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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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>>–Classica + Greg-> Married!! Vintner’s Inn Wedding – Sonoma Wedding Photographer

Classica & Greg said their vows at the beautiful Vintner’s Inn in Santa Rosa, Ca with a beautiful vineyard backdrop. It was such a joy to capture their wedding day because they are always laughing and smiling in each other’s presence, which was totally infectious ’cause I caught myself grinning ear to ear as I […]

Oct 1

Classica & Greg said their vows at the beautiful Vintner’s Inn in Santa Rosa, Ca with a beautiful vineyard backdrop. It was such a joy to capture their wedding day because they are always laughing and smiling in each other’s presence, which was totally infectious ’cause I caught myself grinning ear to ear as I photographed them. It was fun to witness the way their love for each other poured out through their smiles. One of my favorite moments from their wedding was photographing them in the vineyards during sunset. They were freshly married and completely on cloud 9 as they held each other. I am so excited to share this blog from their wonderful wedding! Congrats to Classica & Greg (and your adorable dog Chopper!)

Wedding Venue: Vintner’s Inn – https://www.vintnersinn.com/

Wedding Coordinator: Anna Marie Rubio (AR Weddings N Events) – https://www.arweddingsnevents.com/ cell #925-639-3924

Flower designer: Vanda Florist Design; Contact: Millita Walker email Millita@vandafloral.com Instagram @vandafloraldesign

Caterer: John Ash & Co.

2nd Photographer: Irina Ventresca – https://irinaventresca.com/

DJ or Entertainment: Good Time Disc Jockeys; https://www.goodtimedj.com/DJ Mark Power cell #415-412-4023

Cake Designer: Fleur de Lisa; http://www.fleurdelisacakes.com/Lisa Colley cell # 707-494-0000

Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal

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Rosheen & Chris {Happily Ever After} Asti Winery Healdsburg, CA

Rosheen and Chris have tied the knot (woohoo!!!) and living Happily Ever After…and to the sadness of many friends and family, they are starting their fairy tale in a far off magical land known as Chicago.  There are so many fun adventures that lie ahead of them, and so much excitement that comes with exploring […]

Oct 7

Rosheen and Chris have tied the knot (woohoo!!!) and living Happily Ever After…and to the sadness of many friends and family, they are starting their fairy tale in a far off magical land known as Chicago.  There are so many fun adventures that lie ahead of them, and so much excitement that comes with exploring a new city together!  I wish I was in their shoes, as I often day dream about picking up and moving to a new state with my husband just for the sheer adrenaline rush of not knowing what to expect around the next corner or feeling lost 2 blocks from the house.  They are such a great match and surrounded by so much love!  I had a great time capturing their love for each other and catching those fleeting moments that were so special between friends and family.  But on to the fun stuff…this family really knows how to get down and boogie to some good music!  I especially loved the Hannah Montanah choreographed dance that broke out!  I saw moves, I never knew existed!  It was awesome!

Here’s to a life filled with so many more beautiful memories!