Blog Archives - Grier Cooper Photography

What’s your greatest fear about your wedding day? For some people, the answer to this question is “rain.” Weather in the San Francisco Bay Area can be especially unpredictable during the fall and spring months, as you already know! But rain on your wedding day could be a good thing…most notably because you will get […]

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Sep 18, 2019

We hear a lot about the dress. Say yes to the dress. Find your perfect wedding dress…. I could go on, but you get the idea. However, many of us get so laser-focused on the dress that we forget about bridal accessories you can’t do without… as in all the other stuff, which is equally […]

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Sep 17, 2019

You’ve seen them: of other couples’ epic grand wedding exit photos–those stellar shots where couples run down the middle of a throng of well-wishers holding sparklers–and you’ve fallen in love with the idea for your own wedding day. Sparklers, bubbles, or a shower of multicolored confetti make for a fun, dramatic exit… Who wouldn’t want […]

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Sep 16, 2019

The blissful days since you got engaged are equal parts hectic and joyful, especially when it comes time to search for a wedding dress in San Francisco. It’s hard to know where to shop, and which bridal boutiques are going to offer you an amazing experience. We’ve put together a list of our favorite places […]

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Sep 13, 2019

Your wedding photos are some of the most important photos that you’ll ever take in your life; it’s only natural that you want to make your groom fall over when he sees them. Try these time-tested tricks for photos that are guaranteed to wow your groom! Consider doing a first look. Besides the benefit of […]

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Sep 12, 2019

Would you like to look 10 pounds lighter on camera? Everyone wants to look good in photos, and it’s never more important then on your wedding day. After all, your wedding photos are the photos that you and your family will look at again and again for years to come. Every bride wants gorgeous wedding […]

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Sep 12, 2019

As a boudoir photographer in San Francisco, I’ve seen how boudoir photography is a celebration of who you are at this point in time. It’s a joyful expression of self-love and body positivity, and a powerful way to reclaim your right to feel beautiful at any age. It’s also all about having fun! Our East […]

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Aug 16, 2019

Janice and Dan’s Baker Beach engagement photos were equal parts casual elegance and outright fun. Nothing quite makes a photographic statement like having the iconic Golden Gate bridge in the background, which is why Baker Beach is a favorite location for San Francisco engagement photos. As most people already know, weather in Northern California can […]

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May 16, 2019

Arionna and Kyle wanted an elegant setting for their San Francisco engagement photos, so City Hall was a perfect choice. The couple is getting married on the beach, so they felt an urban setting was a great contrast for their beach wedding photos. How they met This couple has known each other a long time! […]

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May 8, 2019

Your wedding first dance first dance: one of the most romantic moments of your wedding day, your moment to shine as a couple… yet sadly, it’s also one of the most overlooked parts of wedding planning. Most couples don’t know how to prepare, or have much experience out on the dance floor, but whether you […]

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Aug 1, 2018

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