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Book Cover for former Senator Becky Morgan

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We always feel lucky to photograph someone’s special wedding day or a baby’s first days on earth or even a full family get together that will only happen once. It was another rare treat that happened upon us when we were asked to photograph Becky Morgan, former California State Senator and her husband James, former CEO of Applied Materials where they would use their photos for her upcoming book, “Life in the Three Acts – Farm Girl, Public Servant, Philanthropist”. It’s a story that started out as a long letter to her grandchildren to describe her early years so that they could see what her life was about that they would never see. It morphed into so much more, a full story of where she started to where she grew through her public Senator position. As she describes in the book, times were different than they are today, so what better gift to pass on to your future family than a book of stories that defined you through your life.

We were very fortunate that we got to capture yet another amazing person in photographs. Besides her new book, Becky and Jim continue to give back to the community. You can read more about it on the Morgan Family Foundation website.

Becky Morgan

Becky Morgan

Oahu sunflower field / Laniakea beach engagement

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Po Sam
Did you know that there was a farm on Oahu where Sunflowers are grown? Po and Sam sure knew about the Oahu sunflowers and that’s where they wanted to capture their engagement photos before their wedding next month. A farm on the North Shore gives tours from about Halloween to the first week of December before they harvest. The sunflowers are a big export to Europe to be used as sunflower oil for cooking. Luckily these flowers were in perfect bloom and full of amazing color for us to walk through with them.

After the sunflower field (and we should emphasize sun as it was pretty warm out there) we headed over to Waialua for a stroll down Laniākea beach. Who can’t resist a little sand between the toes on a perfect beach day? Po & Sam sure couldn’t and it will be a great reminder of how much they enjoy their time together. In just a few weeks these two will be your newest married couple and we can’t wait until their day comes to capture more photos of these two.

Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam
Po Sam

Cyber Lucie Savings

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CyberLucie

Offer good December 2nd and 3rd

You’ve heard of Cyber Monday, well this is our version of it with Cyber Lucie savings. Since it’s Lucie’s birthday on December 2nd, we are extending out our own version of the cyber savings. We are offering a 30% discount on ALL products we offer and the same for any family or newborn photo sessions booked on these two days. Christmas is behind the corner and you know how much your family would love to have some photos of you other then on the computer!  All of our products can be seen here: Awesome Products

 

How do you take part in Cyber Lucie??

Clients with active Galleries

– Log into your gallery and add your items. Upon check out just use Coupon Code  CyberLucie2014 . If you prefer, you can contact us by email or give us a call.

Clients with inactive Galleries

– Contact us by email or give us a call and we can walk through your order request.  Mention  CyberLucie2014  when you contact us.

All Others

– Do the same. Just email us or give us a call and we will walk through it with you.  Mention  CyberLucie2014  when you contact us.

We’ll be celebrating on December 2nd so leave a message if you are calling and we’ll make sure to get back to you withing next couple of days.

Holman Ranch Wedding published on Ceremony Magazine

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We are excited to see another one of our weddings posted up at Ceremony Magazine in their “Real Weddings” section. This was the wedding of Kristina and Everett at the ever beautiful Holman Ranch in Carmel Valley. This was an awesome wedding not only because these two were so amazing to work with and photograph, but the style of the wedding was incredible with it’s rustic style. You can see more of the photos here: http://luciexyz.com/kristina-everett-holman-ranch-carmel-mission-wedding/

Ceremony Blog

Photography | Lucie XYZ Photography
Event Planner | Every Last Detail
Ceremony Venue | Ceremony Entertainment | Carmel Mission Basilica
Reception Venue | Lighting | Holman Ranch
Floral Design | CC Creations And Floral Design
Rentals | Chic Event Rentals
Linens | Catering | Schumann’s Four Seasons Catering
Lighting | Entertainment | Joel Nelson Productions
Reception Entertainment | Mike Morotta, Anthony Lane
Stationery | In Print
Cake | Cakes By Veronica
Dessert Bar | Emi’s Biscotteria
Favors | Le Boulanger, San Pellegrino
Transportation | Main Event Transportation
Gown Design | David Tutera
Bridal Salon | Hairpiece | Veil | Trudy’s Brides
Bridal Jewelry | Nadri
Bridal Shoes | Badgley Mischka
Hair | Makeup | A Smooth Start
Bridesmaid Dresses | Ralph Lauren
Formalwear | Selix
Mothers’ Dresses | Macy’s
Flower Girls Dresses | David’s Bridal
Engagement Ring | Wedding Rings | Jb&B
Wedding Night Hotel | Carmel Valley Ranch
Honeymoon | Cancun
Honeymoon Resorts | Excellence Playa Mujeres
Registries | Macy’s, Williams-Sonoma, Crate And Barrel

Lanikai garden family photo session

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It’s always fun for us to shoot a family session, but it adds so much more when we can shoot at a place that means something to the family such as a favorite place they visit or in the case of the Stuchlik family, we photographed them in their own backyard. Situated in the gorgeous Lanikai area, their backyard was rich with plants and trees and the boys play structure to get creative with. So now when they look at the photos years down the road, they can not only see themselves and how they were together, but also enjoy seeing part of their history of where they were. To us, that is what makes this job rewarding.

Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach

Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach

A little goofiness never hurts. :)

Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach
Family Portraits, Lanikai Beach

Baby Matthew – newborn lifestyle photo shoot

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It was great seeing Danielle & Bill after a while. We photographed their engagement in Carmel and a wedding at Clos la Chance winery few years back. Now they settled into their new home and started a family. We were excited to come and meet their baby boy since we were in California for few weeks.

Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle
Lifestyle

Maile Kimie – Oahu newborn photography

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Little Maile was just 5 pounds 13 ounces when she was born. Such a cutie – she was so tiny, I was melting just looking at her. Babies grow so fast – I can’t believe that my baby is already 5 months old now. She seems like a giant next to little Maile. ;)

She will look so great on the little sleigh on the Christmas card.

Maile
Maile
Maile
Maile
Maile
Maile
Maile
Maile

Family Portraits – Mt Tamalpais, California

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Long time clients and good friends, the Lehmans are one family that we look forward to photographing every year for their family portraits because of their fun nature and interest to venture out to new places. This time the adventure took us out to Mt. Tamalpais in the north bay of California. With a small chill in the air but sunny skies to light up the photo shoot, we were off and making photo history. Of course they are huge Giants fans and with their team on the brink of a World Series win, they put on their SF hats in support of their team. We like to think that because they put on the hats, the Giants were able to pull off their 7th game win. Enjoy the pics from their crazy day in the mountains.

Mount Tamalpais

Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais
Mount Tamalpais

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