New Traditions. Weddings can be many things, and people hold these celebrations for different reasons. Many of the people I work with have been living together for several years. At least around here, in Northern California, most people forgo wedding traditions that feel do resonate with them. The evocative traditions continue to be used. I … Read more
The Marin Headlands Center for the Arts has great architecture, and is set in one of the most stunning backgrounds in the Bay Area. Katie Powers, the exclusive caterer for the venue, make consistently incredible food. I so love shooting at this place. It also helps that the couples who choose this beautiful venue tend … Read more
Sarah and Matt’s Presidio Log Cabin wedding was so so good. Napalito did tacos for dinner, and they had a fancy beer toast instead of a champagne toast. There were a ton of kids running around causing an acceptable level of chaos during the daylight hours and into the night. These two incredibly considerate and … Read more
Jessica and Nick’s magical flower filled Mountain Terrace wedding in Woodside was a lot of fun. Booth Bus rocked the photo booth. The Mountain Terrace staff is always great to work with. Amy Burke Designs brought in a truck load of flowers for this wedding. And while I don’t think you need a ton of … Read more
Long tables, local cheese and seasonal fruit, hog island oysters, paella, live music, and lots of good vibes and laughter permeated Morgen and Doug’s Point Reyes Seashore Lodge wedding. Morgen got ready at Smitty’s Cottage in Inverness. The cottage is spitting distance from the Point Reyes ship wreck and just a few miles from the … Read more
Calla and Jo got ready at Stinson Beach and went to Trojan Point on Mount Tam for very unique wedding ceremony. Afterward, we returned to Stinson Beach for their reception. We really thought it would rain that day… but it didn’t. The forecast looked wet in the days leading up to Calla and Jo’s wedding. … Read more
Mia and Ben contacted me last month about shooting their little SF City Hall Wedding on the Mayor’s Balcony. Last minute wedding planning …. no problem. These two fun, outdoorsy, creative people were easy going and blast to work with. When we exited San Francisco City Hall we were approached by a man from Greece … Read more
Here are 100 images from 2017. These wedding, engagement, and elopement photos were a collaborative effort made in the Bay Area and beyond. It was a strange year. Uncertainty in the world seemed unusually high. Fires burned California and then floods washed it away. As crazy as 2017 felt, when I look back at the … Read more
Siu-Mei and Ian had a funny little end of the year wedding at the Brazil Room in the Oakland hills. There were games, laughter, and lots of children. Always enjoy shooting at this venue.
Seenae and Bill threw a rocking Classic Cars West wedding reception in Oakland. This after their short, not so traditional Catholic ceremony at St. Theresa’s Church. We stopped off at Mountain View Cemetery, the Chapel of Chimes, and Lake Merritt for some pics on our way to the reception. Fun times and good food.