Wedding Photographer at Calistoga Ranch in Calistoga, CA. Castello di Amorosa in Sonoma Napa Wedding Photographer. Jessica and Jake.

Jessica and Jake were too cute.  They had a very intimate ceremony at Calistoga Ranch and then we went on an excursion to Castello di Amorosa in Napa Wine Country and took some more photos.  We had such a fun time sipping champagne and snapping photos.  I mean, come on….it’s wine country so when in Rome….Wish these two a lifetime of more adventures together.

Wedgwood Wedding Photographer Oakland, CA wedding photographer. Sheneesha and Marc

Love how sweet Marc and Sheneesha were with each other.  This reception went off with the dancing and I couldn’t have had more fun with all the funk and blues.  Their reception and ceremony was held at The Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center in Oakland, CA and it couldn’t have been more perfect.  Wishing these two much love and babies in their future.

San Francisco Wedding Photographer. Petaluma Photographer. Chrissy Fields, San Francisco. Murali and Prista.

So sometimes the internet can work in mysterious ways and Murali and Prista found my work online from Singapore and wanted to do an engagement session while they were in San Francisco.  We had a blast together and I hope they are snuggled as two bugs in a rug back in Singapore.  xoxo

Oakland Wedding Photographer. Berkeley City Club Wedding. Showing and Micah.

Couldn’t be more excited about photographing at The Berkeley City Club with all it’s timeless architecture and history.  It was a super fun wedding and Showing and Micah were thrilled to tie the knot at this historic landmark. Showing even had Micah compete in a warrior competition.  Which he completed with all his fervor!  He’s gonna make a good husband…. Congratulations to you both!

Wedding Photographer at Falkirk Cultural Center in San Rafael, Marin County. Mariya and Evan.

Mariya and Evan are two of the kindest souls and smart….did I mention smart?  Oh boy they smart and they got the degrees from ivy league schools to prove it.  But they are kind too which makes you just love them anymore.  I loved being the wedding photographer for these two and especially at The Falkirk Cultural Center in San Rafael in Marin County.  The place screams to me, The Royal Tenenbaums, the movie that starred Gwenyth Paltrow.  So it has all it’s quirky grooves and crannies and the place seems to take on a persona in itself.  I really can get lost taking wedding portraits in the gardens or in the parlor on the french love seat —well basically all over the mansion.  I love these two and hope they continue to have the best times of their lives together.  And being that these two are so smart…I’m sure they’ll do just that.

Wedding Photographer at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco near The Ferry Building. Viktoria and Eric.

Viktoria and Eric love their city by the bay, San Francisco, and wanted to see all the iconic sights so having their wedding at Hotel Vitale on the gorgeous rooftop seemed like the perfect idea.  Check out the view of the bay and The Ferry Building as Viktoria tosses her bouquet to the deck below.  Such an amazing venue for your San Francisco wedding and I love being the wedding photographer at Hotel Vitale as it’s located in the Embarcadero in the middle of everything that is San Francisco.  I hope Viktoria and Eric have so many more wonderful adventures together and wish  them a lifetime of happiness!

Wedding photographer at The Generals Residence and Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco Bay Area. Leah and Aria.

Leah and Aria are so much fun as you can see by the groomsmen in their matching red boxer shorts! They chose The Generals Residence in the San Francisco Bay for it’s incredible views and historical meaning. But for the bridal party portraits they couldn’t resist choosing a The Palace of Fine Arts for the background of their wedding photography.  Such an exceptional couple with so much love for one another! xoxo

Wedding Photographer at Thomas Fogarty Winery in Redwood City in San Francisco Bay Area. Peiwan and Buddy.

Peiwan and Buddy had the most beautifully emotional wedding ceremony at Thomas Fogarty Winery in Redwood City in the South Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area.  It sits high up on a bluff where the fog rolls in auspiciously and makes such a mystical addition to artistic wedding photography.  It was such a beautiful day with peonies and the most magnificent florals throughout the event.  Wishing Peiwan and Buddy the most wonderful lives together and many more wine tastings together at this spectacular venue.

Wedding and engagement photographer in San Francisco Bay Area. Engagement photo session in Monument Valley looks like a movie…Abigail and Ian.

Here’s the formula for an engagement shoot that looks like film stills from a cool western film full of adventure, intrigue, and romance…

We road tripped for a weekend to Monument Valley — once we were there, we explored Native American reservations, the arches, and had a blast!  Abigail and Ian were going to get married at Viansa Winery but wanted a different feeling for their engagement photography.  As a wedding and engagement photographer in San Francisco I was more than thrilled to get to road trip and take awesome engagement photos in an artistic and editorial way in the red sand dunes.  Such an incredible engagement session as the photos speak for themselves.  Wait until the wedding in Sonoma Valley at Viansa Winery--the heart of wine country!

 

Wedding and engagement photographer in San Francisco. Engagement session in Golden Gate Park. Monica and Frank.

As a wedding  and engagement photographer in San Francisco I find this location to be so unparalleled in it’s beauty!   The light that pours through the trees and the massive live oak trees dripping in moss is utterly spectacular.  This couple’s scenic and romantic engagement in Golden Gate Park and on a trail overlooking glorious Baker Beach as a bay area wedding and engagement photographer made me thrilled beyond words to snap away and create artistic and photojournalistic moments for them.  Two words.   Pure happiness!