Jackie and Jason’s City Engagement Photos

It’s always fun being pushed a little bit outside of our comfort zone. Engagement photos at night? Sure, sounds like fun. At a food truck park? Yeah why not! For Jackie & Jason’s engagement shoot, we started off at a couple of classic San Francisco spots [ read more … ]

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Urmil & Janet | San Jose Backyard Night Light Proposal

It’s rare that we meet our couples in person before a surprise proposal… and for obvious reasons, we almost never meet the proposee. But not this time — we met both Urmil and Janet just a month before their proposal! We were all up in Point Reyes for their friends Huy and Vivian’s proposal, and Urmil & Janet were both in on the secret plan that day. (You can see them in the group photo at the end!) Little did Janet know that roles would reverse soon… [ read more … ]

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Bob & Kristin | Whimsical Enchanting Garden Nighttime Surprise Proposal

Bob got in touch with me late last year for his upcoming proposal. He had a vision of a nighttime surprise proposal in the backyard of the house he and Kristin had recently bought, and he even sent over inspiration photos and a detailed document showing and describing how the setup would look. I was super excited to capture this moment for the two of them, and his plan finally came to fruition last weekend.

With the help of a wonderful lighting & decor crew, Bob had set up his backyard to look absolutely stunning. We thought his original vision was great, but the real thing was 10x better! [ read more … ]

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Gabe & Sindy’s Embarcadero Pier Engagement Photos at Dusk

Sindy & Gabe wanted some night-time Embarcadero pier engagement photos, so we scheduled their session right through the sunset so we could be there after nightfall. I loved their interactions with each other – so warm and intimate, and such a joy to photograph. As the colorful dusk sky faded and the San Francisco cityscape started twinkling with lights, we walked down the pier for a couple of really special night photos, and I’m excited to share some of them with you!

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Darshana & Viraj | Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Photography

I love it when we travel around the city for an engagement shoot and find that our couple has thoughtfully chosen a cute outfit perfectly matched to each location. [ read more … ]

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