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Hello! My name is Heather and I am so happy you stopped by! This blog is a place where I will share love stories of amazing couples who I had the honor of photographing. It is a place where I can express my passion with images where my words fall short. Photography has changed my life drastically and I am so thankful that God has blessed me with this gift. I wish I could say the same thing about my singing voice, but what can you do?!

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>>–Katey & Brian-> Engaged!! San Francisco Engagement Session

Photos by Lead Associate Danielle Kelley, Editing by Heather Scharf They first met each other about six years ago. Katey’s friend Barbara had been trying to set Katey up with Brian for several weeks as she had a hunch they would be a perfect match. Eventually Brian called Katey and asked her to have lunch […]

Feb 26

Photos by Lead Associate Danielle Kelley, Editing by Heather Scharf

They first met each other about six years ago. Katey’s friend Barbara had been trying to set Katey up with Brian for several weeks as she had a hunch they would be a perfect match. Eventually Brian called Katey and asked her to have lunch down at the Ferry Building. They hit it off and the rest is history!

While it was grey skies and frigid temperatures on the day of Katey and Brian’s engagement session, they were all smiles as they walked up to our location, and their connection was immediately apparent. We hopped around to a few different locations including The Legion of Honor and Sutro Baths and navigated around the weekend tourists. I genuinely enjoyed the experience of getting to know who they are as a couple, and how they love one another, and cannot wait to capture their wedding day in April!

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>>-Lauren + Michael–> Engaged!! San Francisco Wedding Photographer

Lauren and Mike are as native to the San Francisco Bay area as you can get! She was born and raised right in the city and Mike is from Marin. It was only fitting that we hit up some of SF’s most iconic and beautiful locations on their engagement session. We started at The Legion […]

Nov 26

Lauren and Mike are as native to the San Francisco Bay area as you can get! She was born and raised right in the city and Mike is from Marin. It was only fitting that we hit up some of SF’s most iconic and beautiful locations on their engagement session. We started at The Legion of Honor, then the Sutro Baths for a variety of woodsy and ocean shots and wrapped up at a great Golden Gate Bridge outlook location. These two are so easy going and genuinely kind that hanging out with them and taking their photos was a dream! I especially loved Lauren’s split leap in the air on a thin strip of the Sutro Baths cliff!

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>>-Connie+Kevin–>Engaged!! San Francisco Engagement Session

When Kevin and Connie first started dating over 4 years ago, one of the first dates he planned for them was an escape room with a bunch of their friends. Connie was not into the concept of Escape Rooms and resisted any suggestions at trying one out. After he forced her into trying her first […]

Sep 29

When Kevin and Connie first started dating over 4 years ago, one of the first dates he planned for them was an escape room with a bunch of their friends. Connie was not into the concept of Escape Rooms and resisted any suggestions at trying one out. After he forced her into trying her first ever escape room (which they didn’t even escape from), she was completely hooked…on both the escape room experience and her new beau. They started doing escape rooms and puzzle hunts together all the time.
In the beginning of their relationship, Kevin showed her just how fun working together to solve puzzles can be. It’s only fitting that he completely created his own escape room-style puzzle hunt with the ultimate prize being a ring at the end of it. They solved a series of puzzles “together” that became increasingly (yet subtly) suspicious and ended with the opened locks flipping over to spell out “WILLL U MARRY MEEE”.
Connie had thought about this moment so many times in the past that she completely burst into tears as she realized the love of her life was now down on one knee grinning from ear to ear with a penguin engraved ring box open in his hands.

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Nicole & Kyle {Engaged!!} Sutro Baths Engagement Session

OhMyGoodness!  I LOVED everything about this engagement session with Nicole & Kyle!  When I saw her walk up with her 4″ Mediterranean Blue – sueded, crystal-studded heels and backless white dress, I knew there was fun to be had during this shoot!  It was an overcast foggy day which made these heels even more amazing […]

Jun 7

OhMyGoodness!  I LOVED everything about this engagement session with Nicole & Kyle!  When I saw her walk up with her 4″ Mediterranean Blue – sueded, crystal-studded heels and backless white dress, I knew there was fun to be had during this shoot!  It was an overcast foggy day which made these heels even more amazing since they really POPPED against the grey backdrop.  I have done a lot of shoots at Sutro Baths this year and each time it offers something entirely novel.  I think I love the fog just as much as the sunsets here…wait, let me think about it…YES, I definitely do!  It really gives the ruins a mystical feel and more importantly it chases away all the tourists giving us our own private slice of paradise (minus the 30 degree weather).  This location holds a very special place in their hearts as this is where Kyle got down on one knee and asked Nicole to spend forever with him.  He took her to a secluded spot amongst the tall trees at the Sutro Baths Trail which is such a romantic nook in one of San Francisco’s most picturesque and historical locations.  Of course we had to visit where it all happened so they could show me exactly how the proposal all unfolded.  I am so excited to be a part of their wedding in a couple months!  Congrats you two!

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