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Intimate Family Style wedding at The Little Kitchen, Oakland

Intimate Family Style wedding at The Little Kitchen, Oakland Recently I photographed an intimate family style wedding at the Little Kitchen. The Little Kitchen is a part of Jessica Laskey’s catering business. Located in Montclair in Oakland and featuring the most adorable round yellow windows. Zoe and John decided on having a small family oriented […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]