Such a sweet couple! Kasia has one of the greatest smiles I’ve ever seen and I just loved Keith’s quiet New Zealand demeanor. Oh and the flowers at this wedding were so gorgeous!!!
Location: The Brazilian Room in Tilden Park
Flowers: Sharla Flock Designs
Catering: Trumpet Vine
Posted on 5/27/10 in Wedding | No Comments
It was so nice to be able to go to Chicago for this intimate Friday wedding. My family is in Chicago, so I jump at any chance I get to go visit. My sister works with Alissa and that’s how we connected. I hadn’t been to this location since I visited as a kid, so it was kind of a blast from the past! The location is called Cantigny. They didn’t fly me all the way from San Francisco to not take a ton of pictures, so we had one whole glorious hour for our photo session!
Posted on 5/19/10 in Wedding | No Comments
What fun to shoot Natalie and Mike’s e-session in their own neighborhood. We had a lot of fun!
I thought it was very funny that Tartine Bakery has the name of the original shop still embedded in their entry door:
Posted on 5/18/10 in Engagements | No Comments
I photographed Kevin’s sister’s wedding a couple of years go and was so pleased I was available to photograph Maureen and Kevin’s wedding at the Monterey Plaza Hotel and see the family again!
Someday I’m going to do a photo essay on butter. I love photographing the butter.
…..and look at this pretty thing!
I remembered well, how emotional Kevin’s father’s speech was at his sister’s wedding and he had everyone blubbering again at Kevin’s wedding….
So sweet watching the slideshow:
Kevin’s grandmother couldn’t get to the dance floor, so Kevin came to her:
Posted on 5/17/10 in Wedding | No Comments
Sometimes the simplest things inspire me and make me happy. I was inspired at last Saturday’s wedding by some of the simple, but lovely flower arrangements. When I was shopping at Trader Joe’s on Monday I saw some of the flowers used in the arrangements, so for $10.00 I brought them home and did my own arrangement. It’s five days later and they aren’t as fresh, but still pretty gorgeous to look at. Then I was making my breakfast and was inspired by how pretty the brown eggs and finished product looked. Yum! See the beauty in all that surrounds us!
Posted on 5/14/10 in Thoughts | No Comments
I photographed Allie and Rick’s wedding at the gorgeous Nestldown two years ago and now baby Max makes three! Allie and her Mom are total Do-it-yourselfers and had a great time decorating Max’s room!
Posted on 5/14/10 in Family, Portraits | No Comments
So happy to have had the opportunity to photograph Bridget and Jim’s newest addition to their family! I’ve had a couple of previous posts explaining that Bridget and Jim live in the Chicago area and I photographed their wedding in Chicago several years ago. Since my family is in Chicago, I let them know when I’ll be in town and we schedule a portrait session. First it was Francie, then came Winnie and now Burke!
Posted on 5/06/10 in Family, Thoughts | No Comments
I posted a few teasers a couple of weeks ago after I gushed about how much I love my clients and what I do. Still gushing and so is Kaci! Here’s what she wrote to me today after viewing their slideshow:
“Mike & I are over the moon!!!! OMG! We love, love, love them! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Julie you captured the day sooo beautifully and we will truly treasure these forever! I can’t wait for our family and friends to see!”
Loved this wedding!
Location: Stryker Sonoma
Coordinator: Stephanie Beer of Covenant Coordinating
Florist: Maria Philbin
Catering: Pacific Connection
Cake: Auntie B
Officiate: Peadar Dalton
Band: Larry Lynch and the Mob
I offer a guest self portrait set-upas an add-on option. Kaci and Mike opted for this and here are some fun results:
Posted on 5/06/10 in Wedding | No Comments
You know, it’s funny. Sometimes I don’t even know when I’ve been featured on a blog or in a book! I was chatting with a friend on the phone and she told me she did a google search on my name and there were five pages of results! Out of curiosity, I did the same thing. I never knew I had been published on Snippet & Ink! Just a little photo of some paper crane placecards, but fun, never-the-less! Check it out on Snippet & Ink. Also, I just got a notice from Grace Ormonde that some of my work is featured in her new limited edition book! It looks like it is a gorgeous book. It’s called “Grace Ormonde Weddings – Being in love never goes out of style”
Posted on 5/04/10 in Press | No Comments
I LOVE SF City Hall weddings. What an incredible location. Had great fun photographing Hannah and William’s wedding last Thursday. They needed photos for a party for family this weekend, so I ended up just doing their entire edit. They wanted some urban grit AND the GG Bridge for our after city hall session. I just loved the way her dress blew in the wind! Here are some of my faves:
Posted on 5/03/10 in City Hall, City Weddings, Wedding | 2 Comments