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Domaine Chandon Wine Country Wedding: Ginger + Mike

I am truly excited to share Ginger & Mike’s beautiful summer wedding at Domaine Chandon in Yountville,

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Getting Married at San Francisco City Hall: What You Need to Know

Hey there! So you’re planning a San Francisco City Hall wedding? Awesome! There are different ways to go about

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Whetstone Wine Cellars Wedding, Napa: Ali & Jeff

Get ready to feel like you’ve been transported to Italy because Ali & Jeff’s romantic wedding at

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Stinson Beach Wedding: Emily & Joss

I am very excited to share Joss & Emily’s lovely Stinson Beach wedding today! They were married at Dipsea

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Marin Headlands Hike Engagement Session: Kara & Matt

Let me tell you right now, you’re in for a special photo shoot with Kara & Matt’s epic hike adventure

Deer Park Villa Wedding, Fairfax, CA: Erin & Sean

Wow I’ve got to say, this was a fun wedding! Erin & Sean had their wedding at Deer Park Villa, in Fairfax,

Alameda Engagement Session: Lindsey & Adam

I am very happy with the way Lindsey & Adam’s Alameda engagement session photos turned out, so much so that

Cavallo Point Lodge, Sausalito Wedding: Jenny & Travis

Jenny & Travis lucked out with perfect sunny weather for their May wedding at Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito,

Baker Beach, San Francisco Engagement Session: Chris & Laura

Baker Beach is a popular spot for engagement session photos in San Francisco and for good reason. It’s where you

Dogpatch Wineworks Wedding, San Francisco: Raphaelle & Doug

Raphaelle & Doug had a beautiful wedding at Dogpatch Wineworks in San Francisco. We took advantage of the warm and

Urban Romance San Francisco Engagement Session – Erin & Sean

In my opinion, to fall in love in San Francisco tends to involve days walking around the Mission and maybe Bernal

Oakland Engagement Session: Mandela & Brian

I had the best Downtown Oakland engagement photo session with these awesome and gorgeous humans and I am so excited to

San Francisco Wedding Adventure with Jenna & Mike!

Jenna & Mike had the most adventurous wedding day I’ve ever been a part of and oh my goodness, was it fun! We

Olympia’s Valley Estate: Dark Winter Romance Photo Shoot

Oh, am I excited to share this special shoot with you! And as it turns out I am not the only one, I am honored to have

San Francisco City Hall Wedding: Amanda & Marc

Amanda & Marc brightened up the grey winter skies that hung around on their wedding day with Amanda’s

Downtown San Francisco Engagement Session: Jenny & Travis

Honestly, when I get to spend my days laughing and hanging out with awesome people like Jenny & Travis I have to

Engagement Session in Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland CA: Shana & Alan

Grateful as we are in California to have rain and lots of it, after many years in drought, I was very fortunate to

Outdoor Art Club Wedding, Mill Valley: Kelly + Phil

Get ready for a lot of beauty! The stars of our blog post today, the lovely Kelly & Phil, had a beautiful fall

Berkeley City Club Wedding: Julie & Chris

I am very excited to share some photos today of Julie & Chris’ beautiful winter wedding at the Berkeley City

New Year’s Eve Wedding! Dan & Alicia

Dan & Alicia had been engaged for a few months and were trying to figure out how they would like to celebrate

Stern Grove Wedding: Amanda & Aubrey

I am super excited to share these preview photos from Amanda & Aubrey’s December wedding at Stern Grove in

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Wine Cave Wedding: Petroni Vineyards, Sonoma

A&K had a beautiful wedding in a wine cave at Petroni Vineyards in Sonoma, California, one October day. They

Brazilian Room Wedding: Tilden Park Berkeley, CA

Brazilian Room Wedding, Berkeley: Jane & Adam

Oh my goodness, I am so excited to share Jane & Adam’s Brazilian Room, Berkeley wedding. It took place on a

Mr C Beverly Hills Wedding: Natalie & Ben

I am so excited to share these photos of Natalie & Ben’s wedding that took place at Mr C’s in Beverly

Baker Beach & Presidio Engagement Session: Patricia and Drew

Ok guys, I have to say these engagement photos of Patricia & Drew turned out to be pretty magical! We started our

San Francisco Wedding at Dogpatch Wineworks + St. Cecilia’s Church: Rhiannon & Nick

Rhiannon & Nick got married at St. Cecilia’s Church in San Francisco in June and then held their wedding

San Francisco City Hall, 4th Floor North Balcony Wedding: Michelle Jeff

Michelle & Jeff are just a whole bunch of awesome and fun. I was thrilled to be a part of their beautiful San

Lagunitas Country Club, Ross, CA: Maggie & Chris

I am so excited to share these photos of this wonderful couple and their beautiful wedding in the redwoods at the

San Francisco Elopement: April & Dan at City Hall

It really doesn’t get more romantic than running off to another country without telling (almost) a soul and

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Hollins House Pasatiempo Wedding: Christine & Alex

I am so excited to share these photos from Christine & Alex’s beautiful spring time wedding at Hollins House

Marshall’s Beach Engagement Session: Emily & Jonathan

This was an amazing engagement session that I had back in the beginning of the year with Emily & Jonathan. I love

Fort Point Museum & Alamo Square Engagement Session: Ali & Jeff

I met Ali & Jeff for the first time at our engagement session. I had just parked at the Fort Point Museum (which

Rodeo Beach & Marin Headlands Engagement Session: Courtney & Martin

I had a great engagement session at Rodeo Beach and the surrounding bluffs of the Marin Headlands with my gorgeous

Mayor’s Balcony Wedding, San Francisco City Hall: Eva & Scott

I am so excited to share the photos from Eva & Scott’s wedding. The day was curated under a theme of vintage

Brazilian Room Wedding: Norma & Tony

Norma & Tony had a the perfect spring time wedding at the Brazilian Room in mid March. The weather was surprisingly

Paisan Berkeley Wedding: Ella & Morgan

Despite it being a rainy morning Morgan & Ella had a beautiful wedding ceremony and wedding brunch at Paisan in

Corona Heights Engagement Session: A&K

I am thrilled to share these photos of A & K’s engagement session at Corona Heights, San Francisco. This is

Sutro Baths Engagement Session: Jen & Zach

Oh, the Sutro Baths, one of my favorite places to photograph an engagement session, or I’d be thrilled to take photos

Clift Hotel Wedding: Ashley & Brenton

Ashley and Brenton live in southern California but they sure did know where to go to capture the best of San

Abbey & Ryan’s Wedding at The Winery SF

Photographing Abbey & Ryan’s wedding at the Winery SF on Treasure Island was truly a highlight for me. They

Kara & Josh’s Carmel & Monterey Engagement Session

It doesn’t get much better than showing up to a stunning location to start an engagement session and

Kari & Evan’s Bridges Golf Club Wedding

Kari & Evan were married on a warm and sunny day in San Ramon at Bridges Golf Club in October. Kari looked

Chris & Cherlei’s SF City Hall Wedding

I love January weddings, but maybe I’m partial to them because I also got married in January. But what a great

Thank you 2015, Hello 2016!

I usually use my blog to show off all of my lovely couples but today I just want to let the thoughts flow by reflecting

Natalie & Ben’s Seaside Engagement Session

I grew up in LA and went to high school there so it’s always a treat for me to hear from my old friends once

Bianca & Joel’s San Francisco Wedding: From the Mission to the Maritime Museum

When Bianca & Joel couldn’t decide between an Art Deco or Space Invaders theme for their wedding they came

Abby & Aaron’s Thomas Fogarty Winery Wedding

You wouldn’t believe it but Abby & Aaron had a November wedding with beautiful weather at the Thomas Fogarty

Heather & Rob’s Dreamy Straus Farm Wedding

On a foggy July day in Tomales Bay, Heather & Rob planned the most darling and intimate farm wedding at Straus

Humaira & Joel’s Two Day Celebration!

Humaira & Joel had an amazing two day wedding celebration in San Rafael. The festivities followed the Pakistani

Sabrina & Alden married at the Brazilian Room

It was such a pleasure to photograph Sabrina & Alden’s big day recently, at the Brazilian Room in Tilden, I

Nadia & Mark at the Brazilian Room, Tilden

I’m still reeling from the amazing time I had photographing Nadia & Mark’s wedding. I can’t get

The Presidio & Crissy Field with Laura & Ryan

For Laura & Ryan’s engagement session we visited the woods in the Presidio before making our way to Crissy

San Francisco Cityscape & Crissy Field Engagement Session: Abbey & Ryan

Abbey & Ryan were so much fun to photograph. We had a great time checking out how good the San Francisco skyline

Stunning Pacifica Beach Engagement Session with Kari & Evan

I am quite blown away by this Mori Point, Pacifica Beach engagement session with Kari and Evan, if I do say so myself.

Beautiful Baker Beach with Christine & Alex

Christine & Alex are lucky enough to live right by Baker Beach, where we photographed their engagement

The City & The Woods with Claudia & Kevin

Claudia and Kevin were inspired to revisit both the location of their first date for this engagement session, and the

Andrea & Ian’s Romantic San Francisco Engagement Session

This engagement session turned out to be an iconically romantic San Francisco styled shoot without our trying. Our

Tilden Park Adventures with Virginia & Drew

Virginia and Drew wanted to have a fun and interactive shoot for their engagement session so we headed to the

Tips: How to Take Great Engagement Session Photos

Looking ahead at my calendar this month, I am very excited to see that it’s filling up with engagement sessions!

SF City Hall Wedding Highlights of 2014

One of my favorite things to photograph is a San Francisco City Hall wedding. We are so lucky to have such a stunning

Mike and Amber’s Golden Gate Bridge Proposal

A few weeks ago I was contacted by an excited boyfriend who was planning on taking a trip to San Francisco and

Matt & Sylviane’s Botanical Garden Wedding

Matt & Sylviane had an intimate ceremony in a grove of redwoods at the Tilden Botanical Gardens. They live in New

Fun, Games & Love at Lisa & Matt’s Wedding

Lisa & Matt may not have actually played games at their wedding but they had such a fun wedding it almost felt like

Ruth & Chris’ Lake Chalet Wedding

Ruth and Chris had a lovely Saturday morning brunch wedding at the Lake Chalet in Oakland last month. They stood before

Amanda & Mitch: Married at Wedgewood Wedding Center

On a bright and sunny June afternoon Amanda & Mitch had a lovely wedding at the Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet

Anna & John: Married at Mills College

Anna & John got married on the beautiful grounds of Mills College in Oakland, CA. They had their ceremony in the

Emily & Rachel: Married at the Piedmont Community Hall

Emily & Rachel love spending time outdoors together whenever possible, so it’s only perfect that on a warm

Tom & David’s Rainy Day Wedding

I am very excited to share this rainy day wedding from last November. San Francisco City Hall elopements always hold a

Anna & John’s San Francisco Pier Engagement Session

Anna & John will be getting married at Mills College next May 2014. To contrast the natural beauty surrounding the

Julie & Travis’ Engagement Shoot: Baking Cookies and Exploring Alameda

This is a very special engagement shoot for me to post since it’s of my best friend Julie & her awesome

Emily & Chris’ Backyard Napa Wedding

Imagine getting married in Napa on a beautiful warm fall afternoon under the shade of an old oak tree before a backdrop

Whitney & Manni: Married at Jack London Lodge

I love Whitney & Manni’s story: German boy vacations in Los Angeles, meets awesome American girl he

Lauren & Parag: Married at the Mountain Mermaid

Lauren & Parag tied the knot at perhaps the most creative and artistic venue I’ve ever seen, the Mountain

Slip-Sliding Away at the Seward Street Slides & Japanese Tea Gardens

For their first date Mitch took Amanda to the Seward Street Slides, which obviously went over so well that they will be

Lauren & Parag: Malibu Beach Engagement Shoot

I have to say photographing Lauren & Parag was a total pleasure and I was lucky enough to get to do it twice last

Elisabeth & Brian: Married Under a Canopy of Redwood Trees

June 1st was a warm summery day and just a stone’s throw away from the Russian River Elisabeth & Brian got

Emily & Chris' Golden Gate Park Engagement Shoot

It’s all smiles and laughter from here on out with Emily & Chris. This engagement shoot I did with them this

Sara & Justin’s Vintage Hollywood Wedding

Sara & Justin’s wedding may not have happened right in Hollywood but close enough, in Downtown Los Angeles,

Aaron & Jen: Married amongst the Redwoods

Aaron & Jen got married on November 11th at the beautiful Mountain Terrace in Woodside, CA. I’ve had the

Alex & Andrea: Married!

One thing is for sure: Alex and Andrea, their families and their guests certainly know how to have a good time. Alex

Jesse & Angela: Married in Point Reyes

Jesse was one of the first people my husband and I made friends with when we moved to SF and so photographing his

Sylvia & Bill: Classic San Francisco Love

Sylvia & Bill may live in San Jose but they sealed their love this September 15th in classic San Francisco style.

Niki & Chris: Married at Casa Grande!

***This wedding was photographed by Manali of M Sibthorpe Photography. If you are planning a wedding at Casa Grande and

Alex & Andrea at Santa Monica Beach

Great company, a great location and great weather made for an amazing shoot earlier this month with Alex & Andrea

Andrea & Srini's Wild West Wedding

Andrea and Srini’s wedding this past weekend on May 5th may be the most unique one I have witnessed so far.

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Kortnee and Ted's Retro Picnic Engagement Shoot

Kortnee and Ted's Retro Picnic Welcome to my new blog and the photos from Kortnee and Ted’s Engagement