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.
Let’s rewind a little bit. Think back to the weekend before the pandemic shut the world down. And it happened to be the last time we ever did an in-person consultation. Cristina + Edwin met with us in San Jose when they were only engaged! We were supposed to photograph their wedding later that year. […]
The rain was coming down outside the schoolhouse. Kaitlin didn’t seem to mind as she laced up her custom embroidered Converse. And it was only moments before she would see her husband to be for the first time on their Santa Cruz wedding day. Onlookers watched as this stunning bride was escorted under iridescent umbrellas […]
It wasn’t until Jacqueline decided to spend some time in Europe that she found where she was meant to be. And Bram had grown up in The Netherlands his whole life. Not knowing that the love of his life was coming straight for him. These two met when Jacqueline joined the International Student Association. But […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]