We’re Michael and Angela, but our friends call us… well, Michael and Angela! Which makes us friends! We help the most joyful brides and grooms celebrate the legacy of their love stories with romantic and timeless wedding photography. We are a sweetheart team obsessed with Taylor Swift, Taco Bell and puppies. 

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engaged couple spinning on the beach

She was originally supposed to return to Rhode Island. Before Elaine met Noah, she was only staying in Santa Cruz for a couple months. Until one day Noah happened to be in the lobby of the church he worked at when Elaine walked in. And she ended up staying indefinitely. We talked all about it […]

February 23, 2021

family of three playing together

Ever feel like you’re watching a legacy in the making? Like you’re witnessing an important part of history unfold before you? That’s how I felt at Cecelia + Mo’s San Jose Family Photos at Hellyer County Park. And it’s because we’ve been walking with this sweet couple for years now. SAN JOSE FAMILY PHOTOS One […]

February 22, 2021

husband and wife walking in front of monterey bay aquarium

It was the 80’s. He was into AC/DC and Stratematic. She was into Huey Lewis and weekends out with her friends. After a successful journey with Weight Watchers, Tony started leading classes all over Santa Clara County. And he ended up leading a class in Kim’s hometown of Fremont. A class she started attending occasionally. […]

February 18, 2021

engaged couple laying on bed of rose petals

California is an epic place for a destination wedding. But it’s also got some amazing engagement photo locations. Whether you’re a photographer in search of some new locations or you’re a bride looking for engagement photos ideas, I’m excited to share some of my favorites. These are my favorite top engagement photo locations in the […]

February 15, 2021

mom and dad holding newborn baby

I still remember their wedding day. It feels like it was just yesterday. So the day Stefanie + Jeremy tied the knot at their Fernwood Cellars vineyard wedding was one of my favorite days. It was the first wedding Michael and I worked together. And we made lifelong friends with this sweet couple. And now […]

February 10, 2021

professional woman stands outside urban building

I’ve got a little more tea to spill for you, girl. If you missed yesterday’s intro to my TED talk on sexism and double standards, pause here and go check that blog post out. Okay, all caught up? Here’s chapter two featuring Downtown Visalia Career Photos for Corey. A month into my time at this […]

January 21, 2021

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