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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 San Juan Bautista Wedding it was no longer about bases, no, the “home stretch” was from the top of the aisle to the altar. 

After a beautiful play at the plate, with a couple of I Do’s, (After some hilarious bloopers! You’ll see pics of it down below!) Alexis slid in safely and scored herself a new husband! 

Now the setting for this highlight reel of a San Juan Bautista Wedding was the gorgeous Hacienda De Leal by Leal Vineyards, and guys, it was amazing! This place was a perfect venue to put the rustic in rustic chic wedding. It had that ranch feel that perfectly brought that vibe to the affair, with desert flowers, cacti, and a gorgeous barn to boot!

Family, friends, and just so, so much love. What more could you ask for? Alexis and Dave had that tenfold, and it showed. From the ever so special first look, to the bride’s brother Brett’s touching words during the ceremony (He had everyone tearing up!), and the speeches at the reception full of stories and memories that show just how much everyone cares for each other, there’s no doubt that love is something that this wedding was not in short supply of! 

Alexis & Dave, it was such a privilege for us to capture you on your special day. You guys have a deep bond, and a lifetime for it to keep blossoming. We had so much fun with you, your friends, and your families. Thank you again for allowing us to be a part of your day. We wish you guys all the happiness in the world, and for your marriage to get stronger and stronger as the years go on. We love you guys!

Love, A&M


Hacienda de Leal San Juan Bautista Wedding

Hacienda de Leal is probably one of my favorite boutique hotels in the South Bay. The beautiful blue doors and the peaceful, romantic patio is the perfect setting for a Bay Area wedding. Pair it with the perfect private family estate for your reception and you’ve got a beautiful Bay Area wedding. It’s even a great place for getting ready! Check out Joe & Shayna’s Jardine’s San Juan Bautista Garden Wedding to see what we’re talking about! Interested in having us photograph your Hacienda de Leal wedding? Let’s talk!


Hacienda de Leal & Mission Farm Wedding

Alexis & Dave’s Hacienda de Leal & Mission Farm Wedding was coordinated by experienced wedding coordinator and wedding planner Kendra Worthington, and it was a total blast. Alexis wore the most gorgeous gown from Casablanca. Dave wore a red carpet worthy wedding tuxedo from Tommy Hilfiger. Hair was provided by Danielle Reyna and makeup was provided by JoJo Rivera. The beautiful lavender blooms and florals were designed by The Flower Divas. Amazing wedding catering barbecue food was prepared and served by Kleinfeldt Family BBQ (and we definitely took some of their chili home and had leftovers for a week). They were just the sweetest! And the party lasted till late into the night because of one of our faves, Mario Tavares.


Bay Area Wedding Photographer

We are a sweetheart team of wedding photographers who absolutely love being a Bay Area Wedding Photographer. We still have spots left for 2019 California Brides and 2020 spots are filling up! Let’s talk today about your Bay Area Wedding! And don’t forget to be our friends on instagram—get some behind the scenes content and more fun from all of our Bay Area Weddings!

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…

Allie // Mount Madonna Senior Portrait Session

Allie // Mount Madonna Senior Portrait Session

Late nights. Almost every night. Endless amounts of studying and choosing school while friends were off partying. Allie knows what it costs to stand out.

Junior year, this sweet girl you see before you was…

Spencer & Susanna // Morgan Hill Engagement Session

Spencer & Susanna // Morgan Hill Engagement Session

what could it hurt?

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It was one of those situations where you just shrug and think, “What could it hurt?” And it’s exactly those kinds of situations that lead you to where you’re meant to be (anyone got Moana “make way! make way!” in their heads yet?").

Just about 3 or so years ago, Spencer…

Bre & Cory // Fresno Anniversary Portrait Session

Bre & Cory // Fresno Anniversary Portrait Session

ENDURANCE

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// After every late night street light drive // Every love you miss you kiss goodnight // Girl, your name is still my favorite // Always will be and I’m still wanting, still all in, I'm still fallin' //

—Hunter Hayes

Yesterday morning on my way to work, I was thinking about Bre & Cory’s Fresno Anniversary Portrait Session and this old song from the summer of 2014 that I used to just blast in my crappy old car speakers showed up on shuffle and it struck me. Though it hasn’t been long in the grand scheme of things, these two have endured a lifetime of change in their two years of marriage. And we could see it in the

Jeremy + Christa // Big Sur Portrait Session

Jeremy + Christa // Big Sur Portrait Session

breathtaking.

Can you believe that until Jeremy & Christa’s Big Sur Portrait Session, I had never been south of Carmel? All this time I’ve lived by the coast and never did I venture south past those luscious cerulean waters of Clint Eastwood’s town. And even then, I hadn’t been to Carmel until just a few years ago. WHAT? Right?

Michael and I left early knowing it would be…