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Elegance + Grace at Their Own Black [bow] Tie Affair: San Francisco City Hall Destination Elopement

When the idea of a traditional wedding seemed too much like a bore, these two packed their bags and headed to the City by the Bay to have an intimate + meaningful ceremony by themselves. We couldn't have been more thrilled to be there to capture it for them. After researching several possible City Halls around the US, the Florida bride thought San Francisco's was b[...]

Birthday Cake + Phantom inspired Opéra House of Paris: Palais Garnier

I haven't been everywhere in the world but I can say with confidence that this is my favorite building, ever. Not sure if it's due to the inspired story of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (my favorite musical), the fact that it was built to resemble a cake, its appearance in a Taylor Swift Music video or a quick scene in Interview with a Vampire, the ornate and lavish s[...]

You + Me + The Big Blue Sea: Venice Beach Destination Wedding

  Matt & Amber wanted to do a small and meaningful ceremony in a rented beach house along Venice Beach before they moved to Texas to start their new lives. Favorites of the day: Her lovely number was designed in downtown Los Angeles slightly after Beyonce's similar dress and same designer! The simplicity about everything Bubbles after their[...]

Childhood Crush to Husband: Old Town Sacramento Arden Hills Destination Wedding

Most everyone has a childhood crush, not everyone gets to actually marry them! This was Liz and Akin's story. So cute. Great people. Such a FUN and beautiful wedding day. They live in Southern California but came back up to Sacramento to have their big day.  We thought it would be fun to go to old town Sac to shoot bridal party photos. Ceremony happened at S[...]

Destination Wedding: Mixing Chinese and Western Culture at the Wente Vineyards in Livermore, California

Matt & Constance met in Hong Kong through their best friends on a rooftop party. They bonded on bizarre food and traveling. Flash forward to a few years later having all of their family members and relatives coming from across the world to meet for their wedding day in Livermore, California. Constance wanted to focus on capturing moments.  Their main focus was [...]

Nitty, Gritty + a Cute Kitty: Venezia, Italy

During our first trip together to Europe we missed Venice. Myke begged and begged that we had to try to make a stop there this time around. Happy now Michael?! Venice is lovely in the messiest, dirtiest and most confusing of ways. Upon my first visit during my high school trip I didn't take that much liking to it. It was confusing to navigate and I found it to be a[...]