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

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 kiss with wedding party cheering them on around them

He reached out his hand for the microphone. This… this was the moment he’d been preparing for. And he was just so sure he was going to keep it together. All eyes fell on the best man as he began his speech. And it wasn’t long before his words moved us all. He looked at […]

September 14, 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

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

married couple holds hands in front of mansion

David was so sure he had the best wedding gift for Katie. He had planned it out and went big for her at their Hayes Mansion Wedding. And he definitely did nail that gift for Katie. But Katie surprised David with not only a great gift… but pretty much the same gift David got for […]

August 9, 2022

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