Surprise proposals are always so special to us, and some are uniquely distinctive in a way that makes them extra memorable. Last weekend, Scott decided to propose to his girlfriend Briana at Bernal Heights, a significant location for them since it’s right next to their home in San Francisco.
Due to the California wildfires, we didn’t have the ideal sunny day with clear blue skies that we had hoped for. But that’s the thing that made this scene stand out most for me [ read more … ]
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 … ]
Treasure Island has always been one of my favorite places for photos, yet it’s often underappreciated and overlooked. It offers a beautiful view of both the San Francisco city skyline and the Bay Bridge, and the sunset colors are just amazing. Anoushka & Chris are getting married next year in Greece (what a dream!), and to capture some flavor from their home city of San Francisco, they decided to take a set of Treasure Island engagement photos. [ read more … ]
Sutro Baths is, by far, our most popular location for engagement photos. But not so much for proposals, and for good reason — logistically it’s quite a bit more complicated than other San Francisco locations, and while that’s not really an issue with normal photo shoots, surprise proposals are special in that we can’t interact with our couple and guide them.
So I was nervously excited when I talked with Brian [ read more … ]
Lauren & Jeff did a loooooot of homework before our engagement session. (Okay, it was mostly Lauren.) She had looked through a lot of our past engagement shoots and had her eye on some Sutro Baths shots, especially those beautiful reflections that can be seen in the still pools of water. But there was one problem (actually many problems): Sutro Baths is always cold, windy, and crowded… and often foggy on top of that. [ read more … ]