WEVA Hall of Fame Award

Seven-Time WEVA Creative Excellence Award Winner

Telly Award Winner

Wedding MBA Competition 1st Place

Wedding MBA Competition 2nd Place

The Videographer Award of Distinction

The Communicator Award

Certified Professional Videographer

Anne Award

Master of Electronic Imaging

Photographic Craftsman

Two Time Aegis Award Winner

Professional Photographer’s of California – Honorary Life Member

PROVA Award Three Years in a ROW – “Best Wedding Video in the United States”

Awards and Recognition

  • One of the Top 25 Videographers in the World – 3 Years in a Row
  • Wedding Video Hall of Fame


  • Master of Electronic Imaging
  • Certified Professional Videographer
  • Merited Professional Videographer
  • Photographic Craftsman

Service to Industry

  • Honorary Lifetime Member – Professional photographers of California
  • Honorary Lifetime Member – New York Professional Videographers
  • Elmer Kingham Service Award – Inland Empire Professional Photo & Video
  • President’s Award – Inland Empire Professional Photo & Video
  • President’s Award – Professional Photographers of California
  • Member of the Month – Wedding & Portrait Photographers International
  • Service Award – Professional Photographers of America
  • President – Professional Photographers of California
  • President – Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers
  • Director – Inland Empire Association of Bridal Consultants
  • Affiliate of the Year – Inland Empire National Association of Catering Executives
  • Bob Lebar Vision Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Film Fellas – Webisodic TV


  • University of California – Riverside
  • California Baptist University
  • Winona International School of Professional Photography
  • West Coast School of Professional Photography
  • American Institute of Videography
  • WEVA Institute

Convention Speaker

  • Wedding and Event Video Expo – 20 years in a row
  • Professional Photographer of America – 5 years in a row
  • Wedding & Portrait Photographers International 3 times
  • Western States Pro Photo Expo – 4 times
  • Wedding MBA – 8 times
  • And over 200 local, state and regional conventions and workshops

Competition Awards

  • PROVA Award – Best Wedding Movie United States 3 Years in a row
  • Best Video under $35,000 National Association of Catering Executives
  • 127 Professional Photographers of America Awards of Merit
  • 8 WEVA Creative Excellence Awards
  • 4 Artistic Achievement Awards
  • Aegis – Telly – Videographer – Communicator Awards
  • Wedding MBA 1st and 2nd Place Awards
  • Procailm Award – Best National Fundraising Video – Catholic Church
  • Trendsetter Award – Orange County Association of Bridal Consultants
  • Video Work featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and the BBC


  • Author of “The Business of Wedding & Special Event Videography”
  • Book of the Month – Popular Photography
  • Four Stars – Videomaker Magazine
  • Appeared in articles in Brides’ Magazine, Southern California Brides, LA Times,
  • Inland Empire Magazine, Wedding & Event Video, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, Popular Photography, Videomaker, Camcorder, In Sync
  • Author of “The Wedding Godfather – Advice You Can’t Refuse