Michael & Cindy’s Surprise Proposal in the Berkeley Hills

Of all the places in the Bay Area we’ve been to (and we’ve been to a lot!), this spot in the Berkeley Hills is definitely among the most private, scenic, and special. But that’s not our favorite part of Michael’s proposal to Cindy. What we loved most is the level of personal detail — this was the spot where he had told her he loved her [ read more … ]

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Chris & Amanda’s Baker Beach Picnic Proposal

On a warm, sunny morning, Chris and Amanda were taking a leisurely stroll through Baker Beach with a couple of friends when they happened across a meticulously-arranged picnic setup, complete with flowers and champagne. Of course, this was no coincidence [ read more … ]

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Emily & Steve’s Engagement Photos at Bernal Heights | San Francisco Wedding Photographer

Emily & Steve: part silly, part fun, and all smiles 😀 Engagement sessions are always a perfect opportunity for our couples and us to get to know each other a bit before the wedding day, and they’re also a great time to just relax, have fun, and enjoy taking photos in a beautiful location.

This was actually our first time ever photographing a Bernal Heights engagement session, and it was absolutely perfect. [ read more … ]

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Darius & Megan | San Francisco Skyline Treasure Island Surprise Engagement

After a delicious anniversary dinner in the city, Darius brought Megan to Treasure Island, which he “heard” was an excellent spot to watch the San Francisco sunset. Not coincidentally, there was also a picnic blanket complete with wine, two glasses, and rose petals scattered all around… and a very special photo book that he had made for the occasion. [ read more … ]

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Nate & Amanda | Berkeley Grizzly Peak San Francisco Bay View Proposal

To help with planning his proposal, Nate enlisted the help of his good friends Richie & Jenny. They had actually planned another friend’s proposal in the past, so this wasn’t new to them!

A few weeks before the proposal, Richie, Jenny, and I met up in the hills of Berkeley to scout out a location. We found the perfect spot — a beautiful cliffside point overlooking Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco, Sausalito, and the SF Bay. Basically the whole area around SF. But the day before the proposal went down, they actually went back with Nate and found an even better spot, one totally isolated from sightseers and hikers, and spacious enough to set up a picnic table. [ read more … ]

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