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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family of three playing together

Ever feel like you’re watching a legacy in the making? Like you’re witnessing an important part of history unfold before you? That’s how I felt at Cecelia + Mo’s San Jose Family Photos at Hellyer County Park. And it’s because we’ve been walking with this sweet couple for years now. SAN JOSE FAMILY PHOTOS One […]

February 22, 2021

Family of three laughing together

Packing up our gear and heading out to our first Coyote Creek Trail Family Session in over two months was everything you’d expect—exciting and life-giving! Especially because we were celebrating 5 years with this amazing Angela Sue client, and their baby girl surprised us with a little sweet treat… Even with masks and distance between […]

June 18, 2020

wife and husband walk hand in hand with 3 month old baby in wife's arms on the beach with a the pier behind them

We had just parked the car. The weather was supposed to cooperate all day. But just as we arrived, the clouds rolled in. And it HAILED. For a good long while, too! Not exactly the kind of weather we might want for this stormy Capitola family session. We weren’t sure it was going to let […]

December 2, 2019

family of four standing in front of tree mom holding young son and dad holding young daughter all laughing at each other

Some sessions really hold a special place in our hearts and this Gilroy Family Portrait Session at Gavilan College was one of those and will always bring a smile to our faces. When Chelsea and Matt reached out for their own Gilroy Family Portrait Session with us, we were overjoyed and thrilled to get to […]

October 31, 2019

family of four hug dad holds daughter and son stand next to mom on the beach while mom and dad kiss

When I think playful, I think these two kiddos. Renee and Wesley were born with adventurous hearts, so naturally their playful Santa Cruz Portrait Session was going to be full of giggles. And sand. Everywhere. This Santa Cruz Portrait Session was perfect—clear skies, high temperatures (in our humble California opinion), and just enough Beyonce wind […]

October 1, 2019

49 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!

Guys, this is literally my favorite season of the year. The street I grew up on is lined with trees that are chameleons of orange and red. The mornings are crisp, lightly lined with ominous fog while the afternoons reach a high of 75. Beanies, sweaters and warm boots are

November 6, 2018

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