Lilia explained to me, "As old school goth & industrial and punk rock & metal kids who grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area music scene, we're PIBs (persons in black) and former Goths … and we still love the dark aesthetic. " Lilia studied fine art photography and photojournalism, has a design degree, and worked as a web designer for over 11 years. Ray is a self-taught photographer who
Oh, and they take kick-ass wedding photos:
When I asked Lilia about their typical clients, she told me, "Our offbeat clients are independent and creative with an amazing sense of personal style ranging from indie, goth, punk, alternative, rockabilly, all the way to folks that might look pretty normal on the outside, but are amazingly creative and different on the inside."
…Sound like anyone you know?
When I asked Lilia about her offbeat clients, she told me "One of our favorite weddings had a Sumo Wrestler vs. Godzilla theme."
"We love shooting Trash the Dress sessions with our adventurous couples." Lilia said. "And we support marriage equality for everyone and have documented many same sex weddings."
Lilia is also offering a promotion: 10% off any wedding package or engagement session for Offbeat Bride readers! "We're available for weddings anywhere in the world," she reminded me. "Not just the Bay Area."