If you’re thinking of doing your engagement photography session at San Francisco’s stunning Lovers’ Lane location… seriously, just do it! It offers so much and is really photography-friendly.  In this blog post I’m going to showcase some of my favorite photos I’ve taken at Lovers’ Lane at the Presidio, as well as provide you with […]

Lovers’ Lane Engagement Photos, San Francisco

guide to getting your engagement or wedding photos done at lovers' lane, a presidio gem

April 5, 2021

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photos from crissy field, san francisco engagement photography location

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Looking for a San Francisco engagement photography location that TRULY has it all? Easily accessible, wide-ranging terrain and backdrops, combining beaches, unique architecture, flora & fauna together with epic views of the Golden Gate Bridge? Then Crissy Field is for you! It even made my 10 best photography locations in San Francisco! In this article, […]

Crissy Field Engagement Photos

March 8, 2021

How pretty are these two on their engagement session at Baker Beach! This expansive, stunning Bay Area engagement location has a LOT to offer and is located on the north-western edge of San Francisco on the edge of the Presidio. Baker Beach has a gorgeous view of the Golden Gate Bridge, a vast beach with […]

Baker Beach engagement photos San Francisco

Baker Beach engagement photography by Zoe Larkin Photography

July 27, 2020

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Pacific Heights engagement photography session in San Francisco | Zoe Larkin Photography

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I’m sharing some STUNNING Pacific Heights engagement photos from the engagement session of the wonderful Andrea and Mason! In the spirit of letting the images speak for themselves, I’m going to keep this blog post mercifully short. Be sure to check out the awesome second part of their shoot at San Francisco’s Baker Beach. This […]

Pacific Heights engagement photos San Francisco

June 23, 2020

Welcome friends! Today I’m sharing the best places in the Mission District of San Francisco for your engagement photos! As far as engagement photography goes, I have a few fave Mission District spots. As a wedding photographer, I’ve found myself shooting here on many occasions. Great because it’s also my home, ha! For a more casual […]

Top 10 Mission District locations for engagement photos

Complete guide to Mission District's best places for wedding or engagement photography | Zoe Larkin Photography

June 12, 2020

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9 best San Francisco location ideas for engagement photos - The complete guide to San Francisco engagement locations by Zoe Larkin Photography

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In this post I’m sharing the 10 best locations for your engagement photos in SF. The places on this list are San Francisco spots that are amazing for wedding or engagement photos. What makes spots for couples photos any different from general cool photo spots? Well, for one thing, they each have a wide variety of […]

Best engagement photo locations in San Francisco

December 19, 2019

Downtown Oakland was the scene for this RAD LGBTQ+ engagement. Renee [she/her] and Jack [they/them] describe themselves as a queer-forward couple hailing from Oakland. These folx manage to combine absolute hipness with total goofiness in such a cute way. If ever two people were meant to be, it’s these two. The couple They both arrived […]

Queer-forward downtown Oakland engagement photos

🏳️‍🌈 Totally rad engagement shoot in downtown oakland with this queer-forward Oakland couple. 🌈 Renee, Jack and I frolicked in their home while they spun some records with their large cats, then around their neighborhood. 🦄 After crossing rainbow crosswalks we finished up at the Fox Theater's iconic Oakland sign - a must-take for your Oakland engagement shoot! | #queerforward #oakland #engagementphotos #lgbtq | Zoe Larkin Photography

December 7, 2019

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LGBTQ couple at san francisco's corona heights one kissing the other's head

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I love bringing to light the stories of underrepresented types of couples and people. The world is changing, and there is more scope now than ever to shine a light on what has previously been kept closeted, things like open marriage and gender transition. Love is complex. Marriage means different things to everyone. To some, […]

Modern love stories: Open marriage, transition & play parties

November 24, 2019

I’m often asked by my couples about what they should wear for engagement photos! So I wanted to take a deep dive here and give you some pointers, tips and advice on what to wear your engagement session. My specific tips in this post, as well as quick and easy recommendations for affordable choices, will […]

What to wear for engagement photos

August 7, 2019

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joyful and fun corona heights engagement with gay male couple in matching sequin jackets

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These two delightful dudes are getting married (woot!) on September 14 2019! I managed to talk them into doing an engagement session in San Francisco’s Castro District where they live! The enGAYgement session was ahead of their fall wedding. For the big day, they decided to have their wedding ceremony at San Francisco City Hall, […]

LGBTQ+ Castro engagement session San Francisco

July 31, 2019

I’m so happy and excited to share this trans couple’s Oakland Lake Merritt engagement shoot! This was such a fun one for me, not least because Marissa and Nico had become friends of mine by the time the shoot rolled around. Read more about how we came to connect, and how this extraordinary couple’s love […]

Lake Merritt, Oakland engagement photos with trans/lesbian couple

sweet lake merritt oakland LGBTQ engaged couple by pergola

July 23, 2019

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cute fun hip mission dolores park engagement

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This San Francisco Mission District love shoot isn’t the first time Max and Victoria have been stars of my blog.  Relative newcomers to San Francisco, this couple wanted to mark this time in their lives with photos of their new city and their beautiful home. That’s right, you don’t need to be engaged or married […]

Victoria + Max | Hip love photography in San Francisco’s Mission District

July 9, 2019

There couldn’t have been a more appropriate location for Christina & Nathan’s San Francisco engagement shoot than Battery Godfrey with its chilly, charming, edgy chic. I connected with this couple not knowing where we’d end up shooting. As we chatted over the phone, an idea for an original and meaningful shoot began to emerge. It’s […]

Engagement photography at Battery Godfrey San Francisco

windswept golden gate bridge engagement photos with a military themed couple who love to dance!

July 1, 2019

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balmy alley engagement photos near pink mural

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This sweet Mission SF engagement session in the heart of San Francisco’s 24th Street Mission District was such a fun and special one! We not only ran around the murals, particularly the incredible Balmy Alley, we also were lucky enough to have Humphry Slocombe agree to let us shoot at their location on Harrison! As […]

Caroline + Andrew | Mission SF engagement with street art & Humphry Slocombe

June 22, 2019

Enjoy these engagement photos from a Lake Merritt engagement shoot in Oakland, CA! The joy and love in this Lake Merritt engagement shoot are SO apparent. I love how the couple’s personalities shine through and they get into the silliness. After a long fiancé visa process to get Chris into the US and able to […]

Engagement photos at Lake Merritt Oakland CA

couple running by lake merritt near the pergola

June 14, 2019

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dramatic view of the Golden Gate Bridge at Marshall Beach wedding photos by Zoe Larkin Photography

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There are SO many locations for your San Francisco engagement shoot, that’s for sure! Have you considered Marshall’s Beach (also known as Marshall Beach?) This windswept rocky San Francisco beach with sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge is not only beautiful but very underutilized. Especially in the time of social distancing, it’s worth going […]

Marshall’s Beach San Francisco engagement photography – what you need to know

June 5, 2019

Grand Canyon engagement Where do I even start with this stunningly elegant engagement shoot set amid the rugged beauty of the Grand Canyon National Park?! It’s to die for!! About the engaged couple Christiana and David got engaged in November 2018 at Antelope Canyon! They got a few wonderful phone snaps of the event, but […]

Glamorous Grand Canyon engagement photography

couple kissing over the grand canyon

May 21, 2019

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editorial couples photo shoot on san francisco rooftop

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This editorial couples’ shoot was a creative project with my friends / then-neighbors on the roof of our apartment building in the Mission District of San Francisco! I’d been incubating the idea of using my rooftop for a creative styled shoot for a while. So happy we got to play around creatively before wedding season […]

Editorial stylized San Francisco rooftop engagement

May 10, 2019

Destination engagement photos from Sedona, AZ I took a trip to Sedona, Arizona around Christmas time 2018 and I managed to sneak in a destination engagement session with these cuties! It’s been my experience too many times now that whenever I’m visiting a gorgeous place, I’m all too aware of what’s missing. A beautiful couple […]

Destination engagement photos at sunrise in Sedona AZ – Melody + Noah

couple laughing with the red rocks of sedona behind them at sunrise

April 25, 2019

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Berkeley engagement photos with couple kissing among the roses, wide shot by Zoe Larkin Photography

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Andrea and Sterling chose the Berkeley Rose Garden for their seriously cute Fall engagement session. Berkeley engagement photos was what they wanted, as they’d scoped out this spot and fell in love with it! Think gorgeous sunset, crisp leaves flying everywhere, giggles & squeezing, and paper cranes for their upcoming wedding. They would be the […]

Berkeley engagement photos at Berkeley Rose Garden

April 10, 2019

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