Jenine + Api || Wedding Highlight Film || Diamond Bar Center

Here it is, my first ever “Blast from the Past” wedding. A couple of weeks ago, I was reunited with fellow St. Pius V elementary school alum Jenine and her new husband Api for their wedding celebration at the gorgeous Diamond Bar Center. Truth be told, this wedding was an absolute trip. From their adorably cheesy first look to Api’s amazing surprise garter dance, everything about this day was just a joy to experience and shoot. Hope you guys enjoy it too.

@dominique

Jenine + Api || Wedding Highlight Film || Diamond Bar Center, Diamond Bar, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Tiffany + Andy || Wedding Highlight Film || Pasadena, CA

When it comes to putting together a wedding video, the best gift a client can give you is a good song. No matter how happy or emotional the actual day is, if the music I’m cutting to is lackluster, we’re gonna have a bad time. Luckily, Tiffany and Andy were totally open to suggestions, and the result is the super-upbeat, super-danceable, super-’80s (-ish) throwback you see below. Between the music, their amazingly goofy wedding party, and their beautifully choreographed first dance, trust me, you won’t be able to help but smile and dance along.

@dominique

Tiffany + Andy || Wedding Highlight Film || Imperial Palace, Pasadena, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Van Tran - October 9, 2015 - 4:29 am

That’s awesome Tiff!! What a beautiful bride you are, and such a lovely wedding! Congrats to you both!

Marycel + Rich || Wedding Highlight Film || Doubletree, Monrovia

“I did then, I do now, I will always.” A little while back, Marycel and Rich invited the photo and video team to be a part of their renewal church wedding out in Pasadena. From the very beginning of the day, everything felt very “complete,” I guess you could say. Here was a couple who’d been waiting for this day forever, and you could just feel their happiness and relief that their wedding had finally arrived. By the end of the day, it felt as though we had been longtime friends, and I’m so excited to finally share their wedding film. Inside you’ll find tearjerking card readings, beautiful details, and the cutest darn little girls you ever did see. Enjoy.

@dominique

Marycel + Rich || Wedding Highlight Film || Doubletree, Monrovia, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Marycel Maxilom Campos - October 29, 2015 - 11:06 pm

You guys are the BEST!! Thank you so much!

Linda + Bao || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || The London Hotel, Hollywood

Linda and Bao got married on the gorgeous rooftop of the London Hotel in West Hollywood, and to be completely honest, I feel like I should just let this video speak for itself. What to expect: a gorgeous custom-made wedding dress, an adorable balloon-based first look, beautiful string lights, and of course, the amazing, amazing couple. And a same day edit all put together in under 8 hours, no less. Not too shabby;)Enjoy!

@dominique

Linda + Bao || Same Day Edit Highlight Film || The London, West Hollywood from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Linda Lam - September 29, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Thank you for such a sweet note. You are the amazing one.

Kim + Johnny || Same Day Highlight Film || The Wyndham Hotel, Anaheim

Hey guys, we just wrapped up our first double weekend in a long while, which also happened to start with our first Same Day Edit in a long while for the wonderful Kim and Johnny. This day was all hugs and laughs from the beginning, from the couple offering their parents fried chicken as a tea ceremony gift, to them high-fiving the crowd through their grand entrance at the reception. All in all the day was amazing, and I couldn’t be happier with my team for capturing it all. Hope you guys enjoy!

@dominique

Kim + Johnny || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || The Wyndham, Anaheim from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Kim Luong - September 22, 2015 - 3:42 am

Thanks a TON for the amazing SDE!! Can’t wait to see the full highlight video. You guys are awesome!!

Lauren + Mike || Wedding Highlight Film || Mt. Palomar Winery

Full disclosure: I’ve been stoked to share this video for a while. It’s not just that Lauren and Mike were an amazing couple, so fun and easy to work with. It’s not just that Mt. Palomar Winery was a beautiful venue, despite it being our hottest wedding of the year. It’s not even that their DJ mixed some of the sickest beats I’d ever heard at a wedding, despite being an unassuming, middle aged British man. It’s that all of these things and more just happened to fall into place for this film, and I couldn’t be happier with the end result. I really hope you guys love it.

@dominique


Lauren + Michael || Wedding Highlight Film || Mt. Palomar Winery, Temecula, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Hikari + Jeff || Wedding Highlight Film || Twin Oaks House & Gardens

With that being said, I promise to you, to annoy you, to make you mad, to upset you, to challenge you, but at the same time, I promise to make you laugh, I promise to give you the moments that take your breath away… and walk beside you through whatever our lives bring, forever and always.

How many ways can you vow your life to the person you love? I’ve heard hundreds of vows and up till now I’ve never heard my groom say anything more real, honest, and beautiful, and I hope that this film moves you to tears with all the feels that Jeff and Hikari have had. Hope you enjoy their journey.

@justinelement


Hikari + Jeff || Wedding Highlight Film || Twin Oaks House and Gardens, San Marcos from Justin Element on Vimeo.

And in case you missed the special performance, or just want to rewatch it over and over, here it is again.

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Lajemir Joseph Yabut Simanca - September 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm

Congratulations!

Hikari + Jeff Wedding Special Performance || Featuring Kaba Modern and Team Millennia Alum

I was able to see a little bit of history while Hikari and Jeff’s friends performed some of their favorite sets from their competitive days in Kaba Modern and Team Millenia. They even surprised each other by dancing in each other’s sets and setting the bar for all future dancer-couple’s weddings we’ll be seeing. Hope you enjoy this special performance and thanks for letting us be a part of it!

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Christine + Howard || Wedding Highlight Film || Villa De Amore, Temecula, CA

It’s a rare instance when I actually take pride in my work. Not that I don’t think my work is good, I just tend to be extremely self-critical. I always want my work to be better, to be the absolute best possible, an impossible standard to say the least.

That being said, God, I love this film. When filling out their questionnaire, Christine and Howard gave me a great gift by filling out each text box with great discretion and specificity. They knew exactly what they wanted and didn’t want, and surprisingly in this case, I feel like that allowed me to be more creative. I knew better what things to spend extra time on and what things to avoid completely. The result is the video you see here. I hope you guys like it.

@dominique

Christine + Howard || Wedding Highlight Film || Villa De Amore, Temecula, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Kathy + Scott || Wedding Highlight Film || Gershon Bachus Vitners, Temecula

August was a crazy month for the video team with back to back to back Temecula weddings, the first of which I’m so excited to finally share. Kathy and Scott were some of the chillest, most-down-to-earth people I’ve ever had the pleasure of shooting, and their wedding was perfectly tailored to them. From the inside-joke table names to a bridal march set to the Foo Fighters “Everlong,” everything about the day was just so effortlessly cool, and I hope that shows through in their highlight. I’m kind of proud of this one, so hope you guys enjoy it too!

@dominique

Kathy + Scott || Wedding Highlight Film || Gershon Bachus Vitners, Temecula, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Cindy + Luu || Wedding Highlight Film || Serendipity Gardens, Oak Glen, CA

One of the best things a couple can give their videographer is their absolute trust — trust that we will capture every important part of their day, and more importantly, that we’ll do so way that’s creative, engaging, and fun. For Cindy and Luu’s wedding, I definitely pulled out all the stops — film burns, 8-way “split screens,” the works — everything to bring their beautiful celebration to life. Hope you guys enjoy watching as much as I enjoyed making it. Cheers~

@dominique

Cindy + Luu || Wedding Highlight Film || Serendipity Gardens, Oak Glen, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

Produced by JustinElement Productions
Directed/edited by Dominique Zamora
Filmed by Dominique Zamora, Mimi Lee, and Ryan Todd
'To Fall In Love With You' — Old Daisy
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Kamille + Kelly || Wedding Highlight Film || Four Seasons Westlake Village

The best weddings are the ones that don’t feel like work, which is exactly what we got for the Kamelly bash a couple weekends back. From rolling out with our all star photo and video team to playing foosball with the bridal party after the reception, everything about this day just felt like one big party — an absolute dream wedding. Hope you guys enjoy!!

@dominique

Kamille + Kelly || Wedding Highlight Film || Four Seasons Westlake Village from Justin Element on Vimeo.

Produced by JustinElement Productions
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Directed by Dominique Zamora
Edited by Kevin Truong
Filmed by Dominique Zamora, Kevin Truong, Ilja Maran
Song Licensed by Song Freedom
Moments Like This – The Afters

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Donna + Korey || Wedding Highlight Film || Ebell Club, Long Beach, CA

Out by Downtown Long Beach, there’s this gorgeously hipster, gorgeously art deco-style banquet hall called the Ebell Club, and it’s here that the newlywed Mathers most recently tied the knot. From when we first met a few months ago, Donna and Korey were some of the nicest, most driven people I’d ever met, and getting to catch up with them this day and hear stories from all their family and friends only confirmed those first impressions. I’m so stoked to finally share this video with you all. Hope you love it.

@dominique

Donna + Korey || Wedding Highlight Film || Ebell Club, Long Beach, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Donna Mather - July 11, 2015 - 5:27 am

Thank you Dominique, Justin, and team! You guys captured the energy and love of our special day so perfectly. Being able to watch this and relive our wedding means so much to us. We love you and can’t wait to hit you up again when we renew our vows. ;)

Justin Element - September 1, 2015 - 5:42 pm

THANKS Donna Mather! i didn’t see this till now, i’m horrible at keeping up to date with my social media :( stay in touch dont be strangers and GLAD YOU LOVE IT! feature coming soon :)

Amily + Eric || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA

True story: I’ve been looking forward to this wedding for a while. From our first meeting to their engagement shoot and finally to their wedding day, Amily and Eric became our fast friends, and getting to shoot for them was less like work and more like creating a special gift. From their music choice to their surprise baby gender reveal, these guys put their absolute trust in us, and I hope it paid off. Enjoy!

@dominique

Amily + Eric || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || Nixon Library, Yorba Linda, CA from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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