Chris & Narie’s Lovers’ Lane Surprise Proposal with Cute Setup

Chris really went all the way with the thought and planning that went into his Lovers’ Lane surprise proposal. He had concocted an elaborate story going back several weeks to cover up his real plan, and had even created a Google Sheet with the play-by-play. (My favorite play in the playbook is: “BAM. This is where I trick her into marrying me.”) For the actual moment, he’d also picked out some props and decorations — lanterns, light-up “MARRY ME” letters, and rose petals — that were simple yet really added a nice touch to the whole event. [ read more … ]

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Yang & Xiaofei’s San Francisco Coastside Proposal

On their 1533rd day of being a couple, Yang brought Xiaofei out to a beautiful San Francisco coastside view of the Golden Gate Bridge for a few selfies together under a colorful sunset sky. With the waves splashing down below them and seagulls flying off in the distance, it was here that Yang asked Xiaofei to marry him. [ read more … ]

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Nasim & Justin’s Thornton State Beach Elopement Portraits

The pandemic doesn’t stop love; it merely changes the way we celebrate it. Nasim and Justin had a private civil ceremony last week with their family in attendance over Zoom, and the next morning, the three of us went out for some elopement portraits. We started at San Francisco City Hall [ read more … ]

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Blanca’s Palo Alto Maternity Photos

To memorialize Blanca’s pregnancy experience and her soon-to-be baby boy in just a few weeks, we took a hike in the hills of Palo Alto for some maternity photos. And how stunning does she look at 36 weeks? She couldn’t have chosen a more flattering red dress, and her hair & makeup were perfection [ read more … ]

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Arpan & Noveen’s San Francisco International Airport Engagement Photos

A few months after Noveen said yes to Arpan’s perfectly-planned proposal, we met up again for a set of engagement photos. They chose the San Francisco International Airport for their save-the-dates and wedding announcements — definitely quite different from our usual style of engagement photos, and perhaps even a little out of our comfort zone — but we were super excited that they chose such a unique venue for their engagement photos. [ read more … ]

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