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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graduating senior young man at boardwalk

It was nearly 10 years ago. The summer before I left for college. I was serving at my church in kids’ ministry. And we had just brought in a family from the East Coast to take over. When AJ’s family moved to my hometown, he was probably 8-years-old. And now that’s he’s 18 and graduating, […]

April 19, 2021

engaged couple spinning on the beach

She was originally supposed to return to Rhode Island. Before Elaine met Noah, she was only staying in Santa Cruz for a couple months. Until one day Noah happened to be in the lobby of the church he worked at when Elaine walked in. And she ended up staying indefinitely. We talked all about it […]

February 23, 2021

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