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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two photos - left of engagement and wedding ring in blue velvet box underneath veil - right bridal heels with veil

Details Ohhhhh goodness, our hearts just get all giddy when we think about planning for great wedding photos! Especially when it comes to your wedding details. Think about it—you put all this time and thought into planning for great wedding photos and wedding details for your guests and for your California wedding or wherever love […]

January 31, 2020

left photo - bridesmaid helping bride get into dress in beautiful room; right photo - close up of bride holding bridal bouquet

Getting Ready Planning for Great Wedding Photos starts with choosing the right getting ready location. We’ve seen it all from the extra room at the church building to the bright, wide open presidential suites in luxurious hotels. Whatever comes our way when it comes to our California weddings, we can make anything look great! But […]

January 19, 2020

Series of 3 images - left photo of bride surrounded by bridesmaids in a cinderella moment - middle photo of daisy marc jacobs perfume - right photo of bride in getting ready outfit popping champagne

INTRO How can you be planning for great wedding photos before the big day? Okay, so you finally found your venue. You’ve locked in your dream photographer. You’re still trying to cut down your guest list (cause all of us brides know how quickly that list adds up!). You still need to decide between a […]

January 19, 2020

bride and groom kiss for sunset golden hour portraits holding wedding bouquet with garden flowers

Flower girls playing in bed. Bridesmaids toasting champagne in matching PJs. A cathedral veil waiting to be placed. A suite full of beautiful girls cheering on our bride. Shelley & Austin’s boho inspired Allied Arts Guild Menlo Park Wedding started off the right way. Joyful conversation and celebration all around. This day was a long […]

September 30, 2019

Edgy.

Bold.

One-of-a-kind.

About a year ago, my incredible wedding planner friend, Cera (from Cera Singley Events) approached me with an idea. An edgy, bold and one-of-a-kind idea for an incredible styled shoot featuring some of the Bay Area’s most talented wedding vendors. From the hair color to the…

September 22, 2018

The summer breeze billowed through the dusty blue bridesmaid dresses and filled the air with the comforting smell of roses and perfume. Guests had filled every seat in the garden courtyard of Jardine’s Restaurant in San Juan Bautista, and the bridal party made their way down the brick aisle to the beautiful white picket arbor draped in blue and white hydrangeas and daisies. Shayna’s gorgeous lace wedding gown with a…

September 7, 2018

wedding photographer for joyful brides and grooms in the Bay Area and beyond.