Ben and Kelly had an amazing wedding at the fountain in Joaquin Miller Park with a great wedding party to officiate and even give them a shot glass to commemorate the big day. I had so much fun capturing this wedding and I loved all of the high-energy their wedding guests and family had. There was an emphasis on fun for everyone and I’m sure suction-cupping a GoPro to a bottle of bourbon, karaoke at the reception and their awesome cake topper says it all!
Here’s Elise and James’ beautiful guestbook with some of our favorites images from their engagement session!
I had a great time capturingÂ Elise and James’ incredible wedding day in San Francisco! We started at Elise’s childhood home (and got to play with her family’s Shiba Inu Yoshi!) before we went to Casa de la Vista on Treasure Island. We had an incredible view Â of the SF skyline during the day and in the evening for an incredible night shot. Thank you to the beautiful coupleÂ for having me there to capture your gorgeousÂ wedding!
To view the images from theirÂ guestbook, please click here.
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Casa de la Vista on Treasure Island
Makeup and Hair: The incredible Christina Chen, Makeup by Quis
Coordinator: Alex Barranco from Dreams on a Dime
Florist: Vo Floral Design
Dress: Maggie Sottero
Wedding Cake: Carolyn Wong Cakes
DJ/MC: Henry Chow of One Stop Bridal
I’ve had the honor of working with Katrina and Darren many times since I photographed their engagement session and wedding reception and seeing their family grow. They held their super cute daughter’s first birthday at the Berryessa Community Center and, with the help of friends and family, decorated the entire room in an Alice in Wonderland theme! I love how they transformed the community center into a magical place, complete with a faerie to entertain the kids with a magic show andÂ face painting, a photobooth with awesome backdrops, teacups and cards as centerpieces and cousins dressed up as Tweedledee and Tweedledum and the Cheshire Cat! Especially adorable was how Vivienne kept holding her finger up to show everyone that she was one years old!
Here’s one of us after the party was over! Thanks for having me there to celebrate Vivienne’s magical birthday!]]>
Brayden’s parents had me back to help capture their second son Paxton’s doljanchi! Doljabi celebrations are always so much fun to see, with the child foretelling their future and lots of treats, beautiful decorations and cute little hanboks (traditional Korean outfits)! Happy birthday Paxton!
You can see Brayden’s doljanchi here.
Venue: Chef Chu’s
Decorations: Jiin of Lolliparty
A few years ago, I had the honor of photographing Kara and Max’s beautiful Stanford Church weddingÂ and more recently, they’ve given me the amazing opportunity to create a wedding album for them! This book was handmade in Italy by Graphistudio (shout out to my amazing rep Cristina for all of her help!), wrapped in black leather with one of their favorites images . There’s truly nothing like viewing your images print, something that many of us do less and less each year, much less in a large 12×16 leather-bound book so thank you guys for working with me to create this amazing album for you guys to enjoy and share!]]>
I had a great time with Elise and James in San Francisco! We started with an amazing view of the SF skyline at Potrero Hill and then went to Lands End to enjoy an amazing view of the Golden Gate! Congrats you guys, can’t wait for your wedding soon!
I’ve offered several guestbooks through the yearsÂ but am switchingÂ to this incredible guestbook by GraphiStudio! These guestbooks are made in Italy and come with a matching keepsake box to keep your guestbook protected so that you can enjoy all the well-wishes and fun messages from the guests at your wedding for years to come.
Enjoy the rest of Swati and Matt’s engagement session here:Â http://www.jkuophoto.com/2015/02/hawaii-engagement-session-matt-and-swati
I’ve known Regan and Ronnie since high school and I’m so honored to be taking their engagement and wedding photos! We had a great time with the vintage bike and balloons but obviously the star, other than the stunning couple, was their super adorable corgi Louie!
Special thanks for JJ and Rena for helping out!
I’ve known Chris and Amy since our college days at Carnegie Mellon and was so honored to be able to attend and capture their beautiful wedding at the Herb Lyceum, an amazing little spot about an hour away from Boston. The Herb Lyceum had amazing ambiance and their food was made with the freshest, local ingredients, rivaling some of the best restaurants I’ve been to.Â This was the most intimate wedding I’ve ever attended, with just their families and a select few friends in attendance, and I loved how much we were able to enjoy each others company with only thirteen of us there. I loved that their dogs, Buddy, Tyson and Duncan were able to attend their wedding looking dapper in their bowties!
A special shout out to Duncan, who passed away a few months later, butÂ was still excited and full of energy during the ceremony. Thank you for making it to their wedding, you’ll always be in our hearts.
Congratulations again Chris and Amy! Cheers to all the years we’ve known each other and a lifetime of friendship!
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