It was a beautiful, sunny day for Faye and Tom’s Masonic Lodge wedding in Vallejo, but oh my gosh, was it windy! So windy (think wind tunnel and ruined hairdo) that no one ventured outside, aside from a few brave guests. The Masonic Temple is perched on one of the highest hilltops in Vallejo, overlooking […]

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May 24, 2018

Nestled at the base of oak-covered hills just a short walk away from the bustling square of downtown Sonoma, The General’s Daughter is the perfect spot for intimate Sonoma weddings. Anyone who loves vintage architecture will immediately fall in love with the 1864 Victorian, with its elegant trim, period details, and perfectly-manicured grounds, resplendent with […]

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May 22, 2018

When Ultra-Violet was announced as 2018’s Pantone Color of the Year , the crowds went wild; what better time to put together a little wedding inspo featuring the color purple? All of you Prince fans understand the complexities of purple; it’s not just symbolic of counterculture, unconventionality, and artistic brilliance. It’s also evocative, a color associated […]

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May 17, 2018

Mary Beth and Rich’s Silicon Valley Capital Club wedding was an emotional, loving, and fun evening… with exquisite views. The club is located in the heart of downtown San Jose, on the 17th floor, just a short walk away from the Fairmont Hotel, where the couple and most of their guests were staying. A springtime […]

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May 10, 2018

April and John’s San Francisco City Hall wedding was picture book perfect; not only did the couple choose one of the most elegant San Francisco wedding venues, they really dressed the part. April arrived first, dressed in a sleeveless, flowing gown with crystal beaded details. Her groom arrived a bit later – San Francisco parking […]

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May 3, 2018

Deanna and Mike’s Marin County Civic Center wedding was simple and sweet, everything they wanted. “We really just wanted to be married,“ Deanna said. “We decided to have an effortless, no-frills ceremony with our families and to throw a party to celebrate later in the year.” The couple met online, but after a first date […]

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Apr 26, 2018

Janine and Ryan’s Palace of Fine Arts engagement photos almost didn’t happen; the weather in San Francisco took a sudden turn the day before the shoot was scheduled, but luckily we were all able to shift our schedules last minute to meet up a day before we had originally planned. When they told me they […]

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Apr 24, 2018

After I made a few suggestions on potential locations for Elizabeth and Derek’s Marin County engagement photos, they chose a garden setting. After all the rain we’ve had in the Bay Area, everything is lush and green, a perfect complement to the green and blue wedding theme they have planned for their wedding next year. Elizabeth’s […]

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Apr 19, 2018

Marin wedding venue The Seminary at Strawberry has it all: location, weather, and panoramic, one-of-a-kind views of Mt. Tamalpais and the San Francisco skyline. All the reasons why it was once considered as the headquarters for the United Nations today make it one of the most desirable San Francisco wedding venues. Originally developed by the […]

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Apr 4, 2018

When M+L told me they wanted a redwood setting for their Oakland engagement photos I knew Joaquin Miller Park was a fitting choice. Named after the early California writer and poet, the 500 acre preserve is filled with hiking trails, and redwoods, many of which were planted by Miller himself. The park is known for […]

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Mar 28, 2018

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