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This is the Anything But Gray Events blog, where caffeine and kindness power me as I relive the most fantastical events through poignant write-ups and gorgeous images. 

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Long gone are the days of traditional, boring engagement photography. Show your personality, style, and shared interests with a styled engagement shoot crafted and curated just for YOU. Let us customize a styled engagement photo shoot that makes you feel like the stars you are plus gets you comfortable in front of the camera before […]

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The happy energy jumping through Ben and Rob’s downtown Los Angeles engagement session is contagious! Featured in Love Inc Mag., Ben and Rob’s styled engagement photo shoot in Downtown Los Angeles showcases the couple’s outgoing and whimsical personalities while exploring some of the city’s iconic institutions, local cuisine, and art. This fun-loving couple enjoyed adventuring […]

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Somewhere between nonstop texting in high school and moving in together, Hailey and Kimia fell in love. As lovers of the outdoors, the couple of over 10 years got engaged in Zion, laying in a hammock — “Kimia loves her hammock,” jokes Hailey — with a slide puzzle that Kimia had to solve.   It […]

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2021 seemed to be more of an extension of 2020 than any of us hoped. With all the reopenings and the subsequent closures happening almost weekly, the Event and Hospitality industries in Los Angeles were left feeling as if we were muddling through days, looking at life through a foggy windshield. Never knowing what tomorrow […]

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Linzy and Jeff, both teachers, are probably the kindest couple I have ever worked with. Their original wedding was set to be at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel in June 2021. It was going to be a proposal turned surprise wedding with a much larger guest count. Then comes COVID-19 and plans changed dramatically. This wedding […]

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Frank and Connor were engaged during an epic double surprise proposal weekend at a winery in Napa, California last year. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, they were not able to celebrate this special occasion with their friends and family as they would have liked. One of the most incredible things about celebrating and showcasing LGBTQ+ […]

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Em & Scott Em and Scott share a love for the weird, arcane, out-there personality of their city, Los Angeles, which is why they were so excited to celebrate their special day at The Valley Relics Museum – a space that’s as eclectic and charming as they are! Fun Fact: Scott works at JPL and Em is […]

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Carly & Matt   Carly and Matt wanted a vintage-inspired engagement shoot that reflected their style and creative personalities. A costume change or two (or three) never hurts either! Please enjoy this colorful and creative engagement shoot at The Ebell of Los Angeles planned and design by Anything But Gray Events with photos by Miki […]

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Behind this grey and very unassuming airplane hanger, tucked in near the Van Nuys airport in Los Angeles, California, lies thousands of memories and hundreds of years of colorful San Fernando Valley buried treasure just waiting to be discovered by YOU! Welcome to the one and only, Valley Relics Museum. A very unique and one […]

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There were so many high hopes. Full-bellied wishes, dreams, and expectations. 2020 was going to be the year. It was to be the roaring twenties incarnate. My events calendar was full, my clients were wonderful, and I was so excited about what was about the possibilities of the year. January was a bur of busy. […]

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