san francisco lifestyle photographer // em the gem

margaret + gavin : san francisco engagement

I loved this sweet, simple and intimate San Francisco engagement session with Margaret + Gavin. And that persimmon salad was in fact just as delicious as it looked. xo, Em Shot on Contax645 + Canon Eos-1v, processed + scanned by Richard Photo Lab...
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A look back : 2013

feeling my way through the darkness guided by a beating heart i can't tell where the journey will end but i know where to start wake me up when it's all over when I'm wiser and I'm older all this time I was finding myself and I didn't know I was...
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jessie + matt : san francisco engagement

Jessie + Matt, Thanks for sharing Thursday Martini's with me in the city. You made my job pretty easy. So excited for your wedding this August in San Francisco! I have a feeling we are going to have a...
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nicole + myron : sonoma engagement

I'll make you mine. I'll make you mine if you would have me. With a silver ring that will hug you tight, Our life begins. Our life begins with this. sleeping at last sweet nicole + myron are getting married tomorrow at cline cellars + I feel so lucky to be photographing...
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stephen + kristen : golden gate park engagement

To have friends who believe in me as an artist, that is honestly the best feeling in the whole world. I am just feeling blessed today by the people who continue to surround me with love and encouragement. As an artist and a person, that's all I could ever ask for. Encourage...
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hannah + eric : apple orchard engagement

No matter how much you might try to prevent them, the interns are always going to date. But what you can't plan for is two interns who are truly a match in every way. Eric balances Hannah out but doesn't quench her zest for life. In so many ways they remind me of me + Aaron. So different but so perfect together. We all spent a...