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  • WELCOME!

    Welcome to the blog! If the banner doesn't make it obvious enough I'll just spill the beans and let you know that we are a full time husband and wife wedding photography team. We love life, God, weddings, and if you slide over our names to the left you'll note a few other things we love.

    We are based out of Los Angeles, and when I say that, I mean our studio is right in the smack dab center of downtown. However, if you start browsing through the blog history you will soon note that we shoot weddings all over the country and world. We put a lot into making our images so I hope you enjoy checking some of them out!

    If you're up for having a great time at your wedding, and our photos have the look you are going for, then feel free to shoot us a note and we would love to chat some more!

    - Lukas and Suzy VanDyke

Category Archives: Workshops

Piano Ranch Website & Shooting Location

Over the years there’s been a good number of times I’ve wanted to head out to the desert for some epic shotsView full post »

Piano Ranch

A few months ago I was instant messaging with a good friend. I told him I was tired of sitting at my computer and wasView full post »

McGee House Wedding Venue {Stylized Shootout} | Lexington/ Louisville, Kentucky

Some of you probably saw our blog last October where Lukas vaguely referred to the fact that we may or may not beView full post »

SHOWIT UNITED 2013 {WEDNESDAY PHOTOS}

Words make it hard to describe the emotions your experience after an incredible event. The Showit United PhotographersView full post »

SHOWIT UNITED 2013 {TUESDAY PHOTOS}

If you’ve never had a chance to hang out at the Four Seasons in Santa Barbara I have one word to say: “View full post »

Showit United 2013 {Monday Photos}

Two hundred wedding photographers at the Four Season’s Hotel in Santa Barbara! If you’re not a photographerView full post »

Brandness Review Video!

I was so excited when I got the email from Liz saying the little review video she did was finished! I pulled it up on myView full post »

Brandness Workshop Review

Elise from Hey Sweet Pea often uses the term “My heart is so full”, and I think it just describes the way IView full post »

What my DEFINE SCHOOL class is about

Happy Monday everyone! Registration is open for my class at THE DEFINE SCHOOL and I thought I would just give a littleView full post »

How I Deal With My Email

Happy Wednesday everyone! Congratulations on making it halfway through the week! Hopefully this post will help make theView full post »

Justin & Mary {What’s Next Tour} | Review – Los Angeles, California

I finished turning on the last light in the Mason Jar and centered it just so in front of the chalkboard. The chalkboardView full post »

Justin & Mary: The What’s Next Tour {Free Seat Giveaway!}

At the Pursuit 31 conference in Atlanta last October, I had the sweet privilege of getting to know Mary Marantz. Mary isView full post »

the BRANDNESS workshop | It’s not just for photographers

There are some things that I get so excited about that I just can’t wait for them to happen! The BrandnessView full post »

{INSPIRED} Workshop Review!

Oh my goodness. There are some workshops I’ve helped teach at where (should I confess this?) the whole time, I&#View full post »

New Studio Space {Spring Arts Tower} Downtown Los Angeles, California

Does moving up three floors up to a bigger space in the same building count as moving up the cooperate ladder or justView full post »

Matt Kennedy IMPACT Workshop | Vancouver, Canada

The beginning of this week I had the privilege of being in the studio audience (a.k.a. in the living room) for MattView full post »

The Define School Promo Video (plus $500 giveaway)

If you missed it last month I did a little blog about Jessica and The Define School! Well, today I am excited toView full post »

Photography 101 Workshop {Review} | Los Angeles, California

I admit I was pretty excited about the Jarritos soda and the TopoChico mineral water. It’s the bright colorfulView full post »

Jessica Cudzilo & The Define School

It’s funny how sometimes you drift through life meeting hundreds and sometimes even thousands of new people eachView full post »

Photography 101 Workshop {REGISTRATION IS OPEN} | September 1st

“It’s like drinking from a fire hose, I can’t wait to go out and try it all!” That’s theView full post »

SHINE {Pursuit 31 Retreat} Jasper, Alabama

I remember when my friend, Elizabeth-Ann contacted me and told me about an exciting idea she was working on. This dreamView full post »

Online Workflow Workshop | DEFINE

I meet a lot of photographers and many of them tell me it’s not possible. They tell me that post production isView full post »

THE DEFINE SCHOOL {Online Workshops}

Welcome to something new and exciting! It’s an online school just recently launched called DEFINE. When I firstView full post »

BE FREE TO BE Workshop Part One Review

Today’s workshop was so much fun! I think the best part was knowing that everyone went away with at leastView full post »

Photo Love Workshop Review

The day before yesterday was the first of three workshops we are doing this February. I had so much fun at this one itView full post »

BE FREE TO BE Workshop

I would like you to imagine shooting a wedding and knowing that you’re less than one day away from checking off theView full post »

Feb. 11th WORKSHOP updates! $89

Yesterday we announced our ALL NEW WORKSHOP, “From Photo to Blog Post”, on Feb. 11, 2012. Lukas & I areView full post »

Photography 101 VIDEO {a video on how to shoot in manual mode}

This video has been a long time in coming, but I got so many emails asking for a video of our last workshop that IView full post »

Workshop Review {Part 2}

Happy Monday! No interview for today, but I did get a chance to go through the rest of the photos from last week’sView full post »

Workshop Review {Part 1}

Yesterday I went surfing in La Jolla with a photographer/philanthropist/entrepreneur & photo software developer allView full post »

Photography 101 Workshop {October 15th Registration is Open}

When I first started shooting I told another photographer who let me tag a long with him to a wedding that I knew how toView full post »

A unexpected speaking engagement…

The Master’s Academy International is the missionary organization I support above all others. I support theirView full post »

Photography 101 Workshop Review

A few days ago I posted some of the images resulting from last weeks workshop. On the heels of that I thought I wouldView full post »

Chaz & Sara {Photography Workshop} Union Station – Los Angeles, California

Suzy and I get to spend most weekends photographing gorgeous brides, their dashing grooms, and hanging out with allView full post »

Free Bride & Groom Portraits!

Happy Monday everyone! Before I get on to the rest of this post I just need to say I LOVE Mondays! There is somethingView full post »

Photography 101 Workshop

It’s here! The next Lukas & Susannah photography workshop! We will be having a ton of fun, covering a lot ofView full post »

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