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

engaged couple laying on bed of rose petals

California is an epic place for a destination wedding. But it’s also got some amazing engagement photo locations. Whether you’re a photographer in search of some new locations or you’re a bride looking for engagement photos ideas, I’m excited to share some of my favorites. These are my favorite top engagement photo locations in the […]

February 15, 2021

engaged couple walking hand in hand in Pacific Heights neighborhood

We can’t speak for all wedding photographers, but we believe that you need engagement photos. Moreover, you need them from your wedding photographer. Don’t believe us? Here’s 5 reasons you need engagement photos. Hopefully we convince you! BAY AREA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER 01. It’s an opportunity to get to know your wedding photographer. Because your wedding […]

January 5, 2021

couple holding hands after getting engaged - surprise proposal

In the wedding industry, we like to call this time of year “engagement season.” Besides Christmastime, this is quite possibly one of the best times of year! And that is because so many couples are getting engaged and planning the most perfect proposals tailored to their stories. With so many wonderful couples in our community, […]

November 25, 2020

Golden Retriever Puppy - Vasona Lake Engagement Photos - Bay Area Wedding Photographer - Angela Sue Photography

She was a senior in high school. He was a sophomore. Mature for his age. All of his friends were upperclassmen. He fit right in. When he met, Randi, it was only a matter of time. And the story of Brandon asking Randi out for the first time is truly a story that will go […]

September 11, 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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