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

young woman high school senior girl in graduation dress twirling in front of Gavilan College duck pond for senior portraits

I remember a time when this girl was too little to tie her own shoes. There were days that my mom—her godmother—carried her while chaperoning my 4th grade field trips. While I don’t have any biological sisters, Lauren is my soul sister, and her Dreamy Senior Session was one of the most emotional and sentimental […]

October 17, 2019

it was always you.

10 years. Best friends. Against all odds. After a decade of being in each other’s lives, Shane and Morgan know that there is a lot to be thankful for. Imagine this: you meet the love of your life in…

February 5, 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

story.

10 years of friendship. 3 months of dating. 6 months of engagement. Approaching 6 years of marriage. Jensen & Elizabeth have been among the lucky few to be married to someone you’ve known for pretty much your whole life. That kind of connectedness is…

January 6, 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

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