These San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge engagement photos are seriously stunning!! They turned out perfect and I had such a fun day with Jessica and Miles! This sweet couple actually lived in the same dorm while going to SF State, but didn’t start dating until years later when they ran into each other again at […]

Couples & Engagements

November 11, 2022

San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Engagement Photos

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I am so obsessed with this cute couple!! Their Marin County garden wedding was absolutely gorgeous! It was so difficult to narrow down their photos because every single one happened to be my favorite!!! Jeanine and Gary met in college and got engaged around Christmas time!! I asked what they were most looking forward to […]

Weddings & Elopement

November 4, 2022

Marin County Garden Wedding

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So you’re looking to plan a wedding in a year? Maybe you’re just engaged and ready to get this show on the road?? Here’s my breakdown of some tasks to get done roughly a year out from your wedding! Freshly Engaged Have fun announcing your engagement!! Seriously – this is a big one! Take some […]

Tips & Tricks

October 26, 2022

What to Do a Year Before Your Wedding

Sydney Jai Photography - Northern California Wedding Photographer, How to plan a wedding, wedding planning tips

“Planning a wedding is a BIG job and you’ll spread out any potential stress over time if you simply spread it out.” You won’t be able to plan your wedding in one day… so break it up into bite-sized portions. This wil not only decrease stress but allow you time to search your ideal vendors […]

Tips & Tricks

September 21, 2022

Wedding Planning 101

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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

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My couples ask me all the time what they should wear to their engagement session, so here are a few things I like to tell them! HOW MANY OUTFITS: Most often, my couples like to have one casual, everyday outfit (think: date night) and then one outfit that is dressier! This will give your shoot […]

Couples & Engagements, Tips & Tricks

July 7, 2022

What to Wear for Your Engagement Photos

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If you’re looking for Donner Lake engagement session inspiration, look no further!! Mandi and Glenn’s lake engagement photos turned out incredible! They were so fun to work with and just the most adorable couple! Donner Lake was the perfect pack drop for their session and I highly recommend this location if you’re wanted a good […]

Couples & Engagements

June 15, 2022

Donner Lake Engagement Photos

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I’ve seen quite a few wedding venues and here are a few tips from a photographer’s perspective for how to choose your wedding venue!! When picking your wedding venue there a few questions you should not only keep in mind but ask about the wedding venue when you tour! Top 3 Wedding Venue Questions What […]

Tips & Tricks

April 29, 2022

How to Choose Your Wedding Venue

Bianca and Brian had such a fun casual San Francisco elopement!! My friend Gem and I shot their elopement and the four of us seriously had a blast! We took pictures around the city to really capture that hustle and bustle vibe!! This couple has the coolest style and I really think you can see […]

Weddings & Elopement

April 28, 2022

San Francisco Elopement

Julie and Justin had the most intimate detail-oriented Petaluma fall wedding. From the ceremony to the reception these two had adorable details hidden everywhere!! We started with getting ready photos! Brian had a super casual groom look with leather suspenders engraved with his initials, a red bow tie, topped with a fall colored boutonniere!! Julie […]

Weddings & Elopement

April 28, 2022

Petaluma Fall Wedding


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