Los Angeles Orange County
Wedding Photographer

JOHN PAUL PRADO

Always!

Unforgettable
Moments

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Always!

You!

Ever!

After all this time..

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#bestday  

#unforgettable 

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Ceremonies come in all shapes and sizes, some are brief while others are long. Many hold commonnalities such as readings and personal written vows while others offer unique rituals, tea ceremonies, unity sand, unity candles and lazos. Here are some of our favorites. 

Ceremony & Vows

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From exquisite bridal dresses and sparkling gems, to fancy cakes and the most important accesory for a bride, the shoes, here are some of our favorties.

Decor & Details

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From romantic candle lit environments, to glitzy affairs in musems, to a sweetheart table just a few steps from the beach, here are some of our favorite receptions. 

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Ceremonies come in all shapes and sizes, some are brief while others are long. Many hold commonnalities such as readings and personal written vows while others offer unique rituals, tea ceremonies, unity sand, unity candles and lazos. Here are some of our favorites. 

Ceremony Vows

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From exquisite bridal dresses and sparkling gems, to fancy cakes and the most important accesory for a bride, the shoes, here are some of our favorties.

Details/Decor

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From romantic candle lit environments, to glitzy affairs in musems, to a sweetheart table just a few steps from the beach, here are some of our favorite receptions. 

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John Prado is a renowned photographer from Southern California, bringing his creativity to life through the lens. With over 15 years of experience, he has produced stunning work for some of the world's most prestigious clients. From shooting for the Grammys to documenting luxury weddings, John's photos have been seen on a plethora of media outlets such as The Knot, Ceremony Magazine, JCrew Weddings, The Wedding Channel and more.

John Prado's team of second photographers and editors help bring out the best in his work, ensuring each and every photograph captures the moment perfectly. He has shot the likes of The Walt Disney Co, KPMG, The Laguna Arts Festival, The Hallmark Channel, Tournament of Roses Mansion, The House of Blues Hollywood and other prestigious companies.

John Prado is constantly pushing the boundaries of creativity, looking to capture beauty in every shot. His passion for photography shines through every image, and he takes pride in delivering stunning results for any project. If you're looking for an experienced photographer for any occasion, John Prado is the perfect choice. 

John is a man of faith and his loving family gives him immense joy and happiness. His beautiful wife and 3 daughters bring love, laughter and warmth to his life. John is passionate about his work and personal relationships and he is known for exhibiting integrity and generosity. In his free time, John finds joy in reading books, watching soccer games, staying fit, and spending quality time with his family.

Hello, I'm John


 You'll Never Forget. 

live in the moments

     ...Let Us Capture
Them For You.

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~  Israel & Sophia

"John takes his job seriously, but he makes it fun and exciting! We totally LOVE our pictures!!"

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~  Jessie & Jimmy

"John was great to work with, we couldn't be happier with our photos. I would definitely use him again!!"

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~  Ann & Alex

"John is a skillful and artistic professional, his photos are superb!!"

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How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Photographer 
Your wedding day is one of the most special days of your life. You have spent months planning, preparing, and dreaming of this day. One thing that will stay with you throughout the years are the photographs taken on your wedding day. Choosing the right Orange County Wedding Photographer is key to making sure that these photos capture all of the special moments of your day. Here’s how to choose a wedding photographer who will capture all of your special memories. 


Style and Experience -
The most important factor in choosing a wedding photographer is style - does their portfolio reflect what you are looking for in terms of composition, lighting, and angles? Additionally, make sure that the photographer has experience shooting weddings as it’s extremely different from shooting any other type of event or portrait session. It’s important to find someone who knows how to handle unexpected events during a wedding like bad weather or dimly lit venues.  

Personality and Connection - It’s also essential that you feel comfortable around your Orange County Wedding Photographer; they will be with you on one of the most personal days of your life so it’s important that you both click. During an initial consultation ask yourself if this person understands what you want out of your photos and if they can keep up with all the moving parts during a typical wedding day like family formals, bridal parties, or guests arriving late or leaving early. A great way to gauge personality and connection is by meeting multiple photographers before signing a contract!  

Cost Last but not least – cost should always be considered when hiring a professional photographer for any event including weddings! Photographers come in various levels depending on their experience, gear they own and use, editing process they offer, album design services etc… Be sure to find out exactly what each package includes before booking someone as there may be hidden fees like travel expenses or additional prints/albums should you choose them later down the line. 

Conclusion: Choosing the right wedding photographer isn't just about finding someone who can take beautiful pictures; it's about finding someone who will understand your vision for capturing those perfect moments on your big day while also having an excellent personality fit with you both as a couple. When searching for potential photographers remember to consider style and experience level first followed by personality connection then cost so that when you look back at your photos years from now it won’t just be about how beautiful they look but also about how much fun was had during the process!   

Thank you for considering me as your wedding day photographer! I know that this is a very important moment in your lives, and I would be honored if you let me capture it for you. My goal is to ensure that each photo will be an everlasting memory of the happy, joyful and beautiful occasion that is your wedding day. I'm happy to discuss my services further and look forward to hearing more about your plans.

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