falling for film

Okay. Bad pun. I KNOW IT. But seriously, I'm in love with these 35mm shots on Kodak Portra 400. And with Richard Photo Lab for creating this kind of magic. I just got back from the most rejuvenating week of my life in Maui - I needed it so badly. We went with Aaron's and two other families who have been spending Thanksgivings...
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ashley + ben : redwood city engagement

Ashley and Ben came over to our place before their engagement session last weekend and as we (okay, me and Ashley) ate pumpkin muffins, I got to know a little bit more about these high school sweethearts. The best part was getting to hear their engagement story. Mainly, hearing Ben telling it. For him, every part was a challenge, to...

kim + will : berkeley engagement

I went back to look at my old blog. Trying to trace the first comment. I think I found it. You see, to understand how special this girl is to me, you'd have to look back to the first comment. I was literally 4 weddings in and totally over my head. I didn't have a clue about this photography thing. And yet here she was, a friend of a...

lyndsay + ryan : coto de caza wedding

Lyndsay and Ryan, how can I even begin to tell the world how special you are? Not just to me, but to everyone that knows you. You both are the epitome of selfless. The definition of caring. The standard in loyal. You deserve each other in so many ways and you make each better too. I don't know anyone other couple, or person, who...

alison + jason : palo alto engagement

Dog people are my people. Really. When Jason, Alison + Rookie showed up for our engagement session at Stanford Shopping Center, my heart grew 10 sizes. I mean, I had already loved them - from the moment Alison showed up to our first meeting wearing purple eyeliner and telling me about their plans to wed at the Rengstorff House...