Meet SIM’s Photographer Kathleen Schwartz

Here’s a little bit about our own Kathleen Schwartz! Where did you grow up? Right here in the Bay Area! My great-grandmother (also a Kathleen) left behind wonderful letters full of her childhood memories, including the summer they lived in a tent in Golden Gate Park after their apartment building was dynamited to stop the…

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Meet SIM’s Photographer Robin Fadtke

Here’s a little bit about our own Robin Fadtke! Where did you grow up? I was born in Toronto but in my 2ND year moved to Germany where I learned to read and write, well, in German. The family moved back to Canada when I was five so some pivotal years in the northeast until…

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Meet SIM’s Videographer Artak Parsian

Here’s a little bit about our own Artak Parsian!   Where did you grow up? Tehran, Iran What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today? What goes around, comes around. How old were you when you first thought “videography would be fun”? I was 17. What are some of your favorite videos you…

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Meet SIM’s Videographer Jordan Graham

Here’s a little bit about our own Jordan Graham! Where did you grow up? Santa Cruz, Ca What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today? I’m not to sure about a lesson, but she has supported my film making aspirations since I was thirteen and I would have never accomplished what I have…

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Suggestions For Memorials

by Adrian Cavlan We spend so much of our time in celebration mode here at SIM. Whether it’s a wedding, birthday party, holiday party, school dance, Bar Mitzvah, Quinceanera… you name the party and we’re there whooping it up with your and your guests any and every way you want us to (and none of…

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Meet SIM’s Videographer Ocean Ho

Here’s a little bit about our own Ocean Ho! Where did you grow up? Hong Kong What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today? This is more from Dad – “ask questions” How old were you when you first thought “videography would be fun”? Maybe 13 or so… What are some of your…

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The wedding venue of your dreams may be a WINERY!

By Adrian Cavlan We are so very fortunate to live in one of the world’s great wine-producing regions! The Wine Institute states that there are at least 107 American Viticultural Areas (federally recognized growing regions) in California, with wine-type grapes growing in 46 of California’s 58 counties and covering 522,000 acres. Of course with wine…

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Where To Throw An After Party!

By Raffi Nalvarian How many times have you been to a wedding and thought – Why is it ending so early – We’re just warming up!! There are many venues that have sound ordinances and can’t go past a certain time. As a bride or groom, you don’t want the party to end. So what…

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2019 Wedding Trends

By Shawn Cavlan When you work in an industry that is old as time itself, it is important to try to look at it with fresh eyes and try out new versions of what has been done in years past.  Here are some of the trends for 2019…..   1 Copper is the hip metal…

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