This was such a lovely wedding at Nella Terra Winery in Sunol, California. A perfectly warm day, with plenty of warm smiles to match. Jessica and Shane just recently celebrated their one year anniversary and I figured it was finally time to get this gorgeous day up on the blog! They have so much love for each other and it radiated through every aspect of the day. With gorgeous details throughout the day complete with a fairytale ending by a weeping willow.
One of my favorite weddings of 2015! What do you get when you cross a classically beautiful bride, awesome location, and a warm summer day? You get THIS wedding. Aimee and Brad got married at the chapel at Fort Mason, and it could not have been a more perfect setting. From her beautiful and unique blush pink dress and veil, their laid-back classic style, and the vintage feel, I was in heaven! I found myself using a lot of black and whites, (and even a polaroid filtered image,) to really let the emotion do the talking in these photos. Even their ceremony was one of the most emotional ones I’ve witnessed so far, as you’ll see from the images.
Been reminiscing about warm summer days lately? I must have been too, since I’m finally getting around to posting this lovely summer wedding! (Although I must admit I do love the rain.)
Erika and Andrew chose the historic, quaint Jack House property in San Luis Obispo, California for their sweet summer nuptials. Complete with bright,vivid florals and summery details, it was a beautiful outdoor garden wedding.
You probably remember this adorable couple from their beautiful sunset engagement shoot. (Click here if you need a refresher) The day took place at a beautiful vacation rental home in Santa Rosa, complete with infinity pool and beautiful palms and balustrades.They had a stunning Indian ceremony, with their own personal touch; instead of the groom riding in on a white horse, he came in on a motorcycle! They later changed into traditional wedding attire for their reception. We were graced with another gorgeous location and lovely weather, and made for a wedding day that left me awestruck!
SO excited to post this session. We had a rare treat of a warm sunny day, AND a great sunset in San Francisco at Sutro Baths. This is one of my favorite locations since it’s so beautiful and has so many sites in one area. Such a sweet and fun couple and I had a blast shooting their engagement photos. Can’t wait for their Santa Rosa wedding in May!
I’ve known Tamra for some years now, when we used to be coworkers, and I’m truly happy for her and to be a part of her day! I did a session with her and her amazing son (See Tamra & Robbie) and it’s been great working with her through such important times in her life. Her and her new husband both have wonderful children and all are now a big happy family. True love story! Love this sweet country barn wedding on a perfect warm July
Not quite sure where to even start! Such a beautiful fall day in Santa Barbara. Starting off with Ashley and his guys getting ready at the Coast Village Inn, (a very entertaining and comical bunch they were,) and then off to the gorgeous Montecito Inn to capture the equally gorgeous bride Connie as she finished getting ready.
With a very elegant ceremony and reception at the Santa Barbara Polo club and perfect weather, it was by far one of my favorite weddings. Everything from the details, to the dress, to the seemingly magical reception canopy. Oh yeah, and can’t forget the fact that every guest danced the entire night away and had a blast. After I shot their amazing LA engagement shoot, (check it out at https://amandastilesphotography.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/connie-ashley/ ) I was so excited for what their wedding had in store, and I for sure wasn’t disappointed!
OBSESSED with her beautiful engagement ring.
Connie is a wonderful singer and sang Norah Jones’ “Come Away With Me” to her new husband. So beautiful!