Tigran & Anastasiya’s Skywriting Proposal on the San Francisco Bay

Love is in the air — quite literally! One of the most unique and spectacular ways to propose is to write it out in the air through skywriting, in huge mile-high letters where everyone can see from miles around. Tigran had arranged for a pilot to spell out “Nastya marry me” high over the Golden Gate Bridge (Nastya being the short form of his fiancee’s name) while they were visiting SF from out of town. After discussing timing with the skywriters and ship captains, we worked out a plan with the best location and heading for photos [ read more … ]

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Daniel & Lola’s Incredible Heart Skywriting over Golden Gate Bridge Surprise Proposal

What an absolutely incredible surprise proposal! The amount of effort Daniel went through to put together this dream proposal for his now-fiancée Lola was nothing short of amazing. The abbreviated version is that he had chartered the Diamond Seas Yacht for a cruise around the SF Bay, and as an even grander gesture, had hired Skytypers to write out a giant D🤍L in the skies above them as he proposed. The skywriting over the Golden Gate Bridge worked out beautifully, as you’ll see in the photos below! [ read more … ]

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James & Anne Marie’s Stow Lake Rowboat Surprise Proposal

James wanted to surprise his girlfriend Anne Marie with a marriage proposal in a special spot: on a Stow Lake rowboat, near the old stone arch bridge. As they slowly rowed towards the spot while feeding the ducks around them, we got into position — Annie on the shore nearby, David in a different rowboat (with our daughter on board to make it not look suspicious!) to get a second angle from the side — and watched as they approached. [ read more … ]

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Lauren & Jeff’s Crown Memorial State Beach Engagement Photos

Lauren & Jeff did a loooooot of homework before our engagement session. (Okay, it was mostly Lauren.) She had looked through a lot of our past engagement shoots and had her eye on some Sutro Baths shots, especially those beautiful reflections that can be seen in the still pools of water. But there was one problem (actually many problems): Sutro Baths is always cold, windy, and crowded… and often foggy on top of that. [ read more … ]

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Megan & Darius’s Rock Creek Gardens Wedding

We don’t travel for work often, but weddings outside of our Bay Area home have consistently been some of our most memorable. Megan and Darius’s Rock Creek Gardens wedding in Puyallup definitely fit this trend. While putting this blog post together, we kept looking back on this day and thinking, “can we just keep shooting this wedding every weekend forever?” [ read more … ]

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