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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wife and husband walk hand in hand with 3 month old baby in wife's arms on the beach with a the pier behind them

We had just parked the car. The weather was supposed to cooperate all day. But just as we arrived, the clouds rolled in. And it HAILED. For a good long while, too! Not exactly the kind of weather we might want for this stormy Capitola family session. We weren’t sure it was going to let […]

December 2, 2019

family of four hug dad holds daughter and son stand next to mom on the beach while mom and dad kiss

When I think playful, I think these two kiddos. Renee and Wesley were born with adventurous hearts, so naturally their playful Santa Cruz Portrait Session was going to be full of giggles. And sand. Everywhere. This Santa Cruz Portrait Session was perfect—clear skies, high temperatures (in our humble California opinion), and just enough Beyonce wind […]

October 1, 2019

The ocean has always been my most cherished happy place. I love to sit by the sea and listen to the waves crash over and over again. There’s a certain majesty about it that causes me to cease all thought and listen to the earth that God created for me to enjoy. A whole world is beneath the surface—creatures so small, I wouldn’t…

September 11, 2018

In case you missed it, I’m a big dog person.

Read all about it in my Christmas Hill family portrait session, but this Carmel portrait session was all about the dog. Sadie is a super sweet, super soft, super spoiled Golden Retriever who is a total puppy at heart. From the moment we met, our hearts were linked. Sadie became my

August 16, 2018

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