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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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>>-Tiffany+Joe–> Engaged!! Redwood Regional Park Engagement Session

Photos by Danielle Reiff – Associate Photographer Editing by Heather Scharf They met on the 3rd day of medical school at a dinner with mutual friends. Although Joe and Tiffany didn’t get a chance to really connect at the dinner, as time passed they got to know each other and found that they had so […]

Mar 1

Photos by Danielle Reiff – Associate Photographer

Editing by Heather Scharf

They met on the 3rd day of medical school at a dinner with mutual friends. Although Joe and Tiffany didn’t get a chance to really connect at the dinner, as time passed they got to know each other and found that they had so much in common. Their shared love of bubble tea, food and basketball are still things they enjoy together to this day. After 6 years of long distance dating, they are together at last living under the same roof and even carpooling to work together!

Danielle, my awesome associate, had the pleasure of meeting these two for their engagement session in the Redwood Regional Park for some bubble tea, pizza and photos. They had a ton of fun together and kept the session relaxed and easy…exactly how it should be! Congrats you two!

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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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>>-Megan+Mark–> Married!! Trentadue Winery Wedding

Images by Lead Associate Photographer Danielle Reiff – Editing by Heather Scharf Megan & Mark, like so many other engaged couples this year, were faced with the painfully tough decision on how to proceed with their wedding due to the Corona Virus pandemic. Timing didn’t allow for postponing to 2021, so it was now or…now! […]

Jul 3

Images by Lead Associate Photographer Danielle Reiff – Editing by Heather Scharf

Megan & Mark, like so many other engaged couples this year, were faced with the painfully tough decision on how to proceed with their wedding due to the Corona Virus pandemic. Timing didn’t allow for postponing to 2021, so it was now or…now! And so they moved forward with their wedding but with only an officiant, photographer and planner. Despite all the changes and stress Megan and Mark endured, they were so incredibly happy to get married in a little slice of wine country paradise surrounded by redwoods and rolling hills of vineyards. Though they missed their friends and family, they were grateful their closest loved ones were able to join via Zoom. Megan and Mark described it as an emotional day that was intimate and lovely…a day that they will never forget.

Venue: Trentadue Winery – https://trentadue.com/

Venue Coordinator: Sarah Klucznik (Trentadue Winery)
sarah@trentadue.com
707-901-3003

Photographer: Danielle Reiff for Heather Scharf Photography

Planner: Lauren Miller (Lauren Miller Events)
info@laurenmillerevents.com
707-291-0938
www.laurenmillerevents.com

Hair: The Powder Room – admin@itsadate.biz
707-537-7968
thepowderroomsr.com
2560 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, Ca 95403

Makeup: Stefanie Fritz (Stefanie Fritz Makeup Artistry)
stefaniefritzmakeupartistry@gmail.com
510-289-6126

Florist: Poppy Stone – Susan Cartwright – susan@poppystonedesigns.com – poppystonedesigns.com, Instagram @poppystone – 415-309-2550

Officiant: Wine Country Officiant: Clay Kyle
claykyle@gmail.com
818-284-3233

Musician: Michael (Lucky Devils Band)
michael@luckydevilsband.com
(415) 429-3640

Videographer: Studio Arcady – www.studioarcady.com. -Kyle Doohan

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>>–Lauren + Matt-> Married! Coyote Ranch Wedding

Photos by Danielle Reiff for Heather Scharf Photography What a perfect day to get married! With the venue’s country charm, perfect weather, and sweet bride and groom, we loved every minute of it! After the father of the bride did his speech, we felt like we knew the bride our whole lives. His speech was […]

Sep 17

Photos by Danielle Reiff for Heather Scharf Photography

What a perfect day to get married! With the venue’s country charm, perfect weather, and sweet bride and groom, we loved every minute of it! After the father of the bride did his speech, we felt like we knew the bride our whole lives. His speech was beautiful, mentioning the ups and downs of relationships and giving advice to them. The sunset romantics were a blast as per usual. I know they had fun making out and dancing in the golden light of the field. The coordinator/granddaughter of the owner was amazing to work with and was so incredibly kind and down to earth. She helped with family formals and all of the romantics.

I always love finishing an amazing wedding with a grand sparkler exit! Sparks were definitely flying as they kissed and hugged between all the lights! After the magical ending, we got huge hugs from the bride and groom and felt as though we had just made two new friends! Congrats Lauren & Matthew!

Wedding Coordinator: Corissa King – (831) 524-9615 corissaking99@mail.fresnostate.edu

Wedding Venue: Coyote Ranch – https://www.coyoteranch.com – Morgan Hill, Ca

Flower designer: Mariane with C&M Fleuri Florist- (408) 910-0254 – cmfleuri@gmail.com

Caterer: In house (Coyote Ranch)

DJ or Entertainment: Dancing Cowboy: Adam Herbel – (408) 890-7940 – adam@dancingcowboy.com

Photobooth: Phame Photobooth – (888) 456-5662

Second Photographer – Gabby Terrasi – gabbyterrasi@yahoo.com

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