So, you have an Engagement shoot scheduled, now what? Engagement shoot ideas by Ella Sophie, Oakland CA

How to get the most from your Engagement shoot

So, you have an Engagement shoot scheduled, now what? I love engagement shoots. With me, it’s a laid back and easy going experience. I include them in all local San Francisco bay area wedding packages. The engagement photo date is a great way for us to get to know each other a bit more. It […]

Ella Sophie - Oakland CA

Urban Engagement Photo Session

Urban Engagement Session in Historic Downtown Albany I had so much fun with Nicole & Evan earlier this summer when I photographed their urban engagement session. A few few earlier Nicole and Evan called me to confirm they wanted to hire me as their wedding photographer. At the time I was sitting in my car […]

Couple's Choice Award 2016

Couple’s Choice Award Wedding Photographer

I want to take a moment and write about winning the 2016 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award. It really means so much to me when my clients take a minute to express how much they liked my photography and services. So giant thank you to all my awesome clients! Here are a few of the […]

Ella Sophie - Oakland CA

Engagement Session in Boston!

Earlier this summer I took a trip to Boston to capture Alex & Howard’s engagement photos! I photographed them at the Boston Harbor near the aquarium! About 30 minutes before their session was set to start, as I sat at the harbor eating some Ben & Jerry’s a dark swirl of clouds came rushing in. […]

Emma + Dustin in the woods

The morning after Thanksgiving Chris and I headed out to meet Dustin and Emma for a lifestyle shoot on a hiking trail in the Berkshires. Chris carried extra gear, while I had my camera and lenses strapped up safely in my pack. It was unseasonably warm, luckily for us, although quite windy. We went walking […]

Aubrey + Jake Engagement Photo Date

Aubrey and Jake are an adorable Brooklyn based couple, we took their engagement photos in Dumbo at the Brooklyn Bridge Park, which happened to also be the place where Jake originally asked Aubrey to marry him. Jake is not a fan of having his photo taken, but with a girl like Aubrey at his side […]

Sarah + Brian’s Engagement Photo Date

Sarah & Brian are not really the type to enjoy being photographed, since they are both camera-shy this was their first time having professional photos taken. However, odds were in their favor, we had nice weather, a cool park to photograph in, and they were in love, so naturally adorable together. I gave a little […]