Shabeg had been planning his proposal for quite some time, and after exploring a ton of different options, he decided on the Fairmont San Francisco for his marriage proposal. The hotel had put up “private event” signs near the rooftop garden, which was perfect as he had told his girlfriend that they would be attending an event that morning at the Fairmont. As they arrived, it started to become clear to her what this was actually about, and the actual proposal moment was super cute. [ read more … ]
Sometimes, a surprise proposal isn’t a complete, 100% surprise. After all, you’ve had the marriage talk, it’s about that time in the relationship… and she knows you too well for you to really keep it under wraps. But that’s okay! I think the anticipation and buildup just makes it even more exciting when the moment finally comes. [ read more … ]
If I had to shoot at only one place and time of day for the rest of my life, I’d choose the Sutro Baths sunset in a heartbeat. The light there is absolutely incredible, especially as we head into the fall season, and it’s actually quite different from day to day. But even after shooting here a hundred times before, I was still really nervous when Andrew wanted this spot for his proposal [ read more … ]
A special San Francisco rooftop proposal for an extra-special couple! Nils reserved the garden area of the Fairmont Hotel to share a private moment together with Diane, and he had it set up perfectly: a table in front of the fountain prepared with champagne, some light bites, and a beautiful vase of flowers, all in a peaceful setting with just the calming sound of the fountain behind them. [ read more … ]
Amanda and Brandon met up with us for their engagement photo shoot in San Francisco by the ocean. Her long blue dress worked perfectly in the ocean breeze and the colorful sunset sky, but of course more important is Amanda & Brandon’s love for each other. And I loved that they were able to goof around with each other a bit too. They sure warmed up an otherwise cold San Francisco day!
This shoot was made a little more special by their German Shepherd, Diesel. [ read more … ]