Kanwal & Harshad’s El Cerrito In-Home Engagement Photos

Kanwal and Harshad have the cutest little house in El Cerrito, one that’s absolutely perfect for photos both inside and out! This house is their project together, and we even took a few photos in front of a wall in the backyard that they painted together, making this truly a unique and personal set of engagement photos. [ read more … ]

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Ray & Niekia’s Sunset Proposal Atop Contra Costa Rock Park

So many things to absolutely adore about this proposal! Ray and Niekia have a special spot in the neighborhood, a big rock with a great view called Contra Costa Rock Park, and it’s here that Ray put together his plans. [ read more … ]

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Katie & Brian’s San Ramon Backyard Wedding Ceremony

Eight months into the pandemic with still no slowdown of the virus in sight, Katie and Brian still managed to have their wedding on their original wedding day — though as you might imagine, much of it had to be re-planned! Instead of a large indoor wedding, they ended up having a very small backyard ceremony. And for us, it was quite enjoyable both to photograph as well as just to witness. There’s really nothing quite so intimate and contemporary like Katie and Brian’s tiny, socially-distanced, live-streamed, backyard wedding! [ read more … ]

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Jason & Michelle’s Backyard Origami Paper Flower Proposal

On a sunny Sunday afternoon, Jason had schemed for Michelle’s friends to take her out to lunch for a few hours, while he went over to her parents’ backyard to set up an origami paper flower proposal. To prepare for this big moment, he had painstakingly folded dozens of flowers [ read more … ]

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Michelle & Bajis’s Intimate Wedding at The Club at Ruby Hill

Bajis and Michelle’s wedding was a perfect day — elegantly styled, warmly personal, and thoughtfully socially-distanced. Even in hindsight, it’s almost unbelievable that this whole event was put together in a month and a half, after their first two venues and plans didn’t work out due to the pandemic. In addition to the family & friends who attended in person, a wider audience joined in on Zoom to celebrate together virtually. All in all, while on its surface it had the hallmarks of a 2020 wedding, at its core, Michelle and Bajis’s intimate wedding at The Club at Ruby Hill was a most timeless celebration of love and union. [ read more … ]

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