Tag Archives: bay area engagement photographers

Henry Cowell Felton Engagement Photos

Stefan + Jennifer (Engagement Photography) @ Henry Cowell State Park, Felton, California

This was actually my first time meeting Stefan and Jennifer as they booked their wedding with me over the phone. TheyView full post »

Moss Beach Engagement Photos - Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

Molly + Zak (Engagement Photography) @ Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, Moss Beach

Molly and Zak found me just in the nick of time for their wedding this month, and although an engagement shootView full post »

Coyote Creek Trail - Morgan Hill Engagement Photos - Urban Decay, Barn, Fields at Sunset

Lisa + Mario (Engagement Photography) @ Coyote Creek Trail, Morgan Hill

He’s San Jose PD, she’s in dispatch, and Rex there, he’s the guard dog. Except this doberman is allView full post »

PAnther Beach Engagement Photos - Alexis + Adam - by Bay Area Wedding Photographer Chris Schmauch

Alexis + Adam (Engagement Photography) @ Panther Beach, Santa Cruz

I met with Alexis and Adam for the second time today for their engagement shoot at Panther Beach (the first when weView full post »

Villa Montalvo Engagement Photos - by Bay Area Wedding Photographer Chris Schmauch

Ly + Scott (Engagement Photography) @ Villa Montalvo, Saratoga

Ly really just wanted to be able to wear high heels for her engagement shoot. Fair enough, I thought, but then IView full post »

Capitola Engagement Photos - By Bay Area Wedding Photographer Chris Schmauch

Sarah + Mark (Engagement Photography) @ Capitola, California

It can always be a little nerve-wracking to meet your photographic subjects for the first time on the day of yourView full post »

Pfeiffer Beach - Big Sur Engagement Photos - Sarah and Anthony

Sarah + Anthony (Engagement Photography) @ Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur

I thought it was a long drive to Big Sur from Santa Cruz, but Sarah and Anthony drove all the way from the East Bay forView full post »

Santa Cruz Beach Engagement Photos

Jamie + Matt (Engagement Photography) @ Lagunas Beach, Santa Cruz

Jamie and Matt are getting married at Ranch Soquel in a few months, but were smart to take advantage of my engagementView full post »

Wilder Ranch Country Style Engagement Photos

Meaghan + Brad (Engagement Photography) @ Wilder Ranch, Santa Cruz

Meaghan found me online, and even though she’s having a friend shoot her wedding, she wanted a local photographerView full post »

Carmel Beach Engagement Photos

Tory + Jeremy (Engagement Photography) @ Stewart’s Cove, Carmel

I’m pretty sure Tory and Jeremy started laughing when I met them, and didn’t stop until I left. Either IView full post »

Capitola Beach Engagement Photos

Peggy and Roger (Engagement Photography) @ Capitola, California

Peggy and Roger met me in Capitola for their engagement/practice session. I like to start up near ShadowbrookView full post »


Megan + Dan (Engagement Photography) @ Panther Beach, Santa Cruz

Megan and Dan contacted me last year about getting some engagement photos taken at the beach when they were in town inView full post »


Verona + Paul (Engagement Photography) @ Panther Beach, Santa Cruz

Verona and Paul’s wedding is coming up in a few weeks, so we couldn’t put off their engagement shoot anyView full post »

Engagement Photo - City Hall - San Francisco - Zak and Renee

Renee + Zak (Engagement Photography) @ City Hall, San Francisco

What a romantic, wonderful engagement session with Zak and Renee – and they picked such an amazing location.View full post »


Astra + Steve (Engagement Photography) @ Panther Beach, Santa Cruz

I’ve known Astra for over a decade, so I was really excited when she’d told me she got engaged to thisView full post »


Stephanie + Kevin (Engagement Photography) @ Quicksilver Almaden Park, San Jose

Some couples feel uncomfortable in front of the camera. Asking them to add a little PDA into the mix is almost uncalledView full post »


Valerie + Mark (Engagement Photography) @ Central Park, Santa Clara

Even Google Maps has a tough time finding Central Park in Santa Clara – my iPhone kept insisting I must drive toView full post »


Rebekah + Anthony (Engagement Photography) @ Niles Blvd., Fremont

Any engagement shoot (heck, any shoot) that ends with beer and pizza with a nice couple is a WIN+ in my book. RebekahView full post »


Tony + Danielle (Engagement Photography) @ Covered Bridge Park & Loch Lomond, Felton

Man I just *love* engagement sessions! Each one is different, and I never have a preconceived idea of how each is goingView full post »


Jen + Steve (Engagement Photography) @ Downtown Capitola and Beach

This couple is simply adorable, from the moment I met them (only six weeks ago), I knew we’d all try our hardestView full post »


Tiia + Justin (Engagement Photography) @ Nisene Marks Forest, Aptos

Tiia and Justin are a really sweet couple, if not a little shy on the outset. I think they felt comfortable with me,View full post »


Michelle + Aren (Engagement Photography) @ Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco

I love it when my clients have the same sarcastic funny bone as myself, there’s always those few first minutes ofView full post »


Megan + Stephen (Engagement Photography) @ Uvas Canyon County Park, Morgan Hill

Megan and Stephen are another couple I’d only met on Skype – since they live in Scottsdale, Arizona. IronicallyView full post »


Jessie + Evan (Engagement Photography) @ Nisene Marks Forest, Aptos

I’d only met Jessie and Evan over a Skype conversation back in December, so it was cool to get a real face toView full post »