Tips and Tricks to help the newmom and dad feel the most prepared for their newborn session for a stressfree and enjoying time capturing their newborns.

New Borns, Tips & Tricks

September 21, 2023

NewBorn Photography – Tips & Tricks

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

Sydney Jai Photography - Northern California wedding photographer, bride and groom photos, golden hour wedding photos

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

Susie and Barry had the sweetest intimate Napa Valley Vineyard Wedding!! They were so freaking fun and I had a blast shooting their wedding! Getting ready photos are some of my favorites and these did not disappoint!! Susie’s strapless a-line wedding dress was STUNNING and she had the most gorgeous bridal hair and makeup look!! […]

Weddings & Elopement

October 21, 2022

Intimate Napa Valley Vineyard Wedding

Sydney Jai Photography - Napa Valley Wedding Photographer, bride and groom photos, winery wedding venue, vineyard wedding venue

Katie and Jon’s elegant Sunol Valley wedding was absolutely beautiful, and I’m still in love with every detail! So grateful I got to be a part of it! I loved getting to know these two, they have a special love and their family and friends freaking knew how to celebrate it!! It was so hard […]

Weddings & Elopement

October 14, 2022

Elegant Sunol Valley Wedding

Sydney Jai Photography - Sunol valley wedding photography, northern california photographer, bride and groom photos, golden hour wedding photos

Gina and Lucas were the coolest bride and groom with the best vibe! Their gorgeous Petaluma wedding was such an intimate day of them being surrounded by family and friends! Bride and Groom Style Gina’s bridal look was stunning, with a classic strapless wedding gown and a half up half down hairstyle, and pearl jewelry! […]

Weddings & Elopement

August 29, 2022

Gorgeous Petaluma Wedding

Sydney Jai Photography - Petaluma wedding, wedding ceremony, first kiss

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

Sarah and Robert had the sweetest most detail-filled Sonoma County garden wedding! With gorgeous spring flowers and intimate details, their day was truly a perfect spring garden wedding!! Sarah’s wedding dress was sleeveless with a stunning train and jeweled belt! Robert sported a navy blue suit with brown leather shoes! Their ceremony was absolutely adorable […]

Weddings & Elopement

June 22, 2022

Sonoma County Garden Wedding

Sydney Jai Photography - Sonoma County wedding photography, bride and groom photos

Detail photos are some of my absolute favorites!! Here are a few tips I’ve found to help make sure you’re prepared for your wedding detail photos! – Make a list of the items you are wanting to include in your detail shots and the important “stuff” for the big day (Ex: veil, shoes, all 3 […]

Tips & Tricks

May 23, 2022

Wedding Detail Photos

Sydney Jai Photography - wedding detail photos, wedding details, how to get the best wedding detail photos, tips for wedding detail photos

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


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