Ella Sophie - Oakland Boudoir Photographer

Subtle Sensual, Oakland Boudoir Session

Oakland Boudoir, storytelling and legacy I love creating stories that celebrate my client’s unique stories. For Danielle that means we get together whenever she has a significant year and do a boudoir & portrait photoshoot. Someday we will take all of the photos taken over the years and compile them into one beautiful book that […]

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 […]

6 months of traveling, and a new home!

So, I went MIA for a few months… and I thought it would be nice to try to squeeze all of what I did during that time into 1 little blog post! In December, I packed up my belongings in my apartment that I had called home in NYC for the past few years. With […]

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. […]

Ella Sophie - Boudoir

Corie – Oakland Studio Boudoir Session

Flowery, dreamy, moody, boudoir session. Last week I had the pleasure of photographing Corie in my new Oakland studio boudoir space. It was my first boudoir session in this new space, and I must say, I love all the different light I can find in this space! “There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, […]

Bridal musings in the Rose Garden

Last week I had the chance to photograph a bridal editorial set in my new city – Oakland, CA. We went to the Morcom Rose Garden around dusk. Twine & Dandy created a stunning flower crown and bouquet. Juanita from Poetic Beauty did the makeup for Zoe West, the model & ‘Bride’. I have to say, […]

Isabella Boudoir

“you are going to be in your skin for a long time, you might as well get comfortable in it and enjoy what you have.“      I photographed Isabella’s boudoir session in Baltimore, MD in a beautiful private home. Every time that I shoot a boudoir session I remember how important, fun and rewarding my […]

Michelle & Andy’s Fall Wedding

Michelle and Andy had a beautiful colorful fall wedding at their friend’s home in the Hudson Valley. Some of my favorite things about photographing this wedding:: The intimate and family feel that the wedding had due to being hosted at a private residence. It truly felt like it was about the love between Michelle and […]

Indian Wedding

India, Turkey, California, New York Ramit & Nigun celebrated their Indian wedding ceremony in NY. He was from India, she was from Turkey, together they live in California. They tied the knot with a detail filled Indian ceremony, followed by a delicious buffet. All images © Ella Sophie www.ellasophiephoto.com

Alternative DIY Wedding

Festive, Alternative & Unique Outdoor Wedding Will & Heather both love live music, festivals and the outdoors. They are also passionate about keeping our environment healthy. So they decided to combine all of these aspects of themselves into their wedding day. A beautiful short ceremony was followed by delicious local and organic foods served on […]