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Oralia + Zack : Wedding at Crow Canyon Country Club
I had forgotten how different Catholic weddings are! The other week I shot the wedding of Oralia and Zack with the wonderful Julie Cheshire of Julie Cheshire Photography. This wedding was sooo different from the last one I shot with Julie out in Woodside, CA. Whereas Dan and Jessica had a very short ceremony led by their brother ...
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Jessica + Dan: Wedding at Woodside’s Mountain Terrace
This time I shot a wedding with Julie Cheshire of Julie Cheshire Photography Julie Cheshire Photography in Woodside, California at this great restaurant, Mountain Terrace. True to name, this place was the perfect blend of casual wedding and beautiful scenery. You'd never see it unless you were looking for it. It's next to a lit ...
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Martha + Fletcher: Wedding at Napa’s Meadowwood
I shot a truly classy wedding with Lisa Leigh of Lisa Leigh Photography earlier this month for Martha and Fletcher at Meadowwood in Napa valley. Lisa had told me how kind Martha was and how much I'd enjoy their wedding and boy was she right!Here of some of the details from the event… The setup was beautiful and the couple couldn' ...
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Linda + Neil: Wedding at Crystal Springs Golf Course
It's been a busy few weeks but I've really wanted to post about some of the great weddings I've shot lately. First there was Linda and Neil's with Julie Cheshire. Linda and Neil are an absolutely adorable couple who got married at this great location at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame, CA. Her bridesmaids showed up and ...
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Family Session in Alamo Square
"The face of a child can say it all, especially the mouth part of the face." -Jack HandeyI met up with little 2 year old Alessandro and his parents last week for some fun pictures in Alamo Square. Alessandro was fabulous – he was playful, friendly, and even shared his homemade ice cream with me. Check out some of the pictures fr ...
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Anna + Bill: Wedding in Calistoga at the private Black Swan Lake
Oh. My. God. You should have seen Anna and Bill's wedding - it was absolutely stunning! I went up to Northern CA with Lisa of Lisa Leigh Photography to be the second shooter at one of the most beautiful weddings I have ever seen. This is the stuff for magazines. As I've said before, I try to take advantage of as many shooting o ...
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Engagement Session in Golden Gate Park
I take advantage of every photography opportunity that comes my way and every now and then I have the honor of working with Julie Cheshire (formerly Julie Berry). I knew her back when I lived in Raleigh and we both moved out to the Bay Area around the same time. She is an excellent portrait and wedding photographer.Today we met ...
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Engagement Session at Chrissy Field
This past weekend I had an engagement session with a great couple who made the drive from Union City to Chrissy Field for Golden Hour (what photographers refer to as the hour before sunset when everything gets a beautiful golden glow). They have been dating for 7 years (she's a very patient woman). Their first meeting story was g ...
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Destination Wedding in St. Augustine, Florida
While I'm not yet taking on any weddings from clients on the West Coast, I know Kristen and Tom from my time in North Carolina. This wonderfully kind couple were engaged last summer, after being together for seven years. They had a casual beach wedding with smiles all around. Despite threats of storms, there wasn't a drop of rain ...
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Fathers
About this time last year I learned how to develop film and print my own images in the darkroom. I wanted to give my first finished picture to my dad for his birthday on June 23rd. I agonized over which image to choose. I finally decided on this iris and spent weeks perfecting my chemical baths, lights, and dodging and burning t ...
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