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Livermore Valley’s wine country is really underrated, when it comes to wedding locales. Luckily the Wierdas know about the East Bay’s best kept secret and made Martinelli Event Center their location of choice for their September 19 nuptials. Andy and Stefanie enjoyed the beautiful scenery among family and friends on this warm later summer afternoon. From the lovely outdoor ceremony to dancing in the courtyard under the stars, their wedding was one to remember.

Shot/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd shooter: Adam Hillyer
Photographer: Brooke and Bryn Photography
Location: Martinelli Event Center
Music: “Running Around In My Dreams” – Tyrone Wells (Licensed through
Camera/equipment specs: Canon C100 Mark ii, Canon 5D Mark iii, Sony A7S, Canon 6D, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, 16-35 2.8, 24-105 f/4, Nebula 4000, Rhino 48″ Pro Slider, Rode Smartlav

Matt Pine likes the outdoors. He hunts, has outdoorsy facial hair, and is the type of guy you would want to be with in of those “end of the world” scenarios. Having said that, Kirsten can more than hold her own. On August 2, with Kirsten’s grandpa officiating, the couple shared their vows in front of their closest family and friends. Their marriage is sure to have a lot of laughs, love and adventure.

Shot/Edited: Dan Bowen
2nd shooter: Melissa Bowen
Photography: Kelly Boitano
Lighting Design/Decor: Nate Lopez
Music (as chosen by the couple): “This I Gotta See” – Jason Aldean; “Run” – George Strait; “Waiting For Superman” – Daughtry
Filmed at the Triple S Ranch, Napa
Camera/equipment specs: Canon 5D Mark iii, Canon 7D, 70-200 2.8, 50mm 1.2, Sigma 30mm 1.4, 24-105 f/4, Rhino Steadycam, DJI Phantom 2, GoPro Hero Black 3+


2 years ago today a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti. Prior to the disaster Haiti was the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. There is no telling how far the country has fallen since the quake, but the facts are quite sobering. Haiti is still a country in need. I had the opportunity to travel to Haiti a few weeks after the earthquake. The video I made can be seen at the top of this post (here is a link to a shorter version of my video).  There is also a powerful slideshow at this link.

If you are interested in joining in the Haiti relief efforts, check out World Vision and Compassion. Join us in praying for Haiti today.