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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husband and wife in wedding suit and wedding dress during golden hour - couple facing each other in loving embrace with noses touching and smiling at each other

The DJ announced the father/daughter dance. Our sweet Angela Sue bride, Morgan, twirled on the dance floor waiting for her father to meet her there. She describes him to be a lot like our favorite Parks Department Director (a.k.a. Ron Swanson). The kind of man that only shows emotion when it’s truly a moment he’ll […]

November 24, 2019

engaged couple laying on a bed of rose petals laughing at each other and smiling for engagement pictures at Shark Fin Cove for their Santa Cruz Wedding

Little did she know, Lukas had something else in mind for what seemed like a normal trip to Lake Tahoe, so Brianna & Lukas’ Shark Fin Cove Engagement Session happened simply because Lukas would let nothing stand in his way, not even his soon-to-be fiancé (at the time). And boy are we thankful that he […]

October 19, 2019

bride and groom kiss for sunset golden hour portraits holding wedding bouquet with garden flowers

Flower girls playing in bed. Bridesmaids toasting champagne in matching PJs. A cathedral veil waiting to be placed. A suite full of beautiful girls cheering on our bride. Shelley & Austin’s boho inspired Allied Arts Guild Menlo Park Wedding started off the right way. Joyful conversation and celebration all around. This day was a long […]

September 30, 2019

…..and she was Yoshihara no more.

As a baseball player when you think “home stretch,” it’s usually someone turning the corner around third base and dashing toward home plate. On June 1st, 2019 at this…

June 14, 2019

what could it hurt?

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It was one of those situations where you just shrug and think, “What could it hurt?” And it’s exactly those kinds of situations that lead you to where you’re meant to be (anyone got Moana “make way! make way!” in their heads yet?”).

Just about 3 or so years ago, Spencer…

May 5, 2019

happenstance.

It started in college. Two dorky kids. West Valley and UOP. It just so happened Danica made friends with a couple of guys from Morgan Hill Bible Church at West Valley Community College in Saratoga. These guys were leaders at MHBC’s Young Adults group where Jake had been going for awhile. One afternoon, the guys invited Danica to come check out our little group, and the day she came was the day that brought these two together. And it led to this stunning…

February 24, 2019

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