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Love Story: Anish & Mohini

June 16, 2021 - I see her as a beam of light in my life. She is a rock that will always be there. I know she will always hold my hand no...
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A classic, sophisticated wedding venue: Grand Island Mansion

March 17, 2021 - The Grand Island Mansion in is the picture-perfect wedding venue. It’s the ideal location for those looking for opulent...
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Ritz-Carlton San Francisco Wedding

March 17, 2021 - A Ritz-Carlton San Francisco wedding symbolizes elegance. Everything in this luxurious hotel is finely polished and opul...
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Lana and Ankit's Santa Clara Marriott Indian Wedding

September 03, 2020 - As we’ve mentioned in our blogs a few times before, Indian wedding weekends are a tour de force in the event industry. D...
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Stephanie and Matt's Argonaut Fisherman's Wharf Wedding

September 03, 2020 - Fisherman’s Wharf has long been known for its stunning views of the Bay, fresh seafood, and historic urban charm - but n...
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Nicole and James' Seaside Wedding at Hotel Oceano

August 27, 2020 - Just south of San Francisco you can find Half Moon Bay, a stunning beachfront town home to miles and miles of golden Cal...
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Risha and Sid's Summer Wedding at Ardenwood Historic Farms

August 27, 2020 - Ardenwood Historic Farms has won the “Couple’s Choice” award for their wedding venue on WeddingWire the last three years...
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Suchi and Mike's Grand Island Mansion Indian Wedding

August 25, 2020 - On a river front just a half-hour drive from Sacramento sits Grand Island Mansion, one of the premier wedding venues of...
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Sunny Summer Wedding at Crow Canyon Country Club

July 30, 2020 - The Crow Canyon Country Club is an ideal summer wedding venue. Situated against the foothills of Mount Diablo in the Eas...
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Scottish Inspired Wedding at Oakhurst Country Club

July 29, 2020 - Have you ever been to a Scottish-inspired wedding? Yeah, neither have we. That is of course, until early this year when...
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Thomas Fogerty Winery Indian Wedding

June 24, 2020 - The Thomas Fogarty Winery sits atop a magnificent hillside overlooking the Bay Area in Woodside, California. The winery...
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Palm Event Center Black Tie Wedding

June 16, 2020 - Black Tie Weddings are our favorite - especially when they are at beautiful country clubs like the Palm Event Center in...
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New Years Eve Wedding at The Claremont in Berkeley California

June 04, 2020 - A New Year’s Eve wedding takes an already memorable event and turns it into an evening never forgotten. Glamorous holida...
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Laurin and Dhanesh's Indian and Catholic Summer Wedding in Manteca California

April 23, 2020 - What better way to celebrate Fourth of July then to get married? Laurin and Dhanesh decided that Independence Day weeke...
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Courtney Jo and Steve-O's Rustic Farm Backyard Wedding in Martinez California

April 23, 2020 - Alright, two questions: Have you ever seen Beethoven? Are miniature horses a wedding dream animal? If you answered “y...
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Ashlyn and Matt's Vintage Styled Wedding at Elliston Vineyards in Sunol California

April 23, 2020 - Not many things say “commitment” like a military man in his dress blues. That may be why Matt and Ashlyn’s Vintage Ellis...
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Aditi and Ankit's Beautiful Indian Wedding at Hayes Mansion in San Jose California

April 23, 2020 - Hayes Mansion in San Jose is the PERFECT place for a beautiful Indian wedding celebration. A storybook San Jose wedding...
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Paige and Tom's Seascape Beach Resort Wedding in Santa Cruz California

April 23, 2020 - Few things capture the heart of a wedding like a groom shedding tears of joy as his bride walks toward him down the aisl...
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Michelle and Vu's Golden Vineyard Wedding at Vintner's Inn Sonoma

April 23, 2020 - A Sonoma, California wedding is a wedding fit for fairy tales. The rich, earthy, vineyard soils that produce some of the...
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Sunny and Ronak's Wedding: Garba, Ceremony + Reception

April 07, 2020 - Sunny + Ronak Garba at Shannon Community Center in Dublin, Ca Wedding Ceremony + Reception at San Ramon Marriott Nove...
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Kristy and Greg's Unique Chabot Space and Science Center Wedding

April 03, 2020 - Who: Kristy and Greg When: February 15, 2020 Where: Chabot Space and Science Center. Oakland, California. Kristy and...
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Cliff and Sophia's Classically Styled Ruby Hill Wedding

January 08, 2020 - The sun glistened softly over Pleasanton California while the adorably endearing Sophia and high spirited, kind eyed Cli...
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Shayla and Emile's Rustic Wedding at Galante Vineyards in Carmel Valley

September 26, 2019 - What do you get when you mix a fun loving South African groom and a naturally stunning California raised beauty? You get...
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Debbie and Stefanie's Chic Downtown Burbank Wedding

September 16, 2019 - This Summer we had the pleasure of traveling down to Burbank to capture Debbie and Stephanie’s gorgeous wedding at the B...
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James and Betty's Formal Summer Wedding at Carmel Valley Ranch

August 16, 2019 - James and Betty are the perfect example of a couple truly and deeply in love. They giggle every time they look at one an...
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Tim and Yazmeen's Stunning Stow Lake Sunset Engagement

August 07, 2019 - One of the most beautiful hidden gems in San Francisco's sprawling Golden Gate Park is Stow Lake. More of a large pond,...
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Eric and Julie's Land's End Lookout Engagement

July 09, 2019 - There's a reason that Land's End Lookout is so popular for engagement sessions. The tree line sits directly above the wa...
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Casa Real Wedding Photos: Jess and Rey

June 27, 2019 - Jess and Rey’s gorgeous event at Casa Real was highlighted by rose gold accents and an abundance of charm. You can never...
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Patty and Yoni's Celestial Garden Wedding

June 18, 2019 - The 10K Wedding is picking up in popularity and it's taking us all over the Bay Area. Patty and Yoni chose the Los Altos...
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Milk + Lily Portrait Co. | David N. Sachs

June 15, 2019 - We're pleased to announce our new maternity, baby, and family brand Milk + Lily Portrait Co. Milk and Lily Portrait C...
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Baby Enzo's 6 Month Session

June 13, 2019 - Watching families blossom and capturing their growth is one of our favorite things. We offer sessions celebrating your p...
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Cliff and Sophia's Lush Spring Engagement Session at The Gardens at Heather Farm

June 11, 2019 - Springtime in the Bay Area is one of the most beautiful seasons. After just a tiny bit of winter rain everything shoots...
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Kelsey and Mike's Colorful Tahoe Wedding at The Hideout

May 28, 2019 - One of the most beautiful sites in the world is the crystal clear water of Lake Tahoe. Living in Northern California, we...
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Macy and Alec's Classic Black Tie Wedding at The Club at Ruby Hill

May 16, 2019 - The Club at Ruby Hill is the perfect location for a classically styled romantic wedding. In the Spring the beautiful out...
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Jessica and Louis's Day in the Life Engagement Session

May 10, 2019 - Jessica and Louis were high school sweethearts. They’ve known each other since they were teenagers and the decision to g...
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Amy and Chris's Spring Newport Beach Yacht Wedding

May 07, 2019 - It's so much fun when we get the opportunity to travel to a different part of the state to capture a wedding. Amy and Ch...
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John and Kate's Vintage Wedding at the Sesnon House in Aptos California

May 03, 2019 - John and Kate are one of the most unique couples we’ve ever worked with. Kate planned their wedding for Bastille Day whi...
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13 Incredible First Dance Photos that will Make you Smile

April 19, 2019 - We all know that one of the most romantic and emotional moments of a wedding day is the first dance. We often see tears...
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Vinnie and Mo's Laughter filled Engagement at the Legion of Honor and Ocean Beach in SF

April 17, 2019 - We love when we get together with couples who giggle together. The simplest look often makes the other laugh uncontrolla...
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Fabulous Late Night Reception Photos that will make you Want to Party!

April 12, 2019 - Everyone knows that the best part of a wedding is after the formalities are finished and the party gets started. It's al...
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San Jose Indian Wedding Photography: Yiddi and Annirudh

April 09, 2019 - Yiddi and Annirudh tied did not on a beautiful spring day at Hayes mansion in San Jose California. Yiddi opted to start...
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Sutro Baths Engagement Photos: Cara and Darrin

April 09, 2019 - There's nothing like glorious spring weather to really make your engagement photos pop. Between the San Francisco Botani...
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Jiandran and Jherus's Elegant Wedding at The Club at Ruby Hill

April 06, 2019 - We are so excited to share Avida Bridal's first 10K Wedding of 2019! From wedding coordination and design, to DJ and MC...
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9 Golden Hour Sunset Photos to Thaw the Winter Chill

April 04, 2019 - There's a reason that photographers love to shoot at the coveted 'golden hour'. There's a short window of time where the...
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Suchi and Mike's Downtown Palo Alto and Foothills Park Engagement Session

April 02, 2019 - We always have a great time with couples who want to add some documentary style moments into their galleries. Suchi and...
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Claudine and Glen's Scottish Faire Hand Fasting Engagement Session

March 29, 2019 - There’s nothing like an unbelievably unique couple to shake us out of the winter blues and got us excited for wedding se...
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14 Epic Wedding Veil Shots That Will Take Your Breath Away

March 21, 2019 - Veil shots are the absolute epitome of epic wedding photos. There’s nothing like playing with the gorgeous tulle to crea...
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Laurin and Dhanesh's San Francisco City Hall and Sutro Baths Engagement

March 19, 2019 - People often think of City Hall as a beautiful and romantic place to get married in San Francisco, but more often than n...
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Nicole and Kevin's Hawaiian Influenced Catholic Wedding

March 12, 2019 - California is truly a melting pot of cultures and traditions. One weekend we're shooting a 4 day Indian wedding in San J...
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Jessica and Eric's Beautiful Vineyard Wedding

March 05, 2019 - It's such a wonderful experience working with brides who are nothing but joyful on their day. No stress, no urgency, jus...
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Jess and Rey's Golden Hour Engagement Session at The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco

March 05, 2019 - The Palace of Fine Arts is such an interesting and unique place to shoot. It can look like a completely different locati...
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Day in the Life and Love Story Sessions

March 01, 2019 - Not every couple is the same, so not every engagement session we offer is the same. For those of you who want something...
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Jiandran and Jherus's Colorful Fall Engagement Session at Tilden Park

February 27, 2019 - Fall in the Bay Area is a gorgeous time to head outdoors for some snuggly engagement photos. Jiandran and Jherus decided...
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Legion of Honor Wedding: Lauren and Tim

February 21, 2019 - The Legion of Honor is one of the lesser know wedding gems of San Francisco. Most people wouldn't guess that you can hol...
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Rebecca and Kevin's Cloudy Palace of Fine Arts and Chrissy Field Beach Engagement

February 15, 2019 - San Francisco has a wide array of locations to shoot in, but two of our absolute favorites are the Palace of Fine Arts a...
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Club Los Meganos Wedding: Shelly and Rami

February 14, 2019 - One of the best parts of being a photographer in the Bay Area of California is the wide array of wedding venue's we get...
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Downtown San Jose Engagement Session: Patty and Yoni

February 07, 2019 - Showing off a couple's unique personalities during their session is one of our main goals. Not every couple wants to wal...
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Reception of Baraat: Lana & Ankit

February 05, 2019 - This high end Indian wedding was classy and beautiful, just like Ankit and Lana. The colorful details woven throughout t...
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Real Wedding: Vinnie and Mo

January 26, 2019 - Vinnie and Mo drove into SF for their beautiful engagement session at the Legion of Honor and blew us away with their ch...
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Tilden Regional Parks Botanical Garden Engagement: Stephanie and Matt

January 24, 2019 - The Tilden Regional Parks Botanical Garden is one of the lesser known photo spots in the Bay Area, which is why we absol...
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Palace of the Fine Arts San Francisco Engagement: Bindu and Ashish

January 24, 2019 - The Palace of Fine Arts is one of the most popular spots for engagement and wedding photos. The sprawling landscapes and...
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Real Wedding: Sherin and Andrew

January 16, 2019 - The Club at Ruby Hill is one of the most beautiful locations in the Bay Area for weddings. The warm tones of the ballroo...
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Real Wedding: Stacey and Kenny

January 15, 2019 - Stacey and Kenny chose the incredible Palm Event Center in the Vineyards as the backdrop to their perfect day. The tall...
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10,000 Wedding: Budget Breakdown

January 09, 2019 - We are excited to announce our amazing new full service wedding package... THE 10K WEDDING! The 10K Wedding is everythi...
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Real Wedding: Juhi and Tavish

January 07, 2019 - After doing a Day in the Life engagement session in New York City, we were incredibly excited to watch Juhi and Tavish t...
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Engagement and Portrait Locations Throughout the Bay

December 28, 2018 - With the new year approaching and tons of people getting engaged, we've decided it's the perfect time to show everyone a...
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Real Wedding: Nazdira and Hung - Disney Wedding

December 11, 2018 - If you consider yourself a Disney fan, you won't want to miss this epic Disney themed wedding held at the Crowne Plaza P...
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Lafayette Reservoir Family 3 Month Session

December 05, 2018 - There's nothing like a brand naw baby to put a huge smile on your face. We met Rebecca at the Clayton Valley Pumpkin Far...
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Real Wedding: Aimee and Josh

November 16, 2018 - Aimee and Josh's engagement session was extra special due to the inclusion of their son in the session. While they did s...
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Real Wedding: Angie and Marquisa

November 16, 2018 - On a sunny Spring day in March, Angie and Marquisa got married at the stunning Crowne Plaza in Palo Alto, California. Th...
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Newborn Session: Baby Hank

November 15, 2018 - A few weeks back we shared images from Samantha's gorgeous Fall maternity session. We loved the late sunset lighting and...
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Emotional Story Telling in Wedding Photography

November 15, 2018 - Wedding photographers have a massive job role to complete for our clients. When the day is over, the dress is in the clo...
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Real Wedding: Annika and Brian

November 14, 2018 - Annika and Brian are so light hearted and easy going, it's easy to see how they fit together so well. Their wedding day...
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Real Wedding: Olivia and Adam

November 13, 2018 - On a golden Fall day in October Olivia and Adam gathered all their friends and family at the Croatian American Cultural...
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Real Wedding: Lan-Anh and Mike

November 09, 2018 - We absolutely love shooting small and intimate weddings with our couples. Lan-Anh and Mike did a traditional Vietnamese...
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Real Wedding: Ilana and Liron

November 08, 2018 - The Argonaut Hotel was a fantastic backdrop for this colorful and quirky Fall wedding. The old exposed brick, the classi...
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Different Styles of Wedding Photography: Classic, Candid, and Natural Portraiture

November 07, 2018 - There are many styles of photography that professionals use while shooting. An experienced photographer will have honed...
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Real Wedding: Don and Rom

October 31, 2018 - Don and Rom sported a laid back Hawaiian vibe at their engagement session earlier this year, so we knew their wedding wo...
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Tiny Toes: Sherin and Andrew

October 31, 2018 - We feel so lucky to be able to help our couples capture their growing love as they start their families. We have a varie...
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Fall Maternity Session

October 25, 2018 - The sense of joy one feels at the introduction of a new life is something entirely it's own. Whose ears will the have? W...
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Jennifer's Fall Family Session

October 24, 2018 - It's the perfect time of year for some gorgeous Fall Family Photos (inquire about your own session HERE)! Jennifer reac...
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Real Wedding: Jessica and Luis

October 10, 2018 - REAL WEDDING: Jessica and Luis Jessica and Luis absolutely rocked their Day In The Life engagement session, so we knew t...
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Real Wedding: Peter and Melissa

October 10, 2018 - REAL WEDDING: Peter and Melissa We are all about unique couples with a special wedding vision and we love when people ce...
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5 Questions You Should Absolutely Ask Your Wedding Photographer before Hiring Them

October 02, 2018 - Hiring a wedding photographer should definitely be one of the most fun parts of your wedding. Looking at tons of beautif...
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Real Wedding: Ethan and Christina

September 28, 2018 - Ethan and Christina and are a crazy fun couple. We were lucky enough to enjoy an incredible wedding celebration with jus...
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Fall Family Specials

September 26, 2018 - We're super excited to be offering some amazing Fall Family Specials this season! - SIGN UP HERE - We know that every...
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Baby Kayley: 3 Month Session

September 19, 2018 - We love capturing families as part of our "Watch Me Grow" series. We were lucky enough to capture Kayley before she was...
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7 Little Things Not to Forget To Do on your Wedding Day

September 19, 2018 - We all know how stressful weddings can be, but having a solid plan in place can prevent any unneeded stress from popping...
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Ceci and Gordon

September 11, 2018 - Ceci and Gordon's day in the life engagement session was an absolute blast. We were so lucky to be able to take photos i...
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Cara and Darin

September 05, 2018 - Cara and Darrin are an adorably happy couple and were just a joy to work with at their engagement session. They both hav...
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Real Engagement: Don and Rom

September 04, 2018 - Don and Rom met us at Lake Chabot for a warm sunset session overlooking the calm crystal clear water. They dressed perfe...
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Ali and Aaron

August 24, 2018 - Ali and Aaron have an easy way about them. They're fun people, joking and laughing through nearly every conversation. Th...
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Tips for Getting the Most out of Photos with Your Kids

August 23, 2018 - The fall season is coming up which means it's going to be the perfect time of year to do family photos.There's nothing l...
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Sherin and Andrew: Maternity

August 23, 2018 - We may be in the midst of wedding season over here, but we will always have time for a beautiful sunset portrait session...
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Kelsey, Alan, and Kaley: A Family Story

August 23, 2018 - It was a cold and somewhat rainy day when Kelsey and Alan came into the studio for their maternity photos, but the warmt...
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How to Create the Perfect Day of Timeline

July 31, 2018 - Facing your wedding day can be daunting, especially if you don’t have a coordinator or day of planner to help you. Creat...
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Why It's Important to Hire a Professional Photographer

July 17, 2018 - Why You Should Hire a Professional Photographer Professional Equipment As obvious as it sounds, professional photograp...
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5 Reasons to do a Boudoir Session Before your Wedding

July 09, 2018 - With the recent opening of our sister studio, Avida Boudoir, we wanted to layout a handful of reasons why boudoir sessio...
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Things Photographers Love to see at Weddings

July 02, 2018 - Space to Shoot In. Getting ready for a wedding often means filling a small hotel room with a good handful of people to g...
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Fun Suggestions for Spicing up your Wedding Ceremony

June 25, 2018 - Your wedding ceremony is the crux of your entire wedding day. Whether you’re eloping on a mountaintop, getting married a...
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Love Story: Monica & Rhonda

June 13, 2018 - Moroshi. It’s not actually a real word. Ronnie and I made it up. It sounds silly, but we mean it. Moroshi is th...
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Tips for a Fun and Stress Free Wedding Day

June 11, 2018 - When you imagine your wedding day, I'm sure you can see all of the beautiful elements you've been envisioning since you...
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How to Choose your Wedding Photographer

June 04, 2018 - There are so many factors that go into planning your wedding. Budget, style, taste, and preference are all monumentally...
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How to Photograph a Reception

May 30, 2018 - One of the most difficult parts of any wedding day to photograph is the reception. The top lights go down, the up-lighti...
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Feminine Poses: Wedding Photography Tips & Tricks

May 03, 2018 - It’s no secret that proper posing can make or break your photos. Everyone knows what it feels like to open up their phon...
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Lighting and Timing for Photo Sessions in the Bay Area

April 24, 2018 - Lighting and Timing for Photo Sessions in the Bay Area One of the most important aspects to consider when getting your...
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Mother's Day Photo Sessions

April 03, 2018 - This Spring, celebrate motherhood with a perfectly sweet photo session. We've created a variety of session options for e...
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Locations for Engagement Photos in the Bay Area

March 28, 2018 - When you’re deciding on a location for your engagement shoot, you want to end up somewhere that reflects you and your pa...
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How to Choose Outfits for your Family Photo Session

March 16, 2018 - The weather clearing up and everything is about to be in bloom (including our allergies) and I am super excited for one...
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DAVID N. SACHS PHOTOGRAPHY NAMED WINNER IN THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2017

December 23, 2016 - Eleventh Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Across America SAN FRANCISCO, CA/December 23, 201...
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Planning a Creative Business

November 05, 2015 - I started David N. Sachs Photography just over three months ago. In these formative months of education and growth, I ha...
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Tackling Facebook as a Professional Photographer

October 23, 2015 - Let's Start with Some Background David N. Sachs Photography finally has a Facebook Page, and promoting it has made me...
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A Beautiful Reception

October 02, 2015 - I just wanted to share some of my favorite moments from Nina and Kaleb's reception. Enjoy!
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A Couple New Awards for My Work, "Splash"

September 17, 2015 - I'm very proud to announce yesterday I received two unique awards from different exhibitions for the above picture, titl...
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Sometimes...

August 31, 2015 - Sometimes you have a couple who is just so beautiful you never want to stop working on their images. Tim and Yasmine are...
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Light Painting

August 05, 2015 - I recently learned and fell madly in love with light painting, a technique that literally lives in the dark... For thos...
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