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Sought after for destination weddings as well as those closer to home in Southern California, Eric鈥檚 clients have brought him to locations such as Cuba, Panama and the Maya Riviera of Mexico鈥檚 Yucatan Peninsula. When he鈥檚 not shooting weddings or traveling the country on assignment you'll find Eric teaching the next generation of photographers at Brooks Institute in Ventura where he works as adjunct faculty in the prestigious school's Visual Journalism program. His stunning, creative photography has been widely featured in the nation鈥檚 most popular travel book, Frommer鈥檚 Travel Guides for a readership of 8 million people worldwide.

With a degree in photojournalism and over 20 years of experience working at eight newspapers nationwide, Eric brings a fresh, unique vision and razor-sharp skills to every photo shoot, no matter the subject or the budget. Whether he鈥檚 documenting a wedding or an editorial assignment for a national publication the result is compelling storytelling images you won鈥檛 soon forget. Eric鈥檚 compassion, patience and uncanny ability to put his subjects at ease allow him to make beautiful, striking photos while remaining unobtrusive.

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Aideen Sent on 11/25/2014
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I can not say enough good things about Eric! Myself and my fianc茅 travelled to California from Ireland in August 2013 to organise our wedding for July 2014. We had done our research online and arranged to meet a few photographers during our short visit.

Prior to making our trip to California, all our correspondence with Eric was done by email.. Despite the huge distance and time difference Eric was unbelievably efficient and replied to all emails and requests almost immediately. We were so pleased that when we met Eric in person his personality equalled his perfeassionalism. He was very friendly and natural, which although at the time I didn't think would be an important factor in choosing a photographer, but at the end of the day you will be sharing one of the most important days of your life with this person... It's VERY important!

Eric did his best to create a package which would suit our particular needs and budget, even catering for the fact we would be returning to Ireland very soon after the wedding.

On the day of the wedding Eric was fantastic! He was friendly towards everyone he encountered, he was professional and so accommodating to any requests (even offering last minute lifts to the church!!) So many guests commented that our photographer was so friendly and the efforts that he went to get the best shots, although always descretly and without interfering with guests.

I couldn't believe how quickly Eric had our photos ready for us to download after the wedding. They were fantastic! We had requested some specific shots and he caught these beautifully!

I would happily recommend Eric to any couple planning their wedding! I wish him nothing but continued success!

Aideen & Fran Hughes
User1092029 Sent on 02/16/2013
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Eric did an awesome job. I suggest making a list of must have photos. We didn't have a lot of time for photos, but he did a good job!
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Rachel Sent on 11/24/2014
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"Eric Parsons is an amazing wedding photographer - professional, creative and very personable. Jason and I first met with Eric several months before our wedding and immediately felt completely at ease with him. It felt as though we had known him for ages! Eric's ability to make you feel at ease brings out the fun, artistic, and sacred moments in a relaxed and natural way. Eric went out of his way to "scope out" our wedding venue the day before the ceremony in order to plan interesting and fun pictures ahead of time, taking into account the unique setting of our venue. He also seized new opportunities in real-time - some our favorite pictures from our wedding are from moments where Eric saw something unexpected and spontaneously whizzed completely unplanned to capture experience! We both feel that Eric went above and beyond, and we are so thankful for all the fantastic memories he captured for us! Eric is the ideal choice for a wedding photographer!!

Special thanks also to Rick Loomis, our second photographer. He made us laugh more times than we can count and took several pictures that will surely become our favorites!

Rachel & Jason Blackwell
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