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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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

mom 1 year old baby girl and dad stand together in the center of a bridge under a canopy of trees smiling at the camera

This little life. It truly is remarkable, right? The day Cameran was born, it was unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. After capturing her mama’s baby bump while she was anxiously waiting to make her debut, we just couldn’t believe how emotional and powerful the gift of life truly is! So when it came to this […]

November 30, 2019

family of three - husband and wife walking hand in hand while wife holds 5 month old baby girl - all laughing

I look forward to this every year. Every year for the past three years, these two have been the stars of the blog. And now? Now there’s three of them, and that makes this Sweet Gilroy Session at Gavilan College one of our favorites. Stefanie & Fermin have been with us for years, and you […]

November 13, 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

husband looking at wife holding belly maternity photo

It all started with an ambush. Long before we were doing Shelly & Jonathan’s Sunny Morgan Hill Maternity Session, we were strangers. The summer after I moved home, some wonderful women from my last church decided they wanted to be my friends, and ambushed me with a super fun evening of games, chocolate and margaritas. […]

September 13, 2019

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