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A warm welcome to my little corner of the internet! I pour my heart & soul into providing helpful resources and showcasing #wedspiration. 

I left London, wondered rootlessly & pursued a meaningful life. 

My blog is the place I share my journey and those of my amazing couples. 

I love telling 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, open marriage is […]

Raj + Andy | Open marriage, transition & play parties

engagements

November 24, 2019

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I am often asked about what to wear on your engagement shoot, so I wanted to take a deep dive here. Without further ado, my specific tips in this post as to what photographs well + some points to bear in mind. The same advice here applies to love / anniversary / just-because shoot. On […]

What to wear for your engagement shoot

engagements

August 7, 2019

Castro Engagement Session These two delightful dudes are getting married (woot!) on September 14 2019! I managed to talk them into doing an engagement session in the Castro District where they live! The enGAYgement session was ahead of their fall wedding taking place at City Hall (they’ll have the WHOLE place to themselves!), then on […]

Edu + Dieter | Castro engagement with sequins & ice cream

engagements

July 31, 2019

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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 […]

Marissa + Nico | Joyful Oakland Lake Merritt & in-home engagement

engagements

July 23, 2019

San Francisco Mission District love photography This Mission District love shoot isn’t the first time Max and Victoria have been stars of my blog. Check out this stylized rooftop shoot in our building! That was more FASHONNN. This one is was much truer to the couple’s actual personalities.   About the couple This sweet pair […]

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

engagements

July 9, 2019

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Battery Godfrey engagement photos A truly apt San Francisco photo location 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 […]

Christina + Nathan | Military engagement photography at Battery Godfrey

engagements

July 1, 2019

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

engagements

June 22, 2019

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“Why are we running?” – Chris, to Sara, during this shoot. The joy and love in this Oakland Lake Merritt engagement shoot are SO apparent. I love how their personalities shine through and they get into the silliness. The couple Sara and Chris met in 2013 at a summer camp, where they both worked. Sara […]

Sara + Chris | Oakland engagement shoot at Lake Merritt & Port View Park

engagements

June 14, 2019

Marshalls Beach engagement Are you considering locations for your San Francisco engagement shoot? There are a lot of options out there for sure! Some of the beaches of San Francisco are not only beautiful but very underutilized. Yes, they can be chilly! But worth it! The light is stunning, there are often hardly any people […]

Rekha + Chris | Fun Marshall’s Beach San Francisco engagement

engagements

June 5, 2019

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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 […]

Christiana + David | Glamorous Grand Canyon engagement photography

engagements

May 21, 2019

Stylized editorial couples shoot 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 […]

Victoria + Max | Editorial stylized San Francisco rooftop love shoot

engagements

May 10, 2019

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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 […]

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

engagements

April 25, 2019

Berkeley engagement photos 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 […]

Andrea + Sterling | Sunset engagement photos in the Berkeley Rose Garden

engagements

April 10, 2019

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Bay Area proposal photography This was a really special Bay Area proposal that took place in the Lake Merritt Amphitheatre right in the heart of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. It required a fair bit of planning on the part of Scott (the groom-to-be) along with myself the photographer and the amazing Nikolai […]

Bay Area proposal photography at Oakland Lake Merritt

engagements

February 26, 2019

This San Gregorio beach engagement shoot was a sweet and special one! I love the opportunity to travel a little further from the Bay Area and hitting some off-the-beaten-path locations. Being based in San Francisco, it’s easy to end up shooting in the same locations close to home. Drive a little further afield and there […]

San Gregorio engagement photos – Bay Area beach engagement shoot

engagements

February 19, 2019

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This romantic proposal story will melt your heart. When I photographed this Oakland engagement shoot, I had no idea of truly incredible story of how they got engaged. I had been working with Falisha and Jorge to arrange the session and they loved the results. Soon afterward, I thought about getting their engagement photos published […]

An astonishingly romantic Mexican proposal story & Oakland engagement shoot

engagements

January 21, 2019

Golden Gate Park couple shoot with Latisha and Cena! This was a very special love shoot in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with this amazing couple. The San Diego pair came all the way to San Francisco for a well-deserved vacation and for this shoot to celebrate their newlywed status. They’d recently tied that knot […]

Latisha + Cena | Golden Gate Park couple shoot

engagements

January 13, 2019

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Winery engagement photos Kristine and Joseph opted for the stunning winery Kuleto Estate as the location for their winery engagement photoshoot. The stunning vineyard property is located on the eastern edge of the Napa Valley overlooking Lake Hennessey and the town of Rutherford, and holds a dear place in the couple’s hearts! Hopefully this gives […]

Kristine + Joseph | Winery engagement photos, Napa California

engagements

January 6, 2019

Jessica and Jericho (or as they are now and forever known, #jessicho), chose the serenity of Muir Woods and Muir Beach for their engagement shoot. The couple have been together for 7 years and counting! Jericho popped the question, on top of a cliff at Pacifica at sunrise, no less, last December. The time just […]

Muir Woods & Muir Beach engagement photos

engagements

November 27, 2018

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This redwood forest engagement was so special! It was a real blast getting to know this couple, Rosa Isela and Josh. The stunning redwood forest of the East Bay was the setting for this engagement shoot and it did not disappoint. The Redwood Regional Reserve in Oakland was the canvas for the art of love. […]

Glam redwood forest engagement session

engagements

September 12, 2018