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The Wedding of Konstantin and Katelyn

This wedding was a lot of fun. Very happy and boisterous families on either side. They made you feel very warm and comfortable. Besides all that this young couple were so polite and kind and very cute. There wedding was an early Summer wedding held at The Palm Event Center in Pleasanton. It wasn’t hard photographing them because they should how much in love they are so it made my job very easy to convey. Enjoy the photos!

Bride getting ready at Victoira’ Salon in Pleasanton CA
Socializing with a bridesmaid at Victoria’s Salon Pleasanton CA
Closeup portrait of Bride at Victoria’s Salon Pleasanton CA
Peek in the mirror at Victoria’s Salon Pleasanton CA
Wedding Dress
Brides Shoes
Bride putting on her Jewlery Pleasanton CA
Girls having fun brides house Pleasanton CA
Bride putting on her Dress
Mom buttoning up brides dress
Groom getting ready
Groom putting on his tie
Detail of grooms watch
Guys having a good time
Groomsmen portrait before heading to venue
Brides Portrait at Palm Event Center
Brides Portrait at Palm Event Center
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Brides Maids at Palm Event Center
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Groom Portrait
The Groom portrait at Palm Event Center
Groom Portrait at Palm Event Center
Groomsmen at Palm Event Center
First Look at Palm Event Center
The First Look at The Palm Event Center
First Look Palm Event Center
Bridal Party
Bride and Groom Portrait at The Palm Event Center
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Konstantine and Katlyn wedding
Detail of decor inside Palm Event Center
Table Decor at The Palm Event Center
Bride and Groom Table Palm Event Center
Candy Bar at The Palm Event Center
Speeches at Palm Event Center
Speeches and Introductions At Palm Event Center
Bride and Groom Toast Palm Event Center
Bride and Groom Konstantine and Katlyn
Sunset Photos of Bride and groom in the vineyards
Sunset Photos of Bride and groom
Bride and Groom Konstantine and Katlyn romantic portrait
Sunset Photos of Bride and groom Palm Event Center
Practicing Their Dance in the Barrel Room Palm Event Center
Barrel Room The Palm Event Center
A little kiss in the Barrel Room The Palm Event Center
First Dance Palm Event Center
First Dance Palm Event Center
First Dance Palm Event Center
First Dance Palm Event Center
Wedding Reception
Summer Wedding at The Palm Event Center Pleasanton CA
Wedding Reception

The Engagement Session of Arianna and Robert

I meet these two love birds at a bridal fair about a year ago. I got the pleasure to shoot their engagement session. They are great fans of all things wine and what better way then to photograph them in Napa. So we were to take their photos at Chateau Montelena but they were closed and I just didn’t realize that all or most all wineries close around 5-6pm. So we went to a near by winery called Towmey Winery. I had been there once before and loved their wines. Anyway, they are not gated so we got to do some pictures around the property. Poor Robert was a little nervous he didn’t and rightfully so be in trouble and be sent to jail for trespassing. I did it anyway. We didn’t disrespect their property we just wanted a beautiful background for photos. And beautiful it is. Arianna and Robert were troopers throughout the shoot. Thanks for putting up with my silliness. Anyway, I enjoyed their photos they are light and airy and fun. Stay tunned for their wedding pics!

Engagement Session at Towmey Winery Napa CA
Towmey Winery Napa CA



Engagement Session
In the Vineyards of Towmey Winery
Engagement Ring
Towmey Winery, Napa CA

Willie and Michele Stylized Shoot

The idea behind the sytlized shoot was just to try different lighting techniques. I couldn’t do evening because it would have been a supper long day. But that will be next on my list. This couple I photographed their wedding a few months back and asked if they would be interested since it was really still fresh and plus now they get to have more photos of just themselves. On their actual wedding day it was really hot and doing this session it was more enjoyable being outside since it was a lot cooler. I was really happy that I got to play and they were really good sports about the whole thing. So thank you Willie and Michele and I wish the best for both of you!!

Stylized Romantic Portrait at Ravenswood Livermore CA.