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 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

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

bay area family with three children carmel portrait session

Sometimes, you can just tell that a kid is going to do big things with her life. Even at a super young age, she’s already more bold than you are despite your tolerance for spicy foods. She bursts into song with no warning, and it seems as though she’s making up the melody and lyrics […]

August 1, 2019

breathtaking.

Can you believe that until Jeremy & Christa’s Big Sur Portrait Session, I had never been south of Carmel? All this time I’ve lived by the coast and never did I venture south past those luscious cerulean waters of Clint Eastwood’s town. And even then, I hadn’t been to Carmel until just a few years ago. WHAT? Right?

Michael and I left early knowing it would be…

January 14, 2019

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

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