hi there! i'm michelle, southern california based photographer and curator of the coco gallery.

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

mila | brides

i don't know how she does it ... there's so much to learn from my friend alice (of alice hu photography). she is a networking and marketing diva! she gathered a few of her vendor friends and put together a beautiful bridal photoshoot that was out of this world! as if all that wasn't enough... she decided to share the experience with us by letting us tag along!! a million thank yous alice! and congratulations on being published on style me pretty!

and i just love all the people that contributed to alice's gorgeous shoot...

  • my picture perfect model ... crystal leland
  • the venue was a picturesque villa in laguna beach. perfect for that intimate wedding and honeymoon all in one ... pacific edge hotel
  • the sweet and innocent look was provided by none other than make up guru ... kacee geoffroy
  • all the colorful blooms that day were the work of designer magician amanda of ... fantasy floral designs
  • to help setup this seamless event, michelle, coordinator of your dreams was at hand .... mele amore event planning
  • i LOVE hair accessories and i wanted all of the ones we used that day from ... be something new
  • the perfect tea length dress was provided by ... dolly couture
  • the foot sassyness crystal rocked that day were provided by ... ellie shoes


  1. I love how different each of our perspectives are!

  2. The one of her looking out the window is AWESOME! Girl, you have so much talent. Never doubt yourself.

  3. Michelle, these are so stunning! You are extremely talented and your work gets better each time. Can't wait to see your next shoot!