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! [...]

Carmel Wedding Photography at Holly Farm | Meri & Mollie

Carmel Wedding Photography at Holly Farm | Meri & Mollie
I'll never forget watching Meri & Mollie literally bounce with excitement on the altar as they tied the knot at Holly Farm in Carmel.  I love you both, and I loved photographing your wedding!  Oh and how awesome was their cake made of cheese wheels? In case you didn't see it, be sure to see Meri & Mollie's engagement photographs at Treasure Island and D[...]

San Francisco Mission District Engagement Session | Orly & Zack

San Francisco Mission District Engagement Session | Orly & Zack
For her engagement photography session, it was important to Orly to incorporate elements of her heritage, so what better place than the diverse streets of San Francisco's Mission District?  Orly, Zack, and I visited the murals in Balmy Alley, then explored the Mission together, pausing wherever the light was beautiful.  Then, we visited the UCSF Medical Center's Rec B[...]

San Francisco Mission District Engagement Photography | Michelle & Kyle

San Francisco Mission District Engagement Photography | Michelle & Kyle
What's better than an engagement session that begins with wine and a cheese flight at Mission Cheese in San Francisco's Mission District?  Nothing.  I loved spending the evening with Michelle and Kyle, and I can't wait for their wedding in June! If you enjoyed these photographs, don't miss Orly & Zack's Mission District engagement photos.  You may also enjo[...]

San Franciso Marriage Proposal Photography | Harika & Bhargava

San Franciso Marriage Proposal Photography | Harika & Bhargava
Here was the surprise of a lifetime! Harika thought she was going for a fun little photo shoot with her best friends. She was right, but also so, so wrong. She didn't even know her soon-to-be fiancé was even in town! All her friends were in on the plan, so you can image the excitement as they stood on the sidelines waiting for the inevitable marriage proposal. Cong[...]

San Francisco Marriage Proposal | Honey & Raji

San Francisco Marriage Proposal | Honey & Raji
Raji couldn't have chosen a more perfect day to surprise the love of his life, Honey, with a marriage proposal! He chose the absolutely picturesque Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, just as the sun was beginning to set over the bay. Honey was surprised, and overjoyed. Both of them were. Congratulations to both of you on your engagement! It was such an honor to [...]

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[...]

San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts Marriage Proposal Photography | Margarita & Danny

San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts Marriage Proposal Photography | Margarita & Danny
Danny and Margarita were visiting San Francisco from Calgary, Canada. During their trip, Danny knew he wanted to propose marriage to Margarita, and he knew he wanted to photograph the moment. I jumped at the opportunity when he approached me. Preserving memories like these is such a joy because I get to hide in plain sight and capture some truly incredible, intimat[...]

Danville & San Ramon Engagement Photography | Katelyn & Mark

Danville & San Ramon Engagement Photography | Katelyn & Mark
I first met Katelyn & Mark at a coffee shop in Danville.  I immediately noticed and loved how gregarious, outgoing, talkative, and charismatic Mark was.  Katelyn was the perfect complement to him, effortlessly beautiful, reserved, and poised. As we took their engagement photographs, they made me smile.  A lot.  The session was comprised of hours of playfulness,[...]