Anniversary

jessica + darnell | JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK DESERT ANNIVERSARY SESSION

Five years married, ten years together. We met up in the middle of the Joshua Tree desert for these anniversary portraits, which ended up being the first “professional” photography experience for these two. I was intensely flattered to receive such a sweet inquiry from Jessica and Darnell for this crazy-cool celebratory occasion, and in one […]

Weddings

gloria + billy | VILLA MONTALVO ARTS CENTER + LA MAR WEDDING

Photography: Cassie Valente | Film Processing: Photovision | Day-Of Planning: Shamita Punjabi | Floral Design: Petite Petal Co | Bridal Dress: Lace & Liberty | Bridal Shoes: Bella Belle | Videography: Six 50 Productions | DJ + Audio: Big Fun DJ | Ceremony Venue: Montalvo Arts Center | Reception Venue: La Mar

Weddings

britni + brantley | HYATT HIGHLANDS INN CARMEL BIG SUR WEDDING

Photography: Cassie Valente | Film Processing: Photovision | Ceremony Venue: Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn | Reception Venue: Grasings | Floral Design: Papillon Floral | Hair Artistry: MUAH Makeup and Hair | Makeup Artistry: Kari Koerper Makeup Artistry | Bridal Dress: Alon Livné White | Alterations: A Stitch in Time | Bridal Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes […]

Engagements

christina + seamus | OCEAN BEACH LAND’S END SUTRO BATHS ENGAGEMENT

This was one of those afternoons where I genuinely felt like I could skip my ab workout and be totally okay. The three of us spent our entire session time busting out in laughter until we felt actual tears on our faces. I met up with Christina and Seamus at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, where […]

Weddings

fran + ben | PART ONE: SAN FRANCISCO OCEAN BEACH LAND’S END SUTRO BATHS WEDDING PORTRAITS

There were so many places we loved that we couldn’t just settle on one day of photos – so we did two. Figured we’d have a better chance of seeing San Francisco’s elusive sunset that way (and boy, did the universe deliver). Fran and Ben went surfing right before our first session. They live in […]

Weddings

jean + anamika | BOLINAS BACKYARD WEDDING

Photography: Cassie Valente | Film Lab: Photovision | Floral Design: Acme Floral Co | Table Runner: Homebody Textiles | Bridal Mehndi: Ritual By Design |

"And when you appear all the rivers sound in my body, bells shake the sky, and a hymn fills the world."

PABLO NERUDA