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Brenda Bravo
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Attended California State University, Fullerton
Lived in Lima, Peru
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In-Home Family Photo Session: Lima, Peru | Gina, Mark, Olive + 1
E ver since I can remember, I've loved telling stories. In grade school, my short story assignment notebooks would get filled up quickly and I'd be stapling on extra pages just to try and keep the magic alive as long as I could. I never knew how to end them...
E ver since I can remember, I've loved telling stories. In grade school, my short story assignment notebooks would get filled up quickly and...
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Barranco, Lima, Peru Wedding Photography | Amara & Ricardo
I met Amara & Ricardo during my first year living in Lima some five years ago. Amara was an intern at a non-profit org that I was working at as a photojournalist and Ricardo taught salsa to our volunteers from the U.S. and Canada. Over the years, I watched ...
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Life Hacks | Reboot Your Brain
Need some fresh inspiration? Read below... I recently received this newsletter below and can't find it anywhere on the web, but I really wanted to share it with everyone I know because it's such an invigorating process. Please read on to see how you can reb...
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Southern California Maternity Photographer | Cecy & Sam in Chino Hills, CA
Last month when meeting up with Sam & Cecy for our maternity session in Chino, CA., we realized the park we were meeting at was CLOSED! Luckily, my eye caught an open woodsy area a few blocks down and we took a shot at it. Turned out to be even more enchant...
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Chino Hills Photographer | Couples Session: Jennifer & Russell
Lennon said it most eloquently, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." Both fresh out of the military, Jenn & Russell's unexpected friendship turned romance unfolded during their first year at The University of Oregon. Jenn and ...
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Northern California Family Photography | Castle Rock State Park with The Lynams
When we pulled up to Castle Rock State Park in Los Gatos, California, we were pleasantly surprised by it's grandiose natural beauty. I couldn't have thought of a better spot for the Lynam's first official family session. The weather was gorgeous and we had ...
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Natural Home Water Birth Photography | Parto en el Agua : Sara, Marco & Olivia
Those first few moments after seeing a human life begin before my eyes... everything got piercingly silent. The energy in the room shifted dramatically -- there was this whole other being in the room that wasn't there before. There were no words to describe...
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Playa Santa Maria, Lima, Peru Engagement Photographer | Marissa & Julio
Nearly 10 years after meeting and falling in love on this same beach, their adventure together has only just begun...  Here's a look at our engagement session with Marissa & Julio last month in Santa Maria:
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Lunahuaná, Peru Wedding Photographer | Adrienne & Jean Paul
T hey met one summer night in Lima at a mutual friend's party but didn't begin dating 'til months later when Adrienne was no longer seeing anyone - Jean Paul says it was still love at first sight for him. On  their second date, he cooked a lovely meal for h...
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Laguna Beach Engagement Photos | Evelyn & Abel
I met up with Evelyn & Abel on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in Laguna Beach, California for their Engagement Session last month. Right off the bat, they had a laid-back vibe and natural ability for posing. It's always hit or miss whether or not a couple will...
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Pachacamac, Lima, Peru Wedding | Melina & Gino
M elina & Gino se enamoraron de la forma más simple y natural. Todo empezó una noche de día de semana cuando salieron cada uno con su grupo de amigos a una disco, El Dragón de Barranco. "Gino se acercó donde estábamos con unas amigas [cerca a la barra] y en...
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Destination Wedding & Portraits Photography. Lima, Los Angeles, and Beyond! www.bravoimage.com
Introduction
Hola! I'm Brenda Bravo. California Native making waves in the Southern Hemisphere now in Lima, Peru for the past 4.5 years. Documentary photographer specializing in weddings and special events aside from Social Work in Lima, Peru.
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I have a two sexy kitties, a sizzlin' man, a lovely apartment near the beach, a career i'm passionate about and a beautiful appreciation for all of it.
Education
  • California State University, Fullerton
    Visual Communication, 2006 - 2010
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Female
Other names
Brenda Bravo, Brenda Bravo-Santivañez
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Occupation
Documentary and Wedding Photographer
Skills
Wedding Photography, Photojournalism, Visual Storytelling, Reportage, Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Employment
  • Bravo Image
    Photographer, present
    Owner/Head Photographer
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Previously
Lima, Peru - Barcelona, Spain - Los Angeles, CA - Fremont, CA
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La Vida es Arte: Uno
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My baby cousin, Gabriel, turned One whole year old this past weekend! Here are some shots from our gathering at the family's house in Chorri

Rory & Pamela's Peruvian Countryside Wedding | Santa Eulalia, At...
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My first encounter with these two was totally serendipitous. I happened to walk onto the back patio of Bisetti, my favorite cafe in Barranco

Sneak Preview: Johana Maternity | La Casona, Chihuahua Mexico
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A different take on a maternity session. More coming soon! Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. No comments: Post a Comment

La Vida es Arte: El Más Bravo: An Ode to Papa
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My dad is one those people who never misses an opportunity to re-create tales of his rambunctious youth; hitch-hiking in South American coun

La Vida es Arte: Pulpos
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Going through my library, looking for pictures to update my newly designed website (that I'm currently working on) and I've come acr

La Vida es Arte: Carnaval de Barranco
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I moved to the tiny, bohemian district of Barranco on March 5th of this year. The following day, I was greeted by hundreds of painted Peruvi