Nuremburg // Germany Wins World Cup


I was in Germany when they won the 2014 World Cup. It. Was. Insane. I can’t really explain that moment, but you have to trust me that it was incredible. I swear I heard the entire country yell in unison.… Continue Reading

Costa Rica // Mark & Joy // Sailing


[Blue Dolphin Sailing] If you are in the Playa Tamarindo area while visiting Costa Rica I strongly suggest a day trip with this crew. After the wedding, Mark & Joy set up an excursion for everyone that attended the wedding… Continue Reading

Larissa & Paul

Larissa & Paul // Powdered Colors Engagement Session

When Larissa & Paul first suggested we meet to talk about their wedding, they recommended we meet at a cafe that serves churros and hot chocolate. It was meant to be.  I’m incredibly honored to be working with Larissa &… Continue Reading


Las Vegas Event Photography

Here it is. The second night in Las Vegas Dennis rented out the biggest party bus you could find in the city, which happened to be armored. The first part of the Vegas post [can be found here]. He also… Continue Reading


Las Vegas Birthday Bash // Event Photography by Gabriel Gastelum

Epic. Armored Party Bus. Making it rain. Justin Bieber. Food. Vodka. Drinking games. Whites. Non-Whites. Birthday. Hangover. Insane. Dancing. Shots. Piranha. Mix. Cosmopolitan. Palms Place. Poor Palms. Suite. Lindsay Lohan. Dry Heaving. Brunch. Open Bar. Lacrosse.  So many people have… Continue Reading

Tara & Bill // A Mulholland Drive Wedding

Tara & Bill Say I Do // Mulholland Drive Wedding in Los Angeles

“Want to help me photograph a wedding, up on a house in Mulholland drive overlooking Los Angeles?” Um. Yes. A couple of weeks ago, [Dennis Kwan] was awesome enough to let me tag along to shoot Tara & Bill’s incredibly… Continue Reading

Evy & Joe’s Wedding // The After Party Colorpalooza

Evy and Joe's Wedding / The After Party

As if Joe and Evy’s wedding celebrations weren’t [already big enough] they had to go and throw an after party to end all after parties. Seriously, it felt like it was just another wedding reception, thats how big it was.… Continue Reading

Janna + John // A Los Altos Hills Wedding

John and Janna's Wedding / San Francisco Wedding Photographer

I absolutely loved all the DIY details from John and Janna’s wedding. From the bouquets to the table settings, everything was done by an expert team of friends and family. Even though there was a slight chill in the air,… Continue Reading

Tribal Brands // No Ordinary Corporate Headshots // Photography

Gabriel Gastelum Headshot Photographer

I am not one for boring and posed images. If a potential client contacts me and explains they only want posed portraits I will suggest we do a little more than that. When Tribal Brands (and the wonderful Erin) contacted… Continue Reading

Sneak Peak // Fun Corporate Promo Shoot

Corporate Company Headshots

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to work with a company that works with lots of famous people (more on that later). They are looking to recreate their website and decided they wanted promo shots of all their employees.… Continue Reading