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Brittany + Brian: Wedding in San Francisco with Julie Cheshire
Brittany and Brian celebrated their wedding the other week with some great touches that really made the day personal. I shot the wedding with Julie of Julie Cheshire Photography.We started the day at the Fairmont in San Francisco where Brittany was putting on the finishing touches to her ensemble. Brian had given her some beauti ...
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An Engagement Session Teaser!
Yesterday I had an engagement session with a truly awesome couple. I haven't gone through all their pics yet, but here's a teaser to show you a glimpse of how awesome Stephanie & Adam really are...I am just itching to shoot their wedding in October. I can't wait!I'll have more up soon!
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[what to wear] engagement sessions
I love shooting engagement sessions and include them in all of my Philly area weddings so that the couple and I can really get to know each other. (See this for more reasons.) The inevitable question before a portrait session: what do I wear? There are no hard and fast rules, but there are some suggestions that you may want to c ...
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Wedding in Carmel with Julie Cheshire
The other week I shot a wedding with the lovely Julie of Julie Cheshire Photography down in Carmel at Mission Ranch. As you will see, Mission Ranch is just beautiful.Loren got ready in the honeymoon cottage. It was an adorable little house just large enough for all of the girls to get gussied up. Loren is simply beautiful and I ...
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Being a good wedding guest
Despite having never been a bride myself, I have a pretty good grasp on weddings. I read more wedding blogs than I care to admit and I have been a guest and/or photographer at quite a few as well.Today I read a great blog post over at Manolo For the Brides on Six Steps to Being the Perfect Wedding Guest.It's a really good article ...
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An Engagement Session all over San Francisco
Last Friday Cole proposed to Caroline atop Mt. Tam and I got to be there to capture it. It was so beautifully set up.On Saturday, Cole, Caroline, and I traveled all over San Francisco for a full-day engagement session hitting up some of San Francisco's most beautiful spots. And while Friday was almost sweltering, Saturday's weath ...
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Marriage Proposal on Mt. Tam
Oh, man. So many pictures over the past few days but I just had, had, HAD to share some of what happened Friday night…Cole contacted me a few weeks ago and said that he was traveling to San Francisco from Dallas and was planning on proposing to his girlfriend and wanted me to photograph the whole thing. Needless to say, I was abs ...
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Best Wedding Toast Ever
I just wanted to share this awesome wedding toast to a bride by her amazingly caring and talented friends.Best Wedding Toast Ever!!!! (Amy's Song) - Click here for funny video clips
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the feminist photographer
In my life before portrait and wedding photography, I was in graduate school for sociology.In undergrad, I didn't know what opportunities there were for sociology majors. I just loved the subject matter and had some incredible professors that I never put much thought into what would happen after graduation. I learned that the mai ...
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Hooray California!
In case you've been living in a cave recently, I want to alert you to an amazing development in California's marriage history*: the legalization of gay marriage!Oh, California, how I love you!About 2 hours ago, Mayor Gavin Newsom officiated the ceremony of two eighty-something women who had been together for 54 years! Tomorrow wil ...
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