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Meet Emilio Azevedo of Emilio Azevedo Photography in Kearny Mesa

Today we’d like to introduce you to Emilio Azevedo.

Emilio is a native Brazilian. He has been a professional photographer for many years specializing in weddings.

He is best known for his artistry in wedding photography, capturing the pure joy, emotion and spontaneity of the couple and guests on their special day.

Emilio is truly accomplished in the art of photography, has won a number of well-venerated photography awards and is a blessing to each of his clients. His images are standalone pieces of art in color, composition, light and balance.

He transforms the moments of a wedding day into timeless works of art. He works seamlessly in collaboration with the client, as well as the wedding planner as necessary to be sure the wedding day images are perfect.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
It’s never easy when you are trying to achieve something big especially when you are there for your clients on one of their most incredible day of their lives. You really need to give your all and make sure to produce amazing images that they can treasure for year to come.

I picked up a camera in 1999 and back then there was no YouTube tutorials or any good available photography schools in San Diego. I had to learn it the hard way. Through try and error. I sure spent countless hours practicing with my camera and trying to understand my camera and its settings.

I started with nightlife photography, hitting the clubs on a weekly basis sometimes for free. Nightlife photography is very challenging because it’s usually pretty dark with no consistent light. It’s an ever dance of flashing, colored lights that doesn’t help me to take my shots, and it’s always changing. Also people are trying to enjoy themselves and not necessarily pose for my camera. But that was my photography university where for 8 years I learned how to capture people’s moment and essence on a split second. I also learn how to analyze a room and see who is making the night special. I learned how to tell a story of an event which helps me a lot when shooting weddings, my passion in life

Please tell us about Emilio Azevedo Photography.
I specialize in wedding photography. I’m well known in the San Diego wedding industry for my professionalism and artistry in wedding photography.

I like to take chances and I always give my very best to all my clients. I strive to produce images bigger than life that my clients can treasure for years to come.

For me a wedding day is a love story from a Hollywood love story movie scene. Romantic, dramatic and with passion.

My images are very special and carefully crafted, creative and design to move and tell a story.

I also do family portraiture and commercial photography covering events and shooting products.

Do you look back particularly fondly on any memories from childhood?
Being around my photographer cousin while he was taking pictures and developing it on a dark room. It stayed with me.

For sports I played roller hockey and did BMX.

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Image Credit:

Emilio Azevedo Photography
Headshot – Xavier Bailey

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