Weddings

sarah + mitch | CAVALLO POINT LODGE WEDDING

Back to the blog after a short-yet-deliciously-sweet maternity leave and I couldn’t have asked for a better couple to return to the wedding game with! These are the kinds of celebrations that make me feel completely alive, as well as totally overwhelmed with gratitude. Sarah and Mitch poured all of their trust into giving me […]

Weddings

lucy + matt | DENMARK STREET VINEYARDS SONOMA WEDDING

So thrilled to share with you all one of the most joyful, emotional, starry-eyed weddings I’ve had the pleasure of photographing. The impact that these two have had on their family and surrounding community is undeniable. It truly felt like all of the world was celebrating with them on this summer weekend in wine country. […]

Weddings

erin + kevin | CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA AT GREYSTONE NAPA VALLEY WEDDING

In the first year of my freelance career, I happened to meet a florist, who kindly introduced me to a young couple. I ended up photographing that couple’s portraits just a week before their wedding, and they in turn introduced me to Erin and Kevin, who I got to meet for the first time early […]

Weddings

julianna + will | SAN FRANCISCO CHASE CENTER WEDDING

I’m grateful to have recently photographed one of the first ever weddings at the new Chase Center in San Francisco, and boy, was it a treat for the heart and senses. The couple’s understated, yet effortlessly elegant style came through in every element of the day. The bride’s sister designed all the ikebana-inspired centerpieces and ceremony florals. […]

Weddings

rachel + austin | LAKE TAHOE SQUAW CREEK RESORT WEDDING

Photographer: Cassie Valente | Planner: Audere Events | Floral Design: Stems by Diana | Hair and Makeup: Luna Belle Beauty | Dress Designer: Reem Acra | Bridal Boutique: Warren Barron Bridal | Groom Attire: The Black Tux | Entertainment: Mercy and the Heartbeats by Hip Entertainment | Rentals: Theoni Collection, CPR Tent and Event Rentals, […]

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gilbert + april | CARNEROS RESORT AND SPA WEDDING

Photography: Cassie Valente | Planning and Design: Shannon Leahy Events | Venue: Carneros Resort & Spa | Floral Design: | Hair and Makeup: Sherrie Long | Paper Design: Wandering Heart Paper | Tabletop Rentals: Frances Lane | Rentals: Encore Events Rentals | Bridal Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Music and Entertainment: Fox Sounds | Cake Design: […]

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