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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engaged couple dancing on the beach

Most people don’t fly across the world and think the trajectory of their life will change. But that’s exactly what happened to Jessica when she traveled to Spain. And Joaquin was traveling there as well! They both happed to stop in Barcelona at the same time. Same hostel, same day, even same room and bunk […]

June 3, 2022

Engaged couple embrace by the ocean

Picture this. You purchase the perfect engagement ring. And you’re ready to ask your soon-to-be fiancé’s father for their hand in marriage. You sit him down on Thanksgiving day. And he practically gives it all away by letting it slip to your almost-fiancé that you showed him the ring. If you’re anything like Ulises, you […]

March 5, 2022

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

husband and wife walking in front of monterey bay aquarium

It was the 80’s. He was into AC/DC and Stratematic. She was into Huey Lewis and weekends out with her friends. After a successful journey with Weight Watchers, Tony started leading classes all over Santa Clara County. And he ended up leading a class in Kim’s hometown of Fremont. A class she started attending occasionally. […]

February 18, 2021

Monterey Engagement Photos - Old Whaling Station - Angela Sue Photography

Imagine this: you’re playing your favorite game. Ellen DeGeneres’ Heads Up game. And you’re with your closest family and friends. You’re getting words like ring and wedding and vows. Then you realize something is up. And the love of your life has customized your favorite game for a surprise proposal. That is how Alex proposed […]

October 26, 2020

man and woman stand on the cliffs in Carmel overlooking the ocean holding each other in loving embrace and laughing at each other

They met how most of us meet each other nowadays. It wasn’t an accidental run in at the bookstore or an innocent, “Can I buy you a drink?” At a downtown San Jose, California bar. No, we discovered at this Carmel destination engagement session that Carla & Isaac are pretty much our couple soulmates. Thanks […]

November 3, 2019

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