Women Artists & Business Owners Portrait Special, Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area. Photographer Ella Sophie

Women Artists & Business Owners Portrait Special 2018

I’m bringing back the Portrait Special for women artists and business owners! Guess what folks, Spring is just about here! Which means my anniversary is around the corner! And that means that my annual portrait special for women artists and business owners is back! Ok, I think I’ve used up my exclamation points for this […]

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 […]

Oakland Photographer, Ella Sophie, Basic invite, diy invitations

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 […]

bath boudoir, detail shot white lace bodysuit, Oakland Photographer Ella Sophie

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 […]

Disability Rights Wedding Editorial, Brides sitting at table holding hands by Ella Sophie Oakland

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 […]