Longest Day Cast
Cast for “The Longest Day”:
Jenn and Steve Bebb (A): The only Canadians listed among American PHOTO’s Top 10 wedding photographers, Stephen and Jennifer Bebb have been photographing weddings and families for nearly 10 years. Billed as one of the most influencial wedding photography studios in the World, the Bebbs are noted for their modern, classic style and infectious personalities. Spend just 5 minutes with these two and you will know exactly what we mean! Together, the Bebbs are truly an unstoppable pair. Their love for each other and their children infuses all they do and is evident in their relationships with their family, clients, friends and other photographers. www.bebbblog.com
[b]ecker (A)—becker is a wedding photographer from Southern California who is known throughout the world for his knack for consistently capturing relaxed portraits, amazing details and real moments. he has one of the most recognizable brands in the industry and he also has a passion for helping other photographers. in additions to shooting weddings all over the world, he co-founded The [ b ] School, the fastest growing social referral network designed specifically for wedding photographers in mind. his mission is to help photographers connect and work together to develop mutually beneficial relationships and help take their businesses to the next level. www.thebschool.com
Jules Bianchi (A)—For Jules, photography isn’t just a career, it is a way of life. At a very young age she became aware of how fleeting life can be, and photography is her way of capturing life moments and, essentially, freezing time. She studied film at UCSB, which gave her photography a cinematic, storytelling style. After working in the film industry for seven years, she realized she needed to be doing more personal, gratifying work and decided to start her own wedding photography business. Since then, her award-winning work as been published in magazines and featured in professional samples from Leather Craftsmen, Willowbooks, Livebooks, Kolo, and Pictage. She is actively involved in the photography community, speaking at venues such as the Pictage Partner Conference, the Digital Wedding Forum Convention as well as teaching her own seminars. She has been the guest speaker for various photography classes and other educational forums such as the Professional Photographers of the Greater Bay Area, the Professional Photographers of Channel Islands, and the highly regarded Kubota Digital Photography Bootcamp. Jules leads a regular photography group once a month for local photographers to network and learn and privately mentors photographers from all over the country. www.julescafe.com.
Bambi Cantrell (B:Captain)—bio coming soon.
Michele Celentano (B)—bio coming soon.
Jessica Claire (B)—bio coming soon.
Robert Evans (A)—bio coming soon.
Jim Garner (B)—bio coming soon.
Catherine Hall (B)—Catherine Hall has been capturing expressive images of people through her camera since an early age. With Clients such as John Deere, News Corp, Reuters, and Goldman Sachs, Catherine Hall is one of the top professional photographers working today. Hall, studied photography at Oxford University and Cal Poly where she graduated summa cum laude and first in her class. Her work regularly appears in a myriad of publications including: Elegant Bride, Grace Ormonde, The Knot, PDN, National Geographic Traveler, Modern Bride, The Tribune, The Sydney Morning Herald, American Photo, and The New York Times. As an accomplished teacher and international print & album judge, Hall possesses a broad skill set. Her work has been displayed on Times Square billboards, and in promotional materials of fifteen non-profit organizations. Hall’s professional experience includes working with Getty Images as a photographer, photo editor, and grants consultant, and she has earned sponsorships from Epson, Kodak, Lowepro, WPPI, and Julia Dean while exhibiting work worldwide, including in New York City, Paris, and the San Francisco Bay Area. www.catherinehall.net.
Ann Hamilton (B)—Based in San Francisco, Ann photographs weddings near and far, and as many dogs as she can in between. Ann operates her business out of a boutique studio that she shares with her adorable pug, Bogie. www.annhamilton.com.
Gene Higa (B)—Recently named one of the top ten wedding photographers in the world, Gene Higa travels the world doing what he loves, photographing weddings near and far, and is one of the most sought-after destination wedding photographers today. Originally from Los Angeles, Gene makes his home in San Francisco, but calls the world his office. His images have been featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Elegant Bride, Your Wedding Day magazine, Modern Bride, The Knot Weddings, and the last 15 consecutive issues of Destination Weddings & Honeymoons magazine, including landing the cover image of the magazine’s 2008 special issue. In 2007, The Knot voted Gene as the “Best of Weddings Pick” for Northern California. A WPPI platform speaker, he has been profiled in Rangefinder magazine, Photo District News and Studio Photography magazine. He is sponsored by Bay Photo Lab,Cypress Albums, Pickpic, Boda Bags, Albums Unlimited and liveBooks. Gene also teaches and shares his approach to shooting weddings with professional photographers across the country, inspiring a new generation of photographers to reach for the stars. www.genehiga.net.
Amber Holritz (B)—bio coming soon.
Chris (A) and Katie (B) Humphreys—Chris and Katie Humphreys call Santa Barbara, CA home, but they can be found all over the country shooting weddings. Their work has been recognized with multiple WPJA awards and they were named one of the top 15 photographers in the world by the AGWPJA in 2007. Chris and Katie are Pictage PartnerCon speakers and contributing writers to ProPhotoResource.com. www.chrishumphreys.com.
David Jay (A)—bio coming soon.
Kenny Kim (A)—Kenny Kim has always been fascinated by the visual arts – and especially the connection between art & photography. Incorporating his own vision into the technical elements of photography, Kenny’s goal with each photo he takes is to present each moment he captures with a subtle artistry that enhances the feel of the moment. With the launch of Kenny Kim Photography in 2005, Kenny’s vision for a photographer’s work instantly resonated with his audience and within a short period of time, Kenny Kim Photography has now grown into a nationally recognized studio. In just 3 short years, Kenny has been commissioned for over 100 weddings in locations throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Kenny currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. He is thankful everyday for the privilege to call his passion in life, his profession as well. www.kennykim.com.
Kevin Kubota (A)—bio coming soon.
Bronson Pate (A)—Bronson is a native San Diegan – at 26, he has spent his photography career working with high-school friend Jared Bauman of Bauman Photographers. Since 2002, Bronson has helped to develop and promote the Bauman Photographers brand with his background in graphic design and media. In 2006 he conceptualized and co-produced an educational DVD called “Shooting the Perfect Wedding”. In 2007, Bronson co-founded ShootDotEdit; a post-production house that takes replaces the “lab” by handling image processing from start to finish. He still lives in San Diego with his wife and college sweetheart Megan and they are expecting their first child this July! Weddings have taken Bronson to the Dominican Republic, Lake Tahoe, New Orleans and Mexico. He is also a part of the “Get Hitched Down Under” team that facilitates high-end destination wedding services in Australia. Recent publications that have featured these accomplishments are Brides magazine and American Photo. www.baumanphotographers.com.
Joe Photo (B)—bio coming soon.
Dane Sanders (A:Captain)—Dane is a Southern California based wedding photographer and author. A featured speaker for Adobe and Pictage, he has been recognized and featured in such noteworthy publications as Rangefinder, Professional Photographer and American Photo magazines. Fast Track Photographer: the definitive new approach to successful wedding photography is Dane’s first book (http://fasttrackphotographer.com). Dane and his wife Tami, as well as their four children, make their home in Costa Mesa, California. www.fasttrackphotographer.com.
Jasmine Star (B)—bio coming soon.
Alisha (A) and Brook (B) Todd—bio coming soon.