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the best engagement portrait

Friday, August 8th, 2014

How’s this for the best engagement portrait?  Perfect pose: relaxed yet intimate.  Taken in a beautiful setting, close to nature, with a huge full moon.  Cute outfits (love that dress!).  And that park bench is where they got engaged.   This one is a keeper!

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Q Weddings is one of Martha Stewart Weddings 2014 Top Wedding Photographers!

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

The year is half over, where does the time go?   I just took a moment to stop and enjoy the summer.   It’s a been a great year so far and one of the highlights has been being named to be one of Martha Stewart Weddings 2014 Top Wedding Photographers! Pinch me!  You can see the full feature on Martha Stewart Weddings.com

 

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In no particular order, here are a few of my favorite images from over the years.

 

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The list of photographers is amazing…some of my heroes, my inspirations and many many friends that I have met over the years.  So glad to give them a shout out!

West Coast Photographers:
http://delbarrmoradi.com/
http://www.edytaszyszlo.com/
http://www.erinheartscourt.com/
http://lisalefkowitz.com/
http://megsmith.com/
http://www.sabinescherer.com/
http://www.sylviegilphotography.com/
http://tanjalippertphotography.com/
http://thayerheartsweddings.com/
http://www.delesieblog.com/
http://anniemcelwain.com/book/i
http://elizabethmessina.com/
http://www.featherlove.com/
http://giacanali.com/
http://josevilla.com/
http://lanedittoe.com/
http://maxandfriends.com/
http://megansorel.com/
http://www.mrhaack.com/blog/
http://stevesteinhardt.com/
http://lauramurrayphotography.com/
http://jonathancanlasphotography.com/
http://www.erichmcvey.com/
http://photography.michelemwaite.com/
http://carrie-patterson.squarespace.com/

Southwest Photographers:
http://qweddings.com/
http://ryanrayphoto.com/
http://www.taylorlord.com/
http://nicholsphotographers.com/

Midwest Photographers:
http://olivialeighweddings.com/
http://www.harrison-studio.com/
http://adriennepage.com/
http://lizbanfield.com/
http://mthreestudio.com/

Southern Photographers:
http://brandonchesbro.com/
http://donnanewman.com/
http://www.abryanphoto.com/
http://www.jessicalorren.com/
http://www.laurenkinsey.com/
http://harwellphotography.com/
http://langthomasphotography.com/
http://www.millieholloman.com/
http://corbingurkin.com/
http://www.gaylebrooker.com/
http://austingros.com/
http://tecpetajaphoto.com/
http://www.erickelleyphotography.com/
http://jodimillerphotography.com/
http://katiestoops.com/
http://www.patricialyonsphotography.com/

East Coast Photographers:
http://rodeoandco.com/
http://charlottejenkslewis.com/
http://christianothstudio.com/
http://johndolan.com/portfolios/lifestyle/
http://judypak.com/
http://www.mademoisellefiona.com/
http://www.melbarlowandco.com/
http://www.abbyjiu.com/
http://kateheadley.com/

Bi-Coastal Photographers:
http://allanzepeda.com/blog/
http://www.belathee.com/
http://brycecoveyphotography.com/
http://jenhuangphoto.com/
http://www.ktmerry.com/
http://scottclarkphoto.com/
http://shannennatasha.com/

European Photographers:
http://www.anetamak.com/
http://caughtthelight.com/
http://alexandreweddings.com/

how to do a nautical theme rehearsal dinner

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Martha Stewart Weddings is featuring Danielle and Stan’s rehearsal dinner that we photographed at Medlock Ames Winery, north of Healdsburg in Wine Country. With a nautical theme blending East Coast lobster feeds and California chic, this dinner is the perfect inspiration for the Fourth of July celebrations this week.  The best part is that Stan did the stationery and Danielle did  the styling…I loved the props she found, the linens, the chairs, the fake crabs, the nautical knots and flags, the classic paper place mats.   Talk about talent!

The best part:  the Gone Surfin’ sign.  Yes please!

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catering:  Secret Kitchen

rentals:  Wine Country Party & Events