San Diego Wedding Blog

James & Christi’s Westgate Hotel Wedding

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Real Lighting, Real Weddings | 0 comments

James & Christi’s Westgate Hotel Wedding

James and Christi got married and had their wedding at The Westgate Hotel, in the Gaslamp District area of downtown San Diego, California. We were happy to provide their wedding DJ/MC services and event lighting. The Versailles Ballroom and Foyer of The Westgate Hotel is elegant and opulent, with beautiful chandeliers and wall sconces providing sparkling lights. We accented the decor with pink and red uplighting, which gave the entire room a rosy, romantic glow. Pinspotting added emphasis on the delicious wedding cake. It was a pleasure...

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Justin & Jen’s The Dana at Mission Bay Wedding

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Real Lighting, Real Photobooths, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Justin & Jen’s The Dana at Mission Bay Wedding

Justin and Jen got married and had their reception at The Dana at Mission Bay, and we were happy to provide a variety of services for them, including wedding DJ/MC, event lighting, and an open air photobooth. A combination of warm uplighting, vivid wash & fill lighting, and colorful dancefloor lighting added beautiful touches to the reception area. We also created a customized Gobo monogram projection that displayed the bride and groom’s initials on the dancefloor! The incredible wedding photobooth with live photographer and on-site...

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San Diego Event Photobooth

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Real Photobooths | 0 comments

San Diego Event Photobooth

We worked with our good friends at Vario Productions (Formerly Tim Altbaum Productions and AV Event Design) during their grand opening event. Our “PhotoLounge” provided a fun, classy and interactive photobooth experience that fit the Vario theme perfectly. The “booth” (Designed by the team at Vario) was made to mimic an enclosed cabana. It included a huge 10ft x 8ft backdrop image of the San Diego Skyline at dusk that we printed and supplied as part of our event services. It was designed to mimic some of the San Diego...

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Joe & Colleen’s Marina Village Wedding

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Real Lighting, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Joe & Colleen’s Marina Village Wedding

Joe and Colleen got married and had their reception at Marina Village Conference Center & Marina, and we were honored to provide DJ/MC services for the Ceremony, Cocktail Hour and Reception, as well as event lighting for the reception. This one was extra special as it was a 3rd referral so I saw a bunch of familiar faces, including Brandon and Kristi who I helped a few years back and Kristi’s Mom, Nancy & Sean who I helped even a few years before that. It was a rainy weekend here in San Diego so the Ceremony was moved inside,...

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Vista Valley Country Club Wedding

Posted by on Jan 25, 2015 in Real Lighting, Real Photobooths, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Vista Valley Country Club Wedding

We were honored to help out at another wedding at the Vista Valley Country Club. (We were just there in November) We were honored to provide DJ/MC Services, Event Lighting, Gobo Monogram, and Photobooth. The event began with a beautiful outdoor ceremony, and then the party moved indoors for the cocktail hour and reception. Uplighting was used to provide romantic purple hues to the entire room, and a custom Gobo projection personalized the decor. DJ Blake provided a high energy mix of music that had everyone dancing for hours! Crazy...

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Wedding Grand Exits: Pros & Cons

Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 in Wedding Advice | 0 comments

Wedding Grand Exits: Pros & Cons

Will your wedding include a grand exit or big send-off by family and friends with flash bulbs, sparklers or fancy cars?  Read on to learn about different options for wedding grand exits, and then use the pros and cons to make your decision about how your wedding should end. What is a Wedding Grand Exit? A wedding grand exit can range from a simple coordinated farewell, or a full blown send off at the very end of the Reception.  It’s usually the  last line item in the Time Line. The main idea is for wedding guests to gather as the bride...

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Matthew & Maribel’s Miramar Officers’ Club Wedding Lighting

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in Real Lighting | 0 comments

Matthew & Maribel’s Miramar Officers’ Club Wedding Lighting

Matthew and Maribel got married and had their wedding at the Officers’ Club, on base at the Marine Corps Air Station in the Miramar area of San Diego, California. We were asked to provide a variety of event lighting for the big day, including uplighting, string lighting and market lighting, and a custom Gobo monogram. The outdoor area was done up in twinkling string lights and bright paper lanterns, which were perfect for a January evening in San Diego. Inside, uplighting called attention to the cake table and flowers, and added an...

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Dimitris & Lyzzely’s Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Wedding

Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in Real Lighting, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Dimitris & Lyzzely’s Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Wedding

Dimitris and Lyzzely got married at the Courtyard by Marriott NTC in San Diego, and we were honored to provide the event lighting. This was the last event we did in 2014 and we enjoyed ending the year in style with this happy couple! The purple and blue uplighting made the reception romantic and beautiful. It went perfectly with the table decor, making the whole room sparkle and shine. After the event, Dimitris sent this wonderful thank you email: Dimitris V. Wedding, 12/27/2014 Good evening Blake, I really want to thank you for this past...

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Miller Family Christmas Greeting Card 2014

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Personal | 0 comments

Miller Family Christmas Greeting Card 2014

It’s become a Miller Family tradition around Thanksgiving to shoot, design and print our Christmas Cards, and we do it MillerFam style – a mix of fun and style.  This year didn’t disappoint and here is the original design, and supporting images from the shoot. I own and operate a small Design & Print Studio here in San Diego so it’s natural to do our own cards. By the way – see those fun lampshades we’re wearing? They are one of the most popular Photobooth props in our kit. Cuz our Photobooth...

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Alfonso & Jennifer’s Vista Valley Country Club Wedding

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Real Lighting, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Alfonso & Jennifer’s Vista Valley Country Club Wedding

Alfonso and Jennifer got married and had their reception at Vista Valley Country Club, and we were honored to provide their wedding DJ/MC services and event lighting for the big day. The event began with an outdoor wedding ceremony, and then everyone moved indoors to for cocktails, dinner, and dancing. Dance floor lighting made the room festive and fun, while uplighting provided color and brightness throughout the whole space. DJ Blake picked the perfect music for each stage of the event, and you can see from the pictures that the whole crowd...

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