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Welcome to Apertura. We are a collective of two photographers who are extremely passionate in capturing real moments and creating gorgeous portraits from your wedding. Apertura is one of the Top Ten Wedding Photographers in American Photo, Junebug's Best of The Best and has won numerous awards from Wedding Photojournalist Association (WPJA), International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers (ISPWP) and Fearless Photographers. We are based in Pasadena, California but we will travel around the globe for your unique, one-of-a-kind wedding.

Featured Weddings


Emma + Joe: Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

November 13, 2014

After spending 4 days in paradise with Emma + Joe, I couldn’t help but


Samar + Ali: Chianti, Italy

July 29, 2013

  We are so blessed to be spending 4 days shooting Samar + Ali


Tara + Michael: Portland, OR

July 23, 2013

Tara + Michael are such great people with a great sense of humor. At



Los Angeles Weddings

Beverly Hills / Culver City / Malibu / Pasadena / Rancho Palos Verdes / Los Angeles / Santa Monica / Pacific Palisades / Long Beach


Orange County Weddings

Newport Coast / Dana Point / Laguna Niguel


San Diego

La Jolla / Encinitas / Rancho Santa Fe / Downtown San Diego



Indonesia / Jakarta / Bandung / Bali / Lombok


Palm Springs

Palm Springs / Indian Wells / Palm Desert / Indio