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Wedding planning can be a roller coaster ride, from choosing the perfect venue and meal selection to creating the guest list and ensuring everything is picture-perfect. Wedding photography is one of the essential elements of making your big day memorable. As tempting as it may be to have a friend or loved one capture those […]
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One of the most beautiful locations in San Francisco to get married at is in City Hall. An architectural marvel, its beauty is known worldwide and even Marilyn Monroe was married here to Joe Dimaggio. I have the honor of photographing not just local couples, but those traveling to bay area as well. I was […]
Villa Montalvo is a Bay Area favorite when it comes to elegant outdoor venues. This intimate wedding story was inspired by delicate French inspired details. From powder blues to soft pinks, the colors remind me of Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette movie aesthetic. The bride’s first look is a flowy Monique Lhuillier gown with pink florals […]
When it comes to capturing weddings, the details come together to set the stage for your special day. Below are my recommendations on what to bring to create the best shots : ACCESSORIES: For the Bride – There are so many little details to consider so having all of these items in a designated corner […]
Pre-Wedding Shoots are hot, hot, hot. This session was no different in over 90 degree weather. My lovely couple will be celebrating their wedding later this year so we decided to come to another beautiful location in the bay area to capture some romantic portraits for their love story. Pre-Wedding shoots are an upscale version […]
Although captured in July 2021, we still can’t get over how beautiful this day was despite the overcast weather. Unlike most people, I love a foggy day because it lends a serene and even light over the day. Romina and Daniel celebrated the day with a classic tux and vintage ballgown with a romantic cascading […]
Living in the bay area comes with a lot of perks, one of them being the stunning locations we have access to. The Montalvo Arts Center is no exception. Built in 1912, this historic building is based in Saratoga, CA and about an hour south of San Francisco on the peninsula. I met up with […]
Even though it’s technically winter in California, I’m dreaming of gorgeous blooms and intimate weddings. Last year I had the pleasure of shooting at one of my mentor’s workshops at her dreamy Santa Barbara House. Every detail was in a word – poetic, with high attention to detail and an effortless curation of each moment. […]