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Joel Serrato Films + Photographs

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Joel Serrato Films is 100% super 8mm film. This is not your typical two hour long wedding video, I love to capture the best moments of your wedding celebration in fine art form using super 8mm film with vintage cameras.

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http://joelserrato.com

Email

joel@joelserrato.com

Phone

805.245.1489

See What You Missed on SMP This Week

Earlier this week we took our readers on a tour of Hacienda El Carmen (here, here and...

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Saying Goodbye to Mexico in Style

It's only Wednesday and we've been to Mexico and back with one image after another, filling our Pinterest boards with inspiration and aspiration thanks to Jose Villa's Workshop last fall, where we not only presented but fell in love with weddings all over again. To cap it off, we have the Farewell Dinner here, where attendees dined on authentic Mexican...

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A Modern, Masculine Take on a Traditional Mexican Wedding

I was lucky enough to see the vendors behind the Jose Villa 2015 Mexico workshop in action, and let me tell you, it was a total dream come true. First the welcome dinner, then the engagement, and now...

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Head-to-Toe Black Makes For an Ultra Chic Engagement Session

I'll be totally honest with you: Tuesdays are not my jam. But today is delightfully different as we look back at Jose Villa's Workshop last fall and get to see all the goods from my personal favorite session there - the engagement shoot. From outfits I'd die for to...

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This Welcome Dinner Takes It To The Next Level

There's no denying it; as SMPers we get to be a part of some pretty fabulous things but at the tippy top of that list? Traveling to the beautiful countryside of Mexico and participating in Jose Villa's Workshop last fall. With Easton Events, Mindy Rice, Studio by Fleur...

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What to Make from this Weekend’s Farmer’s Market Haul

Firstly, I will be borrowing this cheese board menu idea. How cute? A must-pin. This entire spring gathering from Ariane Aumont of Le Picnic is farm-to-table at it's finest and just inspired me to take my farmer's market haul to the next level. From the table made pretty by ...

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See What You Missed on SMP This Week

Hey there, do you sense it too? That growing feeling that spring is just around the corner, inching its way closer and closer? Maybe it was the heat wave we had this week or maybe it's all these pretty pastel pics that are surrounding us here at SMP, but either way, I'm lovin' it. From dresses I want to wear daily, to a cake that's (almost) too perfect to eat, we've got a whole lotta lovely right here, thanks to our fabulous...

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Summer Al Fresco Santa Barbara Wedding

Any wedding that begins with a shut-the-front-door ring like this is pretty much guaranteed to be epic. And sure enough, a fabulous crew of vendors like Merryl Brown EventsMark's GardenAmbient Event Design and ...

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Elegant Seaside Wedding with a Pop of Orange

The wedding industry is a tight-knit circle, and when one of our ties the knot it's one seriously happy day. In the words of the Bride, Hayley of Laurie Arons Special Events, "The day truly felt like a dream - being able to marry the love of my life while being surrounded by co-workers and vendors that have turned into my family." That vendor family includes a whole crew of A-list talent, and...

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14 Days of Valentine’s Day Giveaways: The Mrs. Box

Your dazzling diamond? It's pretty beautiful, stunning, gorgeous—the list goes on. And when it's not sitting pretty on your finger, it deserves a home equal of its beauty. Enter: The Mrs. Box. A fixture in any Instagram-worthy bling pic, The Mrs. Boxes are the perfect place to display your sparkler, and today, two lucky ladies will win one! Enter for your chance to win below!

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Must-See Moments from our Little Black Book Members

I'll let you in on a little secret: while everyone else is lamenting Mother Nature and below freezing temps, I'm over here, absolutely lovin' on February. It's the month for sweet love, hugs and kisses to no end, and prettiness spread all over the place. Basically, it's a month made for SMP. And in that case, it's a month made for our LBB members. And they're on a roll already, showing off their...

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Rustic Waterside Wedding in Auburn, CA

In keeping with today's unofficial theme of lakeside celebrations, this next rustic wedding is one you won't forget. Photographed by Joel Serrato, filmed by Elysium and planned to the nines by Laurie Arons, it's a day set on...

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Laurie Arons Wedding Planner Masterclass Part II

Aspiring wedding planners and couples alike, you're going to want to cozy up with your afternoon cup of hot cocoa and feast your eyes on this Big Sky Country beauty. It's the culmination of Laurie Arons Wedding Planner Masterclass (if you missed Part I, see it here!) and it's a divine pairing of rustic elegance if you ask us.

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Laurie Arons Wedding Planner Masterclass Part I

It's no secret that we're pretty fond of planning genius Laurie Arons Special Events and constantly in awe her incredible ability to turn any event into a truly beautiful gathering. Not to mention, her care goes beyond attention to detail and touches every person she meets with an unparalleled kindness. So when Laurie launched her first Masterclass last year alongside a handful of...

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Rustic Triunfo Creek Vineyards Wedding

Jose, oh Jose. Not only do we adore his work more than words, but he just so happens to shoot the coolest clients In. The. World. Case in point? This handsome duo who managed to bring a true sense of their Southern home states to California with elegance and style like you wouldn't believe. Tack on the talents of Yasmine Floral Design, Aaron Hartselle and ...

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Tropical Bora Bora Honeymoon Inspiration

I woke up this morning with a little extra pep in my step. You see, our dear friend Jose Villa is taking over our pages today and this crazy beautiful honeymoon sesh was on my radar for a looong time. Not only because it's Bora Bora (where I almost went on my honeymoon) but it was planned by the ever-talented ...

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Authentic Colorful Cuban Wedding Inspiration

Here at SMP we get pretty excited when fresh ideas come across our desks so when The Venue Report sent over images by Jose Villa and Joel Serrato from their recent...

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Papel Picado Wedding Backdrop

This, my dears, might be the coolest wedding backdrop I've ever seen. And it comes as no surprise with the crazy talented Karina Puente behind all the beauty. Today, she's giving us a behind the scenes look at how she crafted this wedding work of art which made it's debut at Jose Villa's Mexico Workshop last year. See Karina's backdrop in action...

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La Jolla Beach Engagement Session

Joel SerratoTEAM Hair And Makeup and Laurie Arons Special Events are three people I truly adore. So when they send a sweet as ever engagement session like this one our way? I hop up outta my chair and shake it a little. OK, maybe a lot. Point...

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Natural Santa Ynez Vineyard Engagement

No one - and I mean no one - captures the sheer bliss of a soon-to-be married couple like Joel Serrato. He's got a way with photo storytelling, and Molly and Micheal's stunning engagement session is certainly no exception. Find your Friday pick-me-up in the gallery right here. In the valley of Santa Ynez, upon a mesa at the...

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