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After 9 long....years they finally did it!  Congratulations to you two lovebirds :)  XoXo Norma

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Lety:

Wow sister you make a beautiful bride, and my brother a handsome groom love you both!!

(09.08.09 @ 08:55 AM)
Mirella:

Loved these pics, looks like the wedding party had a blast!!!!

(09.08.09 @ 09:17 AM)
Dayana:

Beautiful pictures; you looked fabulous!!!! Congratulations to both of you, wish you the best and lots of hapiness for all the years to come:)

(09.08.09 @ 12:07 PM)
Dayana:

Beautiful pictures; you looked fabulous!!!! Congratulations to both of you, wish you the best and lots of hapiness for all the years to come:)

(09.08.09 @ 12:07 PM)
Maira Alejandra:

Norma I am speachless on how beautiful the pictures turned out and how you captured every last detail. I can't wait to see the rest of the pictures. We can't thank enough for capturing such magical moments.

(09.08.09 @ 02:54 PM)
Janet Madrgal:

Congradulations its about time !!! Hey sis you look SO BEAUTIFUL !!!! You and my compa Fernando came out so amazing in the photos, i wanted to cry ! Wish you both the very BEST!!!

(09.08.09 @ 03:34 PM)
Patricia Garcia-Estrada:

I'm SPEECHLESS!!! WOW!!! Sister you look Gorgeous......May God bless you two ALWAYS. It was indeed a beautiful wedding. And what can I say about Norma..........Your TRULY the best at what you do. CONGRATS!! Friend, on another job well done. I'll keep the referrals coming your way :)

(09.08.09 @ 03:52 PM)
Nora Martinez:

I agree with everyone else, Maira and Fernando you both looked AMAZING, and the wedding was beautiful. I have been to hundreds of weddings and seen hundreds of brides but you both were the best looking couple ever. Best wishes to you! and God Bless Your Marriage for ever!

(09.08.09 @ 04:36 PM)
TIA TOÑA, PAULA, Y AZUCENA:

Fue una boda muy hermosa, de sueño y la verdad te veias muy muy bonita parecias una princesa de los cuentos de hada, y el novio no se queda atras, nuestros mejores deseos siempre. Que sean muy felices.

(09.09.09 @ 02:52 PM)
Maira Alejandra:

Norma I cannot thank you enough for all your beautful work these pictures are timeless and priceless. I can't stop looking at the pictures and have shared them with many family and friends and they all admire your amazing work............looks like you'll be getting many referrals! (=0)

(09.11.09 @ 10:31 AM)
Almadelia Madrigal:

MIre tus fotos y estan bien ermosas claro tiene que ser porque vienen de una Madrigal . Que Dios bendiga tu union y te deseo toda la felicidad y dicha del mundo bendiciones para ti y tu esposo. De tu Tia Almadelia Madrigal

(09.14.09 @ 09:58 AM)
Leticia Leyva - Swofford:

Fernando and Maira Congratulations! So happy for you guys. The wedding looks beautiful. Chad and I were married on the 14th sorry we missed it. Maira you look absolutely stunning. Hope to see you soon. God bless you.

(09.14.09 @ 10:55 AM)
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Alexza and Josh married in the beautiful wine country of Sonoma, CA at The Fairmont Mission Inn and Spa.  They wanted a destination wedding that would capture the love they hold for each other.  This was the first time I had met Alexza and Josh since Alexza is from the LA area and Josh is from Utah.  As soon as I walked into her suite we felt like we had known each other for years already.  She looked absolutely stunning.  Alexza and Josh dated for 6 years!  They went through many religious obstacles and they honestly thought they would never be able to marry each other. There parents were full of joy watching their kids finally married.  I caught them knuckle shaking during the ceremony :) so classic.  They were united with Alexza's parents wedding Lazo.  Alexza's mom hand embroider her veil along with the chiavari chair covers and all the details for the reception.  OMG hands down one of my favorite weddings of all time.  Very intimate but special in every way.  They only had 30 guests and they gave plenty of shooting time including a first look. What more can I ask for? Lucky me :) Check out all their lovely details on the slideshow. Click here.

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Chai:

Wow Aleza!!!!! You are a GORGEOUS bride!!!!!!! Your wedding looks stunning! I am so happy for you and Josh and wish you both the best!

-Chai

(09.03.09 @ 10:53 AM)
Josefina Ramirez:

Alexza, Felicidades to both you and Josh, you had a very beautiful wedding! Loved the photos & slide-show & all of the emotions expressed in them, I'm so happy for you and your families!

(09.12.09 @ 12:23 AM)
Alexza:

Norma,
The pictures are beyond beautiful. You are a genuine artists. We could not have asked for more in a photographer- you were professional, on time, artistic, bubbly, patient, thorough, personal and accommodating.

We have sent the pictures to several of our friends and family and many of them were driven to tears as they watched the slide show you put together. The song you picked is SO accurate in describing our relationship. Others have said that our pictures look like they are straight out of a magazine.

Seriously, thank you is just not enough to show our gratitude.

All the best,
Alexza and Josh

(09.13.09 @ 08:50 PM)
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The day was over casted yet beautiful.  Nancy and Frank joined together at the new St. Stanislaus in Modesto.  It is truly breathtaking.  This was my first time shooting here and I was in total awe.  

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Nancy rode to church in Muscle Style.  Frank and his buddies were working so hard the week of the wedding to get this beauty finished in time.
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The beautiful maid of honor giving an emotional speech.
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Nancy sang a song to her newly husband.  She sounded like an angel.
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Nicole and Merek's beautiful wedding took place in Livermore CA at Murrieta's Well.
They have an incredible love for each other and life itself.  Their love is so contagious it made for such a wonderful celebration among friends and family.  They had a traditional tea ceremony along with many details throughout the day.  They opted to see each other before the ceremony to get in lots of photos and to enjoy the night away with their guests.  Click here for a slideshow of their wedding, enjoy!

p.s. Thank you to my wonderful husband for helping me second shooting. 
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Jessica:

I love these pictures. You should get in touch with the bizymoms Livermore community to feature these on their page. It’s free and the moms will love them

(09.20.09 @ 05:16 AM)
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Oh I was so excited to shoot this wedding :)  I had never been to Half Moon Bay.  This little town is so cute and much smaller than I thought it would be.  Everything went so smooth and everybody was excited for the big day.  Here are some of my favorites.  
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The Rings...
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Work it Malessa! :)
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Off to the beach we go...
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This little guy was supposed to be the ring bearer but he broke both of his arms a week before the wedding :( 
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And lastly the Father Daughter dance and the Mother Groom dance's were very emotional and yes like always I cried as well.
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Malessa & Manuel Machado:

Norma, I can't thank you enough for the wonderful job you did capturing all our special moments on our wedding day. Our pictures turn out even more beautiful then the both of us could have imagined. Your talent is priceless and i'm so honored to have had you as our photographer, i look forward to seeing the rest of them and i know they will be even more amazing as the last. Thank you again and i have a feeling you'll be back in half moon bay soon when we have our first baby.

Your Friends,
Manuel & Malessa MachadoU

(06.21.09 @ 05:40 PM)
diana:

OMG...These are beautiful! Sign me up ...I'm sold.....Love it!....

(06.21.09 @ 06:33 PM)
Rosemary Freitas:

I just looked at the pictures that you posted from Malessa and Manuel's wedding and they look absolutely amazing, not only did I have such a fun time being a bridesmaid but now I get to look at these beautiful pictures. I can't wait to see the rest of them.....How will I ever choose which ones to buy.
I'm sure we will be seeing more of you in Half Moon Bay in the years to come =)

(06.21.09 @ 06:47 PM)
Nelia Sousa:

These are amazing!!! Norma, you do an incredible job and you're lots of fun to work with! Can't wait to see the rest! :-)

(06.22.09 @ 07:39 AM)
Nancy Bush:

Malessa,
Your wedding photos are amazing. It looks like a magazine spread. You made a beautiful bride!
Nancy Bush

(06.22.09 @ 09:04 AM)
Nora Thomas:

Absolutely amazing pictures!!!! Malessa and Manuel are such a beautiful couple and you truly captured them!!!

(06.22.09 @ 09:21 AM)
Virenea Monteiro:

A day to remember and to cherish every moment of memeries, fun , love, laughter and most of all when you two became one. Thank you so much for having us there it ment alot to us to have shared your special day as you two become one.It was amazing day we all laughted danced, cryed, and most of all made a huge memery of this day with you two MR, & Mrs, Machado.....the food was great, the drinks were so goood the dancing was so much fun most of us could of went on for days, the cake was great and very yummy, and just watching you two couldnt be more perfect. We are very happy for the two of you we couldnt be any more happyer. Thanks again for having us Malessa and Mannuel.

(06.22.09 @ 12:50 PM)
Virenea Monteiro:

Oh my these pictures are amazing some look like they are made for a magazine. You have done a wondeful job on capturing every moment of their special day. You have sold me here.
Please come back to visit Half Moon Bay maybe who knows there might be a Machado next year!!!! wonderful job!!!:)

(06.22.09 @ 12:56 PM)
Shelby Moorhouse:

Wow the photos are amazing!!!! They are all soo cute Ilove them all, and look forward to seeing all the rest. Can't wait to order a photo of the cake too!! : )

(06.22.09 @ 03:37 PM)
Norma: Cabrera Photography & Films:

WOW! Thanks for all the love guys! I can't wait to go back to Half Moon Bay.

(06.22.09 @ 03:57 PM)
Elizabeth Rocha:

These are absolutely amazing wedding photos I can't wait to see the rest of them

(06.22.09 @ 05:36 PM)
Melanie Ruiz:

Norma you are awesome!!!!!!! These photos are amazing. you have so much talent. I can't wait to see the rest. I love them all and i will have a tough time choosing my fav. GREAT job!!!

(06.22.09 @ 09:56 PM)
Sandi Kaul:

What amazing photo's! You captured the moments beautifully! Of course, it helps to have an amazing couple to begin with - the beach photo's are priceless. Actually - they all are!

(06.27.09 @ 10:53 PM)
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