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We were recently privileged to be asked to capture the amazing reaction of lovely Jennifer during her surprise party at Auberge du Soleil.  Her husband, Jamie, managed to get all of her closest friends and family together and she had no idea! Here is a little of what we caught of her fantastic birthday celebration…

This weekend one of my dear friends, Maxine Andrew’s husband had a big birthday. Which one? I’m not telling! Being a planner extraordinaire, Maxine designed a gorgeous setting at her beautiful hillside home for their closest friends & family (and dogs!). And check out that garden! I loved being there with them.

From time to time, I get the pleasure of going on corporate or private shoots.  For this excursion, the American Securities group toured the Napa Valley wineries of Peju, Duckhorn, Rutherford Hill, Alpha & Omega, Round Pond, Frank Family and Twomey.   We were able to capture a bicycle excursion from Solage in Calistoga, a […]

We love Morgan Events!  Morgan and her team of ladies are some of the most creative planners in San Francisco. They make every wedding totally unique to the personalities of the bride + groom and incredibly fun.  And from my standpoint, their classic style makes for stunning photographs. Here is lovely Morgan, and a few of […]

Our beloved Ritz at Half Moon Bay has recently acquired some new family members. They also have a new dessert offered for Weddings called “The Cake”. Here are some headshots of the these new characters around this infamous Wedding venue.

Sonoma County’s largest and most fun charitable event celebrating one of America’s favorite wine region!  The Sonoma Wine Country Weekend was so much fun and I was thrilled to be a part of it!  Julie Atwood of Atwood Ranch hosted the opening event, and it was an amazing experience to get to be around some […]

Master lamp artist, Carl Erickson, approached me to photograph his amazing sputnik lamps for his new website.  We decided that my own Eichler home was the perfect setting to showcase their stellar quality.  I am proud to say that this stunning piece still hangs in my dining room. Thank you Carl!

Meet the lovely ladies of Glow Event Design!  Started by beautiful brunette Christina, who has a background in Fashion Design.  Along with and her (newish) partner in crime, model-tall Lauren, who has makes everyone feel at home in their new studio. You can find them master- minding amazing weddings and events in the Marina District […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Every year, The Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay hosts a gingerbread house competition coupled with their holiday tree lighting.  We are happy to say that we are continually invited to photograph this joyous occasion. This year, local TV host from CBS, Liam Mayclem, was the announcer.  The festivities were located on the Gazebo […]

Odette Estate, set on 45 acres of land tucked under the dramatic palisades of the Stags Leap District, follows along along Silverado Trail.  The newest Plumpjack property, it features the more feminine side of their wines.  This strong, feminine personality recalls the charisma of Odette, a woman who appears throughout history, literature and dance. The […]

I really love the Ritz Carlton at Half Moon Bay.  I’ve done so much photography for them, for so many things — from weddings to events to the Ritz special Epicurean Weekends, and I’ve loved all of it.  I recently photographed their sales team for their holiday card — what a great bunch of people. […]

 Thomas John Events are an event and catering company in San Francisco that I’ve worked with many times over the years.  Years ago, they hosted an industry event and I happened to take a photo of their gorgeous food — and it ended up being the photo they’ve used for their website for years! So […]

I have the good fortune to be friends with the lovely ladies of A Savvy Event, a event planning and designing company located in the wine country.  Started by Kelly McLeskey-Dolata in 2007, the team does all types of events in and around the bay area.   Just about every milestone you can think of, these […]

I had such a great time photographing the lovely ladies at Dream a Little Dream Events.  They needed new headshots, and I was thrilled to photograph them.  So fun!

One of my favorite parts of my job is getting to meet amazing people. The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay recently hosted a seminar for UPS and the featured speaker was Dr. Condoleeza Rice!

We shot a fun corporate dinner for DePuy Synthes last month at Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay, California. What a fun group of people!

Patricia’s family decided to celebrate her graduation from Stanford and her birthday in a big way. With the amazing eye of planner extraordinaire, Morgan Doan they threw an elegant event at the Four Seasons Silicon Valley. {planner/designer} Morgan Events {venue} Four Seasons Silicon Valley {florist} Hunt Littlefield {rentals} Classic Party Rentals and Blue Print Studios […]

Highland Capital recently rewarded their employees with a wonderful weekend trip at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. There was an opening breakfast followed by lots of wonderful activities including kayaking, wine tasting, glass blowing, golfing and horse backriding. What a great weekend!

Recently I was invited to photograph and attend The Seminar, hosted at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay. It was a gathering of Fortune 500 communication directors who gave informative talks for three days. General Stanley McChrystal gave a special talk about leadership. Here are a few from The Seminar.

Jennifer started her terrarium company as an alternative to the usual executive and corporate gifts. These living sculptures fit any home decor and are easy to care for. Here are just a few of her designs!