Monthly Archives: May 2010

Montara Beach Half Moon Bay engagement photography

“Wow, what a fun, beautiful couple!” -What my wife said when I was finishing up these pictures- and she’s right on. Meet Eric & Karen, who chose Montara Beach in Half Moon Bay for their session. Very dramatic coastline, and we got some dramatic weather- a little dark and moody. They brought their enthusiasm, energy, fun, and helped me make some fun images. I can’t wait for their wedding at the Oceano Hotel & Spa this Summer! It’ll be great to work with Nancy Nerhan and all the great staff there. Thanks for bringin’ it guys!

Happy Wednesday!

~Mike

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San Francisco engagement photography, Baker Beach, Palace of Fine Arts

I heart San Francisco! Such a beautiful locale, so many great places to shoot- especially with a lovely couple, Ken & Ly. These guys are H-O-T fine! We had such a fun time- that water at Baker Beach was COLD. And I get to shoot their wedding this July in Oakland- can’t wait. Big props to Ellie Stone for assisting me on this session, you rocked it! Much Love.

Have a great week everyone, and thanks for takin’ a peek ; )

~Mike

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Santa Clara University engagement photography

Ah yes, up in the spotlight today are Michael & Melissa and their super engagement pictures. Two of the sweetest folks you’ll meet. So cute, so in Love. You should see their two cute yorkies. They’re alumni of Santa Clara University, where I’ve photographed weddings at Mission Santa Clara. Having been there many times, I was psyched when they said they wanted to do their engagement session there. There are so many beautiful locations on campus! I’ll have the pleasure of shooting their wedding this Summer at the wonderful Monterey Plaza Hotel. Thanks for having me guys.

Two blog posts today- whoo hoo!

~Mike

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Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco engagement photography

We laughed a lot! Meet Dallas & Vanessa. These guys are so much fun, I’m sure that their wedding at the gorgeous Conservatory of Flowers, built in 1868 in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, will be as well. Thanks for the laughs guys. Maybe Dallas can get all his groomsmen to ride their Harleys to the wedding ; D

Much Love. Happy Thursday everyone!

~Mike

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Pfeiffer Beach Big Sur and Carmel River Beach engagement photography

We got sandblasted! Julie and Omar braved massive wind to journey to Pfeiffer Beach in Big Sur, to the spot where they got engaged. Just a cool couple, totally in Love. Total troopers, they charged right into the winds and we had a great session at this dramatic location. They’re getting married this Fall at the new InterContinental the Clement Monterey, which means I get to work with Chelsea Allen and all the great staff there. This wedding is gonna rock! Thanks much guys!

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