Category archives: Engagement

Colleen and JoëlUC Berkeley Botanical Gardens and Retro Style Photos at the Elmwood Cafe and Elmwood Theatre

We shot Colleen and Joël's engagement photos at the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens (a place I've frequented quite a bit!) and, after a quick (and awesome) costume change, took some retro style shots at Elmwood Cafe and the Elmwood theatre.  Congratulations Colleen and Joël!!  Looking forward to shooting your wedding in November!  Enjoy some photos from your shoot!  <[...]

Grace and JoeyElmwood Berkeley and University of California Berkeley Campus

I was really excited for this engagement shoot, which was going to include multiple pretty locations, wardrobe changes, a cute pooch named Teddy and two awesome people.  We met Grace, Joey, Teddy and Grace's sister Andrea (who was in charge of reapplying make up and getting Teddy to look at the camera!) at Elmwood cafe in the Elmwood district of Berkeley.  This area i[...]

Kristy and ScottVinters Inn in Santa Rosa

I met Scott and Kristy last Thursday at the lovely Vinters Inn in Santa Rosa, Ca to shoot their engagement photos.  They had flew in from Chicago to visit Napa; the perfect place for an engagement proposal! :)  Scott has proposed to Kristy  the night before so it was really awesome to get to shoot their photos so soon after they got engaged!  It was a beautiful sunny [...]

Kim and JimVia Sattui Winery in St Helena

    We met Kim and Jim at Via Sattui winery in Napa, CA for their engagement shoot.  It was raining (and by raining I mean monsooning).  More that week than it had in the last few years, so I've heard.  However, these two had traveled far and wide to get here so they didn't let a little rain dampen their sprits!  Kim and Jim were all smiles!  Of course, I'd never let [...]