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Engagement Photo Session in SF Downtown with Yvone and Daniel

SF downtown is a wonderful place to do engagement photoshoots, urban background, nice architectures, need I say the Golden Gate, one of my favorite subjects. Thanks to Yvonne and Daniel for packing enough energy and charm for this engagement photoshoot. I am happy with the photos we took. The only drawback is I lost Phoebe’s new tripod. See, I bought her a new lightweight tripod for our trip to Yosemite and Death Valley just recently, and she was so in love with the new tripod and couldn’t stop using it for long exposures in bubbling streams, star trails, reflections, etc. I borrowed her tripod for my engagement photoshoot with Yvonne & Daniel, and well, I lost the tripod in Union Square. Goodbye $$. I had a feeling I might get in trouble when I went home to tell her the news, she was sad for a minute and when I showed her my photos, she was wide-eyed smiling again. whew! 🙂

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I had my spare tripod in the trunk thank goodness to get this long exposure shot. Yvonne & Daniel had to be still for a few seconds for this shot, and kudos to them they were still as a rock even if the waves splashed. It was also not easy going to this place, so a big thanks to you guys!
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Palo Alto Engagement Session of Jen + Mark

>palo alto nolas engagement photospalo alto weddings at nolasNola’s at downtown Palo Alto, was where Mark and Jen had their first date, and what could be more perfect venue for their e-photoshoot than Nola’s, an artsy party place bar & resto with red walls, fancy paintings and whimsical artifacts. I can stay there all day shooting…here are some of the photos…
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Another casual spot to swing by during first dates is Michael’s Gelato and Cafe.
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It has a 2nd floor patio overlooking University Ave, it’s a nice place to cool down and relax.
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Bistro 412 was one of the memorable dates for Jen & Mark, and so here we are.
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with pretty daughter Gina…
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and of course, a stop by our studio for a few more studio shots. *wink* 🙂
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Thanks to Jen, Mark, and Gina for a refreshing afternoon photoshoot!

Contact us if you are looking for a wedding photographer in Palo Alto California.

Jackie & Tosh’s San Francisco Engagement Session

>I have photographed the Golden Gate Bridge for various assignments, one of which is for an in-flight travel magazine cover; on some early mornings I hope to catch the fog right below the bridge, however I never saw it happen yet; and on most cases, I photograph it for engagement sessions.

One of which is Jackie & Tosh’s engagement photoshoot. It was a cloudy afternoon, with the cool SF breeze with overcast sky. Here is one of the pictures, I thought of adding texture to the photo to match the overcast mood.

Since our groom is Japanese, we thought of taking a photo at the Japanese Garden, and here’s my interpretation.

And here’s a classic shot of Jackie & Tosh. I like this photo, because Jackie’s beauty and simplicity is blooming, they look so happy, and I’m very happy with this classic shot.

Jackie & Tosh, thank you so much for a smooth afternoon.

Santana Row Engagement Photography Session

Sharing the photos of engagement session of Jessica & Carlos in Santana Row, San Jose California. The chemistry between you two is very inspiring… and thanks for being so patient with me.

Had a great time processing your photos. Phoebe and I are looking forward for your wedding.

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