Zoe Larkin Photography publication news

June 16, 2017
screenshot of offbeat bride wedding feature

As I’m launching my business in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’m extremely happy to report that my photography has been featured on popular wedding blogs Love & Lavender & Offbeat Bride! These were massive group efforts with some amazing vendors & models giving so freely of their time, energy, talents, creativity, services & products. The fact we’ve been published is testament to the amazing skill of these fabulous Bay Area wedding vendors. It has been so inspiring, rewarding, humbling and such a learning experience to have worked alongside them.

More information on the shoots and full vendor credits are detailed below.

Whimsical California beach shoot with vintage boho styling


Love and lavender screenshot for featured post

featured on love and lavender

The Story

This whimsical image set with a pretty, melancholy feel, with pale pastel, washed out tones, yellow sun, driftwood, rough sand, soft lace and porcelain skin. The story was of a beautiful sad bride jilted on her wedding day, carrying a battered San Jose-tagged vintage suitcase, walking along a windswept San Francisco beach, destination unknown. The vendor team cultivated a nostalgic, romantic old world feel. The California beach light was perfectly in line with the vision.

Vendor Credits

Photography, Concept & Planning: Zoe Larkin / IG @zoe.larkin
Model: Brittany Zimmer / IG @brittany_zimmer05
Stylist: Cat Rodriguez of Simply1Love / IG @ simply1love
Floral Design: Erin Miller of The Floral Times / IG @thefloraltimes
Cake: Kathleen DiManti of A Spoonful of Sugar Cakes / IG @aspoonfulofsugarcakes
Make Up Artist: Ebony Cheri / IG @luxcheribeatz
Videography: Marshaleen Cornwall of ML Cornwall Films  / IG @ml_cornwall

For more information, please click on the screenshots above or click this link to read the full feature!


You’ll want a bookstore photo session after seeing this retro wedding inspiration


featured on offbead bride

zoe larkin photography featured on offbeat bride

The Story

This quirky, 1950s inspired bridal photoshoot took place in a vintage bookstore, Owl & Co in Oakland, California. We let the amazing backdrop of 25,000 used books guide our vision, as we brought together a stylish bouquets, a hand embellished re-purposed 1950’s dress, and a victory rolls updo. Each member of the vendor team contributed to a 1950’s chic, glamorous feel. The result was sublimely stylish, unique and modern yet with a timeless and wonderfully dainty beauty about it.

Vendor Credits

Photography, Concept & Planning: Zoe Larkin / IG @zoe.larkin
Model: Lauralee Poe IG @lauraleevintagedoll
Dress design & couture: Christina Molcillo IG @blacklotusclothing
Hair styling & make-up: Lacee Deniz IG @laceedeniz
Floral design & wedding planning services: Steph Price IG @StephPriceProductions
Venue: Owl & Co, Oakland CA IG @OwlAndCo

For more information, please click on the screenshots above or click this link to read the full feature!


About me

Zoe Larkin Wedding Photography specializes in photographing alternative & artistic Bay Area weddings, with a particular interest in vintage-inspired nuptials. My style of wedding photography is timeless & classic, with a light, airy and whimsical feel. I meld a fine art approach & background with editorial portraiture and candid, photo-journalistic style capturing unscripted moments. I’m available for weddings and engagement shoots all over the San Francisco Bay Area & beyond. Booking for 2017 – 2018. For more information please get in touch via my contact page or Instagram.


Glad things worked out for you despite the immigration experience (I’ve just been reading about it on quora). At least you got to see your dad – the fates move in mysterious ways.