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A Lesbian Wedding Kiss

Regina and Jheri planned to have their lesbian wedding in the California wine country, because of last summer’s triumph of marriage equality in California, and because this place has special meaning for them. They traveled all the way from New Orleans, and invited me up to the wine country for the day to serve as…

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Everlasting Light

Engagement session lighting is critical. When I am trying to convey the love and connection between my couples, I find moments that are natural and authentic, but lighting is what brings the photos to life. For shoots of any length, I am always traveling with a mobile and flexible lighting setup that allows for creative…

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A Dog Day Afternoon

Engagement photos with dogs take a bit of preparation and patience, but if you put all the pieces in place, you can get some awesome results. N + T wanted to make their dog, Jasper, a part of our engagement shoot. We thought about the best way to set up the itinerary, so that Jasper…

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Engagement Photo with Classic Car

“An engagement photo with classic car.” I often ask my couples about their ideas for the engagement session. I want the shoot to be original, fun, and most of all, to reflect something authentic to the couple. We spend quite a bit of time thinking about places or concepts that are important to their relationship.…

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Excited for a Colorful Year!

2012 was an intense, prolific and creatively fulfilling year at Sasha Photography. Moved into a new studio, traveled to Kauai, Burning Man and twice to Cabo San Lucas (once for my own wedding!). As you may well know, January and February is prime booking season for wedding photographers. Check out this interesting chart from Google…

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A Family.

Gay Wedding San Francisco City Hall As I sat down to Thanksgiving dinner with my family, I felt incredible gratitude about what has transpired in California this year. It has been amazing to see same sex parents finally get recognition and equal rights. It has been a long and hard fight for marriage equality. Since…

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Vizcaya Sacramento Wedding | Jazz + Dominic

Vizcaya Sacramento Wedding Jazz and Dominic invited me to capture their Vizcaya Sacramento¬†wedding, which was actually a two-day affair. The first day was more solemn and traditional. Jazz and the bridesmaids woke up super early in the morning (2:30AM, by some accounts) in order to finish their preparations on time. This kind of preparation is…