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Heather + Chris's Wedding at the Walnut Grove

Carrie Hoffman

Heather and Chris had a beautiful ceremony and reception among st the trees at The Walnut Grove in Moorpark, California.  I rush edited their video so they could show it two weeks later to the family and friends at their hometown reception in Philadelphia!

Amanda + Isaac: Intimate Beach Wedding

Carrie Hoffman

Amanda + Isaac, both California transplants, met in the Marine Corps and both served tours overseas.  Their beachy, intimate ceremony and restaurant reception included lots of fun vintage-inspired details!

Advertising with Offbeat Bride!

Carrie Hoffman

Building a small business is HARD, people.  When I started in this industry I was pretty naive.  I had no solid plans of becoming full time so I didn't really do a ton of research into what wedding filmmakers actually do to make it work.  I'll admit it, I pretty much haphazardly learned as I grew.

My first wedding

My first wedding

A couple years ago, I decided to make the jump into advertising.  For wedding vendors, there are a plethora of endless advertising options out there!  Luckily I was just coming down from the high of my own wedding, so I turned to the "old reliable" wedding planning blogs I used to help me with my own shindig, A Practical Wedding and Offbeat Bride.

Thanks to my first sponsored post on A Practical Wedding a couple years ago I've booked some amazing weddings with cool, smart couples and even gotten to travel to Monterey and Sacramento!

An LA wedding booked thanks to advertising

An LA wedding booked thanks to advertising

My featured vendor listing on Offbeat Bride is a new investment, but I've already booked a couple San Diego weddings with awesome couples for this summer.  I love Offbeat Bride because they feature real, authentic couples who are really thinking about what marriages and weddings mean to them, rather than blindly following tradition and some *other* wedding blogs' advice.

If you're a vendor looking for advertising or an engaged couple looking for vendors, I highly recommend Offbeat Bride!

Welcome summer!

Carrie Hoffman

It's summer, finally!  San Diego's "June gloom" has lifted and the sun is blazing!  The time has come for sunbathing, surfing without wetsuits, and bonfires!  I love it.  To get you in the mood, here's a sweet beach wedding I shot in Corona del Mar last summer.  I just love seeing the waves crashing in the background as Gume and Jeremy get married!


Sneak Peek: Katie+Enzo's Love Story

Carrie Hoffman

Katie & Enzo are good friends of mine and I'm so excited to film their wedding this fall!  Today we got together in Balboa Park to film some interviews for their Love Story Documentary!  They'll be showing this during their rehearsal dinner to help all of each other's relatives and friends from far away get to know them!

I rented a 5d Mark III and 50mm 1.2 for this shoot and the footage looks AMAZING!  Check out these freeze frames!

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A "Dia de los Muertos" Wedding!

Carrie Hoffman

A month ago I had the pleasure of working with Blessed Wedding Photography on Ruth and Lewis's Marina Village, Mexican-influenced wedding.  The handmade Day of the Dead ornaments were so unique!  I also had a lot of opportunities to use my new slider to get some really snazzy shots (if I do say so myself)!  I'm really happy with how the editing came together for this wedding also.  Let me know what you think!

Leather + Lace Style Shoot

Carrie Hoffman

In April I had the pleasure of shooting a Behind the Scenes video for a vendor-collaboration style shoot.  The amazing planner Andi from Now That's A Party set it up!  We had gorgeous models, luscious flowers, and a super unique concept!  The best part for me was getting to practice new cinematography without the pressure of an actual wedding!  Enjoy!