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This couple threw one of the most classy and elegant weddings I have ever seen. It took place at the historic Legion of Honor in San Francisco. A windy day in the city made for the perfect backdrop to their soft pink palettes. The way these two look at each other are better than any words I could possibly write here…

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Venue: Legion of Honor 

Coordination: Cierra Lockwood

Hair and Makeup: Tammy Do

You ever just have that feeling that you found your people?  Well the day that I got to photograph Kelsey and Matt’s wedding at The Mountain Terrace in Woodside, I instantly had that feeling.

Watching all of these long time friends together at this celebration really gave me that sense that this whole group was one big happy family. Everyone joking with one another. Teasing followed with a hug. This was what a wedding was really about. People who were all there for this couple and completely stoked to see them tie the knot. Not only was it ridiculously fun documenting this, but I felt so damn close to being part of the group. I went from documenting to watching everyone take a shot for me.

A whiskey shot, of course. 😉

I pretty much adore everyone that I met this bright day in Woodside.

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Good people attract good people. If you find those people in your life that down to their core are filled with sweetness, you will be lucky to know them and to know people in their circle. I was lucky enough years ago to photograph Jen and Antoine’s wedding. So when Joey and Esther contacted me about photographing their big day with the referral from Jen and Antoine, I crossed my fingers tightly that they would choose me as their wedding photographer.  Lucky for all of us, they chose me to document their sweet celebration at the Wildwood Acres Resort.

And to top of such a wonderful day? It was finished up with some delicious cookies from Antoine’s cookie shop! Delicious!!

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When Philip e-mail me about photographing his marriage to Chris, I knew from those first few exchanges that it was a story I wanted to tell.  We bonded over emails over our mutual love of little orange cats. I remember when he sent me their proposal story on how Chris brought Philip breakfast in bed, and even their sweet orange kitty Miles hopped up to be part of the special moment.  Something that I really love when going into photographing a wedding is knowing my couple and their story. These two men know how to love one another, laugh together, and have an overwhelmingly wonderful set of family and friends who came to support them on this beautiful April day at the Mountain Terrace.

Philip and Chris, you are so wonderful I cannot really put it into words.

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Thank you so much to my beautiful friend Stephanie for second shooting this with me.

These two really meant it when they said their wedding would be non traditional and a good time. From the moment I got to the historic building known as Firehouse 8, I saw a bottle of whiskey labeled “whiskey cam” and knew it was going to be a good night. Their wedding day was simple, stylish, modern and one hell of a party.

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