Indian Wedding Inspiration in San Francisco: Asian Art Museum

It seemed fitting that a few days before Diwali I received an invitation from Namrata from Miraya to collaborate on a shoot for Indian wedding inspiration in San Francisco, for brides planning an Indian wedding or an Indian fusion wedding. She wanted photographs that would feature Indian wedding jewelry and an emerald green iehenga–two of my favorite …

Jessika & Joshua in San Pablo: A Day of the Dead Wedding at Rockefeller Lodge

Jessika and Joshua’s Day of the Dead wedding at Rockefeller Lodge was festive, colorful, and creative, rich with plenty of detail- from the candelabras to the calaveras. It was a perfect day for a fall wedding, sunny yet temperate, with the beginnings of fall colors coming alive. (As an aside, Rockefeller lodge is a surprise-a hidden …

First Universalist Unitarian Church Wedding: Wendy and Mario

Wendy and Mario’s First Universalist Unitarian Church wedding in San Francisco was an elegant and lively family celebration; from the early moments of getting ready laughter echoed through the hallways. Mario and his groomsmen were dressing in the room adjacent to where Wendy and her bridesmaids were preparing. The women let out a cheer every time the …

Sonoma Garden Wedding: Barry and Zarife

Barry and Zarife’s Sonoma garden wedding was elegant, playful, and entertaining, which is only fitting for the union of an Elvis impersonator and his green-thumbed bride. The couple chose a lovely, summer day for their Cotati wedding, which took place at the private home of a dear friend, and was coordinated by a Lissa Ferreira, …

Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Session: Kalona and David

Kalona and David’s Palace of Fine Arts engagement session was light, joyful, and fun–three of my favorite things–and it was a gorgeous day with wonderful light. In essence, it was a photographer’s dream, although it was a busy day and a lot of people had the same idea! (We had to strategically position ourselves so …

Lovely Bride San Francisco: Featuring Alexandra Grecco Wedding Gowns

This weekend, Lovely Bride on Union Street in San Francisco is having a trunk show featuring wedding gown designs by Alexandra Grecco. If you’re familiar with the designer, you already know her gowns are elegant, romantic, and ethereal. “Her designs are feminine and timeless,” says Lovely Bride owner Angie Chen. She’s right; Grecco’s gowns are …

Vintage San Francisco Wedding: The Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin

This year, for the first time ever, the Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin in San Francisco opened its doors to couples outside of the congregation, offering a new place for your vintage San Francisco wedding. It’s also great news if you’re someone who’s searching for ways to make your wedding memorable and/or different …