Capturing your Dreams is what we are all about here at Three16 Photography. As an Orange County Photographer specializing in wedding, engagement and family photography, we are dedicated to providing you the best experience you can have at such a momentous time in your life. Making your moments Fun, Timeless & Romantic.

One of the biggest decisions you will have to make is where your ceremony and reception will take place at. The wedding venue sets the tone and theme for the whole wedding day and can add character, color and style. Over the years as photographers, we’ve photographed weddings in a wide array of locations in Southern California and from this we’ve assembled a list of our favorite spots to help you make your Wedding Venue decision. We invite to check out venues from Orange County, Los Angeles, Temecula Valley, and Other Southern California locations.

In addition to Wedding Photography, we also offer other services such as:
Engagement Photography
Wedding Videography
Aerial Photos and/or Video
Photo Albums
Photo Booth Rental
And various aspects of Family Photography, including Maternity, Newborn, Senior Portraits & Grad Photos. Corporate, Headshot and Event Photography is also available.

With a focus on natural light, lifestyle and a photo journalistic approach to your wedding day, we strive to not only meet your expectations but to far exceed them. After all, it is all about capturing the genuine love, fun, emotional and romantic moments of your special day.

Whether you’re getting married at the finest wedding venue that Orange County has to offer, a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles or in the vineyards in Temecula, we strive to offer you incredible photographs you can truly cherish for a lifetime.

We are Three16 Photography.

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Weddings are one of the biggest days of your life. That's why we aim to capture the genuine emotion shown throughout the day. Photos shouldn't be awkward and stiff! That's why it's our goal to capture each tear, laugh, kiss and smile
throughout the day .  

Congratulations, you’re engaged!
Now what? Finding a wedding photographer is the most important part, but with our highly professional and romantic photography, your choice is made easy.

Families are something truly to be treasured.  What began with two people in love can grow into something incredible. Whether you are expecting for the first time or you are planning the 60th family reunion, we'd love to photograph those timeless memories in a way you can truly cherish.

Couples photography

Wedding venue & details

Wedding ceremony

Wedding Preparation

Wedding party & Family

groom portraits

bride & groom first look

bridal portraits

evening portraits

engagement photography

Wedding reception

trash the dress

Engagement Photography

Wedding Videography

Wedding Photography

Click the photos below to see some of our favorite work captured from our Los Angeles weddings and Orange County weddings.

It’s your big day and your wedding venue is gorgeous. We know how much effort goes into the small details featured in your wedding, so gorgeous detail shots are a must!

Getting ready for your big day guarantees lots of butterflies, excitement and anxiety. Wedding preparation shots captures all those emotions, from getting makeup done to drinking with your best friends before walking down the aisle.

It's your wedding day and you both are dressed to impress. This day is all about you and nothing can be more intimate than sneaking away for some fun romantic photos with your new spouse.

The wedding ceremony is often the most stressful part of the wedding day. Have no fear, our professional teams are ready to capture all of your precious moments throughout the entire day. We’ve never missed a first kiss.

Woo Hoo! You’re married! Let’s get some fun wedding photos with all of your best friends and family so this moment lasts forever. As you look back on your wedding day it's important to remember who shared the day with you.

Lips. Eyes. Hair. Dress. Veil. We understand how much goes into your wedding look, and let me tell you - We will get every. single. detail.  

You sure clean up nicely!  Suit, tie, shoes, belt and maybe that new watch. This is your wedding day, so let’s make you feel as spiffy as you look.

The absolute joy of the bride and groom’s first look are moments that make us grin while editing a wedding. As lifestyle photographers, we live for the surprise, laughter and joyous smiles.  Truly these moment are always fun and never short of tears!

Let’s party! Get rid of all those wedding nerves and spend time with all your loved ones together. Wedding receptions offer some of the funniest and most treasure moments of your special day.

Sunset pictures are always some of our favorite photos, but there's always something special about that time after the sun has set. During this time we can get some of our more unique photos that will stand out in your wedding album.

The pure happiness and emotion when getting engaged is like no other. Before wedding planning, take a moment to capture that happiness through photos you will treasure forever.

Sometimes… ”Girls just wanna have fun”! Dismiss your wedding dress in an epic way through a paint war, mud crawl or day in the rain!  These photos will offer you something different and will free up closet space a little.


Taglyan complex wedding videography

ponte winery
wedding videography

ritz-carlton laguna
wedding videography

Hotel maya 
wedding videography

Click the photos below to see some of our favorite videography work from our Orange County, Los Angeles and throughout Southern California weddings.

Vaheed & Dina 
Los Angeles

Derek & Anais 

Sam & Emmy 
Laguna Niguel

Mike & Jane
Long Beach

WEDDING videography

Sam & Emy 
| Ritz-Carlton Laguna | Laguna Niguel

Derek & Anaise 
| Ponte Winery | Temecula

Vaheed & Dina
| Taglyan Complex | Los Angeles

Mike & Jane
| Hotel Maya | Los Angeles

maternity photography

newborn photography

family photography

corporate photography


minimony ceremonies

event photography

headshot photography


Senior Portraits

elopement weddings

destination weddings

marriage proposals

micro weddings

It’s time for a marriage proposal to that special someone. There are many ways to propose that he or she will remember for a lifetime and doing so without having to spend too much money.

The way we see it, families are always growing in age and in size. So why not start capturing lifelong memories now and keep that momentum going? 

We have found over the years that maternity photography might just be the most intimate form of photography with the most beautiful moments caught on camera..

Possibly the only thing more joyful than your wedding day is the day your baby is born. There’s nothing better than a home filled with great photos of your family; it changes a house to a home. 

Graduating from either High School or College is a huge milestone in a young person’s life. What a better way to capture your graduate and those moments as a keepsake.

When shooting Event Photography, we take on a more photo journalistic approach to our photography. Our goal is to capture the day as it is planned and do everything needed to meet the specific needs of the organization. 

When shooting Headshot Photography, we vary our shots from simple pose shot to action and even more at ease or in groups. Gone are the days of the stuffy photo headshots. Whatever it takes to meet our clients expectations. 

Our photography has been used for marketing and promotional materials, internal and external company systems, employee badges for identification purposes, employee directories, social media and company websites.

It’s time for a marriage proposal to that special someone. There are many ways to propose that he or she will remember for a lifetime and doing so without having to spend too much money.

Restrictions due to Covid-19 has caused a lot of uncertainties when it comes to planning a wedding. Thus the birth of the Minimony. A commitment ceremony until things open back up for the real wedding.

A Destination Wedding is simply a wedding that takes anywhere in the world that isn’t where you currently reside. Destination Weddings are on the rise as the new dream wedding.

Believe it or not, but there was a time when the word, or even the thought, of elopement was almost considered taboo, or if nothing else, awkward. But today, elopement doesn’t carry that stigma like it once did.

Unforced circumstances often lead to creativity. Although the pandemic caused many weddings to be postponed, the human spirit prevailed and thus, the birth of the Micro Wedding. A smaller intimate affair in lieu of a full wedding.

Wedding Venue & Details

Wedding Preperation

Couples Photography

Wedding Ceremony

Wedding Party & Family

Bridal Portraits

Groom Portraits

Bride & Groom First Look

Wedding Reception

Evening Portraits

Engagement Photography

Trash The Dress

james + angie

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noah + erika

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Christian wedding traditions

filipino wedding traditions

Catholic wedding traditions

Chinese wedding traditions

indian wedding traditions

jewish wedding traditions

wedding traditions

greek orthodox wedding traditions

Click the photos below to see some of our favorite work captured from our Los Angeles weddings and Orange County weddings and learn a little something about all the amazing Wedding Traditions this world has to offer.

The key to a Christian wedding is the actual vows and exchanging of the rings. That’s when your marriage is official and not at the time of the announcement.

A Filipino wedding ceremony typically takes on a more serious tone with its rich traditions, but the receptions are as festive as anyone’s, if not more so.

Catholic weddings have evolved over the years. But what hasn’t changed is their rich traditions and standards, for which many are still incorporated into today’s more modern ceremony.

It's your wedding day and you both are dressed to impress. This day is all about you and nothing can be more intimate than sneaking away for some fun romantic photos with your new spouse.

Greek Orthodox weddings have many traditions that have been part of the wedding ceremony that are centuries old. The ceremony, reception, food, dance and all the loud fun makes for a great Greek traditional wedding. 

Indian Weddings, which is often based on a Hindu Wedding, can also include the popular Sikh Weddings and many others. They are filled with a lot of vibrant colors, details and has so much activity. Learn more about Indian Traditions.

The Jewish Wedding and all their traditions was established thousands of years ago, and many are still in performed today. Learn more about these amazing traditions.

For various reasons, many couples opt for a non-denominational wedding. But, to understand that, we need to know what a Non-Denominational Wedding actually is. Learn more about non-traditional weddings.

WEDDING traditions