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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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

They met like anyone does nowadays. It started on a dating app. Her friends and family encouraged her to make a profile. He had been checking his profile for new matches. Their first date was only days after their profiles matched and shortly after, they were official.

When you know, you know. There’s no one right way to…

July 10, 2019

together.

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been studying and meditating on the idea of “together.” How even the most introverted of people who hide away from all commotion and noise need other people. Humans are built for community. It’s written on our…

November 27, 2018

White sand, cerulean waves and jaw-dropping sunsets. There really isn’t a better beach for engagement portraits or Snapchat selfies than Carmel. Even on the coldest, foggiest days, Carmel beach still takes my breath away. It’s like another world… it feels like I’m not even in America anymore when I’m sitting by the water, looking out at the…

August 24, 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

wedding + PORTRAIT photographer for joyful LOVE STORIES in the Bay Area and beyond.