Indian Wedding in Cancun – Destination Wedding Photography | Sheena & Manu

Indian Wedding in Cancun – Destination Wedding Photography | Sheena & Manu
To conclude their lush three-day destination Indian nuptial celebration at the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, Mexico, Sheena and Manu held their wedding amidst swirls of color and joyous tears and laughter--all under a jubilant tropical sun. Here are some of my favorite moments from that stunning day. Congratulations to both of you! [...]

Indian Wedding Sangeet & Mehndi in Cancun – Destination Wedding Photographer | Sheena & Manu

Indian Wedding Sangeet & Mehndi in Cancun - Destination Wedding Photographer | Sheena & Manu
Indian weddings are already spectacular events with their high energy, excitement, and myriad colors.  Take an Indian wedding celebration, set it in the middle of a dazzling venue like the Moon Palace Resort in Cancun, and the experience becomes magical. Amidst this sumptuous setting, Sheena and Manu were surrounded by endless smiles and hugs. Brilliant dance displays[...]

Napa Valley’s Benzinger & Kunde Wineries Engagement Photos | Vania & Jason

Napa Valley's Benzinger & Kunde Wineries Engagement Photos | Vania & Jason
Vania and Jason hail from Chicago, but absolutely love the Napa Valley.  While in town for Thanksgiving with Jason's family, they chose the Benzinger Family Winery and Kunde Family Estate as their locations for engagement photographs, and I think you'll agree their choices couldn't have been more spectacular. If you've ever wondered what it looks like to have photo[...]

Lake Tahoe Hyatt Regency at Incline Village Wedding Photography | Kate & Chris

Lake Tahoe Hyatt Regency at Incline Village Wedding Photography | Kate & Chris
Kate and Chris are a couple who form deep, lasting connections with both the special people and places in their lives.  That's why they chose to get married at the Hyatt Regency in Lake Tahoe's Incline Village, since Lake Tahoe was the location of one of their earliest dates.  From the cottages where the ladies got ready, to the ceremony site surrounded by towering Je[...]

Engagement Photographer in San Francisco’s Lower Haight | Jake & Jay

Engagement Photographer in San Francisco's Lower Haight | Jake & Jay
Jake and Jay have a few special places in San Francisco's Lower Haight, so it was obvious that we needed to hold their engagement photography session there.  We began at Miette, a charming bakery and confectionary just off of Hayes St., was one of Jake's regular stops when she lived in the neighborhood.   We continued our session at Hotel Biron, where Jake and Jay fir[...]

Julia Morgan Ballroom, San Francisco Wedding Photographer | Sean & Steve

Julia Morgan Ballroom, San Francisco Wedding Photographer | Sean & Steve
It's not often that a couple chooses to get ready together in the same room, but I can't imagine Sean & Steve doing it any other way.  When I joined them at the Galleria Park Hotel in San Francisco, they were relaxed and laughing together.  As I watched them get into their tuxedos, sit side-by-side to put on their shoes, then help each other with their ties, the c[...]

Half Moon Bay Wedding Photography at Oceano Hotel & Spa | Grace & Darryl

Half Moon Bay Wedding Photography at Oceano Hotel & Spa | Grace & Darryl
This wedding took place in Half Moon Bay, one of the most beautiful areas along the Northern California coastline. Grace and Darryl held their ceremony after dark, just near the shore. The falling night created an intimate atmosphere for their festivities. Darryl's outgoing personality grabbed my and everyone's attention through the evening. His impromptu speech ga[...]

San Francisco Foreign Cinema Wedding | Lisa & Greg

San Francisco Foreign Cinema Wedding | Lisa & Greg
Every wedding holds new challenges and unique memories, which is why I specialize in them - there is always something new.  A new couple, a new location, a new family . . . .  Between navigating all of this novelty, and approaching the day with a photo-journalistic mindset, there is no "cookie cutter" day. Lisa and Greg are self-described foodies, so it's no wonder[...]

Golden Gate Park, Stow Lake Marriage Proposal | Kristen & Michael

Golden Gate Park, Stow Lake Marriage Proposal | Kristen & Michael
Kristen & Michael hail from Atlanta and Phoenix, respectively.  When Michael learned he would need to be in San Francisco for a work training seminar, he knew it would be the perfect chance to invite Kristen for a weekend getaway, and to surprise her with an engagement proposal.  After laughing, crying, and hugging their way through the big moment, Michael capped [...]

Willow Heights Mansion Morgan Hill Wedding | Jinah & Richard

Willow Heights Mansion Morgan Hill Wedding | Jinah & Richard
One warm, clear day at the Willow Heights Mansion in Morgan Hill, Jinah and Richard laughed, cried, and joined their two families together.  The sky was clear, and everyone was radiant with all the emotions of the day.  This is their story through my eyes. Thank you, [...]