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Basic Invite DIY Stationery

DIY invitations by Basic Invite A few weeks ago I got an email from Katie. She was reaching out to me about photographing some of basic invite’s unique wedding invitation stationery products and sharing a blog post about them. Since at first I was skeptical, because I always am. I asked her a million questions about their […]

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Bath Boudoir, fluid magic a transformative experience

Bath Boudoir, a form of fluid magic I’ve always loved bath boudoir, for me it is a chance to push the creative boundaries. This session was such a fun one, working with my favorite bay area florist Ashely from Ash+Oak, and recently retired dancer LeeAlex. This bathroom set up was gloriously dreamy. On a technical […]

Women Artists & Business Owners Portrait Special

I’m thrilled to be able to offer this portrait special for all you badass lady artist’s & business owners in the Bay Area! Everyone needs a good portrait, which is why I’ve decided to have a day for 30 minute portrait special sessions! These mini session are just long enough to get some really killer […]

Awesome first dance by rock & roll bride and groom by Oakland Wedding Photographer Ella Sophie

Modern Industrial Wedding

Leah & Chris’ Modern Industrial Wedding, Bronx NYC. I had such a great time photographing Leah & Chris’ modern industrial wedding in the Bronx last September. Leah & Chris are musicians, and they have a band together called With Watson. Some of my favorite aspects of their wedding include: The focus is emotion, the love […]

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Disability Rights Wedding Editorial – San Francisco

I’m so excited to share this disability rights wedding editorial. Recently I had the chance to take part in Catalyst Wedding Co’s Out of the Box photo challenge. Read more about that on their blog. Ashley, from Ash+OAK floral, and I worked together to make this wonderful shoot come together. “My dream is to have […]

Frida Kahlo Wedding Editorial

This past fall I finally had the chance to create a styled photoshoot with a Frida Kahlo Wedding theme. I had so much fun creating these images and I hope you will find them inspiring! Facts about Frida Kahlo’s Wedding! This was an all-woman production. I worked with vendors from around the country to make this shoot […]

Gold Wedding Rings on stone, by Oakland Photographer Ella Sophie

Destination Wedding at Liberty View Farm

Evan & Nicole had their destination wedding at Liberty View Farm In September this year I photographed a wonderful destination wedding in the beautiful hudson valley. Some of you might recognize Nicole & Evan from their adorable engagement session which you can check out by clicking here. Their wedding was near the Shawangunk Mountain Ridge […]

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Freckled & Charred Bridal Portraits

Napa Summer Bridal Portraits – Freckled & Charred This bridal portraits photoshoot was inspired by a freckled rose that I saw in a garden near my studio. It stood out from the rest of the roses on the bush with its ‘imperfections’. The other inspiration for the images was the unconventional beauty that I found in […]

Beautiful bridal portrait, bride in window, by Oakland Photographer Ella Sophie

Jess & Justin Backyard Wedding

Late Summer Backyard Wedding in Upstate NY Jessica & Justin had a beautiful backyard wedding at their country home in upstate NY. Jessica got ready at the beautifully renovated Rivertown Lodge in Hudson, NY with her closest friends. She worked on her vows until just before the wedding, while Justin probably had his rewritten weeks beforehand. […]

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Sarah & Brian DIY rock-n-roll Wedding

Sarah & Brian got married on a beautiful fall day, throwing a fun and creative DIY rock-n-roll Wedding. I really love all the DIY details. Sarah did a ton of work in preparing for her wedding, the love and attention to detail really showed. So I ended up taking more detail shots than I usually would. Sarah & Brian […]