San Diego Wedding Blog

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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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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Ken & Therese’s Wiens Family Cellars Temecula Wedding

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Real Lighting, Real Photobooths, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Ken & Therese’s Wiens Family Cellars Temecula Wedding

Ken and Therese had their wedding ceremony and reception and Wiens Family Cellars in Temecula, and we were honored to provide wedding DJ/MC services, sexy fuschia purple uplighting, and an open air studio photobooth for their big day. This event was particularly special, because in 2011 we did lighting and DJ/MC services when Therese’s father married her now stepmother. It was great seeing everyone again and joining their family for another happy occasion. We’re always honored to work with repeat clients. This winery wedding began...

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Alex & Lindsay’s Martin Johnson House Wedding

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Real Lighting, Real Weddings | 0 comments

Alex & Lindsay’s Martin Johnson House Wedding

As a wedding vendor, there are always those special events that stand out. This was one of them. Alex and Lindsay got married and had their reception at Martin Johnson House in La Jolla, California, and we were honored to provide their wedding lighting. The unique venue is a historic oceanfront cottage that’s nearly 100 years old and one of the most sought after wedding venues in San Diego! This event was extra special, because the bride is a local wedding planner and it’s humbling to be asked by a fellow vendor to help them with...

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10th Annual AAPS Party at Basic

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Real Corporate, Real Lighting | 0 comments

10th Annual AAPS Party at Basic

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) just had their 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition, and we provided DJ/MC services and event lighting for their after-party at Basic Urban Kitchen & Bar in downtown San Diego. This fun corporate event gave the scientists and their colleagues in the pharmaceutical industries a chance to let loose and dance after a full day of meetings and workshops. Contact us if you’re seeking event and entertainment services for your next corporate event! DJ Blake has worked tons of...

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Just Like My Child (JLMC) 8th Annual Fundraiser Gala

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Real Corporate, Real Fundraising, Real Lighting, Real Production | 0 comments

Just Like My Child (JLMC) 8th Annual Fundraiser Gala

Vivian Glyck’s Just Like My Child foundation held their 8th annual gala fundraiser – it was an affair to remember! It was our 5th year in a row providing complete Sound, AV and Tech support for the event and after weeks of planning, site visits and production run-throughs, it was a huge success! This year the gala was held at SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, and it celebrated The Million Girl Movement: Empowering Vulnerable Girls To Change The World. Attendees celebrated the power of women and girls to change the world through Just...

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