WHO ARE WE?

My wife, Gina, and I are both native Southern Californians who love to get out and enjoy life as it should be enjoyed.

We grew up in the Los Angeles area and love exploring new scenes when we get the chance. One of our favorite places to visit is of course our Southern California beaches, but we also love visiting The Getty Museum and ice cream shops. We also love trying different restaurants and we just may have to take you on our ramen tour! 

We absolutely love photographing the love, connection and emotions shared on a wedding day. 

As you browse our site, we hope you find the connection to our images as we have with each and every client. 

We know how important it is to make sure you have amazing images of the day you have put such effort into planning. We want to make sure you, your fiance and your family are relaxed and enjoy your day as we capture the images similar to what you see on our site, for you!

We're glad you found us and if you like what you see, drop us a line as we'd love to chat and hear your story.

Shoot us a quick email here: info@chris-holt.com

If you want to keep up with us, click on the link to check out our journal!

Thanks and God Bless!

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*Photo courtesy of Gavin Wade Photographers

*Photo courtesy of Gavin Wade Photographers

WHAT DO WE DO? 

We know your wedding is going to be fun!

We're with you when you begin to get ready until the end of your last main event you want captured. Catching those "behind the scenes" moments with your bridesmaids turn out to be some of the most priceless moments of your day. Those intimate moments with your girls (and of course the groom with the guys!) that make you laugh and remember why you chose your bridesmaids in the first place. For those silly times you've experienced together and those strong bonds you have between each other.  

This is what makes you, YOU!! 

We've also worked with some of the best makeup and hair artists that will have you beaming all day long. Check out one of our favorite friends, Evelyn, from Serene Bridal Beauty. Whether you use your favorite makeup and hair artist, or use Evelyn, we know you will be looking your best and we want to make sure we capture a few bridal portraits before your ceremony begins.

 

As part of your wedding preparations, we know how much thought (and money!) went into your wedding details including your wedding dress, shoes, jewelry, wedding rings, bouquets and other keepsakes that will be part of your day. 

Your day is starting to unfold!

After you finish getting ready, if you opt for a first look, like Lisa and Jim did here, this allows you to spend a few intimate moments alone, before your wedding day begins. From the feedback we've received, these images tend to be some of the most intimate part of your day! How awesome is that?!

We understand how important your wedding ceremony is and we want you to feel comfortable knowing we can shoot in just about any type of setting. From beautiful outdoor ceremonies such as the images below at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club, Montage Laguna Beach, and Four Seasons Westlake Village...

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club Wedding

Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club Wedding

Montage Laguna Beach Wedding

Montage Laguna Beach Wedding

Four Seasons Westlake Village Wedding

Four Seasons Westlake Village Wedding

Bride and Groom portraits make for the best canvasses for your home

After the ceremony we'll take a few minutes to create some beautiful bride and groom portraits. As most of the time these are the images that end up as large canvasses in your home, we want to make sure you're shown in your best light! 

Your wedding details are important!

We know how much energy and time you put in as you tried to figure out the perfect details to fit your wedding. We can't stress enough how important it is to have a reputable wedding planner to make sure your day runs smooth and the details are taken care of.  Some of our favorite wedding coordinators and planners we know and have worked with including Rani HooverSara and Jenny from At Your Door Events, and Cristina Barragan from Posh Peony Floral and Event Design

Our team will make sure to capture the cocktail hour and reception room details as we understand how much time you invested to have your beautiful cake, the most perfect tablescapes, candy bars, up lights, dance floor lighting and everything in between. 

It's time to party!

Last, but definitely not least your reception is the grand party and celebration of your day! From the grand entrance, the first dances, to the garter and bouquet tosses and the crazy amount of uninhibited, calorie-burning dancing we know you will be having the time of your lives! Some of the best DJ's we know and have worked with include Andy Nation from Just Imagine Entertainment and DJ Dais to name a few that keep the party live and everybody dancing. 

 

CULTURAL WEDDINGS: LAVISH + FESTIVE

Also, if there are cultural traditions that you will include in your wedding, such as tea ceremonies or Southeast Asian Weddings, let us know and we'll make sure to allocate time in your wedding for these events. Click on the images below to view our recent cultural weddings.

HOW DO WE DELIVER YOUR IMAGES?

HANDCRAFTED, LEATHER ALBUMS

The albums we offer are magazine style which represent the styling and quality of unique coffee table books.  With the actual photo mounted flush to the edge of each page, you can maximize size & design possibilities to create a truly one of a kind album.  All flush style albums can accommodate up to 4 images per page. 

All images used in the album will be retouched and included in your online gallery for archiving. You can find out more info and order your album here: Album Info


WHAT DO YOU RECEIVE?

YOU DESERVE THE BEST

  • Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life so we make sure to use Professional Grade Canon camera bodies, lenses and other equipment. 

  • Chris and Gina work together on your wedding day and behind the scenes to make sure you are receiving the best service. If a hand-picked assistant is needed on your wedding, we will let you know beforehand. 
  • Our images are color corrected, sharpened, and cropped to our style you see on our site so you receive the highest quality images.
  • If you choose to include an album in your collection, we will go above and beyond to make sure each image is retouched
  • Of course this may vary with each wedding but we typically deliver approximately 500-800 images
  • Your images will be ready to view in your online gallery within 4-5 weeks after your wedding
  • We know our clients are excited to see their images. You will be able to see our sneak peeks and favorites on our journal a few days after your wedding (if not sooner!)

COLLECTIONS + PRICING

Our wedding collections include:

  • Chris as the lead photographer on your wedding day
  • Complimentary engagement session so you can get to know us and our super-easy style of shooting
  •  Full coverage of your day; in other words you don't have to haggle over how many hours you need
  • Online presentation and ordering of prints
  • Beautiful, leather bound albums to preserve your images for your friends and loved ones to see

Our wedding collections begin at $2400 and we take a limited number of wedding commissions each year in order to focus on providing the best service possible.

We'd love for your to contact us to receive your own custom collection! 

CONTACT US

Thank you for taking the time to visit. It is a privilege to be asked to be your wedding photographer and we understand all of the decisions you're thinking about. 

We'd love to schedule some time to chat about your story and how your wedding plans are unfolding so far. Feel free to fill out your information and we'll set up some time to talk!

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We're also not opposed to traveling if you're planning a destination wedding. Just let us know in an email!

Email: info@chris-holt.com 

Call/Text: 323.717.7473

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We also love photographing families. Please visit our family site to see little ones, maternity and family portrait sessions: