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

Monterey Engagement Photos - Old Whaling Station - Angela Sue Photography

Imagine this: you’re playing your favorite game. Ellen DeGeneres’ Heads Up game. And you’re with your closest family and friends. You’re getting words like ring and wedding and vows. Then you realize something is up. And the love of your life has customized your favorite game for a surprise proposal. That is how Alex proposed […]

October 26, 2020

Palace of Fine Arts - San Francisco Engagement Photos - Angela Sue Photography

It was a complete surprise. Andrea had no idea. Nick had been planning this for months. A secret surprise proposal in South Lake Tahoe with friends and family! And the sweetest part? Well, we talked all about it at Andrea and Nick’s San Francisco Engagement Photos. 3 years ago, these two met in the usual […]

June 22, 2020

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

engaged couple laying on a bed of rose petals laughing at each other and smiling for engagement pictures at Shark Fin Cove for their Santa Cruz Wedding

Little did she know, Lukas had something else in mind for what seemed like a normal trip to Lake Tahoe, so Brianna & Lukas’ Shark Fin Cove Engagement Session happened simply because Lukas would let nothing stand in his way, not even his soon-to-be fiancé (at the time). And boy are we thankful that he […]

October 19, 2019

They met like anyone does nowadays. It started on a dating app. Her friends and family encouraged her to make a profile. He had been checking his profile for new matches. Their first date was only days after their profiles matched and shortly after, they were official.

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July 10, 2019

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