It’s strange how some long wedding days can go by so quickly, and Jeffrey & Julie’s wedding was definitely one of those. We met up with them in the morning at Hayes Mansion, where the emotional tone for the rest of the day was quickly set with Julie’s reveal with her bridesmaids & bridesmen, followed by her very heartfelt speech thanking each of them for being a part of her journey over the years. J&J’s first look was a very touching one, and after that we lost count of how many times Jeffrey cried and laughed at the same time throughout the day. The mansion was a perfect place for all of this plus lots of portraits for everyone — both the beautiful interior and clean exterior are just so ideal for photos!
Though this first part of their wedding day was quiet and relaxed, it was a great lead-in to the ceremony & reception at The GlassHouse SJ, where the energy really picked up, especially during the reception which included a spectacularly-performed surprise lion dance as well as some pretty incredible dancing [ read more … ]
Bruce and Hannah said their vows and tied the knot a little less than three weeks ago. We have some highlights ready and are so excited to share them! Their day started off in Pacifica, where they had their first look and wedding ceremony at one of my favorite places for a cozy, intimate, and naturally-decorated space, the Shelldance Gardens. [ read more … ]
Steve and Emily met five years ago at The Grand, a nightclub that Steve describes as “the San Francisco Asian American landmark.” Steve had gone with Simon, a friend he had just met at work, and Simon decided that they’d go talk to some girls at the club. Well, it just so turns out that one of those girls was Emily! And so the story of Stemily began. [ read more … ]
We don’t travel for work often, but weddings outside of our Bay Area home have consistently been some of our most memorable. Megan and Darius’s Rock Creek Gardens wedding in Puyallup definitely fit this trend. While putting this blog post together, we kept looking back on this day and thinking, “can we just keep shooting this wedding every weekend forever?” [ read more … ]
Elliston Vineyards in Sunol has always been one of our favorite Bay Area wedding venues ever since we photographed our first wedding there. I’m really glad we had the opportunity to share this special Saturday with Amy & Chuck as they said their vows to one another and tied the knot in front of their family & friends. [ read more … ]