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Hacienda De Las Flores, Moraga Wedding PhotographyAlyssa & Reed

Hacienda De Las Flores, Moraga Wedding Photography
I love these people.  Alyssa first "online-stalked" me (her words, not mine) almost three years ago.  Sitting down with Alyssa and Reed, it was almost an instant connection.  Since that time we've forged a deep friendship.  We've been through ups and downs in relationships, life, and all the things that come with it.  Going from "vendor" to "friend" to "close friend" [...]

Napa Valley Vineyard Wedding PhotographyJacuzzi Winery Wedding PhotographerAmanda & Daniel

Jacuzzi Winery Wedding Photographer
Daniel and I first met professionally.  He's one of the most talented wedding filmmakers I've ever known -- masterfully creating incredible wedding videos without being disruptive.  (Check out his work at www.gruenfilms.com.)  As our professional relationship grew into a friendship and I got to know Amanda, I fell in love with them both. When Dan got engaged, I cou[...]

Nestldown Wedding in the Santa Cruz Mountains | Emily & Mike

Nestldown Wedding in the Santa Cruz Mountains | Emily & Mike
Emily and Mike, both dentists living in Texas, decided to tie the knot in gorgeous Northern California at the Nestldown Retreat in Los Gatos. Emily and Mike's families are both in the area, and let's be honest, Nestldown, with its towering redwood trees and lush landscape, is a breathtaking wedding venue. It was a joyous, beautiful celebration. I especially loved that[...]

San Francisco City Hall Full Buyout Wedding | Sara & Adam

San Francisco City Hall Full Buyout Wedding | Sara & Adam
When Sara's mom Rebecca first reached out to me, I knew right away this was going to be a special wedding.  Settling into their family living room a few nights later, Sara, mom, dad and myself all enjoyed tea together and chatted about the vision for the wedding: a Jewish ceremony set in the classic elegance of San Francisco City Hall's rotunda, followed by cocktails,[...]

Jewish Wedding Photography at Thomas Fogarty Winery | Liz & Etay

Jewish Wedding Photography at Thomas Fogarty Winery | Liz & Etay
This rustic, romantic wedding at Thomas Fogarty Winery in Woodside, California, was absolutely brimming with moments! The bride and groom, two Stanford University alum, kept their alma mater close to their heart by choosing a ceremony spot overlooking their beloved school. October was the perfect opportunity to show off a rich autumnal color palette with lush shades o[...]

Nestldown Jewish Wedding Photographer | Orly & Zack

Nestldown Jewish Wedding Photographer | Orly & Zack
This lush, romantic Jewish wedding at the rustic Nestldown retreat in Los Gatos, California was magical and touching all at once. Orly and Zack came to me with a vision to blend both of their Jewish and Mexican cultures, which led us to hold their engagement photography session in the Mission District of San Francisco, an area rich in Mexican influences, and a wedding[...]

Wedding Planning – How To Choose A Wedding Date

Wedding Planning - How To Choose A Wedding Date
You’re engaged! Yay!  You’ve told your family, shown the ring off to all your friends, and have begun thinking about your plans. What should you tackle first on that long wedding “to do” list? I recommend you start with your venue, or if you have some flexibility in the date you get married, choose a planner who can help you through your venue search.  Setting an i[...]

Winery Wedding Photography at Tres Sabores in St. Helena | Julia & Rasheq

Winery Wedding Photography at Tres Sabores in St. Helena | Julia & Rasheq
Julia and Rasheq held an intimate wedding ceremony and reception at the Tres Sabores Winery in St. Helena, in the Napa Valley. The sun was shining, and the joy was palpable among the newlyweds and their guests.  Julia and Rasheq exchanged their vows and shared their first meal as a married couple beneath the twisted, towering trees of the winery. We took their portrai[...]

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[...]