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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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>>–Stephanie+Nikhil-> Married! Viansa Winery Wedding

Photography by Danielle Reiff for Heather Scharf Photography – Editing by Heather Scharf I absolutely loved getting to know Steph and Nikhil during their engagement session and hearing all about there plans for their wedding day! I was equally excited to photograph it! Then…Dun, Dun, DUUUUN. enter Covid-19 a year later. Ugh, it turned every […]

Sep 29

Photography by Danielle Reiff for Heather Scharf Photography – Editing by Heather Scharf

I absolutely loved getting to know Steph and Nikhil during their engagement session and hearing all about there plans for their wedding day! I was equally excited to photograph it! Then…Dun, Dun, DUUUUN. enter Covid-19 a year later. Ugh, it turned every plan upside down and inside out all at once. They rolled with the stress of a new date, venue, and sadly, photographer. It was not a decision I took lightly to pass on their wedding to my Associate, Danielle, but I had 2 preemie infants at the time to consider. I knew they were in great hands as Danielle shares the same passion as myself for capturing people’s most important day, but I selfishly didn’t want to miss out on all the fun! However, as I began editing the photos, I noticed I was smiling ear to ear at the pure happiness in each photo. It felt as if I had been there myself and my FOMO slowly began to fade.

From Danielle: It was quite the warm day, but Steph & Nikhil didn’t let that bother them one bit. They had each other and their closest family and friends with them to help make their special day perfect. They were so much fun to photograph and the groomsmen had us laughing the whole time. All of the portraits were a breeze to photograph as each smile was a genuine reflection of the pure joy people were experiencing. It was also touching to see the pride and support that their parent’s felt for their children. The whole day felt laid back in the best way possible…everyone came to have a good time and show their love and support for Steph & Nikhil. Their focus was on each other’s love and the whole day flowed seamlessly. This wedding was a perfect example of why having an intimate wedding can be such a gift in the end.

Wedding Venue: Viansa Winery – www.viansa.com

Wedding Coordinator: Lauren Miller (Lauren Miller Events)
info@laurenmillerevents.com
707-291-0938
www.laurenmillerevents.com
Catering: Cara Hanson (Elaine Bell Catering)
chanson@elainebellcatering.com
707-603-1432
Lights: Jeff Mills (Twilight Design)
jeffry@twilightdesign.biz
707-570-0101
Rentals: Renee Gibson (Encore Events Rentals)
renee@encoreeventsrental.com
707-763-3322
20 Mill Street
Healdsburg, CA 95448
USA
Victoria Campbell (Vintage Wine
Estates)
vcampbell@vintagewineestates.com
707-921-2891
Flowers: Millita Walker (Vanda Floral Design)
millita@vandafloral.com
707-763-9271
vandafloral.com
501 Petaluma Blvd. N
Petaluma, CA 94952
USA
Hair and Makeup: The Powder Room
admin@itsadate.biz
707-537-7968
thepowderroomsr.com
2560 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, Ca 95403
USA
Photography: Heather Scharf (Heather Scharf
Photography)
heatherscharfphotography@gmail.com
559-916-1687
DJ: Jeff Virzi (California Mobile DJ)
jeff@calmobiledj.net
707-935-1696
www.calmobiledj.net
P.O. Box 105
El Verano, CA 95433
US

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>>–Courtney + Andrew-> Married! Ru’s Farm Wedding – Healdsburg, Ca

I can honestly call this a dream wedding from start to finish. When I pulled up to the RU’s Farm property, I knew immediately that I was going to be extremely inspired all day. This venue has it ALL! A gorgeous barn with chandeliers, endless rows of vineyards, a majestic cork tree at the ceremony […]

Oct 19

I can honestly call this a dream wedding from start to finish. When I pulled up to the RU’s Farm property, I knew immediately that I was going to be extremely inspired all day. This venue has it ALL! A gorgeous barn with chandeliers, endless rows of vineyards, a majestic cork tree at the ceremony site, and outdoor dining beneath twinkle lights. But what made this wedding so dreamy was the amazing couple I got to photograph. They are so fun to be around especially since I can tell they have nothing but fun when they are together. It is no wonder their bridal party had me in stitches the whole day! I especially loved capturing the dance party in the barn as the live band, Cover Me Badd, had everyone on their feet all night. I am so excited to share these images with you all! Congrats Courtney & Andrew!!

Wedding Venue: Ru’s Farm – http://www.rusfarmweddings.com/

Wedding Coordinator: Lauren Miller – https://www.laurenmillerevents.com/

Flower designer: Russian River Flower School – https://www.russianriverflowers.com/

Caterer: Girl and the Fig – https://www.figcaters.com/

DJ or Entertainment: Cover me Badd Band – http://www.covermebadd.net/

Videographer: Studio Arcady – http://www.studioarcady.com/

Cake Designer: Johnny’s Doughnuts – http://johnnydoughnuts.com/

Hair Artist: The Powder Room – https://thepowderroomsr.com/

Makeup Artist: The Powder Room – https://thepowderroomsr.com/

Dress Designer: Bliss  Bridal

Rentals: Encore Event Rentals – https://www.encoreeventsrentals.com/

Shoes: Kate Spade

Bridesmaid Dresses: Jenny Yoo

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>>–Rebecca + Ricky-> Married!! Leal Vineyards Wedding Photography

Rebecca & Ricky were married at Leal Vineyards in Hollister, Ca. It turned out to be a gorgeous day despite the threat of rain. I always love shooting at Leal because of the beautiful grounds and the gorgeous barrel room! I typically meet couples for the first time at our booking meeting, then totally bond […]

Apr 18

Rebecca & Ricky were married at Leal Vineyards in Hollister, Ca. It turned out to be a gorgeous day despite the threat of rain. I always love shooting at Leal because of the beautiful grounds and the gorgeous barrel room! I typically meet couples for the first time at our booking meeting, then totally bond with them on another level at the engagement shoot, and then we are pretty much besties by the time we ‘hang out’ at their wedding. It unfolded entirely differently with these two as I met them for the 1st time at their wedding. The crazy thing was that I instantly felt like I was best friends with Rebecca and her crew. They were so funny and I found myself laughing as I was shooting. My 2nd shooter was with Ricky and she reported back the same experience! I can see why they have so many friends! We had a blast at the wedding and capturing so many special moments! I am so excited to share these images from their wedding. I do hope our paths cross again!

Reception Venue: Leal Vineyards

Ceremony Venue: Sacred Heart Church –

Day of Coordinator: Erin Baerman at Leal Vineyards – Email: erin@liveloveleal.com; 831-636-1023
Flower designer: Janine Lockyer, Deluxe + Design + Décor (in-house florist at Leal) Email: janine@deluxedesigndecor.com; phone: 408-778-1978
ext. 3

Caterer: Leal (contact Erin B.)
DJ or Entertainment: Leal (contact Erin B.)
Cake Designer: Leal (contact Erin B.)
Hair Artist/Makeup Artist: Olga, Bella Mia Salon bellamiasalon95023@gmail.com
Dress Designer: Oleg Cassini
Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal
Invitation Designer: The Paper Source

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Jennifer & Jason {Married!!} Jacuzzi Family Vineyards Wedding

This Gorgeous wedding is being featured right now on Every Last Detail!  Click HERE! I am so excited to share this JAW-DROPPING wedding with you all!  From the moment I stepped into the Napa home where Jennifer got ready to the reception & ceremony decor, there was no part of this wedding that didn’t leave […]

Oct 21

This Gorgeous wedding is being featured right now on Every Last Detail!  Click HERE!

I am so excited to share this JAW-DROPPING wedding with you all!  From the moment I stepped into the Napa home where Jennifer got ready to the reception & ceremony decor, there was no part of this wedding that didn’t leave me in awe.  Jennifer & Jason wanted a tuscany feel to there wedding so when they first came to see Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, they knew this location could not be beat.  The architecture and vineyards that surround the grounds transplant each and every visitor straight to Italy.  I just loved the florals that had fuchsia dahlias dripping from every bouquet & table centerpiece! Getting to know this wonderful couple, as well as their families on the wedding day, has been such a treat!  Jennifer and I cry at the same things so we made sure not to make eye contact during the ceremony in hopes to avoid a cry fest 😉  It was so much fun photographing this bridal party too!  The girls were always laughing and having a good time and the guys knew how to work the camera with their Captain Morgan pose!  This wedding will definitely keep a special spot in my memories as one of the most breathtaking weddings I have ever had the honor of capturing and I thank Jennifer and Jason for being so wonderful! Enjoy!

Prepare to lift your jaw off the floor with the beautifully elegant reception decor!  A chandelier and curtains were brought in to complete the look!

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Wedding Venue: Jacuzzi Family Vineyards – www.jacuzziwines.com/

Wedding Coordinator: Elegant Events by Michelle – Michelle Klaff –  www.eleganteventsbymichelle.com

Flower designer: Julie Stevens Design, Julie@juliestevensdesign.com

Caterer: Christian Palmos, Cafeteria 15L – http://www.cafeteria15l.com

DJ or Entertainment: Brandon Battaglia, SwitchedON Audio, Brandon@switchedonaudio.com

Orchestra Quartet Musicians: Musical Heartstrings, Kerry Borgen, info@musicalheartstrings.net

Videographer: Jensen Video – http://www.jensenvideo.com, weddings@jensenvideo.com

Cake Designer: Fleur de Lisa Cakes – Lisa Marie Colley, fleurdelisacakes@comcast.net

Hair Artist: Lorena, The Colour Bar, lorena@thecolourbar.me

Makeup Artist: Shana Beals, Shana Beals Makeup Artistry, sbealsmakeup@yahoo.com

Dress Designer: Sparkle Bridal, Hilari Lastra, hilari@sparklebridalcouture.com

Shoes: Menbur Peep Toe Pump in Ivory

Bridesmaid Dresses: Bill Levkoff; color: eggplant purple

2nd Photographer: Meghan Faith – Meghanfaithphotography.com

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