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San Francisco Bay Engagement: Melissa & Sam’s Waterfront E-Session

An engagement session along the waterfront has a special kind of gorgeous in my opinion, with open, bright skies, sparkling blue water, lovely breezes to whip long hair around. All that open brightness creates the perfect palette for photos of people just enjoying each other and the environment. No distractions, just simple, lovely, happy people. […]

March 1, 2015

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Making Use of the Wedding Venue for your Engagement Session

Crystal and Scott are smart. First, they’ve done everything right so far in planning their wedding, reaching out to the right people to help them find the perfect venue for their wedding. Then, they visited the area, and their venue, and explored, finding the perfect spot on the property to hold their ceremony. And this […]

February 4, 2015

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Amanda & Brian’s Sweet Mt. Tam Engagement Session

One recent evening, Brian dragged Amanda out of the house (he even convinced her to DVR Game of Thrones!), took her across the Golden Gate Bridge and up the side of Mt. Tamalpais. After following the winding road for a while, he eventually stopped the car at a simple pull out perched on what seems like […]

July 1, 2014

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A Place of Significance: Erin & Jason’s E-Session at Mumm

In my last blog post, I mentioned the virtues of having your engagement session at your future wedding venue. With more time and freedom to roam than you will likely have on the actual wedding day, e-sessions at your wedding venue give you a chance to really take advantage of its full beauty. Well, here […]

April 24, 2014

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Exploring: Carolina+Joe’s E-Session at Viansa Winery

For Carolina and Joe’s engagement session, we thought what better location than the very winery at which they will be having their wedding this summer – the gorgeous Viansa Winery in Sonoma. So often there is precious little time to really explore a venue for portraits on a wedding day, and it kills me! All […]

April 21, 2014

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