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bride and groom portraits at Park Winters

Alexia and Bryan had an intimate ceremony last year after Covid forced them to change their plans. Rather than wait entirely, they decided to have get married with a small number of family and friends at World Peace Rose Garden. Their wedding was even featured on The Knot! But they still wanted to have a […]

bride and groom on shore of Lake Tahoe

Andre first saw Simone in a class they took together at SFSU, but fate brought them back together a year later through a dating app. Years later, Andre orchestrated a romantic proposal at the top of the South Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. He scheduled it for a weekend that her parents would be […]

bride and groom portraits at Chalet View Lodge

Shelby and Greg met in 2014, but they didn’t start dating until almost four years later due to other relationships. But they realized their love for one another and knew they were meant to be. Shelby and Greg really enjoyed every part of planning their summer wedding, and it was clear that so much care […]

bride and groom portraits with cathedral veil

Lauren and Collin met at an indoor rock climbing gym in Germany, which is unsurprising given how both of them love to travel so much. Lauren says she knew Collin was the one during a trip through Europe. She said they shared a love of museums and culture but made sure they spent time outdoors, […]

How to hire a photographer for a surprise proposal 

Is there anything more fun and more stressful than planning the perfect proposal? You want to create an unforgettable experience for your significant other. One of the best ways to create an amazing experience is to secretly hire a photographer for your surprise proposal. Then, you can have a beautiful photoshoot that really shows your […]

Elopement pictures on Wild Goose II

Chelsea and Mike met at an SXSW music in Austin. Chelsea was there for work, and Mike was actually touring in a band that was playing at the festival. Chelsea says that neither of them had a specific moment that they knew the other was the one. She says it was a culmination of moments […]

Create a Plan B for your Lake Tahoe Wedding

Wedding planning can be so much fun because you get to think about your ideal day. It’s fun to choose the perfect venue and pick out décor items. On the day of your wedding, you get to marry your favorite person while surrounded by loved ones. But weddings also come with a lot of fine […]

bride and groom portraits in mountains

Blake and Nani were introduced by Blake’s sister, Amorah. Amorah and Nani were co-workers and friends, and Amorah invited Blake to join them for a country concert at Club Rodeo. Blake and Nani slowly become closer over the new few months with Blake working hard to gain Nani’s affection through food deliveries. Though they live […]

bride and groom portraits at Lake Tahoe

One of the questions we frequently get asked is whether or not hiring a videographer is worth it. Couples want to know what they should do, and our answer is always, “It depends.” A videographer can capture a different view of your wedding day, but many couples never rewatch their wedding video. So, it’s important […]

Bride and groom portraits in Lake Tahoe with a few of the Sierra Nevada mountains

Caitlin and Tyler actually met while waiting in line at the DMV. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor at the time, and she had just moved to the island to work as a dolphin trainer. He struck up a conversation, and they ended up talking for forty-five minutes. They had their first date two nights […]