Simone and Ryan were born to be Next Exit clients. It’s okay to say that, right? We all got along swimmingly throughout the entire wedding planning process. We promised to postpone our inevitable friendship until after their honeymoon. We’re ready now! Their engagement session a few months ago was one of our all time faves. We couldn’t wait until their wedding day at the Skirball Center. It was gorgeous! It helps that Ryan is an event lighting designer for The Lighter Side so the ballroom was lit up in all its glory. If you call, ask for him directly so that he can take good care of you. Simone had a helpful hand from wedding planner and Next Exit pal, Alexandra Doudian, from Enchanted Events & Design, who is always calm, professional and organized. Rabbi Steven Carr Rueben from Kehillat Israel Temple in Pacific Palisades (my old hood) performed a beautiful ceremony under the chuppah exquisitely designed by Elizabeth Bailey at Barrington Flowers. Wedding photography and photojournalism in Los Angeles at it’s best. Thanks, S&R.