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 the color pink. 

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Our paths only crossed once. Years ago at a different stage of life. But Jesus knew we’d come back together. Just a little over a year after their wedding, Summer & Ryan made the trip for their destination Stanford Cactus Garden Anniversary Session in Palo Alto, one of our dream spots for Bay Area engagement […]

September 29, 2019

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It all started with an ambush. Long before we were doing Shelly & Jonathan’s Sunny Morgan Hill Maternity Session, we were strangers. The summer after I moved home, some wonderful women from my last church decided they wanted to be my friends, and ambushed me with a super fun evening of games, chocolate and margaritas. […]

September 13, 2019

bay area family with three children carmel portrait session

Sometimes, you can just tell that a kid is going to do big things with her life. Even at a super young age, she’s already more bold than you are despite your tolerance for spicy foods. She bursts into song with no warning, and it seems as though she’s making up the melody and lyrics […]

August 1, 2019

Reunited and it feels so good!

You know what’s fun? When you get a call from two friends who live on the other side of the country, and then hear they’re gonna be on your side AND in your own little corner of it!

That’s the fun news we got that led to…

June 6, 2019

ENDURANCE

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// After every late night street light drive // Every love you miss you kiss goodnight // Girl, your name is still my favorite // Always will be and I’m still wanting, still all in, I’m still fallin’ //

—Hunter Hayes

Yesterday morning on my way to work, I was thinking about Bre & Cory’s Fresno Anniversary Portrait Session and this old song from the summer of 2014 that I used to just blast in my crappy old car speakers showed up on shuffle and it struck me. Though it hasn’t been long in the grand scheme of things, these two have endured a lifetime of change in their two years of marriage. And we could see it in the

April 5, 2019

Lauren and I had been talking about this shoot for ages. At my last job, I didn’t go into the office on Fridays, and that meant that most Friday mornings were spent at this lovely lady’s home with her then only child, Evynn. Those closest to Evynn have the privilege of calling her Evy, and I am one lucky lady because not only do I get to call her by her favorite nickname, but she calls me by…

March 28, 2019

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