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.
Here are 100 great images from Bay Area weddings I shot in 2016. Mostly wedding images, with a few engagement session pics. It’s been another great year. I have worked with fantastic couples, and had a ton of fun doing the thing I love. The Lowdown on Some Venues I Worked This Year: This year … Read more
Roberts Regional Recreation Area – a lack luster name, but a sweet spot in Oakland for Laura and John’s super DIY wedding. Roberts Regional is super close to San Francisco and Oakland, but feels like you are in a secluded redwood grove far from the city. When Laura initially contacted me, she was looking to … Read more
2014 was full of adventures, great people, and an awesome Bay Area wedding or two. I had people close to me die, watched friends bring babies into the world, and went on exciting adventures. In my personal and professional life, I strive to be better. I focus on the stuff that counts, stay open to … Read more
Alice and Chris had a wonderful, super DIY Oakland German Tourist Club wedding. Their budget was tiny for a wedding, but they pulled it off. They knew they wanted great photos and a super fun party with their friends. They had a pot luck dinner, ipod DJ, pitchers of mixed drinks, and cold beer … Read more
Kaisha and Dylan’s Jack London Square wedding was fantastic. Kaisha was stunning, evocative, and gorgeous. What an inspiring person. Dylan was master of the dance floor – boy can that man get down. They were great to be around. I suggested that we take pictures in the produce packing district near Jack London Square. A … Read more
Kate and Simon had a morning wedding ceremony at the Chapel in Mill’s College, and their reception at the District restaurant in Old Oakland. There are all sorts of couples out there. Really all sorts of people. It is so interesting to see how people interact with one another, how they celebrate, what kind of … Read more
Sarah and Liam had a sweet Pizzaiolo wedding in Oakland. The food and environment at Pizzaiolo demand a certain degree of chill. The cocktail “hour” melts into dinner. Dinner is a multi course leisurely affair. There were speeches, toasts, and lots of killer deserts. People danced and ate and drank. The weddings I have shot … Read more