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    Thamer I. Bajjali
    Founder & Head Photographer
    Petra Calling Photography

Mike & Alicia’s Wedding Highlights

Nathan Prince and I shot this for Mike and Alicia in the beginning of November. Awesome wedding and an awesome couple.


Mike & Alicia’s Wedding Highlights from Petra Calling Media on Vimeo.


Mini Shoot in the Park with Julie Petra Calling Photography

A few weeks ago, I reconnected with an old friend. Julie contacted me through Facebook and asked if I’d be interested in shooting her. I jumped at the opportunity because I remember even before picking up my first DSLR, Julie and I would be hanging out and we’d have photo sessions with my old point and shoot. We had fun then and we are having fun now.

These photos were shot on the Canon 5D Mark ii
Edited in Lightroom 3
Retouched in Photoshop CS5


Izzy Union Station DTLA

My model Izzy doing her thing at Union Station in Downtown LA.

Thanks Izzy, Katie MUA, and Daniel!
Check out the before and after here : no no… Here

Chris & Cynthia’s Engagement Photos Laguna Beach, CA


Last week I had the awesome opportunity to work with Chris and his fiancee Cynthia. When we first met back in April, Cynthia mentioned that they’d like to take the engagement photos at the beach. After some research, Laguna Beach was chosen.  Both were very easy going and had no problem taking direction on the day of the shoot. We shot for a while but it seemed like the time flew by so fast. We got a lot of good shots and more importantly we had a blast doing it! I am counting the days until Chris and Cynthia’s wedding in September. Thank you Chris and Cynthia for being so awesome and thank you Daniel for your help!


Testing the light with my mannequin

Getting ready for tomorrows engagement shoot and testing out the Pocket Wizards I picked up from Samy’s rental department. I set up the flash on a stand behind and above the subject shooting down. This gave me a pretty neat look. I tried to not post process too much. Just a minor crop and some slight adjustments to the exposure, curves, and a little color.