Chico Family Photographer - Van Leuven Family

The Van Leuven family is on the blog today celebrating Ansen’s one year old birthday. He turned one in February and it has been tradition since Ava was born to have family photos taken to remember these stages of life.

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California Engagement Photographer - Bidwell Park - Daen&Rochelle

Daen and Rochelle are world travelers and love exploring new locations together. It was actually on a semester abroad in Germany that they had their first date. It was a few dates in and an emergency landing during a plane ride together that provided them additional time to realize how extraordinary their relationship was.

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Funnel Hacking Live 2019 Nashville Takeaways

A little over two weeks ago Stephen and I attended one of the top internet marketing conferences, Funnel Hacking Live. Stephen had attended the year prior in Florida and raved about the conference. As much as we love getting to know other photographers and videographers at industry specific conferences, we’ve made a big point to get outside of our main industry to learn from others too.

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Kickstarter Film + Lifestyle Shoot for PorTable

We so excited to share with your our most recent Kickstarter Film and lifestyle photos we had the privilege of creating.

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Lifestyle Family Photography - A Cozy Home Photo Session

Over the last year, we have loved photographing couples in their homes. Whether couples have purchased their dream home or are still trying to figure out what color to paint their walls, there’s something so unique about a lifestyle approach to traditional portraits. Lifestyle photography focuses on connection and everyday ordinary life with our families. We often suggest doing activities or creating candid moments for couples. So whether you have a family of five or one fur baby, these sessions are so fun and memorable!

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Danny&Gina's Downtown San Jose Wedding and Villa Regusa Reception

Danny&Gina were married in in the heart of downtown San Jose at the beautiful Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph with an elegant indoor ballroom reception at Villa Ragusa to follow. At soon as you step foot in this well known Bay Area Cathedral, your breath is taken away by the ornate stained glass, incredibly high ceilings and amazing detail everywhere you look.

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Best Wedding Venues Northern California

For our newly engaged couples on the West Coast, looking for Northern California wedding venues is one of their first priorities on the wedding "to-do" list (second to contacting their photographer right? *wink wink*).

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Best Mexico Destination Wedding Venues with Photo and Video Examples

Over the last seven years of being in the wedding industry, we’ve had the privilege of traveling multiple times to different destination weddings all over Mexico. They have ranged from the more touristy areas of Cabo, to remote towns most people have never heard of. If you are from the States and planning a destination wedding in Mexico or anywhere abroad, the first thing we would suggest is reaching out to an experienced photographer and wedding planner. Many wedding photographers and other wedding vendors are more than willing to travel for destination weddings.

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Best Wedding Venues in Chico California With Examples

Congratulations on your recent engagement! One of the first exciting aspects of wedding planning is booking your wedding venue. While Chico, CA area has select number of wedding venues compared to larger cities like Sacramento or the Bay Area, there are many great options. After doing wedding photography in Chico full time for seven years, below is our all time favorite wedding venues here in the Chico area.

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Chalet View Lodge Autumn Theme Wedding - Ryan&Caitlin

Ryan and Caitlin were married in the mountains up Highway 70 at the most beautiful venue under the trees, Chalet View Lodge. The California wedding venue is in the small town of Graeagle in Northern California. This venue has become a well known destination venue and retreat center and we were so excited to travel there for this wedding. The venue feels like you’re at a retreat center in the mountains and it’s so peaceful. Guests are all welcome to stay in cabins or in the lodge for the weekend making the wedding a fun destination location for everyone.

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