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Spend just a few minutes with Jen and Ilan (even through this Trailer!) and you’ll just how playful they are. These two really have the silly and sweet combo going for them, whether dancing around during photo sessions or taking a quick time out for an inside joke. We had a blast shooting Jen and Ilan’s love story concept film prior to the wedding, too. It was then that we learned they have an amazing sense of humor and well, share a love for 3D movies at home with their beloved Yogurtland — but not to be served without whip cream on  top. (Okay, now I know what I’m having for dinner!) Watch this film for a few giggles through some romantic vows, and a first dance  flip you don’t want to miss!

Venue: Pelican Hill
Coordinator: Chelsea, Details Details
Florist: The Empty Vase
Photography: Amy and Stuart

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Shivani + Saurabh’s Pebble Beach Wedding Trailer: to a lifetime of serendipity from Hoo Films | Shannon Avery on Vimeo.

You don’t want to miss this romantic, sparkly affair!  The groom will sweep you off his feet with the poem he wrote for Shivani and shared at the reception.  Cheers to two incredible people, their family and friends, and a weekend in Pebble Beach that was just magical.  Enjoy, as this piece will have you in tears while laughing all the way through!

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a 4 Day Celebration in Houston, Texas: Alyssa + Anil’s Wedding Trailer from Hoo Films | Shannon Avery on Vimeo.

We had so much fun spending the entire weekend with Alyssa and Anil for all of their celebrations!  Its always amazing to be surrounded by so much family and traditions and this wedding weekend was nothing short of that!

Wedding Planner: K.I. Weddings (kiweddings.com/)
Cinematography: Hoo Flims (hoofilms.com)
Photographer: Hiram Trillo (htrillophotography.com/)
Hair Stylist: Hair Studio Sontera
Décor/Flora;: Prashe Decor
Henna Artist: The Original Henna Company
DJ: DJ Scoop
Photo Booth: The Houston Photo Booth
Reception Venue: Noah’s Sugar Land
Cake/Dessert Station: Macaroon by Patisse and Rustica’s Bakery
Music: Sitar Express Licensed through Song Freedom

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Farah + Andrew’s wedding was full of love! This radiant connection had the dance floor full of energy after many smiles, tears, and laughter on a gorgeous sunny day at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. The speeches included a lot of tears, the vows included a lot of smiles, the dance floor included plate smashing, the ceremony a beautiful Sofreh…what more could you ask for?  Don’t miss this fun and heartfelt Trailer as this couple will have you smiling in their every moment!

Venue:  The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Cinematography: Hoo Films
Coordination: Alicia, Details Details Wedding and Event Planning
Florist: Bloom Box
Photography: Callaway Gable
Hair and Make Up: Team Hair & Makeup
DJ: Heartbeatseverywhere
Band: Jordan Music Entertainment / N’Demand
Sofreh: Elegant Sofreh Design

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Marcela + Rafael Wedding Film from Hoo Films | Shannon Avery on Vimeo.

It is hard to decide which was more fun at this Roatán​ wedding: the swimming Jaguar, the dance party, or watching how in love Marcela + Rafael are.  These two have a magnetic connection, not only with each other, but with all those around them.  They are vibrant, fun, and flew all the way from Brazil to celebrate this day with family and friends…lets be honest…mainly to dance, dance, dance!  One of the best moments for us? Being told we are now family and we eat with them, not at some designated vendor table!  I can’t wait to reunite with this couple one day, hopefully in Brazil:)And to top it all off, we got to work alongside some of our Arizona besties Studio Moirae Photography​ once again at the gorgeous Pristine Bay​ Resort. It was an all around great week in the caribbean and we are excited to go back soon. Enjoy!

Venue: Pristine Bay Resort, Roatan Island
Cinematography: Hoo Films
Photography: Studio Moirae

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Meredith + Tyler from Hoo Films | Shannon Avery on Vimeo.

I’m a fan of these things: Belmont Shore, gondolas, and elopements.  This film includes all three and even better, my dear friend Meredith.  I’m so unbelievably happy for her and Tyler showing the world that love and family is what it’s all about.  And um, is Rozlyn the cutest??  “Will you support your parents as they get….” Roz shouts “YES!!!”” Too cute.  Every word of these vows are inspiring and  I could not be more excited to share this elopement film, enjoy!

Photography: Zoom Theory (check out the gondola getaway pics here)
Cinematography: Hoo Films
Honey and Poppies

Celebrations of Joy
Found Vintage
Lido Bakery
Sweet and Saucy
Onehope Weddings
Gondola Getaway
Kevin Miso
Mattucci Tailors
Claude Morady
Fork in the Road Catering

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you make me the happiest: Hal and Lauren’s beautiful oceanfront wedding at Terranea Resort from Hoo Films | Shannon Avery on Vimeo.

Contagious. That is the first word that comes to mind after spending the day with Hal and Lauren celebrating their big day at Terranea. These two are vibrant and it shows as all of their family and friends were call smiles just being in their presence. The love between these two was shining throughout every moment of their day…from their gifts in the morning to their ceremony vows… and definitely throughout the evening celebrating!  I think it was about every other minute I’d hear one of Hal and Lauren’s friends and family tell them how much they love the two of them together.  It’s a love like this that makes everyone want to get up and dance, and this crowd, well they did just that!  We are happy we were able to be a part of this amazing day on the coastline.  It was one of the most beautiful days for aerial footage and those waves crashing against the cliffs are just breathtaking!  I adore these two and I’m sure after watching this highlight, you will too!

Venue: Terranea Resort
Cinematography: Hoo Films
Photography: Brandon Kidd
Coordinator: Carrie, Details Details
Floral: Nisie Enchanted Florist
Cake: Vanilla Bake Shop
Band: Wayne Foster Entertainment
Photo Booth: Magbooth
Late Night Dessert: Sidecar Donuts (yummmmm)
Music: When I’m With You the Fireworks Go Off by Clemency licensed through The Music Bed

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