Carissa + Andrew || Wedding Highlight Film || Aliso Viejo, CA

It’s the third week of October and it’s finally starting to feel like fall. But just a couple weeks ago, the whole team got to spend one last, gorgeous, late-summer afternoon shooting Carissa and Andrew’s wedding at Soka University. Even though the temperatures were high, we were so lucky to have such a fun, goofy couple and wedding party in general. Funny story, as I was going through the clips for first dance, I heard this faint chant coming from one of the guest tables off camera, saying “We want babies! We want babies! Thrust your hips! Thrust your hips!”

So yeah, their outtake reel should be fun, haha. For now, please enjoy the highlight!

@dominique

Carissa + Andrew || Wedding Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Elizabeth Dela Cruz - October 22, 2014 - 2:56 am

how beautiful! what beautiful couple…I wish you both bless marriage.be happy and always love each other.

Lina + Michael || Wedding Highlight Film || Huntington Beach, CA

A beach wedding during the summer is one of the best things any couple could do to keep their guests and vendors cool! Michael and Lina invited us out to Huntington Beach for an awesome jam packed day. Any wedding can be done like a pinterest wedding, having all the things that you’d expect from any wedding, but these two went above and beyond and make it an entertaining night from everyone. First, never have I seen a groom shed so many tears at the thought of his wife before, secondly, an awesome band and an original performance was the icing on the cake. For those who weren’t there and for those who were, enjoy the night again with their highlight video here.

@kevinelement

Lina + Michael – Wedding Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Wendy + Nick || Wedding Highlight Film || Angelus Mountain Center

We met the extremely active Wendy and Nick about a year ago as they were beginning to plan their wedding, and up to now, they still haven’t slowed down. From one of the most daring proposals to one of the biggest days of their lives, we’re happy to finally see them get to this point. The wedding was held at the Angelus Nature Center, which just seems so fitting for them, and we enjoyed getting out of the urban scene for a day, it allowed us to get in touch with mother nature for once. Please enjoy your this highlight of their wedding and relive the night with us!

@kevinelement

Wendy Nick Highlight from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Assistant Videographer Position Application 2014-2015

Hi friends, our team is looking to expand a little more and we’re in need of a team member to help us at our weddings. At first the position will fill an assistant videographer hole we have and eventually become a Videographer position in full. We usually work weekends, sometimes Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays and usually almost every weekend during the wedding season. If you are interested in working with us, please fill out the application below and we can get back to you as soon as possible! Please tell any friends that may be interested! Thank you!

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Stacey + Kevin || Wedding Highlight Film || Los Angeles, CA

It’s always an adventure when we’re shooting in LA. For Stacey and Kevin’s wedding, it wasn’t any different. we took over the town, from the Disney Concert Hall to LA’s grand Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels church, and even with the Made in America music festival just next door, nothing could compare to the beautiful wedding of the new Mr. and Mrs. Ilagan. I would not hesitate saying that it was a perfect wedding day. Time was on our side and even when it wasn’t no one was worried, Kevin pulled off some new romantic moves that I myself have never seen before. The day ending with a view of the golden state’s sunset from the 50th floor of The City Club brought it all together. Have a wonderful life together, we thank you Stacey and Kevin for inviting us out to be a part of your memorable day.

@kevinelement.

Stacey + Kevin – Wedding Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Oscar-Shirley Calinaya - September 26, 2014 - 6:32 pm

Super sweet…

Helen + Peter || Same Day Edit Wedding Highlight || Claremont, CA

Helen and Peter called me under two months ago to tell me about their wedding plans at the beautiful Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont. Peter and I had a nice chat over the phone and almost immediately the two lovebirds booked our team. It’s always a little exciting and mysterious going into a wedding and not physically meeting our couple in person, but as soon as we started our day and met Peter and Helen, it was like running into old friends. Peter and Helen did everything possible to make us feel like we were right at home and really made our jobs as easy as possible. We had a blast covering their beautiful day with photo and video and putting together this same day edit film. Thank you for welcoming us into your day and choosing us to capture your most intimate moments, hope you enjoy watching this again!

@justinelement

Helen + Peter Same Day Edit Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Jill + Chris || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || Hotel Maya

When we had first met Jill and Chris way back when we began offering videography services, we knew the road to their date would be a long one. They booked us so early and we immediately loved them from the start of our lengthy meeting (remember how late it was that we all left?). This saddened us knowing that we’d have to wait so long to do their same day edit. Jill and Chris’s wedding at the Hotel Maya would be the first time that we would start and end the day of a wedding there, so we were happy that we would actually get to use everything that makes it unique. On top of everything, the fact that their day was actually cool out of all the other hot hot summer days was just the icing on the cake for us. We’ve never felt more comfortable at a wedding thanks to their awesome friendly and enthusiastic bridal party and their sponsors and parents who wanted to party as much as they wanted to.

Not only do I love this same day edit for the couple and what we’ve done with it, but this is personally a favorite video of mine, whom I would like to dedicate to the videographer who has inspired me since the start of my video career, Mon. Thank you Jill and Chris for being so good to us, picking my favorite song, and also letting us enjoy your wedding day with you! Your appreciation and love makes this job worth doing.

@kevinelement

Jill + Chris – SDE from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Jillian Jill - August 26, 2014 - 6:35 am

THANK YOU KEVIN and to the whole Justin Element Team! You guys are amazing and truly talented. You totally captured and highlighted our special day! Can’t wait to see our full feature documentary! xo

Jenny + Tony || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || Long Beach

Tony and Jenny came to us a couple months ago with a vision for their story to be told on the big screen. After brainstorming seshs and idea sharing our team was able to put together the perfect video of their day to personify everything Tony and Jenny are about. Thank you for choosing us to be your avenue to visualize your love. Please enjoy!

Jenny + Tony || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Margaret + Nick || Wedding Highlight Film || Carpinteria

Oh boy let me say how happy we were to finally be at a beach wedding for the first time this wedding season! With the unusually cool breeze and fog that surrounded us, we made some magic in beautiful Carpinteria for Margaret and Nick’s wedding. Hearing their story of how they met, how they fell in love, and everything that was leading up to this day as the hours went by, seeing them say their ‘I dos’ and getting their vows out was heart touching. My team and I loved what we were giving to work with. Big windows and a different terrain allowed us the luxury of working somewhere new! From a great bridal party to the best breakfast burritos ever, thank you Margaret and Nick for having us out with you two. Please enjoy!

Margaret + Nick || Wedding Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Leslie + Joey || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || Serendipity Gardens

Rain or shine, a wedding will go on, and rain or shine the Justin Element cinema team will go on! Our couple Leslie and Joey braved the downpour and paid no attention to the flash floods warning this last weekend and we had to too to make sure we got their same day edit video out on time. It was another reunion of sorts at their wedding, knowing some familiar faces and names. Experience Joey’s creativity and Leslie’s knack for taking life as it comes in their video. While most people would imagine the perfect wedding day filled with sunshine, friends and family, good food and good laughs, remember that the perfect wedding day is made when the perfect couple is perfectly happy with everything that comes to them. Thank you for letting us experience your perfect day Joey and Leslie.

Leslie + Joey Wedding Same Day Edit Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Telena + Kyle || Wedding Highlight Film || Serendipity Gardens

It’s a pleasure of mine to finally debut Telena and Kyle’s highlight film from their wedding. It’s been a few weeks since they’ve tied the knot together, so for us it’s been an anxious few weeks getting it done and uploaded for you all to see. From dogs running around to smores being prepped, it could not have been more of a perfect day for a wedding. The horse drawn carriage and kidnapping of the bride only made it more of a fairytale. We can’t thank Telena, Kyle, their awesome bridal party, and their parents for making it THE day for everyone. They all worked hard to keep our couple happy, set up the location, and make it a unique party. You were all hospitable and we can only hope we were even more pleasant for you and your guests.

As we watched this video right before deciding to finally upload it, we can say that it’s among one of our favorite highlights to date and hope you all feel the same way!

Telena + Kyle – Wedding Highlight Film from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Sharon Rowe Aparicio - August 4, 2014 - 3:53 pm

So beautiful Telena! Happiness always!

Kailee Rebecca - August 4, 2014 - 3:58 pm

I am obsessed! This video really captures how amazing this day was! Great job

Christine Kelly La Cross - August 4, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Beautiful, beautiful day…

Maria Elena Nelson - August 21, 2014 - 12:12 am

Congratulations to the happy couple!! what a blessing!! so beautiful!!

Joy + Ken || Wedding Highlight Film || LA Arboretum

This particular Saturday was filled with waterfalls, desserts galore, and the ever so curious peacock every now and then. These things combined with the friends and family of Joy and Ken made for a beautiful wedding day. This was a long awaited day for Joy and Ken, along with their children, as two people, donned in their Jordan and Jimmy Choo shoes made the long trek, literally, to their “I dos”. We were all having fun from the start of the day where it was just fun and laughter about everything. Their photographer and long time friend Rey Trajano made it for a creative day for us vendors too! The LA Arboretum was just incredibly beautiful and we couldn’t have asked for better weather on their day. Joy and Ken also happen to be good friends with our past couple Brandon and Nayna so it was a mini reunion to catch up on things with old friends again. Now we kindly ask you all to sit back, turn the volume up, and enjoy 4 minutes of Joy and Ken’s wedding day in their highlight video!

Joy + Ken Wedding Highlight from Justin Element on Vimeo.

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Nicole + Greg || Same Day Wedding Highlight Film || Padua Hills Theatre

We’re back at the Padua Hills Theatre and this time the cinema team has come to accompany the photography team for Nicole and Greg’s wedding! It hasn’t been 24 hours since we last saw Nicole and Greg and the reason why we’re blogging about them so early is because… you guessed it, it’s another same day edit. Starting early in the afternoon, we knew that there would be a small window of time to edit their wedding day in time for the debut of it near the end of their reception. From the beginning where we stuck with them during their prep session at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Claremont, we could honestly say that we were surprised to learn so much more about these two lovely people just being with them for the first two hours of the day. Nicole showed us some sick feet movement that we haven’t seen since back in the day and boy did Greg look red carpet certified in his sleek suit.

Now at this moment, we’d like to reveal and share with you their same day edit. Thank you to Nicole and Greg for having us out and giving us the privilege to shoot their day!

Nicole + Greg || Same Day Edit Film || Padua Hills Theatre from Justin Element on Vimeo.

Lead: Kevin Truong
Team: Dominique Zamora, Ilja Maran, Rachel Canalita
Photography: Justin Element, Earl Buenaobra, Elwood Espiritu

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Jenny + Neil || Wedding Highlight Film || Marbella Country Club

We love couples who love us and Jenny and Neil are one of those couples. We met these two at our showroom in Tustin, one very warm evening, and instantly fell in love with these two people. Not only could we tell that they were invested with each other, but they were also invested in the people looking to make their wedding day creatively memorable. The Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort set the scene, starting with all the sunshine, surf, and the Marbella Country Club allowed for Jenny and Neil to ride off together at the end of the night. This wedding was so uniquely crafted by Jenny and Neil, with bits of their stories and time spent together showcased all around the venue, with a lot of credit given to Jenny for using her artistic abilities to HAND draw and create much of the detail that night. Jenny and Neil, friends and family, please enjoy the highlight video of their wedding day, thank you two so much for having us out to cover your beautiful day!

Jenny + Neil || Wedding Highlight Film || Marbella Country Club, San Juan Capistrano from Justin Element on Vimeo.

Produced by JustinElement Productions
Lead: Kevin Truong
Shooters: Dominique Zamora, Wynston Fernando
Music: Heartstrings – Clara C

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Barbara Palermo - June 1, 2014 - 1:04 am

Neil,

Thank you for sharing — what a beautiful, happy couple you are. May you always be as happy as you were on that day.