Some know exactly what they want right away, but for others, it can be a bit more of a tricky decision to make! The overall experience, cost, and expectations from loved ones can all be big factors when it comes to deciding which experience is a better option for you and your partner to say […]

Tips & Tricks

August 4, 2022

Wedding vs. Elopement

Sydney Jai Photography - Winery wedding, wedding ceremony, wedding vs elopement

I am beyond thrilled I was able to capture Rachel and Evan’s Berkeley California rustic garden wedding at the Brazilian Room! They are the sweetest couple with the cutest pandemic love story (silver linings, am I right?!?!) Rachel wore a GORGEOUS jeweled top a-line ball gown style wedding dress and Evan sported a dark gray […]

Weddings & Elopement

July 29, 2022

Berkeley California Rustic Garden Wedding

Sydney Jai Wedding Photographer - Bride and groom photos, Berkeley California wedding, golden hour wedding photos

I love wedding planners and let me just tell you, the number one way to not be stressed on your day is to have someone there to ensure everything runs smoothly and on time!!! Planners and coordinators can do anything and everything from helping you plan your entire wedding from start to finish to just […]

Tips & Tricks

December 18, 2021

Why Hiring a Planner is Worth it

Laura and Ben had the cutest, most intimate wedding!! If you’re needing some small wedding inspiration this is the blog for you!!! They started the day getting ready and facetime loved ones who couldn’t be there!! Laura wore the most stunning wedding dress and a flower crown! Ben sported a gray groom’s suit with black […]

Weddings & Elopement

December 15, 2021

Laura and Ben

As a wedding photographer, I’ve been to a few weddings 😉 because of that, I’ve also picked up a few tricks for your wedding day!! Here are some of my favorite tips for your timeline!! – know what time sunset is, this is essential if you’re wanting those gorgeous golden hour photos. Nothing would be […]

Tips & Tricks

December 14, 2021

Timeline Planning Tips and Tricks

Anne and Rae had the sweetest most stunning wedding!!! Their details were immaculate, the venue was unreal, everything about their special day was practically perfect!!! Anne had such a fun time getting ready with her girls and Rae was having a blast getting ready with his groomsmen!! Their ceremony was so sweet but my favorite […]

Weddings & Elopement

December 2, 2021

Anne + Rae

While I may be a little biased as a wedding photographer let’s talk about unplugged ceremony pros & cons!!  As a wedding photographer, I have to admit I am a big fan of unplugged weddings BUT I can definitely see that there a few things you could be missing out on! Either way, your wedding […]

Tips & Tricks, Weddings & Elopement

December 1, 2021

Unplugged Ceremony – Pros & Cons

Misia and Sam’s Rustic Barn wedding is what dreams are made of!! Seriously if you’ve been looking for some barn wedding inspo, this is it!!!! Misia and Sam are the most adorable couple!! Their day was filled with giggles and dancing, you could feel the love these two had for each other in the air!!! […]

Weddings & Elopement

November 24, 2021

Lake Sonoma Rustic Barn Wedding

One of the best parts of creating wedding galleries is showing off all the small things you include to make your day so special. Even if you are a minimalist and just have your wedding bands, photographing those details helps to truly share the full story of your day!! Tips to Prep your Details Put […]

Tips & Tricks

November 20, 2021

Wedding Details Tips + Tricks

These two had the most beautiful winery wedding!! Mia and Ash put their heart and soul into planning this wedding, down to every little detail! Mia had the most beautiful lacey, ivory wedding dress with simple yet stunning bridal hair and makeup!! Ash wore a timeless gray suit along with his groomsmen! Mia and Ash […]

Weddings & Elopement

November 18, 2021

Mia and Ash


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