As a prewedding photographer in Los Angeles, I know that my Chinese and Asian wedding clients want to showcase their lifestyle as well as capture some of the more beautiful landscape and architectural landmarks that Southern California has to offer. I love working with brides and grooms to determine what type of scenes are most important to them so I can create a plan for our day together. When preparing for a prewedding shoot, it is important to remember that a variety of outfits will generate a more interesting and beautiful set of images. Professional hair and makeup is also important, and should usually start very early in the day so we can shoot at sunrise as well as sunset. The key to a successful photography session is to make a good plan and then have fun. For this photo, taken on the Fourth Street Bridge in downtown Los Angeles, I used off-camera lighting to illuminate the bride and groom's faces. Hundreds of cars were driving behind me, so if I had backed up just a few inches, it would have been very bad. By holding the camera above my head, I was able to capture the stunning view of the railroad yard in downtown Los Angeles. The beautiful sky was lucky and helped add a sense of drama to this image. I love that the groom wore a tuxedo for this prewedding session.