Flying Cloud Wedding Photographer in Petaluma, Ca. Christina and Dan.

I just loved Christina and Dan the moment I met them.  They told me how they met and they were once roommates in San Francisco in the most sought after real estate in the country.  They ultimately chose love over security and it’s history ever since.  They are so fun and playful with each other and I know these two will be together for the long haul.  Their wedding took place at The Flying Cloud in Petaluma, CA and it was such a fantastic Indian summer evening. Love being a wedding photographer in my hometown of Petaluma!  Wish you both the best in life!

Wedding Photographer at Calistoga Ranch in Napa Valley. Wine Country Wedding with Sara and Tyler.

Sara and Tyler had their wedding ceremony and reception at Calistoga Ranch in Calistoga in the Napa Valley. I mean look at those gorgeous sunsets deep in the vineyards with the sun highlighting Sara’s hair in her wedding photography.  I love being the wedding photography at Calistoga Ranch as there are so many beautiful settings for wedding portraiture such as the bridge at the entrance or between the magestic aspen trees or up by the pond. Calistoga Ranch is a magical place and I hope Sara and Tyler continue to return in the years to come to reflect and just be.

 

 

 

Wedding Photographer at Cornerstone Winery in Sonoma, CA in wine Country. Selena and Ian.

Cornerstone Winery in Sonoma in the heart of wine country is the most artistic and creative winery you have ever seen and just perfect for your wine country wedding.  It has everything you want.  A barn, a tent, vineyards, art, pathways adorned with Sunset Magazine planted gardens, a pond, and twinkly lights everywhere.  I love being a wedding photographer at Cornerstone Winery Sonoma because there are so many art and garden sculptures for you wedding couple portrait photography I can’t even begin to get to all of them.  It’s like every time I go there’s something new and incredible.  Ian and Selena are both cyclists so they had a bicycle them throughout their wedding details.  They even gave their guests a metal bike keychain with their wedding date on it. So beautiful and fun and I hope both Selena and Ian both ride out their days together into the sunset. xoxo

Wedding Photographer at Villagio Vintage Estates in Napa Valley. Karen and Jim.

Karen and Jim have such an incredible story and Jim decided to surprise Kearen with a trumpet solo as he is an amazing musician.  They chose the gorgeous venue, Villagio Vintage Estates

for their wedding venue and the wonderful event planner, Simone Lennon of Soiree by Simone to help create their vision.  It was impeccable and so extraordinary in every way.  To have such beauty to document as a wedding photographer in Napa Valley, I get so lucky sometimes.  I have to pinch myself.  It’s such an honor to be able to deliver these images to my clients and I don’t ever take it for granted.  Many blessings to Karen and Jim!  xoxo

Wedding photographer at Hans Faden Winery in Calistoga, CA- Sonoma County. Jess and Ben.

The Gardens at Hans Faden Winery in Sonoma County or so spectacular your wedding photography will just buzz with flora and fauna.  Not to mention the wine cave where you can dance the night away to candle light.  Jess and Ben both live in Los Angeles but wanted to have their wedding in wine country and when they found Hans Faden Winery they fell in love all over again.  There’s ponds, bridges, gazebos, a barn and caves.  What more could you want for your wedding venue?  Such a sweet couple that wanted to be playful in their couple weddings photography so I had them stick their tongues out at each other by the barn and they were laughing hysterically.  It was a very fun and festive wedding and I was soooo happy to be their wedding photographer….especially since my home town of Petaluma is just a hop, skip and a jump away!

Wedding photographer at Cornerstone Winery in Sonoma, CA. Courtney and William.

Cornerstone Winery in Sonoma is one of the most unique and incredible places for your wine country wedding.  Not only do you have the vineyards for your wedding couple photography but look at all the sculptures and garden art to pose along side of.  I love this venue for it’s drama and splendor and Courtney and William made sure their wedding was as unique as this beautiful winery.  William and his groomsmen performed a surprise mob squad dance for Courtney that made sure to make everyone cry while bursting out into laughter.  It was a blast being their wedding photographer at Cornerstone Winery and I hope their lives are as much fun as this day was!

Wedding photographe at Mountain Home Inn in Mill Valley, Marin County. Annie and Jason.

Annie and Jason are so adorable and both have a thing for Elvis and the Rockabilly scene so what’s a wedding without Elvis cuff links and blue suedo shoes.  They chose the Mountain Home Innin Mill Valley at the top of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County for the wedding venue. It has sweeping views of the entire bay and as a Marin wedding photographer it doesn’t get better for views and a backdrop for their wedding photography.  Jason is an avid landscape photographer so the views were important to him to document in his wedding photos.  Mission accomplished! Wish these two the absolute best that life and Elvis in the after life has to offer!

Wedding and engagement photographer in San Francisco Bay Area, Sutro Baths. Mandi and Chris.

Mandi and Chris have great style and wanted their engagement photography session to reflect their artistic vision.  We took their engagement photos in shop windows on Fillmore, at Sutro Baths  and at cafes in North Beach.  I love being an engagement photographer in the San Francisco bay area as the places to shoot are endless and my artistic impulses go crazy!

Wedding photographer at Solage Auberge Resort, Napa Valley in wine country. Andie and Lee.

Andie and Lee had an absolutely lovely wedding ceremony and reception at the Solage Auberge Resort in Napa Valley. (And check out her incredible something-blue shoes!)  As a wedding photographer in Napa I love photograhing at Solage Auberge because the grounds are spectacular for your wedding photography.  Whether I am blowing out the bokeh in the floral and fauna to get gorgeous natural light and artistic wedding photos or am using light inside to highlight their incredible art to use as a background….it’s all so amazing! Wishing Andie and Lee the most beautiful life together filled with more time at this gorgeous resort!

Wedding photographer in San Francisco. St. Mary’s Cathedral and The Julia Morgan Ballroom. Nelse & Brian.

With a ceremony at St. Mary’s in San Francisco and reception at the Julia Morgan Ballroom, everything about this celebration of love was classic, touching, and beautiful. The toasts were the most heartfelt and emotional I’ve heard in a long time. (Check out the passionflower on the cake!)  I love being a wedding photographer at The Julia Morgan Ballroom.  The art deco detailing in the building is the perfect backdrop for wedding portrait photography.  Also, around the area there are gorgeous buildings as well to take either your wedding couple portraits or your group formals portraits.  Such a spectacular day as the sunset peeked through the windows of the top floor of The Julia Morgan Ballroom while everyone danced and toasted this beautiful couple!  xoxo