Janice & Cody’s Sweet Rengstorff Wedding

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We simply couldn’t wait to return to Rengstorff House to capture Janice and Cody’s big day.  These two are just so cute together, and we knew every moment would be magical (just like their engagement shoot at Sutro Baths!).

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The day started with a traditional Chinese tea ceremony, followed by an intimate outdoor ceremony.  The couple both love watching The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, so right before being announced as husband and wife, the officiant handed a red rose boutonniere to Janice.  She then turned to Cody and asked, “Will you accept this last rose?”  It got a huge laugh, and it was a unique and cute way to bring in their combined interest.

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It was a beautiful day for a truly beautiful couple.  Congratulations, Janice and Cody!

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Photography:  ShootAnyAngle Photography

Venue:  Rengstorff House

Event Coordination:  Selome Tekle of Events by Brea

Catering:  Toast Catering

Lighting: Bay Area Event Lights

DJ:  DJ Jeremy

Flowers: By friends and family

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Ariel and David’s Old Hollywood Wedding Premiere

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We were so excited for Ariel and David’s Old Hollywood wedding, especially after having so much fun at their film noir engagement shoot!  They chose the beautiful Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross, CA, which has so many beautiful spots to take photos!

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Everything about the day was beautiful, but nothing could hold a candle to the joy of the bride and groom.  They couldn’t stop staring at each other!  Everyone at the wedding was talking about how perfect Ariel and David are for each other and how you just know they will always be together – and they definitely will be!

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The Old Hollywood theme was one of our favorites.  It was a perfect fit for Ariel and David, who are both in the film industry.  Film reels hung from the ceremony gazebo and decorated the cake table, film strips were presented on the welcome table and cake table,  and the cake was straight out of The Great Gatsby (complete with mini Mr. and Mrs. director chairs!).  They even used our engagement photos as their guestbook!  The photos were printed and laid on a welcome table, and guests were asked to autograph them.  They had even printed a movie poster using one of the photos to put on their own red carpet backdrop for guests to take photos on like they were celebrities at a premiere!

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This was a very special wedding for us, one we’ve been waiting for since we first met Ariel and David back in 2015 at another wedding.  We love spending time with them both, and their wedding was simply stunning.  There was another, more personal reason why this wedding will always stand out in our minds.  As you may know, we are currently expecting.  While finishing up photos with the bride and groom (and right after the photo below), we felt the baby move for the first time – and towards the bride and groom!  Looks like someone else wanted to congratulate the happy couple too!

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Photography:  ShootAnyAngle Photography

Venue:  Marin Art and Garden Center

Dress:  Essence of AustraliaRK Bridal

Hair/Makeup:  Jessica Clarke

Florist:  Susan Barton – Fantasy Florals

Cake:  Jill Branch – Branching Out Cakes; Tori Puliz – Nothin Bunt Cale

Caterer:  David Haydon – Il Davide

DJ:  Harrison Whittles – Grits N’ Gravy

Videographer:  Chantel Beam

Event Coordinator:  Ellen Swan

Lighting & Sound:  Jeff Howard – Rogue Lighting Systems

Chelsea & Branden’s Sweet Palo Alto Wedding

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Chelsea and Branden were married surrounded by family and friends in Palo Alto.  Since family is important to them, they created a very sweet and intimate wedding that even included their adorable dog, Happy!  Since it was a small guest list, everyone felt blessed and special to be there – including us!

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Chelsea loves Disney, and Branden loves VW cars (which fits myself and James perfectly!), so we were bound to have a great time with these two!  For photo hour, we all traveled to a nearby park for some fun photos with the bridal party and with Branden’s car!

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One of our favorite details of their wedding day was their donut cake.  It was so beautifully done, and we instantly were gaga over it.  After donuts, guests enjoyed an amazing first dance prepared by the couple.  It started off as the classic slow dance but quickly turned into a fast paced choreographed hip hop style dance.  It was the perfect way to get the guests in the mood to dance!

It was a beautiful day, and we were so blessed to photograph such a beautiful and loving couple.  Congratulations, Chelsea and Branden!

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Venue: Luna Dance Studio, Hoover Park

Florist: Ah Sam Florist

Hair: Glamour by Kay

Coordinator: Julia Howell

Alicia & Aleks Rustic Winery Wedding

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The couple loves a rustic winery look, so Picchetti Winery was a great spot for them.  They loved the old wood look of the buildings there, and we were also able to utilize the gorgeous trails nearby.  Due to the recent rain, everything was green and simply stunning!

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It was very cute to watch Alicia and Aleks.  They couldn’t stop smiling!  We’re so happy for them, and we can’t wait until their big day!

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Venue: Picchetti Winery

 

Janice & Cody’s Sweet Coastal Engagement Shoot

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It was quite a blustery day in San Francisco when Janice and Cody arrived at the Land’s End Lookout to meet us.  The beautiful view had attracted a lot of tourists, all bundled up tight against the wind chill.  That didn’t stop Janice from shedding her jacket to reveal a sweet pink floral dress that flowed so beautifully it took our breath away with every shot!

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Even the cold couldn’t put a damper on the love these two share.  Their love was evident in every shared glance, in how Cody would wrap his arms around Janice to keep her warm, in how Janice couldn’t help but smile just being near him.  It was so sweet to watch, and it made for some fantastic moments to capture.

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We cannot wait to see these two on their wedding day.  They are so sweet together, and their love story is just beginning!

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Venue: Lands End and Sutro Baths, San Francisco

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April & Gabriel’s Biker Anniversary Shoot

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It’s such a treat for us when we get to see our past clients again.  We’ve been so fortunate to work with absolutely AMAZING brides and grooms, and we miss you all once the wedding is over.  So, we get so excited when we get together for another shoot!  For April and Gabriel, it was for their one-year anniversary.  Their theme?  Harley’s!

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It was simply a blast photographing them at the tranquil Uvas Reservoir in Morgan Hill on their Harley Davidson motorcycles.  They both love going out for rides, so it was the perfect getaway to meet in the hills for a shoot.  And we absolutely were gaga over the fact that they wanted their Harley’s featured.

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At the end of the shoot, April and Gabriel suggested that we hop on their bikes and get in front of the camera for a change.  There is only one answer to when someone asks if you want to pose with a Harley: “Sure!”  This is yet another reason why we love our clients.  They are just so sweet!

Happy Anniversary, April and Gabriel!

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Venue: Uvas Reservoir, Morgan Hill

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Caitlin and Tim’s Forest Adventure Wedding in Saratoga, CA

ShootAnyAngle PhotographyCaitlin and Tim absolutely love the outdoors and adventure.  After all, he proposed on top of Half Dome in Yosemite after a 3-night backpacking trip!  So, when it came time to picking their wedding venue, Sanborn Park in Saratoga, CA was the perfect pick.  The park has a stunning redwood grove with a deck built in – perfect for ceremonies!

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We always have a wonderful time with wedding parties, but this group was truly memorable.  In the middle of shooting their portraits, they all burst into song!  They started singing “Make a Man Out of You” from Disney’s Mulan – so of course, we joined in!  In true Disney fashion, it was magical.

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After the ceremony, the guests headed to the History Club of Los Gatos to start the festivities.  We loved Caitlin & Tim’s special touches: the “Just Married” banner on the head table, steins for the groomsmen, and little jam jars as gifts.  They even had an ice cream bar instead of cake, which was amazing!

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It was a beautiful day, and Caitlin and Tim are sure to have many adventures together.  Plus, love is the greatest adventure of all!

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Ceremony Venue:  Sanborn Park

Reception Venue:  History Club of Los Gatos

Dress:  Trudy’s Brides

Catering:  Golden Harvest Catering

Ice Cream:  Sweet Rendezvous

Bridesmaid Dresses:  Azazie

DJ:  Mark Macala

 

 

 

 

 

Jen & Paul’s Art Museum Wedding

ShootAnyAngle Wedding PhotographyWhen we first met Jen and Paul, we talked about how they wanted to do something unique and artistic.  We started by planning a special engagement shoot up at Lick Observatory, including nighttime shots!  It was great to do something so different and special to the couple, and we couldn’t wait until their big day at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, CA.  The great exhibits made for colorful and fun backdrops, and Jen and Paul did a wonderful job of making their wedding unique to them.  It was quite different than most weddings out there – which we love!  We also made sure to bring in more nighttime photography.  The couple loves astronomy.  As a matter of fact, Jen’s ring even has meteorite in the band!

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In addition to the great venue, they made sure to incorporate beautiful details.  Their flowers were not only utilized in the bouquets and boutonnières, but each table had its own unique display with miniature pieces of art for the table numbers.  The bride blew us all out of the water with her absolutely stunning blue necklace.  Talk about serious necklace envy!

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Jen & Paul were such a joy to watch.  They are a perfect match, and there is so much love and partnership between them.  They would do anything for each other – even attend sporting events (Paul isn’t a big fan of sports).  They are beautiful inside and out, and it was a pleasure to capture their beautiful day!

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Photography: ShootAnyAngle Wedding Photography

Venue: The Triton Museum of Art

Florist: Ingela Floral Designs

Caterer: Catered Too

DJ: Eric Foard

Coordinator: Jessica Christie

Fatima & Robert’s Wine Themed Labor Day Weekend Wedding

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This Labor Day weekend was unique not just for the record-breaking heat (it reached 114 degrees in Gilroy), but also for the beautiful wedding of Fatima and Robert!  They began the day with a beautiful ceremony and mass at St. Catherine of Alexandria in Morgan Hill, and then the bridal party and their guests continued the celebration at Kirigin Cellars in Gilroy.  We always love working at that venue since they really kept photography in mind when designing the building and grounds.  There are just so many great backdrops!

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We absolutely loved Fatima and Robert’s wine-meets-rustic-glam decor.  They perfectly used deep reds, warm browns, and pops of glittery gold throughout the tablescapes and decorations.  It went great with the wine theme.  The cake even had wine glasses as the topper with little marzipan grapes decorating each tier!  To continue with the theme, guests signed corks and even wrote little messages on them to be stored in a custom shadow box for the couple to hang in their home.  Fatima and Robert also brought in the comforts of summer to their big day by having lawn games outside, cold alcoholic treats inside, and even free flip flops for the guests to use!  We also set up our ShootAnyAngle Photo Booth for them as well, and the guests had a great time.

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Fatima and Robert were absolutely on cloud nine and nothing could put a damper on their perfect day – not even the heat!  It’s such a treat for us when a couple can make each other laugh and smile with just a glance.  These two definitely could!  We just sat back and snapped away as they exchanged cute moments as if they were the only ones in the world.  As photographers, we love when that happens!

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Venue: Kirigin Cellars
Dress: Intuzuri from Glamour Closet
Florist: Floral Creations by Nasreen
Caterer: Mama Mia’s
Hair/Makeup: Xiomara Cedillo of Beauty by Xiomara / Rebecca Rook of Kiss & Make Up
Cake: Jen’s Cakes
Bridesmaids Dresses: Azazie
DJ: Tower Entertainment – DJ Mendez
Event Designer: Pro Prep Events
Event Coordinator: Shawna Pacheco
Band: Son de Kali

Stephanie & Jason’s Downtown San Jose Wedding

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We were immediately excited when we learned about the locations for Stephanie and Jason’s big day: the beautiful Hotel De Anza for getting ready photos, followed by a traditional ceremony at the breathtaking Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, and finishing with a reception at the San Jose Police Officer’s Association.  It was the perfect blend of urban and traditional looks.  Plus, when you have such a great couple like Stephanie and Jason, you’re bound to get amazing shots!

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Hotel De Anza brings their guests back to the class of the 40s, so it was a great backdrop for Stephanie & Jason and their bridal party.  Located in Downtown San Jose, we were able to utilize the the city and even the roof of the building to bring in a classy urban feel.  The sweet details of the sunflowers in the bouquet and the stunning cathedral length veil really captured the couple’s traditional and yet fun side.

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The majestic cathedral was absolutely breathtaking, and we were so honored to be able to photograph there!  Add in the gorgeous bride and groom with her beautiful Trudy’s gown, and we were definitely having all the feels!  Of course, the best part was simply seeing Stephanie and Jason together.  These two are clearly crazy for each other, and it shows!  We were so delighted to be a part of their beautiful day.

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Photography:  ShootAnyAngle Wedding Photography

Hotel:  Hotel De Anza

Ceremony:  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph

Dress:  Morilee Madeline Gardner from Trudy’s Brides

Bridesmaid dresses: Azazie

Suits/Tuxes: Menguin

DJ: DJ GoodJourney

Florist:  Jeannette’s Flowers

Hair/Makeup: Gina Fernandez, Skin by Gina

Caterer: Golden Harvest Catering

Cake/Desserts: La Patisserie

Event Coordinator: Magical Moment Event Designers

Event Designer: Fine Linen Creations