Category Archives: Weddings

Camille & Wande at Vine Hill House

“It is such a happiness when good people get together – as they always do.” Jane Austen Two beautiful people (inside and out), family, friends, brilliant colors against a vineyard backdrop, dancing (such dancing!), and finally…sparklers. A perfect wedding celebration for a couple whose life together  is bound to be as bright, colorful, and full […]

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A Backyard Wedding in Berkeley

I’d like to see the backyard wedding make a comeback.  I sometimes joke that my mother was “practically a socialite”, but she had her wedding reception in my grandmother’s backyard.  I guess it was much more common back then.  So anyway I was thrilled when Sebastien & Rebecca hired me to learn that they were getting married in […]

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Eli & Valerie at Chateau St Jean

It takes more than a little rain (okay, maybe it was a LOT of rain) to dampen the spirit of a wedding this wonderful! Tia & Claire ** A specially huge thank you to Yesenia Beckman of Ooh La La weddings & Events and the team at Chateau St Jean for managing some seriously challenging […]

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Some favorite moments from 2016

We took time out this week to look back at some of our favorite memories of 2016. It’s been a joyful, challenging, surprising, and very romantic year. Once again we are reminded of all the reasons we love what we do. Happy New Year! Tia & Claire

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A sweet and sunny wedding at Soda Rock Winery

The lovely Soda Rock Winery was the perfect setting for this joyful gathering of family and friends. Add a radiant bride and a charming groom, and this was destined to be a classic wine country wedding celebration. Claire No wedding comes together without a great team: Venue: Soda Rock Winery Coordinator: Denise Kramer Catering: Park […]

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A summertime wine country wedding

With a perfectly gorgeous setting at Copain Winery, a radiant bride, and tons of laughter, this romantic summertime celebration had it all. Congratulations to Ben and Kim! Claire **An extra special thank you to Leslie of Milestone Events (who stayed so cool despite the heat)  and the terrific folks from Park Avenue Catering. Also,  thanks  […]

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The New York Botanical Gardens

In August Claire and I had the great fun of returning to our old stomping grounds, New York City, to photograph a wedding at the New York Botanical Gardens. It’s a photographer’s dream to photograph with backdrops like these, and working with the team at Starr Catering could not have been a better experience.  John Garrone and […]

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David & Umut at St. Francis Winery

Surrounded by loving families, and with majestic Mount Hood as their backdrop, Umut & David wed this July in a ceremony that can only be described as bursting with joy.  It was one of those weddings where I found myself getting goosebumps during the ceremony and first dance, and I was truly honored to bear witness to […]

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Meredith & Alex at Vintners Inn

I completely ADORED working with Meredith & Alex.  They were so low key, natural and happy. Just fully in the moment, you know?  That’s what I wish for all my couples. Tia

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Jennifer and Chris at Catelli’s in Geyserville CA

Jennifer and Chris’s wedding day started off with misty rain and low grey clouds that didn’t exactly look promising.   The whole day was planned as an outdoor event, with the ceremony taking place in Catelli’s sweetly landscaped garden area, and cocktails and dinner to follow on the dramatic circular patio. You’d think a bride might […]

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