Weddings

gloria + billy | GUNDLACH BUNDSCHU WINERY SONOMA WEDDING RECEPTION

Gloria and Billy, redux. We waited nearly two years to celebrate this moment in sunny Sonoma and every microsecond of this day was so marvelously, intensely worth it. There is something extremely special about returning to photograph clients a second time (you can check out their Villa Montalvo ceremony here), like getting to continue reading […]

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 […]

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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: […]

Weddings

nina + felix | CARNEROS RESORT AND SPA WEDDING

From Nina and Felix’s color bonanza wedding weekend with the ultimate vendor dream team, photographed on a mix of both film and digital, with scans by Indie Film Lab. I’m usually hesitant to share so many images before the full gallery is ready, but this was all too good to keep to myself. Check the […]

Weddings

tamarind + blush wedding | TYGE WILLIAM CELLARS SONOMA

I’m so excited to share this feature that recently went live over at 100 Layer Cake! This incredible session was dreamt up by Morgan of Spreading Lovely, with major inspiration derived from the idea of a luxurious velvet tamarind linen. We envisioned the modern couple who is willing to go outside of the box and […]

Weddings

angie + stephen | NAPA VALLEY MEADOWOOD WEDDING

Angie was one of those rare brides where I felt like we “clicked” even before we ever formally chatted on the phone or met in person! From the beginning, she let me know that her wedding day priorities were 1) putting together a natural, intimate experience for her fourteen guests and 2) targeting beautiful lighting […]

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