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 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

newlyweds stand in an embrace under the arches of an old mission

Mission San Juan Bautista. It’s one of historic California mission buildings. And it’s full of love and countless years of wedding celebrations. Can you imagine saying “I do” in a place that has been preserving marriages for centuries? It must be why Lily + Ulises loved this place so much. And it was obvious everyone […]

September 9, 2022

bride and groom embrace while groom lifts bride's chin up for a kiss and her cathedral veil sweeps across the frame

The sun was really starting to set. Blue sky melted away into purple pink cotton candy. And Paula + Andres were hiding around the corner. They had a little secret that they were about to let out. A special surprise for their loved ones from their home country of Colombia. So they danced their way […]

September 8, 2022

newlyweds share an epic kiss under vineyard arch surrounded by their wedding party cheering them on

Jackie took his place for the first look. This was it. This was the moment he had been waiting for for years. And it was the moment he would get to see his bride for the first time on their Nella Terra wedding day. Tiffany practically glided down the path in her Jimmy Choo’s to […]

September 6, 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

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