Portraits

kirsten + peter | COYOTE HILLS REGIONAL PARK ENGAGEMENT

Kirsten and Peter are absolute dream clients. Like, I could squeeze my eyes shut right now and try and imagine my dream couple and dream engagement session, and these two would waltz right in. This was my first engagement session for a 2019 wedding booking, and I’m SO happy with how I feel about these […]

Engagements

liz + wes | SUTRO BATHS + DOWNTOWN ENGAGEMENT

The light truly loves these two. Waking up before sunrise to explore the quiet morning scenes of San Francisco with Liz and Wes was worth every single minute of lost sleep. I typically recommend conducting engagement sessions either early in the day or later towards the evening, for a variety of reasons from ideal lighting […]

Engagements

kristina + mitch | TILDEN PARK ENGAGEMENT

Kristina and Mitch and their sunny engagement session have been brightening up my screen all week! I loved getting to know these two (and their adorable pup) better as we explored the various trails of Tilden Park and Lake Anza together. Whether we were dancing through the woods or simply trying to find where the walkway […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL ENGAGEMENT

Portraits

SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL ENGAGEMENT

Learning to shoot film is like learning to breathe all over again.. but this time, with a manual. That you cannot skip. No matter how much you’re tempted to simply fast-forward and wing it. How I photograph is something I’ve always taken for granted. You enter digital sessions with some sort of vision and you point […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | sarah + brian | SAN FRANCISCO ENGAGEMENT

Portraits

sarah + brian | SAN FRANCISCO ENGAGEMENT

I love when my couples take time to breathe with me. We make photos by exchanging stories and by learning what makes each other laugh. We chase sunlight together, find those quiet spaces in between, and let the wind blow us here and there and anywhere. I try to create images that show a glimpse into […]

CASSIE XIE PHOTOGRAPHY | danielle poff workshop | FLORAL ENGAGEMENT INSPIRATION

Styled Shoot

floral engagement inspiration | DANIELLE POFF WORKSHOP

Still in total swoon mode over these all-film captures from Danielle Poff’s recent Northern California workshop. Full vendor credits and link to entire gallery below! Rest of the gallery can be found here. Photographer/Workshop Host: Danielle Poff Photography // Florist: The Petal Company // Hair: House of Cabelo // Makeup: Glam Box Beauty // Rentals: Pieces By Violet […]

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