Weddings

rachel + tim | LAKE TAHOE EMERALD BAY ELOPEMENT WEDDING

It was immensely flattering to receive an email from these two regarding their elopement wedding at Lake Tahoe, California. The bride herself is an incredibly talented photographer! It’s always a mark of great pride (and insane anxiety!!) whenever a fellow vendor reaches out to inquire about wedding services. Luckily for me, Rachel and Tim are hands-down […]

Weddings

kristina + harminder | SIKH GURDWARA SAN JOSE + CASA REAL WEDDING

Kristina and Harminder’s wedding hit all of my favorite notes: big, loving families, devoted attention to each side’s respective cultural traditions, all combined into one absolutely nuts dance floor! We started the day off at the Sikh Gurdwara in San Jose, which happens to be the largest gurdwara in North America! The drive in is truly grand, […]

Weddings

cass + ramit | RITZ CARLTON AT NORTHSTAR TAHOE WEDDING

This unbelievable wedding celebration was packed with SO many incredible events throughout the weekend. Cass and Ramit’s wedding was hands-down one of the most exciting, thoughtful weddings I’ve ever been a part of, which should come as no surprise to those who know this couple! They are both such talented, community-loving people. Cass is a […]

Weddings

joyce + norman | SAN FRANCISCO PRE WEDDING SESSION

Seven hours. Six locations. Three dresses and multiple hair and makeup changes along the way (courtesy of the ultra-talented Fiona of Urban Beauty Loft!). With stops for portraits beginning in San Francisco all the way across the Golden Gate Bridge to Mill Valley and Sausalito, this incredible California pre-wedding session with Joyce and Norman was […]

Weddings

madhuri + gaurav | DOWNTOWN ATLANTA + MANDIR WEDDING

In my opinion, the way families and friends come together in celebration is one of the absolute best parts of a wedding day, and getting to capture the delight and devotion between them and for the couple is a feeling that seriously can’t be beat! The weekend-long wedding celebration of Madhuri and Gaurav’s marriage was […]

Weddings

chelsea + micah | VALLEY UNITED PRESBYTERIAN + DOMENICO WINERY WEDDING

When I met these Yale college sweethearts to photograph their engagement session, I knew immediately from their easygoing laughter and loving attention to each other that they were completely meant to be! It was a truly magical moment when, at a fairytale wedding venue filled with glittering candles, flowers by Busy Bee’s Floral Design and […]

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