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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man and woman stand on the cliffs in Carmel overlooking the ocean holding each other in loving embrace and laughing at each other

They met how most of us meet each other nowadays. It wasn’t an accidental run in at the bookstore or an innocent, “Can I buy you a drink?” At a downtown San Jose, California bar. No, we discovered at this Carmel destination engagement session that Carla & Isaac are pretty much our couple soulmates. Thanks […]

November 3, 2019

engagement session couple standing outside san francisco city hall holding hands for engagement pictures

So much history. Timeless. Simply beautiful. You might think we’re describing San Francisco City Hall, but we’re actually talking about Teresa and Peter’s love story. And it made this elegant San Francisco Engagement Session at City Hall and Sutro Baths the perfect location to celebrate their life together. Teresa & Peter met in high school—they […]

October 3, 2019

husband cuddling wife with hug and laughing

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

bay area bride and groom holding hands walking for engagement photos

Towering mountains. Unimaginable heights. Breathtaking views. It almost didn’t seem real. Too perfect, too beautiful to be a coincidence. This romantic Yosemite engagement session was unlike any other, because the gorgeous backdrop was the perfect match for this gorgeous Angela Sue couple. Much like the majesty of Yosemite, Shane & Morgan’s love towers above all […]

September 5, 2019

A proposal unlike any other. A story unlike your average love song. A match so perfect, it seems too good to be true. Carmen & Mike didn’t set out to be different. They just are, and that’s what makes their story so special and romantic. Everything about who they are, how they got here and…

June 1, 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

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