african weddings

Nigerian/Zimbabwe wedding at the Hyatt Hotel: Tsitsi & Ife

What’s better then photographing a Nigerian wedding?  Photographing a Nigerian / Zimbabwe wedding!    Loved shooting this wedding.   Great people, vibrant colors, tears, laughter, dancing and even a worship band at the reception!    It was a pleasure to be a part of yourFull post »

Eritrean-American wedding in Fremont, CA: Almaz & Anton

I think I need a second home in the Bay area.. This was my third trip this Summer and I still had one more wedding to shoot there..  This was one of my favorite weddings of the year.  Anton and Almaz and  the whole crew were just a pleasure to work with and so easy toFull post »

Eritrean wedding in San Jose, CA: Marta & Aman

I met Marta and Aman while shooting a wedding in the bay area last year.  Nicest people you’ll ever meet.   It was so great to be a part of their special day.  They really went above and beyond to make sure I was comfortable and had everything I needed while in San Jose.. Full post »

Saba & Meron: Ethiopian – Eritrean wedding in Seattle

Excited to share one of my recent Ethiopian/Eritrean ( I’ve been shooting a lot of them recently ) weddings.  Unfortunately for the last several weeks I had a back issues, so my friend Ron Espina had to step in and shoot some of these for me.   Saba and Meron are theFull post »

Nigerian wedding in Seattle: Keley + Ademola

After all these years I finally got to photograph my first Nigerian wedding!  What an amazing experience..  Thank you Keley and Ademola for letting me be a part of your special day.  I hope to have more Nigerian weddings in the future, and, as I told Ademola.. I definitely needFull post »

Pre wedding portraits in Seattle: Danny + Sally

I told Danny and Sally that I could photograph them pretty much every day and I wouldn’t get bored..  These two are so easy to work with and we had a great time shooting their pre-wedding portraits in Seattle.  So many great shots, but just sharing few favorites for now.Full post »

Eritrean wedding in Dallas, TX: Melon + Minab

It was so nice to be back in Dallas TX to shoot my final Habesha wedding of the year.  I was surprised to see so many familiar faces from Seattle.  Aparantly Habesha people travel well, kinda like Seahawks fans =))  Minab and Melon were just so easy to work with, really enjoyedFull post »

Oxon Hill Manor wedding in Washington DC: Mari + Nahom

This has been a very busy summer for me.  I’m trying to catch up on editing bunch of great weddings I’ve photographed in the past couple of months and here is one of them… This was my first trip to DC.  Also this was the first Habesha wedding where most of theFull post »

Seattle Engagement session: Hiwotae + Ayu

Sharing few favorites from Hiwotae and Ayu’s engagement session we shot last night.  Looking forward to shooting their wedding later this summer!   Enjoy!Full post »

Habesha wedding in Seattle: Helen + Mintay

We shot this wedding last summer but I was so busy catching up with editing and album designs, didn’t have time to blog it.  Ron and Andy really helped a lot with this one, since I was traveling and didn’t get home in time for ceremony and reception but we had aFull post »

Habesha wedding in Seattle: Sara + Temes

Habesha wedding in Seattle: Sara + Temes.  I’m only posting a few photos from this huge 2-day wedding here but  if you’re interested in seeing more ( over 250 photos! )  I made a slideshow, which you can find here.   Enjoy!Full post »

Habesha engagement session in Seattle: Beza + Anteneh

What a great session we had recently with Beza and Anteneh, who’s wedding I’ll be shooting next year.  These guys were smiling all night and really made my job so easy..  Looking forward to part 2 in the next couple of weeks!   For now enjoy some of my favoritesFull post »