Miranda and Justin : Wedding

Miranda and Justin : Wedding


The sun shined through the vintage windows of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and music crackled through the radio as Miranda gracefully sat perched on a white leather chair. As the finishing touches were made to her hair and makeup, she looked composed and content while her mother and bridesmaids circled the room like busy bees. People keep on asking me if I’m nervous, but I’m not…I mean, should I be?! A little more hairspray and a hand massage later, Miranda was ready to be married and finally call the man of her dreams, her husband.

Justin and his groomsmen lounged in a poolside room while a DJ spun Top 40 music just outside the private patio. Drinks were passed around, heads bobbed to the music, and tuxedo jackets were distributed while Justin sat perched on a white leather couch and smiled. He was more than ready to see his future wife.

In the penthouse of the Roosevelt Hotel, their wedding blossomed into a singular moment of calm and serenity. The music, the hairspray, the clinking sounds of passing drinks were gone, leaving in their place two beautiful people promising forever and a day to each other.

Miranda and Justin, there are some days when I want to pinch myself to wake up from moments when life seems like a dream. Your wedding day was one such moment. Beyond treating JD and me like family, you made us feel like friends and we appreciate it more than you know. Thank you for inviting me to preserve the memories of your fabulous wedding day and my heart is overwhelmed with so much happiness for you! Hope you’re having the time of your lives in Kauai and taking tons of pictures with your new digital camera! 😉 Much Love and Appreciation…J*

Many thanks to Jeannie for doing a wonderful job with Miranda’s hair (Contact: 818.347.1900) and Carolyn for a lovely job with Miranda’s makeup (Contact: 818.383.0123)

Many thanks to Enchanted Florist for all the beautiful floral decor…

JD hung out with the guys and captured some awesome photos (you can see more in the slideshow!)

Justin and Miranda opted to see each other before the wedding ceremony to allow for plenty of time for pictures…which is SO awesome!! They met in the Penthouse of the Roosevelt Hotel for photos and it was ultra fab! The room was filled with mirrors and had a cool retro vibe, which made their first moments together so amazing!

I LOVED this red wall we found and though we had just a few seconds to shoot in front of it, Miranda and Justin worked it out!

October 25, 2008

The Roosevelt Hotel is located on Hollywood Boulevard–just across the street from Chinese Mann’s Theater–so we decided to walk around for a little bit and had so much fun!

People cheered for Miranda and Justin along the boulevard…

Love it!

The First Dance…

To see more of their fabulous wedding, CLICK HERE for a slideshow!

I’d also like to thank Paula and Anilla (of the Roosevelt Hotel) for all their hard work in making the day flow so smoothly!

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  1. C.J. Scott -

    These images are gorgeous. Great job!

      10.29.08 - 4:42 pm

  2. Nelly Chung -

    So Beautiful! You’ve captured the purity! I absolutely love the work you ‘ve captured on this couple! It takes my breath away! LOVE IT!

      10.29.08 - 4:42 pm

  3. Roxie -

    Absolutely STUNNING!

      10.29.08 - 4:44 pm

  4. lin -

    Love the bridesmaids’ dresses and red centerpieces! Beautiful!

      10.29.08 - 4:55 pm

  5. Jamie Delaine -

    Ok, I don’t comment that much, but I had to! Crazy stunning wedding. Wow. That red wall? Are you kidding me?!?!

      10.29.08 - 5:02 pm

  6. joshua k -

    Stunning & beautiful shots as always 🙂

      10.29.08 - 5:05 pm

  7. Jenny Sun -

    Wow Jasmine….what can I say? This set is drop dead gorgeous. The moments, the portraits, and the details. All are wonderfully captured. Though I love them all, my jaw dropped when I saw those first headshots of Miranda where she is looking to the side, then the front. The light just ROCKS in that shot 🙂

      10.29.08 - 5:24 pm

  8. delores holloway -

    Beautiful par usual Jasmine but I checked in to see how your mom is doing today?

      10.29.08 - 5:30 pm

  9. erin -

    You always seem to find the most amazing pockets of light. I love that. It really makes your shots. Gorgeous.

      10.29.08 - 5:34 pm

  10. Karen (Mikols) Bonar -

    "People keep on asking me if I’m nervous, but I’m not…I mean, should I be?!" …. OMG! This is TOTALLY how I felt!

      10.29.08 - 5:36 pm

  11. Alicia -

    WHEN is it May 23 already?? These are so so so awesome!!

      10.29.08 - 5:38 pm

  12. Alan Nielsen -

    Another beautiful wedding captured just right.

    Well done!

      10.29.08 - 5:43 pm

  13. Heather/One Shot Beyond Photography -

    your images are sharp, clear & capture the emotion of the day. Clearly all were quite happy and the couple looks truly in love. 🙂

      10.29.08 - 5:43 pm

  14. jen berry -

    as usual, these are clean, simplistic, but yet creative. so gorgeous. beautiful wedding! Hope you’re mom is ok!!!!!

      10.29.08 - 5:47 pm

  15. Lydia -

    The red wall was so perfect as was the 25! I love the simplicity of her gown with that bit of sparkle. You were born to do this Jasmine!

      10.29.08 - 5:48 pm

  16. Ryel j -

    What an amazing wedding. The programs such hint at the greatness within. Awesome job capturing their style!!

      10.29.08 - 5:57 pm

  17. jackie wonders -

    wow. they are an incredibly adorable couple.. i wanna squeeze her she’s so cute! i LOVE that red wall…bummer you didn’t have more time- but they, and you, worked it out!

      10.29.08 - 6:00 pm

  18. Catie R -

    I love the one where we can see you in action in the mirror. Lovely work as always. Hope all is well with your mom. 🙂

      10.29.08 - 6:09 pm

  19. Andrea :D -

    Beautiful glowing bride! You captured the day so well 😀

      10.29.08 - 6:16 pm

  20. jess@studio3z -

    I loved their engagement session and their wedding was nothing short of spectacular!! Very beautiful. You and JD captured amazing moments as usual.

      10.29.08 - 6:20 pm

  21. Lucy -

    I love love love this post, my favorite are the ones with the red background. I also like the one of the shoes on the star. She’s beautiful….but what I like the best is how you are honing in on your very own style so well.

      10.29.08 - 6:50 pm

  22. jeannine -

    these are all so beautiful jasmine. the portraits are gorgeous and i love the bouquet shot.

      10.29.08 - 6:59 pm

  23. Emily Mason -

    WOW! Very pretty! I love the red background!

      10.29.08 - 7:22 pm

  24. Brian Khang -

    Oh how I love shooting there. Did you see any ghosts there? I walked the halls of the Roosevelt by myself and it felt creepy.

      10.29.08 - 7:34 pm

  25. erica sergio -

    i LOVE the one with the 25. so special.

      10.29.08 - 7:58 pm

  26. Amber Paterson -

    Oh wow. I love this venue and the pictures you guys got there! The one of them standing on the star is so cute! And I agree Erica below, the pic with the 25 in it is my fav.

      10.29.08 - 8:11 pm

  27. jeramy -

    ok…where do you get these people? i’m sure they aren’t real. i’m sure they are all a figment of your photoshop imagination. they are too beautiful. your game is up…i’m not buying it.

      10.29.08 - 8:21 pm

  28. ashley bartoletti -

    that is one of the most beautiful brides I’ve ever seen! so gorgeous

      10.29.08 - 8:42 pm

  29. Matt Dorroh -

    So awesome, I love it!

      10.29.08 - 9:06 pm

  30. katrina James -

    WOW!!! Outstanding, this wedding is just beautiful, they are so gorgeous! Love Love the one JD shot of Justin on the couch, seriously hot.

      10.29.08 - 9:11 pm

  31. Jackie L. -

    Stunning images!

      10.29.08 - 9:12 pm

  32. Joan Solitario -


      10.29.08 - 9:24 pm

  33. Mike Richards -

    Wow Jasmine, I think this is your best stuff yet! You are simply amazing! Keep up the great work!

      10.29.08 - 9:27 pm

  34. Ginger Murray -

    These are wonderful!

      10.29.08 - 10:25 pm

  35. nicole green -

    love the bridesmaids dresses. they’re soo cute! .. and beautiful photos too, of course!

      10.30.08 - 12:15 am

  36. Meg -

    Love the color scheme – completely and utterly romantic. Beautiful work, J.

      10.30.08 - 1:06 am

  37. christina LeMarr -


      10.30.08 - 1:45 am

  38. Jordana -

    A Roosevelt bride myself I absolutely ADORE this post! Fantastic work J*.

      10.30.08 - 1:48 am

  39. julie -

    absolutely gorgeous photography, couple and wedding. my favorite so far!!!

      10.30.08 - 3:45 am

  40. Kristin -

    Stunning..simply stunning work, Jasmine!

      10.30.08 - 7:33 am

  41. Trista -

    Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous!

      10.30.08 - 7:42 am

  42. Carly Rodgers -

    These are just ABSOLUTELY stunning. Gorgeous and so so happy.

      10.30.08 - 11:55 am

  43. Cathy Crawley -

    The photos of Miranda looking out the window are just gorgeous! I also love that pink wall, hmmmm very yummy!

      10.30.08 - 12:06 pm

  44. Rebekah -

    Good grief! They are a beautiful couple! Love the shots of her by the window – so pretty and elegant!

      10.30.08 - 12:49 pm

  45. corey jones -

    I get so inspired when I look at your work. It makes me want to just get out and shoot more and more. Ok so on to the question i had for you…do you use only existing light during ceremonies? or what kind of lighting do you use?

      10.30.08 - 1:36 pm

  46. Candace Prokopets -

    Jasmine, you did a wonderful job on these. I love that your photography always looks like a fashion spread in a magazine. You strive for that and you always execute it. You are very inspiring.

      10.30.08 - 2:23 pm

  47. Craig d -

    Ok J. Your work is always inspiring. Even on what you would call your worst day, you still inspire this community. Thanks for giving.

      10.30.08 - 2:30 pm

  48. nena -

    You work always leaves me breathless! This wedding is soooooo beautiful! =-)

      10.30.08 - 2:55 pm

  49. KTBee -

    These guys are soo stinkin’ cute! Beautiful job capturing their spirit! 🙂

      10.30.08 - 3:53 pm

  50. Susanne -

    How beautiful, I love her dress, so nice to see something other than strapless. The picture of them being cheered for on the boulevard TOO cute! What an awesome expression on her face!

      10.30.08 - 4:58 pm

  51. Tricia -

    She created my dream wedding…photographer and all! 🙂 Absolutely gorgeous!

      10.30.08 - 5:53 pm

  52. B -

    She’s adorable and totally captured her spirit. Good job!

      10.30.08 - 5:56 pm

  53. Jen May -

    I love the lighting!

      10.30.08 - 7:00 pm

  54. Mom -

    Miranda could pass for Snow White with her Prince Charming.

      10.30.08 - 7:55 pm

  55. Bobbie Brown -

    Well, this is the first time I have been on your blog in over a week (due to having a baby!) And I must say, I am not disappointed! These pictures are STUNNING! Now I am off to see what else I have missed out on! (I normally check your blog every single day, so I have lots of catching up to do!)

      10.30.08 - 8:10 pm

  56. AaronofAHS -


      10.30.08 - 8:16 pm

  57. Tiffany -

    That red wall is SO fantastic! What a beautiful wedding, as always Fantastic work!

      10.30.08 - 10:40 pm

  58. Alvaro Galvan -

    Hey, this bride is really beautiful, and you know how to show it to us, greetings

      10.31.08 - 6:50 am

  59. Simply Modern Weddings -

    What a beautiful couple! I just love the different shots of them…especially on the star!

      10.31.08 - 8:19 am

  60. Katherine Bowman -

    They are such a cute couple!! What a beautiful day!

      10.31.08 - 11:17 am

  61. Karen -

    How do you get your black and white SO black and white? I love it!

      10.31.08 - 4:04 pm

  62. chatti -

    i like the one with them on the star! i want that shot for my own wedding but on lucille ball. =) great work!

      10.31.08 - 4:56 pm

  63. Lisa Love O'Connor -

    Jasmine – These are just beautiful and I love, love, love the RED wall!!

      10.31.08 - 5:53 pm

  64. Lawrence @ Furious Photographers -

    Love the patterns everywhere 🙂 Red wall, b/w table linen – all so cool

      10.31.08 - 9:03 pm

  65. Posie -

    What gorgeous photos! Miranda’s bridal look is flawless, her make-up is so natural and impeccable. Her and Justin make a knockout couple, and thanks to you, they will have the most beautiful wedding memories. Great job Jasmine!

      10.31.08 - 9:59 pm

  66. dB Fotografy -

    Your photos are exceptionally crisp and sharp. Great colors, composition. The moment you capture are memorable. Love it.

      11.1.08 - 3:32 pm

  67. Linda Garcia -

    Hi Jasmine, Congrats on your beautiful work. How do you get your images to look so sharp? Is this within the camera settings or post production editing?

      11.4.08 - 10:38 pm

  68. jeff -

    Red wall = ROCKSTAR

      11.5.08 - 1:43 am

  69. Nhu Muon -

    Amazing photos!

      11.6.08 - 3:38 am

  70. Pat -

    Lovely set of pictures with that fashion magazine style.

      11.6.08 - 9:19 am

  71. Craig -

    these photos are are elegantalicious… I love the red fleur wall!


      11.9.08 - 5:35 pm

  72. Melissa Jill :) -

    How gorgeous is this couple? Great job Jasmine!!!

      11.9.08 - 9:43 pm

  73. christine meintjes -

    the red pattern background rocks!

      11.14.08 - 8:50 am

  74. Adriana H.G. -

    SooOOOooOOOooOOOooo gorgeous!! Gosh, I’m so sad you weren’t MY wedding photographer 🙁 I LOVE this one, love the red wall and everything else about it. Like you say: Gorge!

      12.10.10 - 12:45 pm

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