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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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

The summer breeze billowed through the dusty blue bridesmaid dresses and filled the air with the comforting smell of roses and perfume. Guests had filled every seat in the garden courtyard of Jardine’s Restaurant in San Juan Bautista, and the bridal party made their way down the brick aisle to the beautiful white picket arbor draped in blue and white hydrangeas and daisies. Shayna’s gorgeous lace wedding gown with a…

September 7, 2018

This Morgan Hill portrait session changed my life.

On Saturday June 10, 2017, a group of girls showed up to Coyote Creek Trail in Morgan Hill for a staff portrait session for Cera Singley Events (one of the best wedding planners in Morgan Hill and San Jose). I only knew Cera and only for a short while at that point and had never met any of the other girls before. Nervous was my word that afternoon for sure. But my nerves were put at ease almost immediately because each one of these girls ended playing big roles in my life. And it started that night…

August 20, 2018

The other night I was sitting on my couch in my little Morgan Hill apartment (you know, doing the adult thing and watching Netflix all night) and I hopped on the interwebs and just started looking at pictures of puppies. It didn’t take long for me to just happen to accidentally search for puppies for sale on Craigslist. Before I knew it, I fell in love with…

August 9, 2018

The first time I met Carlyn (the favorite daughter in this Anderson Lake family portrait session), she was so quiet and reserved. I was the newbie small group leader at our high school youth group at Morgan Hill Bible Church and Carlyn was the regular attender who was skeptical of this weirdo with…

July 30, 2018

The week leading up to October 15, 2016, was certainly a week of thinking on our feet. With just days before the wedding, so many last minute hurdles kept popping up… including something completely out of our control.

The rain.

Somehow, every little piece came together. God worked every detail into something more beautiful than the bride and groom could have imagined. When the day finally came…

December 22, 2016

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