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Mesa Arizona Wedding Photography

Mesa Arizona Wedding Photography

Having thoroughly enjoyed our engagement session with Brad and Kim and their family, we were really looking forward to spending the big day with them when it was time for their wedding.  They opted for Mesa Arizona Wedding Photography and DJ services from 3 Oceans Entertainment, so Robbie and I especially enjoyed being able to work together.

Of course we had to include a shot of their wedding rings, and we thought they looked so good in one of Kim’s red roses.

Wedding Rings in Red Rose - 3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Wedding Photographers
Wedding Rings in Red Rose – 3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Wedding Photographers

The Bridal Processional is always a fun moment, when the Bride and her escort (in this case her Father) make their entrance to the wedding.

Here Comes the Bride
Here Comes the Bride

Kim was so happy she was beaming.

Beaming Bride
Beaming Bride

The family participated in a Unity Sand ceremony, which represented the blending of their lives.

Family Unity - Unity Sand Ceremony
Family Unity

And made it official by signing the marriage license with Officiant Montana Meadows.

License Signing with Montana Meadows
License Signing with Montana Meadows

That left them feeling very happy and very married.

Bride and Groom
Bride and Groom

A favorite pose from their engagement session found its way to the wedding day.

Brad and Kim
Brad and Kim

And then the rest of their lives together began.

In Love - Mesa Arizona Wedding Photography - 3 Oceans Entertainment DJ and Photographers
In Love – Mesa Arizona Wedding Photography – 3 Oceans Entertainment DJ and Photographers

3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Wedding DJ Photography and Videography

Wedding Photo-Video in Fountain Hills AZ

Wedding Photo-Video in Fountain Hills AZ

Cameron and Robbie, along with associate Stevie, were so happy to be invited to the Wedding of Yesenia and Evan in Fountain Hills to provide photography and videography services.  We had such a great time with them, and are happy to share their wedding here.

The day began with a First Look when Yesi, all dressed up and ready for marriage, had a secret surprise for her handsome fiancé Evan.

Can You Keep a Secret
Can You Keep a Secret?

He was so excited to find his beautiful Bride, anxious to spend the rest of her life with him.

First Look
First Look

Actually, they both seemed pretty excited about the whole idea.

Yay
Yay!

Since they both agreed, a wedding seemed in order.

Wedding Party
Wedding Party

What a great place to get married!

Fountain Hills Wedding
Fountain Hills Wedding

Better get a move on!

AZ Wedding Photography and Videography by 3 Oceans Entertainment - Wedding Photo-Video in Fountain Hills AZ
AZ Wedding Photography and Videography by 3 Oceans Entertainment

But there’s always time to sneak a kiss.

Kissing Couple - 3 Oceans Entertainment Photo Video
Kissing in the Car

Time to say “I Do” to each other…and really mean it!

I Do
I Do

Instead of “tying the knot,” they used a lasso.

Lasso
Lasso

Then it was off to the Fountain Hills Community Center for the Reception,

Fountain Hills Wedding Photographers 3 Oceans Entertainment
Yesi and Evan Reception at Fountain Hills Community Center – 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Photo Video

and a little goofing around with their Wedding Party.

Ring Around the Bride and Groom
Ring Around the Bride and Groom

Before heading inside for their First Dance, and the rest of a wonderful evening.

They were really feeling the love, and still are.  3 Oceans Entertainment AZ DJ Photo Video was honored to participate, and lend a hand providing services for Wedding Photo-Video in Fountain Hills AZ.  We wish them the best of luck in their marriage and new life together.

To see more photos from the wedding of Evan and Yesi, please see their collection on our Photography Portfolio page.  To see a short video of their First Dance as Bride and Groom, please look on our Videography Gallery page.  Thanks for looking!

Arizona Family Photography

Arizona Family Photography

We’re looking forward to Brad and Kim’s upcoming wedding in the East Valley of the Sun.  We had such a nice time meeting with them about their nuptials that they decided to get together beforehand for some Arizona family photography with their kids.  As they both have children from previous marriages, it was a great opportunity to witness the healing of broken families during their creation of a new blended one.

We met at The Riparian Preserve At Water Ranch in Gilbert, AZ to begin our photo session.  Even though it’s a water conservation and wetland habitats preserve, it just wouldn’t be our home in Arizona without the mighty Saguaro cactus. 

Brad and Kim's Family - 3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Family Photography
Brad and Kim’s Family – 3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Photography

We spent a lovely couple of hours getting to know everyone.  They got a number of photos as a result, and here are a few more of them.

Arizona Family in a Line
Arizona Family in a Line
Arizona Family in a Tree
Arizona Family in a Tree
Arizona Family at the Lake
Arizona Family at the Lake

3 Oceans Entertainment wishes the best for all of them in their new life together.  Now let’s get married!

Phoenix Event DJ

Phoenix Event DJ

Cameron Carpenter of 3 Oceans Entertainment was thrilled to be on hand for the 2014 Vision Walk Phoenix in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

DJ Cameron 3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix AZ Event DJ
DJ Cameron 3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix AZ Event DJ
VisionWalk
VisionWalk
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Foundation Fighting Blindness

First thing Saturday morning they all gathered around.

VisionWalk Phoenix 2014
VisionWalk Phoenix 2014

Channel 5 News showed up (with appropriate rain gear,)

KPHO CBS 5 TV
KPHO CBS 5 TV

and Paul Horton did the Emcee work.

Paul Horton Announces VisionWalk 2014 in Phoenix Arizona
Paul Horton Announces VisionWalk 2014 in Phoenix Arizona

The poor beauties from the Miss/Mrs Arizona and Scottdale pageants had to endure the rain,

Miss Arizona
Miss Arizona

but they “toughed it out” like champs and led everyone in a pre-walk stretch.

Stretching
Stretching

Time to start the race, Paul gathers the crowd.

Paul Horton begins the Event
Paul Horton gathers the crowd.

And the start line puts them on the course.

VisionWalk Start
VisionWalk Start

DJ Cameron played lots of inspiring (thumpin’) music and turned it up real loud.

3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix Event DJ
3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix Event DJ

Then they started walking,

Walking
Walking

and walking some more,

Walking with Guides
Walking with Guides

and just a little bit more.

Fight Blindness
Fight Blindness

The reason was to raise a lot of money for a great organization, which has an extremely respectable high ratio of money going directly towards the prevention, treatment, and eventual cure of blindness.

VisionWalk T Shirts
VisionWalk T Shirts

CBS 5 was great to be there covering the event with a segment on the morning news.

CBS5News
CBS5News

Especially Paul Horton, who Cameron was honored to work alongside with in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Paul Horton and Cameron Carpenter
Paul Horton and Cameron Carpenter

Gay Friendly AZ Wedding Vendor

3 Oceans Entertainment is very clear that we are a Gay Friendly AZ Wedding Vendor.  We have always felt this way.  However, one always has to tread carefully when dealing with the media, who as a whole often seem to have one sort of agenda or the other.  Here’s what has been happening with us lately.

Pete Suratos of ABC 15 News in Phoenix contacted me to comment on a new piece he was reporting on concerning SB 1062, the supposedly controversial pending legislation concerning an exemption to allow discrimination.  By “supposedly,” I simply mean that the only real controversy is why this ridiculous bill has not already been given a gubernatorial veto.  The current numbers are somewhere between 70 to 95 % against, so how about a little representation of the will of the people here, huh folks?

Anyway, the “powers that be” in the news room were certainly looking for opposing viewpoints, but just couldn’t find any by airtime, so a little clever editing makes it almost sound like I support the bill.  Enough that I got a phone call the following morning from a producer up the line who asked if that meant I would go on record in support.  Uh, NO…but you can add me to the overwhelming majority of decent people who would never validate another excuse to discriminate and hate.

Still, it was fun to be on the evening news and at least my wife squealed with excitement when she saw her silly husband on TV.  That part was worth it to me right there.  Here’s a link to the news video:

3 Oceans Entertainment on ABC 15 News Phoenix Arizona

In fairness, the reporter kept looking in the right direction after this and asked if I knew anyone who had been directly affected by this so-called religious discrimination.  Why yes, we just worked with a great Phoenix couple who were not only told “no” by a cake baker, but then lectured about their depraved lifestyle, etc.  Rebecca and Molly were very brave to go on TV to discuss this and we are very proud of them.

Molly and Rebecca Gay Wedding in Phoenix AZ
Molly and Rebecca Wedding in Phoenix AZ – 3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Wedding Videography

 

Becca and Molly Gay Wedding in Phoenix Arizona, AZ Gay Marriage, Marriage Equality
Becca and Molly

They got a lot of flak and hateful comments on the internet right away, (of course!) the 24 hour news cycle marched on, and life goes on.

We’ll be working on a new video with Becca and Molly to promote awareness for Anti-Bullying Safety Classes at the Kidzone with the upcoming Phoenix Pride Festival.  Stay tuned for more.

Couples Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Couples Choice Awards 2014 Winner

The WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards 2014 Winner recipients once again include 3 Oceans Entertainment DJ Photo Video Event and Wedding DJ Photography and Videography services, based in Phoenix Arizona and serving the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area, plus Sedona.

3 Oceans Entertainment - Event Wedding DJ Photo Video services in Arizona
3 Oceans Entertainment – Event Wedding DJ Photo Video services in Phoenix Arizona – Cameron and Robbie Carpenter

Robbie and I are very happy to be included, and I can’t help a little horn tooting.  It’s just that VERY FEW Wedding vendors can claim this award every single time it’s been presented, right back to the very first one in 2009.  I just have to feel like that’s pretty cool.

Weddings, Wedding Venues3 Oceans Entertainment, Best Wedding DJs in Phoenix - 2014 Couples' Choice Award Winner

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We were WeddingWire rated back in 2008 before this program even began!  Please visit www.threeoceansentertainment.com for more information on award winning DJ, Photo, and Video services in the Valley of the Sun for your wedding or special event.

Wedding Photography AZ

Wedding Photography AZ

We we so fortunate to provide Wedding Photography AZ plus DJ service for Steven and Katya at the beautiful Litchfield Park Arizona home of their parents, Steve and Charlene.  Robbie also got to hop in the limo with the Bride and Groom, and scoot off to The Wigwam on nearby Wigwam Boulevard for some photography and fun before coming back to enjoy the backyard reception.

Katya is such a natural beauty that it was a joy to work with her in photo sessions.  Her sweetness really comes through into her pictures.

Beautiful Bride - 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Bridal Photography
Beautiful Bride – Katya – 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photography

Earlier in the day she was working on her hair.

Bridal Preparation - Katya does her Hair - 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers
Bridal Preparation – Katya does her Hair – 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers

Then there was time to relax a bit

Wedding Day is Here
Wedding Day is Here

and be ready for the biggest day of her life.

Princess in the Mirror - Bridesmaids adore the beautiful Bride - 3 Oceans Entertainment Arizona Wedding Photography
Princess in the Mirror – Bridesmaids adore the beautiful Bride – 3 Oceans Entertainment Photography

Steven and his Groomsmen were patiently waiting.

 

Steven and his Groomsmen
Steven and his Groomsmen

Well, for the most part.

Groomsmen Goofing Around
Groomsmen Goofing Around

The Bridesmaids were all anxious,

Bridesmaids in Pink
Bridesmaids in Pink

and Katya was ready.

Beautiful Blonde Bride with Pink Shoes
Katya gets Married

Before they knew it, it was time to say “I Do”

I Do
I Do

and then whisk away

Bride and Groom Katya and Steven, Continental style in their Limousine - 3 Oceans Entertainment Photography - Wedding Photography AZ
Bride and Groom Katya and Steven, Continental style in their Limousine

to the nearby Wigwam Golf Resort for a room break and photo session.

Arizona Sky with Steven, Katya and 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers
Arizona Sky with Steven, Katya and 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers

A Little light flirting was in order.

Hey, Boy! - 3 Oceans Entertainment Wedding Photography
Hey, Boy!

They realized they had just been Married in Arizona.

Married in Arizona with 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Photographer and DJ
Married in Arizona

But they knew there were Wedding Guests waiting,

Unique Name Tags - Wedding Photography AZ with Arizona Wedding Photographers 3 Oceans Entertainment - Cameron and Robbie Carpenter
Unique Name Tags – Wedding Photography AZ with Arizona Wedding Photographers 3 Oceans Entertainment – Cameron and Robbie Carpenter

so they enjoyed a sunlit kiss

Sunkiss - Wedding Photography AZ
Sunkiss

and then the Bride was ready

The Bride - 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photography
The Bride – 3 Oceans Entertainment

to have a great night with her family and friends

Wedding Party
Wedding Party

and dance with her new Husband.

First Dance - 3 Oceans Entertainment
First Dance

3 Oceans Entertainment was excited to be their Wedding DJ as well and invites you to see more photos from Steven and Katya’s Wedding in the 3 Oceans Entertainment Photography Portfolio.

Wedding Photography Arizona

Wedding Photography Arizona

Wedding photography Arizona style is so rewarding when you are spending a wonderful wedding day with a remarkable couple, unique in their own special way, who share a deep and abiding love for family and especially each other. 3 Oceans Entertainment had such a blast with Brittany and Tony at Estrella Vista Reception Center in Avondale, AZ for their marriage, in attendance with DJ and Photography services.  Robbie Carpenter was lead photographer and used her observant eye for dimension and light to gather and hold on to several exceptional moments preserved using natural perspective balanced with gentle creativity. Here she demonstrates solidity set against fluidity with “Ring Splash”

Arizona Wedding Photography - 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers
“Ring Splash” – Arizona Wedding Photography – 3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix AZ Wedding Photographers

Opening the curtain for the stunning Bride Brittany,

Father and the Bride
Father and the Bride

who decided to marry Tony

Phoenix Arizona Bride and Groom
“It’s a Great Day to Get Married!” – Brittany and Tony

in the exquisite Arizona sunshine.

Wedding Photography in Arizona
Under a Tree

However, Tony may have gotten a little scared as he appeared to beat a hasty retreat!

Runaway Groom Running Away
Runaway Groom – “Oh, No!  Get him, Brittany – hold on tight!”

Robbie used the break to again exercise her creativity with cake and champagne toasts.  It was such a pleasure and a treat, especially because the Mother of the Bride made it with love.

Champagne Toast and Wedding Cake - 3 Oceans AZ Wedding Photo
Champagne Toast and Wedding Cake – Thanks Mom!

Having survived their “just kidding” moment, they took to the dance for the very first time as Man and Wife in a surreal moment when time stood still but the world kept spinning.

Bride and Groom First Dance
First Dance as Man and Wife

This left Brittany feeling spectacular as she was swept away into the night by her handsome new husband.

Carried Away in the Moment the Bride is swept into the night
Carried Away

Time for a little fun with their Wedding DJ Cameron of 3 Oceans Entertainment

Newlywed couple with Wedding DJ in Phoenix Arizona
Newlywed questions with DJ Cameron

Before dancing the night away.

3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix AZ Wedding DJ
Dance the Night Away

To see more of Brittney and Tony’s Arizona Wedding, please view the image gallery of this blog on the http://dj-photo-video-az.com/photography-portfolio/ page.  Go to the first image of

Brittany and Tony at EVRC in Avondale, AZ

and Click, Touch, Swipe!  Thanks for looking.

3 Oceans Entertainment Phoenix AZ Wedding and Event DJ Photo Video Services

Arizona Wedding Videography

Arizona Wedding Videography

Arizona Wedding Videography - 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Videographers for Trisha and Steve at Sedona Golf Resort in Arizona
Steve and Trisha Cornell Wedding Video Highlights by 3 Oceans Entertainment at Sedona Golf Resort

We were so happy to perform Arizona Wedding Videography and DJ Services for a great couple.  Steve and Trisha Cornell got married in Sedona at Sedona Golf Resort, and 3 Oceans Entertainment was lucky to be there as AZ Wedding DJ and AZ Wedding Videographers.

It was a beautiful sunny day with sunshine as a prevailing theme, with lots of love and laughter.

Our friends SJA Studios were there to Photograph; as always Steven Aquilino did a great job and took good care of the Bride and Groom.  The cake was made by Sedona Sweet Arts and was yummy!  Mountain High Flowers made it beautiful with floral arrangements, and the Officiant was even a treasured friend of the family!  Katie Draxler and her staff at Sedona Golf Resort did such a fantastic job, as they always do, bringing it all together.

3 Oceans Entertainment used a fresh, modern style to showcase Trisha and Steve as a couple, and also our videography style at this very moment, in September of 2013.  Please click on the link through the photo to see a 13 minute sample of the Trisha and Steve’s Sedona AZ Wedding Video, and other videos posted on our 3 Oceans Entertainment YouTube Channel.

 

AZ Wedding Photography -Tiki Hut Wedding

AZ Wedding Photography

AZ wedding photography can be a real challenge in the summer. We all like to joke about the notorious “dry heat,” so what better way to celebrate a summertime Arizona wedding than getting married under the shade of a Tiki Hut, then taking the plunge right into the swimming pool?

Tanya and Buck thought this would be a great idea, and invited Arizona wedding photographers 3 Oceans Entertainment to take pictures and share the fun.

Arizona Wedding Photography - 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers - AZ Wedding Photography
Arizona Wedding Photography – 3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding Photographers – AZ Wedding Photography

After filling their swimming pool with fresh, clean, and cool water, they spiffed up the their Tiki Hut with Wedding Decorations and prepared to get married.

Phoenix Arizona Wedding Tiki Hut
Phoenix Arizona Wedding Tiki Hut

Of course, the Groom had to start out on his knees and ask his love for her hand in marriage!

Will You Marry Me?
Will You Marry Me?

They decided to have their doggie be the Ring Bearer for the Wedding:

Ring Bearer Dog
Ring Bearer Dog

And then the Officiant pronounced them Man and Wife!

Tanya and Buck Get Married
Tanya and Buck Get Married

Talk about “taking the plunge…” right into the swimming pool and their new life together!

Diving into Marriage with a Tiki Hut Swimming Pool Arizona Wedding
Diving into Marriage with a Tiki Hut Swimming Pool Arizona Wedding

The best place for their First Dance as Bride and Groom was right there in the Pool.  How cool was that?!  By now it seems pretty obvious that these two like each other.

Arizona Bride and Groom First Dance in the Swimming Pool - AZ Wedding Photography
Arizona Bride and Groom First Dance in the Swimming Pool

It wouldn’t be complete without the Cake, complete with shells and a scuba diving glass topper.

Glass Cake Topper - Scuba Diving Couple with Shells
Glass Cake Topper – Scuba Diving Couple with Shells

Then it was time to remove the Garter…

Garter Off
Garter Off

and then share a Kiss to finish the day right!

Sunset Kiss at the Arizona Pool Party Tiki Hut Wedding - Arizona Wedding Photography
Sunset Kiss at the Arizona Pool Party Tiki Hut Wedding

To see a few more Photos from Tanya and Buck’s Wedding, please see our 3 Oceans Entertainment Photography Portfolio page.

3 Oceans Entertainment AZ Wedding and Event DJ Photo Video Services in Arizona