Colleen & Joshua // Los Angeles Engagement

Colleen & Joshua // Los Angeles Engagement

Meet Colleen and Joshua. I’m sure a lot of you know who they are. But if you don’t. They are both highly successful creators on Youtube. But we aren’t really here to talk about that. We are here to talk about… Continue Reading

Kirsten & Adam // Venice Beach Engagement

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“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that… Continue Reading

Clint & Scott // Los Angeles Engagement

Clint & Scott // © Gabriel Gastelum 2014

Meet Clint and Scott I received an email one morning that saying how much they loved that I can capture a moment and that my photos weren’t inundated with “posted” pictures. So after a few exchanges, they asked if I… Continue Reading

Ashley & Andy // Engagement in the Desert

Ahsley & Andy // Phoenix Engagement

Meet Ashley and Andy. Their story is romantic and fun. They are an incredibly happy couple and I love that about them. Happy people are really awesome aren’t they? Yes? Good. I’m glad you agree. Also, one thing about these… Continue Reading

Kaitlin & Andrew // Venice Beach Engagement

Kaitlin & Andrew // Venice Beach Engagement

“I’m a silly goof. She likes that. I’m lucky” Their smiles are infectious. Their love is infectious. This engagement shoot was incredible. Just incredible. Taken in probably my favorite neighborhood in all of Los Angeles, they took me to an… Continue Reading

Colby & Brandon // An Engagement

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Colby & Brandon. I’ve worked a lot with these two and they have become incredible friends. No fancy lights, no magazine or online features, no concepts. Not this time. Just love. Colby and Brandon are fighting hard for their love.… Continue Reading

Renee & Jonathan // A Desert Engagement

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High School Sweethearts. Just writing that makes me smile. Let me add up the ways this engagement makes me smile. I went to high school with both these youngsters. We also photographed in my hometown. My first engagement ever in… Continue Reading

a little bloggity update

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I hate when I fall behind on blogging. I am always so excited to show everyone what I’m working on! With sites like Facebook and Tumblr, microblogging has made things so much easier than writing super long posts. But, I… Continue Reading

Dalina & Alex // Los Angeles Engagement Session

Downtown Los Angeles, LA, LA Engagement Photographer,

I’ve known Dalina since I was in 4th grade. We grew up together. From living in the same neighborhood and playing house to living in different states and cities, to finally ending up back in the same city years later. … Continue Reading

Sneak Peek // Colby & Brandon // Engagement

Colby & brandon // Marriage Equality // Engagement

Something special is coming soon to the blog. Not only because they are close personal friends of mine, but because we are at a turning point in history. I see a lot of love as a wedding photographer. Love is… Continue Reading