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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They met in the usual way. The 21st century usual way. And if you don’t know what that is, then you might just be old. Bridget and Dylan met on Tinder! And we had so much fun getting to know them better at their Capitola Engagement Photos in the redwoods. CAPITOLA ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS Not only […]

November 22, 2021

Want to know how to have a Halloween wedding? Julieanna + Christopher certainly embraced the festivities! And their Camp Campbell Wedding was the ultimate wedding celebration turned epic Halloween party. Costumes and everything! Just wait till you see the custom cocktails at their spooky reception. CAMP CAMPBELL WEDDING After postponing an entire year, it was […]

November 16, 2021

engaged couple dips in the river

She happened to say yes one night. Yes to finally going to young adults group. Heather’s friend invited her out on a Wednesday. And everything changed. That night, she met the man she would one day call her fiancé. But it took some time before they went on their first date. And Kade didn’t even […]

August 16, 2021

engaged couple hugging - Nestldown wedding

It was back in their UC Davis days. A mutual friend had an idea. He showed up to Ethan’s dorm one day and invited some friends over. That’s when Laura and her friends came all dressed up while Ethan was in his casual wear. The girls werent impressed. But no worries because Ethan eventually won […]

March 6, 2021

engaged couple spinning on the beach

She was originally supposed to return to Rhode Island. Before Elaine met Noah, she was only staying in Santa Cruz for a couple months. Until one day Noah happened to be in the lobby of the church he worked at when Elaine walked in. And she ended up staying indefinitely. We talked all about it […]

February 23, 2021

When I think of a Christ-centered family, the Verdons automatically come to mind. Shani, the beautiful mother in these photos, started working at our church more than a year ago now (WOW), and I was honestly a little intimidated at first. She seemed so…

December 12, 2016

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