California Wedding Venues

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A list of the top 20 wedding venues in the Bay Area of California all in one place.

California Wedding Venues | Top 20 Venues in the Bay Area

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Sbragia Vineyard has such a romantic vibe as it is set in the rolling hills of Healdsburg. This made the perfect backdrop for Heidi & Spencer’s dream wedding in front of their families and friends. When I arrived, her hair was getting final touches, and her friends and family were relaxing. Heidi is a chef […]

Heidi & Spencer | A Sbragia Vineyard Wedding

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Being a military spouse, I have had my fair share of having to pick up my business and move it cross-country on 5 different occasions. This last time, I was able nail down the method that seemed to work best for me and my personality. Vendor relationships play the major role in referrals rather than […]

Becoming a Preferred Vendor

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I have a deep love for first looks, but not everyone knows what this is. So, let me explain.. A “first look” is a private moment when the bride and groom see each other for the first time, prior to the ceremony beginning. This usually takes place in a secluded area, sometimes with or without […]

First Looks | Is it right for you?

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engagement photos

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Every photographer thinks that they have the best couples, but I really do! If you’re new here, you may not know, but I always make sure that my clients are the perfect fit for my personality and style. I was on the phone with Janel & her mom for over an hour the first time […]

Janel & Justin | A Ranch Engagement

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Becoming a second shooter is not for the faint of heart. Being there to capture the love between two people at a wedding is so much more rewarding than you think. However, they aren’t for everyone. Some find the wedding days stressful and filled with lots of pressure. As they should. Weddings aren’t something you […]

Becoming a Second Shooter

Becoming a Second Shooter

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As your wedding day approaches, you may begin to feel overwhelmed trying to remember all of the little things you need to bring with you. I love helping my brides be as prepared as possible, so here is a list of 10 things to have set aside on the day of the wedding so that […]

Top 10 Must-Haves to Bring on Wedding Day

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Melanie, James, and I met over coffee just over a year ago! I still can’t believe it’s been that long…If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that my husband is active duty military and we moved this business cross-country. It was only by chance that Melanie & James saw my name pop […]

Melanie & James | A Cloverdale Wedding

Rustic Chic wedding at Cobble Creek Ranch

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I saw the Facebook updates starting 10 days out from the wedding! The countdown was officially on! They were setting up at the venue all week in preparation for Justin & Janel’s rustic chic wedding at Diamond Dust Ranch in Hopland, and it was nothing short of spectacular! the weather, the glowing sunlight through the […]

Janel & Justin | A Cobble Creek Ranch Wedding

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Who knew that Lisa asking Lee, through a friend mind you, to her senior prom would land them here 14 years later? I am safely placing a bet that neither of them thought this far ahead, but here we are! When I arrived, Lisa was sitting out on the balcony of the hotel room that […]

Lisa & Lee | A Fairview Sonoma Wedding

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