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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Could you have guessed this sweet Morgan Hill family portrait session features three country folk who work outside on their farm every day? Breanna + Andy’s family portrait session called for a couple hours of heels instead of cowboy boots, long and luscious locks instead of messy buns, and button up shirts instead of ranch flannels. This young family is…

November 14, 2018

wonder.

For the last seven days or so, the word wonder has been on my heart. Last week, I spent a day in Carmel with my mama. Carmel is home to the the most cerulean of seas, whitest sands and sweeping views for miles and miles. The minute we pull up to Ocean Street, the windows go down and my lungs fill with fresh, ocean mist. I revel at…

November 10, 2018

In the last 30 days, I’ve been on six different airplanes in five different airports over 15 states and in three big cities. I think I’m all traveled out for the rest of the year, friends.

But I have to say that Nashville, Tennessee, was not at all what I expected. I knew that it would be beautiful and filled with music everywhere you turn. The airport alone was…

November 2, 2018

JOY.

That’s the word that comes to mind as I approach the fall season, the end of Daylight Saving Time, and cozy cuddles with Michael while we binge watch Chuck on Hulu. I think the average person—especially in California—just adores long…

October 31, 2018

What do you get when you marry a home fitness coach to a correctional officer? You get Emily and Nick, two spunky and adorably in love young adults who are starting their family this November. I met these two earlier this year through…

October 4, 2018

I know a real life Elle Woods. She is intelligent. She is successful. She is gorgeous. And she’s blonde. This badass woman of the law is out in the world and ready to make a difference. Morgan Paterson just graduated from the prestigious Santa Clara University School of Law and is preparing to…

September 29, 2018

wedding + PORTRAIT photographer for joyful LOVE STORIES in the Bay Area and beyond.