The Ultimate Guide to Planning an Unforgetable Bay Area Elopement: Tips, Tricks, and Inspiration!

The Bay Area is a beautiful and diverse region of Northern California, home to iconic landmarks, stunning landscapes, and romantic destinations. Whether you’re a local or visiting from out of town, the Bay Area is a great place to elope and start your journey as a married couple. Here’s a guide to help you plan … Read more

100 Images from 2022 

100 (plus) 2022 Wedding Images from Northern California and the Bay Area 2022 was a kind of crazy year, and I am finally getting around to publishing my wrap-up of 2022 wedding images. After two years of Covid postponements, folks decided it was safe enough to come out and play.  My season officially started on … Read more

Colorful Marin Wedding at the Presidio Yacht Club in the Travis Marina

Anne and James’ Super Fun Wedding at the Presidio Yacht Club in the Travis Marina in Sausalito Anne and James’ wedding at the Presidio Yacht Club in the Travis Marina in Sausalito was a blast.  So much of a blast, actually, that two random people tried to crash the dance party.  I have shot at … Read more

A Windy San Francisco Presidio Log Cabin Wedding

Nina and Charlie’s Wedding at the Presidio Log Cabin Nina and Charlie went to the same preschool.  They are San Franciscans through and through.  I photographed Charlie’s sister’s wedding a few years ago, and working with this family again felt like a reunion.  Also one of their guests has attended 3 other weddings I have … Read more

Updated Tips For a Roberts Regional Recreation Area Wedding

Kayla and Miguel’s Mid Summer Roberts Regional Recreation Area Wedding Here is a recent wedding I shot along with some updated tips and thoughts to my Complete Guide to Planning a Wedding at Roberts Regional Recreation Area. Roberts Regional Recreation Area is located in the Oakland hills. It is fairly close to downtown Oakland, Berkeley, … Read more

A Summer Brazilian Room Wedding in Tilden Park

Tamar and Thomas’ Tilden Park Brazilian Room Wedding in the Berkeley Hills Here is a delightful Tilden Park Brazilian Room wedding I shot over the summer. The Brazilian Room (also known as the Brazil Room) is one of several venues operated by the East Bay Regional Park District. The venues run by EBRPD tend to … Read more

Music Festival Wedding at the Vineyard Club in Geyserville

Joella and Drew’s Geyserville Music Festival Wedding Extravaganza Joella and Drew’s wedding at the Geyserville Vineyard Club was like a wedding music festival. There was no sit-down dinner. It was a casual affair with oysters, pizza, BBQ, and other delectable finger food. Drew is a winemaker and Joella used to be a flower farmer at … Read more

Kids Rule the Day at Fun Ru’s Farm Wedding in Healdsburg

Sarah and Mike’s Kid-Filled Ru’s Farm Wedding in Healdsburg To invite kids to a wedding or not is a common topic among couples planning a wedding. It is a tough decision. There are guest counts to consider. Inviting parents with kids often means that those friends will be going home early or one member of … Read more

A Colorful Rancho Nicasio Wedding in West Marin

Izzy and Jesse’s Colorful Rancho Nicasio Wedding Celebration in West Marin. Izzy and Jesse met while living in the Bay Area. They are both energetic, vibrant, and adventurous people. It is no surprise that they met on a camping trip. Their love for the outdoors, sparkles, good food, and fun was magnetic. West Marin is … Read more

A Magical San Francisco Botanical Garden Wedding

Kelsey and Danny’s San Francisco Botanical Garden Wedding and Reception at the Pearl. Kelsey and Danny’s wedding at the San Francisco Botanical Garden was truly magical. They fused music, fire, and tidbits from multiple traditions to create a super personal heartfelt ceremony. I met Kelsey and Danny last November while camping in Death Valley for … Read more