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 Kirstin and Cameron had the most beautiful wedding at the Viansa Sonoma Winery in Sonoma, California. This venue just so happens to be smack dab in, you guessed it, wine country. The couple rented a beautiful and spacious Airbnb for Kristin and her bridesmaids to get ready in. One of my biggest tips for brides […]

Viansa Sonoma Winery Wedding | Kirstin + Cameron

Weddings

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This wedding at the Club at Ruby Hill was extra special. My good friends Kathy and Tim got married and I had the honor of being chosen to document their wedding. Kathy and I went to elementary, middle and high school together and when I heard about Tim & Kathy getting engaged, I knew this […]

Wedding at The Club at Ruby Hill, Pleasanton | Kathy & Tim

Weddings

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These dreamy Marin Headlands Engagements will have you ready to book your next photos here. Veronica and Athan’s color-coordinated very well. When you get your photos taken, it is important to aim for something light and dark for contrast. However, you also need to stay within the same color family. PRO TIP: Do your best […]

Dreamy Marin Headlands Engagements

Engagements

San Francisco is absolutely BREATHTAKING. If we are being honest, as a Photographer based here, I think that there are some of the best locations for scenic photos in the greater Bay Area! I spend every day exploring these locations with my clients. If you don’t believe it, check out the following photos to see […]

Best Locations for Scenic Photos in the Greater Bay Area

Engagements, Families, Weddings

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As a Wedding Photographer based out of the Bay Area, I am a major advocate for getting timeless engagement photos. I know what you might be thinking, “Helena, I think wedding photos are enough.” That, my friend, is exactly why I have created this list of 6┬áReasons to Get Timeless Engagement Photos Taken.   ENGAGEMENT […]

6 Reasons to Get Timeless Engagement Photos Taken

Engagements

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This couple was really special to me because Kevin & I actually went to UCLA together! We danced on the same dance team for a year, and it meant so much to me that he trusted me to take his engagement photos. He & Stephanie have their wedding down in SoCal next month and they […]

San Francisco City Hall & Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Session

Engagements

SF City Hall Engagement Session

Bri & Andy have been together since HIGHschool. How many of you guys know people who have been together since High school!? It’s so rare. It was extremely obvious they have a deep love and friendship (I mean, I could pick it up within the first 15 mins of hanging with them). I had such […]

Lands End/ Sutro Baths Engagement Shoot

Engagements

Lands End/Sutro Baths Engagement Photos