Kim and Will’s Sutter Creek Wedding {Sierra Ridge Winery Sutter Creek Wedding Photographer}

Sierra Ridge Winery in Sutter Creek was the PERFECT venue for Kim and Will’s country themed wedding. She told me she wanted a relaxed, fun-filled day, where her guests could enjoy themselves and gosh darn-it, that is what happened:)

During the toasts I teared up when Kimberley’s dad told everyone that he was certain they were having a girl. When she was born she was Kimberley and she was his right from the start, no boy names were necessary. She completed their family and I could sense the love that this close knit group had for each other. Enter William. Her family loves him so much, and the same from his side…these two are blessed to have such amazing support as they start their marriage.

William and his fellas had the best time, celebrating, laughing…the kind of fun that you would have with a best friend hanging out on the hood of the truck, throwing back a few, listening to country music at sunset. These are the kind of guys that know how to have fun.

While I was with the ladies, I learned that Kim’s bridesmaids and brides man have been her closest friends since pre-school (or before!). Having grown up together and having stayed in touch AND still having that closeness is admirable. It is a rare thing for a woman to be surrounded by childhood friends that have been there through everything imaginable. The emotions were palpable and the memories were flowing:)Her mom brought out photos from long ago and the group spent time smiling and reminiscing.

Kimberley is as sweet as she is gorgeous, humble, and would rather the spotlight be on someone else. I have to say…she shined so brightly on her wedding day. Basking in the love of her new husband, this pair held each other, danced, laughed and did a couples keg-stand, you know…usual wedding stuff;)

Thank you thank you for allowing me in to document your day. I came away from your wedding better for witnessing such love!

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Dori and Daniel’s Downtown Engagement {Urban Downtown Sacramento Engagement Photographer}

Dori and Daniel made the trek up from Central California for our urban style downtown Sacramento engagement session on a sunny afternoon last year….these two, oh where to begin:)These two are just the best.

I promised to have them back on the road by 6pm so Dori could get ready for a long day at the hospital where she works. It was a session that included dancing in an alley, eating nachos, and strolling capitol park like a couple of tourists. I was happy to take a shot of them with their phone in front of the capitol building (something new for the both of them!)

They only had one request for their engagement shoot – the spiderman kiss with Daniel hanging upside down from a tree. I have to be honest, I walked them a little farther than I normally would during a session JUST so I could hunt for the perfect tree to hang him in:)We walked capitol park in our search and when we came across some trees with low branches we kinda of had to make that shot happen!

I am really looking forward to their wedding in October at Viaggio Winery (a super gorgeous location that one of my new favorite venues!). I can tell that their wedding is going to be incredibly fun. These two laugh, smile, giggle a lot, and I fell in love with them every time they snuggled without any prompting from me. These expressions of happiness are not photoshopped on, people! They shared about their families, jobs, how much fun they have together…and I thoroughly enjoyed our time together. Part of the reason I LOVE engagement sessions is getting to know my couples, really know them and how they are with each other. There is nothing more heartwarming than frolicking around town with a couple in love;)

Meet Dori and Daniel!!

Couple smiles in Downtown Sacramento with city bus in background

Laughing couple engagement session downtown Sacramento

Engagement photos in front of Dad

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