Rachel & Zach | Evergreen Lodge, Yosemite Wedding Photography

Rachel & Zach | Evergreen Lodge, Yosemite Wedding Photography

The forecasts were ominous. Though they fluctuated by the hour, they all agreed: it would rain every day this weekend. And while the bride and groom were upbeat and ready to roll with the rain plan, they certainly didn’t choose Yosemite hoping to get married indoors. Rachel’s late father had lovingly run a summer camp for decades, and so…

Vanessa & Derrick | San Francisco Surprise Proposal Photography
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Vanessa & Derrick | San Francisco Surprise Proposal Photography

Have I mentioned how much I love photographing surprise proposals? This one was such a treat. Derrick lives in the Philippines while his girlfriend Vanessa lives here in California, so he planned the proposal from afar, including meeting me over videochat to discuss the details. Both their families were there as part of Derrick’s visit…

Serena & Andrew | San Francisco City Hall Wedding Photography
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Serena & Andrew | San Francisco City Hall Wedding Photography

It was such a joy to photograph Serena and Andrew’s City Hall wedding. Serena was full of wry jokes, and Andrew was full of nervous excitement, but they were both just so in love and happy to be married. See a bit of their stylish celebration below!   I am very much on board with Serena’s…

Liz & Cameron | Sydney, Australia | International Engagement Photography

Liz & Cameron | Sydney, Australia | International Engagement Photography

Mixing photography and travel is one of my greatest joys in life. A couple weeks ago, I got to meet Liz and Cameron in their adopted hometown of Sydney, Australia. These two will be wed in California later this year, but we got explore a corner of Sydney together for their engagement session. Such a…

Ami & Arjun | The State Room, Boston | Indian Wedding Photography

Ami & Arjun | The State Room, Boston | Indian Wedding Photography

Her sister’s wedding brought them together four years ago, when they found out that Ami and Arjun’s mothers were actually childhood friends in India and had just reconnected. At the time, both Ami and Arjun had just graduated from college and were working in New York City, so they went out for dinner (where incidentally Ami was all dressed up for…

Chelsea & Luigi | Potrero Hill | San Francisco Engagement Photography

Chelsea & Luigi | Potrero Hill | San Francisco Engagement Photography

Chelsea and Luigi first met freshman year of college and have been together for over five years. They are both from Las Vegas, born and raised, but they took the opportunity to have their engagement portraits photographed while on vacation in San Francisco. The hilly neighborhood of Potrero Hill provided lovely city views in contrast with the beach…

Stephanie & Dalen | Legion of Honor | San Francisco Wedding Photography

Stephanie & Dalen | Legion of Honor | San Francisco Wedding Photography

Dalen sat in front of Stephanie at a new church they were both visiting one day, and they met during the unusually long ‘meet and greet’ time after the service. Stephanie left the service thinking she’d never see Dalen again…until he walked by her a few blocks from her home. They ended up walking together to Trader…