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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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

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.

When you know, you know. There’s no one right way to…

July 10, 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

It was ten years ago. In San Luis Obispo. He was about to graduate. She had one year left. Shelley and Austin found each other right before life led them to different places. A few years of long distance later, they reunited on the Peninsula, eventually moving into a cute little house together in San Mateo. These Bay Area cuties have shared a…

February 28, 2019

an absolute dream

San Francisco is quite a special city to so many people. It’s particularly special for Michael—his dad used to commute from the East Bay into the city and would sometimes bring Michael along for the ride. Every time we pull over the hills of 280 and see the first signs of South San Francisco, Michael’s eyes light up like a little kid against the glass at a toy store. The iconic skyline with that…

February 26, 2019

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