Julia Morgan Ballroom Wedding Venue: Vintage San Francisco

There are many reasons why the Julia Morgan Ballroom wedding venue is a premiere San Francisco wedding venue: sweeping cityscape views, Old World details like hand-carved wood and seductive neoclassical accents, and a lobby to die for. Housed in the Merchants’ Exchange Building at 465 California Street, the location is heard to beat: right in the heart …

Rancho Nicasio Summer Wedding: Lizzy + Sean

Lizzy and Sean’s Rancho Nicasio summer wedding was everything it should be: sweet, sunny, and surrounded by the golden Northern California hills. Guests traveled from all over the world–Venice, Ireland, and Australia, to name a few places– to attend. The venue is nestled in the sleepy haven of Nicasio, California, a tiny town “25 minutes …

The Coolest Wedding Photo Booth Ever: The Booth Bus

One fine day, while stuck in the middle of SF Bay Area traffic, I saw an awesome sight: The Booth Bus, a vintage Volkswagen (this one’s a 1970 model) that  now enjoys a new life as the coolest wedding photo booth. Now everyone knows that vintage VWs are the coolest vans ever, so it only …

Easy Wedding First Dance Choreography From a Wedding Dance Pro

The wedding first dance is the part of the wedding reception that makes couples nervous, but easy wedding first dance choreography from a wedding dance pro takes that experience from frightening to fun (and dare I say fantastic)! If you and your partner are anxious about your first dance then working with a wedding choreographer …

How to Get Memorable Wedding Photos

Everyone wants to have memorable wedding photographs AND a memorable wedding; the good news is it’s not as hard as you think. Many couples feel the pressure to put together the perfect day, with color-coordinated attire, linens, cocktails, and socks, but the truth is that none of these things really matter. What does matter is …

How To Get the Best Wedding Cocktail Hour Photos

The recipe for the best wedding cocktail hour photos. Food, drinks, music, and all your favorite people- it doesn’t get better than wedding cocktail hour–but there are a few must-haves if you want to have the best wedding cocktail hour photos. As a San Francisco wedding photographer, I’ve noticed that there are some key elements that …

Custom Wedding Invitations: Twig and Fig, Berkeley, CA

It was shortly after I arrived at the Big Reception at Little Castle, held at the Berkeley City Club, that I saw the most beautiful custom wedding invitations I’ve ever seen. As I looked at the rest of the display from Twig & Fig, from Berkeley, Ca, each wedding invitation was better than the last. …

Indian Wedding in Sonoma: Raj and Danielle

I got my first taste of the magnificence of Indian weddings when I visited India in 2010, so I was ecstatic about photographing the Sangeet for Raj and Danielle’s Indian wedding in Sonoma. Family and friends were traveling from India and around the world to attend the event and enjoy a full weekend together in …