Category archives: Greater Bay Area Wedding Photography

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, [...]

Highland Dell Lodge Wedding on the Russian River | Eleanor & Jason

Highland Dell Lodge Wedding on the Russian River | Eleanor & Jason
What do you get when you combine two brilliant people, beautiful weather, and a whole lot of awesome dancers?  Eleanor & Jason's wedding! These two held their touching and personal Jewish ceremony at the Highland Dell Lodge along the Russian River in Monte Rio.  I especially loved Eleanor's reaction to the surprise flash-mob her friends planned late in the evening[...]

Moon Mountain Road, Sonoma Wedding Photography | Michelle & Kyle

Moon Mountain Road, Sonoma Wedding Photography | Michelle & Kyle
Michelle & Kyle held their wedding at a private vacation property on Moon Mountain Road in Sonoma, California, adjacent to the Moon Mountain Vineyard. When Michelle contacted me, she knew exactly what she was looking for.  Brides who are looking for a photojournalistic approach to their wedding photography fall on a wide-ranging spectrum.  Some want a focus on [...]

Yountville Vintage Estates Wedding Photography | Alison & Nick

Yountville Vintage Estates Wedding Photography | Alison & Nick
At last, here it is!  If you saw the post on Alison & Nick's rehearsal dinner at Trespass Vineyards, this is the following, stunning, wedding day at Yountville's The Vintage Estate.  Alison and Nick's wedding was beautifully planned and styled by Jordan Payne Events, who were completely delightful to work with.  We knew the day was going to be incredible when we w[...]

St. Helena’s Trespass Vineyard Rehearsal Dinner | Alison & Nick

St. Helena's Trespass Vineyard Rehearsal Dinner | Alison & Nick
I love the Napa Valley, so when I met Alison & Nick's family, a family who loves Napa so much that they'd fly everyone in from Texas to hold their wedding there, I knew things were going to be magical.  I couldn't have guessed just how magical it would be, though.  The rehearsal dinner, which was one hundred percent organized and arranged by the groom, Nick (so mu[...]

Tassajara Equestrian Center Wedding | Katelyn & Mark

Tassajara Equestrian Center Wedding | Katelyn & Mark
Katelyn & Mark's elegant and intimate wedding was held at a private equestrian center in the Tassajara area behind Danville and Blackhawk, California.  Laughter and warmth sprang from every direction at their celebration, so it was it was hard to know which way to turn for the next photograph. It was a day to remember, full of joy and beautiful moments. Thank y[...]

Vine Hill House in Sebastopol Wedding Photography | Debbie & Mark

Vine Hill House in Sebastopol Wedding Photography | Debbie & Mark
Debbie & Mark wanted photojournalistic images to capture the memories of their wedding day, and with a gorgeous setting like the Vine Hill House in Sebastopol, nothing could go wrong.  The stunning bride & groom, beautiful vineyards, and lush grounds and gardens made for an absolutely perfect, unforgettable day. Congratulations to you both!  I hope you love[...]

The Lodge At Sonoma Wedding Photography | Sarah & Arvind

The Lodge At Sonoma Wedding Photography | Sarah & Arvind
Sarah and Arvind held their third (yes, third) wedding ceremony at The Lodge at Sonoma.  This "Western style" event came after a small celebration in South Lake Tahoe and a South Asian ceremony in India. What a beautiful day, full of touching and joyous moments, and so much laughter. Thank you Sarah and Arvind for including me in such a momentous celebration! [...]

Snowy Amador “Day-After” Session | Shion & Paul

Snowy Amador
I have already shared Shion & Paul's incredible snow-trimmed wedding day in Foresthill, California.  After the wedding, we jetted up to the hills again, into Amador County, for an afternoon of playful day-after photography with Shion's stunning wedding gown! For more stunning scenic wedding photography, see this Lake Tahoe wedding photography or these Sonom[...]

San Francisco Swedenborgian Church Elopement | Barry & Greg

San Francisco Swedenborgian Church Elopement | Barry & Greg
Barry planned her entire San Francisco elopement from her home in Texas via the Internet, and what an incredible job she did!  When she told me she'd selected the Swedenborgian Church for their very intimate ceremony (all of five people - Barry & Greg, the officiant, the pianist, and myself,) I knew we were in for a treat.  Following the ceremony, we spent some ti[...]