SoCal Photog Shootout | San Juan Capistrano

This past week Erin and I had the privilege to be involved with one of our favorite local photography groups! If you’re a photographer in the area you HAVE to check out the SoCal Photog Shootout group that meets every other month for a fantastic day of learning, networking, and (with the help of great vendors) shooting with awesome models. There was a gypsy theme this time and instead of our usual guy/girl combo we had one female model. So we decided to talk a lot with our group about not just finding great light but also how to pose a single subject and capture multiple looks in a short amount of time. We had a great time trying some new poses of our own too! As always, it was such a pleasure and so much fun to lead a group of great photographers and make new friends!

We had the pleasure of photographing Blayke this time and wanted to share just a handful of our favorite images.

Here is the list of everyone who came together to make this day happen, you guys are the best, thank you!

VENUE: The Tangled Vine


Matthew Saville

Erin and Gavin Wade

Pye Jirsa

Joe Barnet

Salvador Ceja

Corina Shauntele

VIDEO: Kiera Faye and Joshua Voelker of Jakfoto Productions


~ For Models: Heather Skelton

~ For Tablescapes/Venue: Kaylee Sizemore


Makeup –

Jeanette Pulecio  –

Heather Renee –

Hair –

Diego Ortega –

Assisted by: Kristen Macchio

Special thanks to the sponsors of our giveaways:


Kelly Moore Bags

Pixel 2 Canvas

Kelly Moore Bag
Kubota Image Tools
Barbour Backdrops
Photographer’s Unleashed One2Ones

Brett Hickman - July 1, 2011 - 10:51 pm

LOVE the 4th and 5th one (FROM THE BOTTOM)… Stunning.. Great use of natural light!

Valentina - July 1, 2011 - 11:12 pm

Gorgeous! You guys did such a great job not only taking pictures but also sharing all your awesome knowledge. You guys are great!

kristine ko - July 4, 2011 - 10:28 am

WOW! Your images are stunning! The images are so sharp and crisp and the colors are gorgeous!