Swati & Matt’s Sutro Baths + Pelican Point Beach Engagement Photos

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December 19, 2018

Swati & Matt first met at Stanford while they were both in school together. For their engagement photos, they chose Pelican Point Beach in Half Moon Bay as their first location. It’s where Matt brought Swati for a long walk along the coast before proposing, and I loved getting to photograph them in a meaningful and special spot. [ read more … ]

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Emily & Max | Half Moon Bay Sunset Engagement Session at the Ritz Carlton

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November 2, 2018

Where should I start? Emily and Max are two lovebirds who are just sooooo in love with each other, and I think they must’ve taken up modeling as their secret second career, because they were so easy and comfortable in front of my cameras. Emily really loves the beach vibe, so for their engagement session we went to the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail. The trail itself is great, and it also leads to a secluded beach right at the bottom of the Ritz Carlton, a perfect spot for a Half Moon Bay sunset engagement shoot. [ read more … ]

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Yan & Min’s Surprise Proposal at the Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton

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May 24, 2018

5/20 is a special day for many Chinese couples (it sounds like “I love you” in Mandarin), and Yan made sure to lock down that date with us several months in advance to capture this special moment between him and his girlfriend Min. He put a lot of thought into choosing the perfect spot, especially since the weather wasn’t looking the best that weekend.

When the time came, he and two of his friends concocted a story to get Min out to the Half Moon Bay Ritz Carlton for the surprise proposal, and they choreographed it perfectly. He led her to an overlook above the beach and coastline, and at just the right moment, his friends started playing music from a speaker that had been concealed in an inconspicuous shopping bag. We loved Min’s overjoyed reaction, and all the happy moments following the proposal. [ read more … ]

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N&F’s Half Moon Bay Surprise Proposal

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May 23, 2018

Half Moon Bay weather can be tricky, but when it all lines up, it’s one of the most scenic spots in all of NorCal. A couple of weeks ago, N surprised F with a Half Moon Bay surprise proposal by asking her to marry him at the coastal trail, on a beautiful cliffside overlooking the ocean and beach below. [ read more … ]

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Gaurav & Pooja’s Half Moon Bay Ritz-Carlton Proposal

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May 19, 2018

Gaurav proposed to Pooja last weekend at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay. The Ritz is one of the most scenic locations in the Bay Area, with a sweeping view overlooking the Pacific coastline, and the cliffs made a perfect backdrop for this special moment! [ read more … ]

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