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nate + dzung // palo alto engagement

I love working with other creative people - they inspire me so much. I love when the process is collaborative - it gives me new ideas and teaches me. Nate is a videographer + musician + artist and Dzung is a culinary genius. So we had fun adventuring for their engagement session in Palo Alto a few weeks ago. And getting to hang...
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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...