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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newlyweds show off their wedding rings

Everything was absolutely perfect. The weather. The venue. And even our couple looked incredibly perfect for their Santa Barbara Elopement. This love story stretches all across the globe. And so did the guests. Jessica + Joaquín became husband and wife with their closed family and friends. And even some family from overseas via Zoom! SANTA […]

November 22, 2022

guests sit with their back to the camera watching the newlyweds exchange vows at their ceremony

The evening was winding down. People had been on their feet partying for hours. And this sweet couple was soaking in every minute they possibly could before the night was over. Just a few minutes before we were headed home, we pulled Laura + Vinh from their MOHI Wine wedding for some nighttime portraits. And […]

November 7, 2022

newlyweds walking hand in hand in front of Mission Santa Clara

It is no secret that we cry at almost every wedding. Especially when grooms are particularly emotional! And Ryan definitely made us cry at his Testarossa Winery wedding. Annemarie walked up behind him and took a deep breath. She reached out for her almost-husband. And as he turned around he couldn’t hold back the tears. […]

October 25, 2022

engaged couple walk hand in hand down wooden bridge

They met in high school. Just picture meeting someone when you’re a teenager. And then losing touch after school. Only to cross paths nearly a decade later miles from your hometown. Annemarie recognized the boy she met in high school while on a weekend away in Napa California. Only Ryan wasn’t just some boy anymore. […]

August 7, 2022

newlyweds exiting down the aisle. bride is cheering with her bouquet in the air

Her hands were shaking just a little bit. She admitted in the microphone she was a little nervous. But you couldn’t tell in her voice at this Golden Gate Club Wedding. Sheila’s maid of honor, Lianne, shared in her speech just how special she knew this couple was. When Sheila’s mama was nearing the end […]

August 5, 2022

engaged couple dancing in the park

The nerves were high. Really high. They both arrived feeling so anxious that they weren’t sure it was going to work out. But then they realized… they matched on Tinder for a reason. So they put away their nerves and the conversation started flowing. That’s how Kaitlin + Tom met for the first time. And […]

July 12, 2022

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