Mary & Mike’s day was definitely deserving of this feature film length. Their day started at the Hilton and transitioned into one of the largest cathedrals we’ve ever stepped foot in: The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, New Jersey. The elegance reflected and spilled out into the Newark Museum where fine food and dining along with beautiful jazz melodies echoed the museum. But right before the museum, we were treated for a special look and shoot into Rutgers where Mary & Mike met. These two doctors are making great differences and making the world a better place and it was such an honor for us to capture their union. Enjoy their Feature Film edit!

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We had the pleasure of being able to capture such a unique and one of a kind wedding from Debbie & Zach. Being a themed-wedding planner herself, Debbie intricately and beautifully planned her own sci-fi/Dr. Who-themed wedding!  From the Avengers, Harry Potter, magic, and more, this wedding was such a delight and right in the heart of Pasadena at the perfect, historic setting of Castle Green! Watch below for all the goodies!

Vendor Credits

Venue: Castle Green
Florals & Coordination: Bridezilla Events
Photography: Mary Costa Photography
Cake: Sweet Art Bake Shop
Hair & Makeup: Kelly Zhang
DJ: Vox DJs

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We had the pleasure of traveling to shoot our first wedding in Seattle in April! We made a trip out of it by bringing our son and Grandma and along with Washington DC is so far our top favorite downtown cities. With the surrounding mountains and the ginormous Mount Rainier overlooking everything in the distant, to the lush greens and flowers blooming everywhere; it truly made for a spectacular wedding. I met Clara when I was attending Fuller Seminary and we had mutual friends in our church circles. They were willing to do a pre-wedding shoot in Discovery Park a few days before and on top of their actual wedding day with a slight drizzle during their first look in the Olympic Sculpture Park, we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day as it ended at the tallest building in Seattle, the Columbia Tower. Congrats again, Clara & Mark!

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It’s rare for us to get any professional photos done of us, but what better way to get them done for our new website, let alone, all being done in the City of Lights, Paris! We wouldn’t have had it any other way! We’re excited to launch our new website and look near the 7 year mark of being in business and also 7 years of marriage. If you really have come to known Susanna as I have, then you will come to see just how truly remarkable she is. Not only does she have a sharp eye as my second shooter and half of Paul Kwak Films, but she is all the brains and the reason we are where we are. Not only that, she is truly an amazing mother, wife, daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend.

So we’re just incredibly blessed by God and honored to be a part of something we love to do, to travel while doing it, and creating beautiful keepsakes for our couples who can cherish one of their most important days of their lives! So thank you to all of our former couples as well! Stay tuned for more posts as we update regularly here!

Photography by: http://rachaellaporte.com

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