Photography Archive

Mount Haleakala Wedding on Maui

Written by: Arpit Mehta
October 15, 2017

Charis and Ben’s Mount Haleakala wedding was one of the most amazing weddings I’ve ever had the privilege of photographing. 10,000 feet above sea level, I accompanied the couple and fourteen of their friends and family members an hour and a half …

Balboa Island Maternity Session

Written by: Arpit Mehta
December 19, 2016

Sean and Christina are dear friends of mine who asked me to photograph their Balboa Island maternity session a couple months ago. We headed down past Newport in the late afternoon and started on the beach. But between the large number of people and …

Review: Vinta Camera Bags

Written by: Arpit Mehta
December 12, 2016

After seeing their advertising on social media, I ordered myself one of the new Vinta camera bags. The concept looked fascinating and I wanted something a bit more stylish than what I was using. After pre-ordering the charcoal version, I kept an eye out …

Laguna Beach Engagement Session

Written by: Arpit Mehta
November 21, 2016
Couple looking at each other lovingly with an epic sunset behind them at their Laguna Beach engagement session

Jeffrey Open Space Trails in Irvine Before Farah and Roman’s Laguna Beach engagement session, we met up at Jeffrey Open Space Trails, a beautiful park and trail in Irvine. Having photographed a family session there previously, I knew a few spots that would …

Sherman Gardens Wedding in Corona Del Mar

Written by: Arpit Mehta
November 18, 2016

“Every adventure requires a first step…” In 1955, in the coastal town of Corona Del Mar, California, a botanical wonderland made its debut. This horticulture retreat known as Sherman Library and Gardens provided the ideal backdrop and inspiration for our “Shakespeare in …

Maui Connection Session in Lahaina

Written by: Arpit Mehta
November 1, 2016

While I was in Hawaii for Charis & Ben’s Mt. Haleakala wedding, Becky and Scott asked me to shoot some portraits for them. For their Maui connection session, I first met them at their room at Ka’anapali Beach Hotel for some shots …

In-Home Newborn Session

Written by: Arpit Mehta
September 22, 2016

I photographed Baby C’s newborn session in the warmth and comfort of Krysten and Brenton’s home in Lake Forest. Usually newborn sessions take place at 4-10 day mark after the baby is born, but due to some scheduling issues, the session happened at …