Orange County is my friends.  Yes we have some great beaches, some amazing restaurants,View full post »

Angel Stadium Engagement | Leslie & Clayton

Angel Stadium Engagement | Leslie & Clayton Call this Engagement Photo Session a Home Run! One of the coolest parts about being a wedding photographer in Orange County is the opportunity toView full post »

La Canada Thursday Club Wedding | Phil & Alison

La Canada Thursday Club Wedding | Phil & Alison A Sweet Tune This past Saturday we were honored to wrap up the 2015 wedding season with Phil Yao & Alison Bjorkedal wedding day at La CanadaView full post »

San Francisco Photography | Josh & Katy

San Francisco Photography | Josh & Katy Instagram? Try Instaconnection For These Two ‘Likers’ Sometimes it’s a good thing to take this Orange County Photographer out of his comfort zone and do aView full post »

Oak Glen Family Pictures | The Swanson Family

Oak Glen Family Pictures | The Swanson Family Looking back on life it always amazes me how much can change over the years.  This year will mark ten years since I graduated high school.  For someView full post »

Manhattan Beach Engagement Pictures | John & Idania

Manhattan Beach Engagement Pictures | John & Idania A Little Engagement with a Big Heart As a Orange County wedding photographer, I love shooting photos of couples that are playful with eachView full post »

Dove Canyon Courtyard Wedding | Matt & Danielle

Dove Canyon Courtyard Wedding | Matt & Danielle Matt & Danielle’s day was simply beautiful.  I’ve had the honor of knowing Danielle for several years and was delighted when I wasView full post »

Black Gold Golf Club Wedding | David & Lindsey

Black Gold Golf Club Wedding | David & Lindsey Love Is One Click Away Up in the hills of Yorba Linda as the sun set this past Saturday, something special happened that began a little over twoView full post »

El Adobe de Capistrano Wedding | Kevin & Brittany

El Adobe de Capistrano Wedding | Kevin & Brittany San Juan Capistrano Wedding My heart may have melted a little bit this weekend.  Several months ago I met Kevin and Brittany after a bridal showView full post »

Matt & Danielle | San Juan Capistrano Mission Engagement

Matt & Danielle | San Juan Capistrano Mission Engagement Today Is The Day! Growing up in Orange County, I have found that I have a love hate relationship with Orange County.  Some of you mightView full post »

Laguna Beach Engagement | Jared & Shelby

Laguna Beach Engagement | Jared & Shelby The Surprising Proposal That Caught Her Off Guard Being a wedding photographer in the Orange County area has afforded me the opportunity to know so manyView full post »

Monterey Bay Wedding Photography | Michael & Danielle

Monterey Bay Wedding Photography | Michael & Danielle There are many things in life that make me happy… oceans, camping, snowboarding, road trips, steak, church, friends, dogs, and ofView full post »

Phil & Alison | Downtown Fullerton Engagement Photography

Phil & Alison | Downtown Fullerton Engagement Photography They Make Beautiful Music Together To have a happy and successful marriage, you need to be in rhythm with one another. For Phil andView full post »

Picking Wedding Vendors That Will Make Your Wedding Day Shine

Picking Wedding Vendors That Will Make Your Wedding Day Shine If you’re reading this, you’re likely on a search for the perfect wedding vendors for your special day and you’ve alsoView full post »

David & Lindsey | Yorba Linda Engagement Photography

David & Lindsey | Yorba Linda Engagement Photography Modern Day Love Found On The Internet I had the opportunity recently to shoot a very special engagement photography session in Orange CountyView full post »

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Trabuco Canyon Bridal Shoot

Orange County Wedding Photographer | Trabuco Canyon Bridal Shoot A Bohemian Wedding in the Woods As a Orange County wedding photographer I’m always amazed, intrigued and excited by the greatView full post »

Orange County Family Photographer | Laguna Beach Family Pictures

Orange County Family Photographer | Laguna Beach Family Pictures Wheeler Family Portraits I don’t know about you but one of the things I love about Orange County is the beautiful beaches we areView full post »

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Eric & Jennifer

Red Horse Barn Wedding | Eric & Jennifer Country Wedding In Orange County Orange County has many lovely and elegant wedding venues such as The Summit House, Pelican Hill, Black Gold County Club,View full post »

Open for Business | City of Orange

Open for Business | City of Orange A New Chapter Opens To say this year has been a great year for Three16 Photography would truly be an understatement.  This year has been a fantastic year forView full post »

Laura & Daniel | Irvine Engagement

Laura & Daniel | Irvine Engagement Love Can Be Found Anywhere One of the things I love about meeting newly engaged couples is to learn their stories and as to why they pick certain things out.View full post »

Loving The Fatherless

Loving The Fatherless For anyone who has taken time to get to know me, they know that I grew up in a broken home.  A home that was filled with drugs, abuse, anger and chaos.  I grew up with twoView full post »

Irvine Engagement | Nicollette & David

Irvine Engagement | Nicollette & David When Surprising Her Becomes Your Top Priority As mentioned in previous blogs of mine, I LOVE shooting engagement photo shoots because it’s not necessarilyView full post »

Elite Vacation Estate Temecula Wedding | Jeff & Brittany Gonzales

Elite Vacation Estate Temecula Wedding | Jeff & Brittany Gonzales I just got home from an absolutely beautiful wedding in Temecula and had to share a few sneak peeks of fabulous couple fromView full post »

Calvary Chapel Bible College Wedding | Jackson & Lizeth Cagle

Calvary Chapel Bible College Wedding | Jackson & Lizeth Cagle This Sunday was special, not because football season started but because I got to leave Orange County and be a part of a very specialView full post »

Hotel Maya Long Beach Wedding | Shawn & Lisa

Hotel Maya Long Beach Wedding | Shawn & Lisa I just got done shooting Shawn & Lisa’s wedding day at Hotel Maya in Long Beach and I couldn’t wait to share a few sneak peeks ofView full post »

Kenney Family Pictures | Irvine Regional Park

Kenney Family Pictures | Irvine Regional Park I’ve said it many times and I’ll say it again, one of the greatest things about doing photography in Orange County is some of the wonderfulView full post »

Can Apple Products Produce Love?

Can Apple Products Produce Love? One of the things I love about what I do for a living is meeting newly engaged couples. Love and excitement is in the air, along with so much hope and anticipation.View full post »

Lives Forever Changed – Harvest Crusade

Lives Forever Changed – Harvest Crusade One of the events I look forward to every year is the SoCal Harvest Crusade at Angel Stadium.  First, I just want to say if you’ve never been, youView full post »

Laguna Beach Engagement | Alex & Trang

Laguna Beach Engagement | Alex & Trang Simply Sweet Simple, sweet and fun.  Those are three words that come to mind when I think of Alex & Trang’s engagement session in Laguna Beach andView full post »

Temecula Wedding | Chad & Michelle Kostner

Temecula Wedding | Chad & Michelle Kostner Wiens Family Cellars in Temecula offered a beautiful backdrop to Chad and Michelle’s delightful wedding day.  As an Orange County weddingView full post »

Orange County Bridal Shoot | Austin & Carla

Orange County Bridal Shoot | Austin & Carla In a county full of buildings, traffic and people, it’s nice to know there’s a place in Orange County that allows you to escape and get lost in theView full post »

Disneyland Engagement | Matt & Amanda

Disneyland Engagement | Matt & Amanda Ah, love is in the air at Disneyland! Even a hot, sunny day here in Orange County couldn’t put the brakes on love. And for Matthew and Amanda it was love twoView full post »

Let Freedom Ring – Fourth of July

Let Freedom Ring Fourth of July, a great day for BBQ’s, swimming, hot dog eating contests, country music, awkward yet stylish American Flag apparel and of course fireworks!  Yes, Fourth of JulyView full post »

He Fought A Good Fight

He Fought A Good Fight Many times when you read a photographer’s blog you can expect to read a light and fluffy story about a beautiful wedding at an elaborate resort in Laguna Beach.  WellView full post »

You Won’t Believe What She Did To Him

 Laguna Beach Trash the Dress Let’s be honest, as a wedding photographer in Orange County I get to do and see a lot of really cool stuff.  Throughout Southern California we are blessed withView full post »

Laguna Beach Engagement Photographer

Sometimes falling for a co-worker can make your work day a little bit better. Am I right? For Jane Guzman and Mike Parino that is a big 10-4 as both of them work for the police department with MikeView full post »

Orange County Senior Photographer | Brandon Chambers

One of the greatest joys I have as an Orange County Photographer is being blessed with the opportunity to shoot senior pictures. I live in a community that has about 8 high schools all within a 10View full post »

Love in the Wilderness | Jeff & Brittany

One of the best things about being from Orange County and shooting couple’s photography is regardless of whether it is structural or natural, there are many venues to which to shoot at. This wasView full post »

Orange County Engagement Photography Session| Clint & Amie

Thoughtful, compassionate and dedicated are just a sampling of this amazing relationship between Amie Obermoeller and Clint Walker. Sweethearts since high school, these two now find themselves set toView full post »

Irvine Engagement Photographer | Chad & Michelle

Orange County Engagement Photography | Chad & Michelle With their wedding set to take place in June 2015, Chad and Michelle’s love was in full bloom during their recent Orange County engagementView full post »

The Wright Family| Orange County Family Photographer

As an Orange County Family Photographer, one of the most delightful opportunities I have is capturing beautiful family & maternity photographs.  I absolutely loved this shoot with Brandon,View full post »

Orange County Engagement Photography | Kenzo & Angela

Orange County Engagement Photography | Kenzo & Angela   They’re engaged!  Kenzo & Angela were so excited to share the news with many of their friends and family who may have notView full post »

Laguna Beach Family Photography| Lobato Family

Laguna Beach Family Photography| Lobato Family Meet the Lobato family. Jared had contacted me to plan a special treat for his soon to be fiancé. His plan was to take a family road trip from ColoradoView full post »

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