22 01, 2011

More Beautiful Pics from Jose Villa's Photo Shoot for Once Wed!

By |2011-01-22T14:13:55-06:00January 22nd, 2011|Featured, Photo shoot|



While I was down in Mexico for the Mexico Workshop in November, Joy ThigpenMar of Team Hair and Makeup and I took advantage of the amazing Mexico light and textures for an editorial shoot in one of my favorite cities in Mexico; Tequila, yes this is also where Tequila originated.. Masks designed and made by my love Karina Puente

  1. weddingchicks – Jose, this so so romantic and beautiful. I love the way I feel with I look at your photos. Except the jealous of the gorgeous model. (; Joy is so amazing to work with and even just be around. We are birthday twins, you know .. so I am instantly more savvy and fashionable. This shoot is beautiful.
  2. Jake – Wicked awesome Jose!
  3. daniel – wow–these are gorgeous. beautiful job.
  4. hugh – you’re not even real, jose.
  5. JasonG Photographer – Always amazed at how consistently beautiful the light and composition are in your images.
  6. Aaron Shintaku – dude so epic.
  7. Jackie Lamas – Absolutely beautiful and simple! Love every single photo!
  8. ed peers – Oh my goodness… A whole ‘nother level.
  9. geri e. – Stunning! STUNNING! Made me want to run all the way to Mexico! Another CA workshop? Yes please.
  10. matthew morgan – so good. so freakin good!
  11. Douglas Anderson – Damn. These are so good. Love the light.
  12. geneoh – I dont even know what to say…
  13. Tweets that mention One of my fave photographers. This makes me want to shoot in Mexico…. SO BAD! isnt it prettyyyy? — Topsy.com – […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Vania S and Hugh Forte, Eric Scheel Photo. Eric Scheel Photo said: Tequila, Mexico shoot for Oncewed http://goo.gl/fb/lvwDF […]
  14. Andrea – I didn’t know that this place existed, but it’s gorgeous! She is beautiful, but I love the softness of how you capture the world. The colors & lighting are a stunning combination!
  15. Ryan Ray – Gorgeous model. Gorgeous photos!
  16. lane dittoe – damn you Fn killled it. so good and love those agave fields.
  17. Sarah Danaher – beautiful in every lovely way possible.
  18. Yeni – You are awesome, José! Just one more thing: that bunny mask is scary! I didn´t like it!
  19. Jeremy Harwell – Ay yi YI!!!!! Such gorgeouness I can’t stand it.!!!!
  20. Serena and Malea – Speechless… Jose these are seriously the most dreamy, beautiful images we’ve ever laid eyes on. Love. Love. Love!!!
  21. Haley Sheffield – {a} i am another one of those super enthralled fans. your work is pure excellence. this makes me want to go to mexico. and wear her clothes. {b} on that note, Joy Thigpen is a genius. and i want those lovely grey bow heels. {c} “The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.” | Benjamin Disraeli … and you, Jose, are so incredibly excellent at this. for your clients, your models, your designers, your locations. you bring the richness out of everything around you.
  22. joy thigpen – oh! I love your layout! it makes me happy to see more of these out. i loved this shoot! and thanks for the sweet words yall… and the gray shoes were a serendipitous contribution the model happened to bring that i liked better with that dress than the ones i brought! ha!
  23. Sherry – W….O…..W!!! Unreal. I love, love, LOVE these!!!
  24. Rebecca – These are simply stunning!
  25. Yinka – One word. Wow. When is your next workshop?!?
  26. Eric Barker – Love it!!!!
  27. Diana Lupu – OHMYGOD! I almost can’t take it, they’re so beautiful! Any way we can get links to those fabulous outfits too? Fabulous work Jose, as always!
  28. Jenelle Sewell – magical
  29. Anne Elisabeth – Such unbelievable good quality!
  30. joy thigpen – yes! all the clothes are by designer Alexandra Grecco. here’s the link to her etsy shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/alexandragrecco?ref=pr_shop
  31. imthiaz houseman – Its so romantic and beautiful. the clothes are stunning!
  32. Joshua Gull – Wow Jose, just wow. Amazing work.
  33. kate – Good God Man. These are really terrible! hehe. ok I’m such a kidder. the colors make me want to fly there on a magic carpet right NOW.
  34. Marcella Treybig – LOoove the wardrobe!
  35. Allan – Inspiration. Congrats for your amazing job
  36. Andreas Holm – What??? Insane! So DAMN beautiful!!

3 01, 2011

Featured on Once Wed

By |2011-01-03T10:57:21-06:00January 3rd, 2011|Featured, Makeup|

01/03/11 Alexandra Grecco II WEDDING IDEAS

…and speaking of honeymoon!  Now you can see the Nude Summer Slip Dress that was worn under the Cinema Tea Dress in the previous post…wow!

Photography by Jose Villa

Hair and makeup by Mar of TEAM Hair and Makeup

01/03/11                         Alexandra Grecco I WEDDING IDEAS