Edyta Szyszlo Photography

February 9, 2012

Elaine & Mike’s Sunset at Crissy Field Love Shoot – San Francisco

Edyta's Real Love Shoots — Edyta @ 12:35 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Love is in the air! San Francisco’s weather has been absolutely spoiling us with basically no rain this winter. Yay for me, nay for our plants. But talk about some gorgeous sunsets! Meet Elaine and Mike. Totally in love, totally getting married this July and totally silly for one another. I love when couples don’t take themselves too seriously because it allows for a grand’ole time during our love shoot session. We played beachside at Crissy Field with their doggie Zooey and ended with goofy faces around the old Presidio buildings. Oh and not to mention how hot.hot.hot these two cuties are ;) Can’t wait to party it up on your big day! Enjoy this sneak! (more…)

January 24, 2012

Wedding Makeup Ideas, Tips & Talk

Beauty,Wedding Advice — Edyta @ 5:14 PM

Photo: Edyta Szyszlo

Alright brides and really, all ladies…photo + makeup = forever. Don’t ever forget it! Meet Alifa Wong (owner of A La Arte Beauty in San Francisco). She’s my go-to makeup artist, the only one I recommend professionally and personally. Alifa is going to give you the real talk on makeup, and how it relates to your life and wedding. So be on the lookout for more posts of tips, advice and pep talks from her! From Alifa:

Hello everyone! A wedding involves so much planning and so many little details, and as it should, since it is one of the biggest and most important days in a girl’s life. So when it comes to makeup for this special occasion, it should be a detail that is not overlooked. As with everything else that comes along with the wedding plans, hiring your makeup artist will be one of the most important decisions you will make. Don’t be afraid to ask your artist questions- lots of it. Get to know your artist and let her or him get to know you. Makeup is not just about the colors on the outside, it can also bring out beauty and confidence from the inside. (more…)

January 20, 2012

Interior Design Inspired Photo Shoot Featured on Style Me Pretty!

Press,Styled Shoots — Edyta @ 12:47 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Whoot it’s Friday! And a rainy one at that. Yesterday, I was featured on Style Me Pretty for one oh-so pretty style shoot! We had such a fun team working their magic to help inspire all engaged couples that their home is where the heart is. When thinking of a theme or style for your wedding, cozy things up with inspirations from you very own home/apartment. I was extra excited that we did an indoor, rockin glam, pretty patterned, vintage mix type of wedding shoot. And this San Francisco venue is HOT (so is the model’s makeup)! Vendors listed at the end! See all the pretty and advice on SMP here and enjoy some more images… (more…)

January 13, 2012

Are We a Wedding Photography Match?

Photos: Josh Gruetzmacher

Happy Booking Season! It’s here and it’s in full swing. Hiring a wedding photographer can be quite a drag. Websites/blogs until your eyes pop, chatty consultations galore that make your throat sore, contracts, albums, who’s available/who’s not. It’s like being on first dates over and over! So I’m going to make it easy on you and let you get to know me better through my own online personal ad because you already know I take photos… (more…)

January 12, 2012

Baby Portraits – A Saturday Morning with Eleanor & Her Family

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Round 2 of baby sessions! Meet Eleanor aka Ellie. She’s only 6 weeks old, and she was ‘made’ by my past wedding clients Brieanne and Brandon, who are now dear friends. Brieanne has been quite taken with the baby world for a while now so we all knew it was coming sooner than later :) Ellie, I give you the gold trophy for being the most expressionistic baby I’ve ever met, hands down!  Yay to your first! This was our Saturday morning with Ellie and her new little family! (Thanks Enjoy Events Co. for the holiday garland that I repurposed!) (more…)

Baby Portraits – Meet Sam & His Fam

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Yay it’s 2012! Hope your holidays were a hoot :) Today, I’m coming at you with a couple of San Francisco baby portrait sessions that I’ve done in the past month or so. for the most part, I only offer these sessions for past wedding clients of mine so when I do have the opportunity to snuggle up with a newish-born I’ll take it :) You might remember Sam’s parents’ wedding here. Sam and his fam cozied up in the best spot of the house…the bed!! Here are some of my favorites from our shoot… (more…)

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December 23, 2011

Product Photography – Stationery & Wedding Invitations by Dear LC Part II

Product Photography — Edyta @ 6:19 AM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Part II of some of my favorite photos and stylings from the Dear LC wedding invitation photo shoot I had a couple months ago. An invitation in a box and an array of editorial stationery shots that’ll make you smile as you travel today ;) It’d be awesome to see the country at a fast forward speed bird’s eye view of highways and airports. But let the colors and fun styling props whisk you away to a happy place until you over eat into holiday bliss! Lots of hugs and kisses from me to you this holiday. May it be merry and bright!! xoxo (more…)

December 22, 2011

Product Photography – Stationery & Wedding Invitations by Dear LC

Product Photography — Edyta @ 3:07 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Alert! Crazy cute wedding invitations from Dear LC! A couple months ago, I had the pleasure of receiving a humongous box from the east coast full of goodies to style and photograph for Dear LC’s new website and editorial marketing! Wedding invitations with downtown style is Lynn’s tag line, and wow is it spot on ;) The goal was to stay true to the designs, keeping focus on color and simplicity but adding pops of fun. Super happy with how classy yet playful the photos turned out. Here is a part one of some of my favorites. Be sure to check her new site out, it’s quite the happenin’ place to see.   (more…)

Product Photography – Social & Holiday Stationery Hello!Lucky Part II

Product Photography — Edyta @ 12:30 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

So many good shots to chose from, wish I could show you all of them! I’ve been shooting for Hello!Lucky since June, and we’ve covered a lot of stationery ground. Here are some more favorites from our photo shoots throughout 2011. Be sure to check out their HOT new website, bowchickawowow! (more…)

December 21, 2011

Product Photography – Social & Holiday Stationery Hello!Lucky

Product Photography,San Francisco — Edyta @ 5:23 PM

Photos: Edyta Szyszlo

Greetings from afar! Not really but wow have I been blog m.i.a right? Tis the holiday season, not to mention a very busy wedding season is now over. I’m wayyyyy behind on showcasing some of the fun projects that I’ve had a pleasure photographing this year. So I will do my best to get those all up between now and into the new year. Wow, the new year…CRAZY! This past summer Hello!Lucky and I started dating a bit…and well things hit it off! I’ve been very fortunate to have photographed several hero and detail shots of their social stationery (wedding invitations, save the dates, personal stationery), baby announcements, greeting cards and postcards and last but not least their famous holiday cards. You can see a good chunk of our work together on their brand spankin new website that launched in early November. I’m so fortunate to have our photos featured in their print ads for Real Simple and Anthology magazine along with Design Sponge and several other blogs. Lots more to come from us so watch out ;) Hello!Lucky cheers to you on all big new things. For trusting my prop styling and all in all – being the fantastic creative force that you are. Clink to the HL family of sales, printing, designers…YOU ROCK! Enjoy some of my favorites in this part one… (more…)