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Jennie & Mike’s Olympia’s Valley Estate wedding

Jennie & Mike's Olympia's Valley wedding

Before Jennie & Mike’s Olympia’s Valley Estate wedding, I was so excited to return to the Petaluma venue — After just one wedding there last year, the farm became one of my all-time favorite venues. And while the venue was amazing again, it was the wonderful people at Jennie & Mike wedding who made it so memorable.
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Erin & Jared’s San Jose wedding

Erin & Jared's San Jose wedding
What happens when an opera singer gets married, and chooses another opera singer to be her maid of honor? A duet during the ceremony, of course.

That surprise was just one of the many awesome things about Erin & Jared’s San Jose wedding. The scenery, the weather, the live music and home-brewed beer and dancing and food … all elements that made their wedding such a great event.
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Kathleen & Kyle’s Treasure Island Winery SF wedding

Kathleen & Kyle's Treasure Island Winery SF wedding

There was a moment during Kathleen & Kyle’s Treasure Island Winery SF wedding, right before they were supposed to walk down the stairs for the grand entrance into their reception, when everyone was seated and the newlyweds had a moment to themselves, and I heard Kate say to Kyle, “This is really fun!”

I don’t know if they knew I was listening. But I agree: It was really fun.
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Cynthia & Marshall’s Point Lobos engagement session

Cynthia & Marshall's Point Lobos engagement session

Point Lobos is a bit of an intimidating place for a photographer to venture. In photographic circles the place is nearly synonymous with Edward Weston, one of the biggest names in the history of photography. Ansel Adams took his share of photos there as well.

So maybe that’s why I’ve always overlooked the place as an option for engagement sessions. But when Cynthia and Marshall said they wanted a location near Monterey with forest and ocean, I decided it was time for a Point Lobos engagement session.
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