How to Use Florals for Your Session // Colorful Summer Styled Engagement and Portrait Session

How to Use Florals for Your Session // Colorful Summer Styled Engagement and Portrait Session

Ever wondered how some people have the most editorial-looking engagement photos? You see those photos on Pinterest of women in these gorgeous gowns and luxurious bouquets and probably think that that’s for them, not you. I’ve thought it—I can’t wear a gown like that so I’ll settle for something I already own. She looks so pretty with that flower crown, but a bouquet for my engagement session seems like too much, right? My fiancé doesn’t like photos so he probably wouldn’t want to do anything fancy.

We’re willing to bet all of those thoughts are wrong…

Spencer & Susanna // Chapel on the Hill Los Gatos Intimate Wedding

Spencer & Susanna // Chapel on the Hill Los Gatos Intimate Wedding

It was so clear. You could hear it in his voice. When Spencer spoke his bride’s name, it was just absolutely certain. Susie… When this head-over-heels groom said his wedding vows to his sweet Susanna, his absolute certainty that he loved her washed over everyone in the room. Anyone could tell that this day had been a long-time coming, almost as if…

Rosie & Mark // Coyote Creek Morgan Hill Family Portrait Session

Rosie & Mark // Coyote Creek Morgan Hill Family Portrait Session

Nothing sparks joy like a pair of pups. Put them in the arms of their loving family and you’ve got a recipe for perfection. As old as they are, Baby and Howel aren’t to be stopped from…

Alexis & Dave // San Juan Bautista Hacienda De Leal Classic Barn Wedding

Alexis & Dave // San Juan Bautista Hacienda De Leal Classic Barn Wedding

…..and she was Yoshihara no more.

As a baseball player when you think “home stretch,” it’s usually someone turning the corner around third base and dashing toward home plate. On June 1st, 2019 at this…

Kristin & Drew // Carmel Highlands Garrapata State Park Couples Portrait Session

Kristin & Drew // Carmel Highlands Garrapata State Park Couples Portrait Session

Reunited and it feels so good!

You know what’s fun? When you get a call from two friends who live on the other side of the country, and then hear they’re gonna be on your side AND in your own little corner of it!

That’s the fun news we got that led to…

Carmen & Mike // Marin Headlands San Francisco Engagement Session

Carmen & Mike // Marin Headlands San Francisco Engagement Session

A proposal unlike any other. A story unlike your average love song. A match so perfect, it seems too good to be true. Carmen & Mike didn’t set out to be different. They just are, and that’s what makes their story so special and romantic. Everything about who they are, how they got here and…

Cecilia & Mo // Shark Fin Cove Santa Cruz Couples Session

Cecilia & Mo // Shark Fin Cove Santa Cruz Couples Session

All it takes is one moment to turn leg day into heart day.

That’s what happened when Cecilia walked in to her first session with her new trainer, Mohamed.

It can be something as simple as the glimmer in someone’s eye that changes everything, and that kind of something happened when…

Stefanie + Jeremy // Fernwood Cellars Gilroy Vineyard Wedding

Stefanie + Jeremy // Fernwood Cellars Gilroy Vineyard Wedding

Twinkly lights beneath a canopy of majestic redwood trees. Acres of homegrown chardonnay and noir grapes overlooking the Santa Cruz mountains. A couple whose love has waited 10 years for this day. Everything was breathtaking.

Moments before the ceremony, we waited…

Stephanie & Andrew // Gilroy Lodge on the Hill Black Tie Wedding

Stephanie & Andrew // Gilroy Lodge on the Hill Black Tie Wedding

Married, they are!

Everything had been leading up to this moment. Over a year’s worth of planning. A full black tie affair for the guests. Everyone was ready. Bridesmaids and groomsmen all lined up. Andrew with his arm wrapped around his little girl, Emma. With her daddy’s arm holding her close, Emma had been waiting and…