Happy New Year!!!

I am so incredibly blessed to have the most amazing job on the planet! I look back at these moments from my 2016 wedding season and I can’t help but feel so much joy. These memories make all the hard work worth it!

After 37 weddings, and many, many more engagement shoots and proposals photographed this year, these are just a handful of my favorite moments of 2016. Enjoy!

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Brian serves the greater San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey and Carmel Peninsula, Wine Country including Sonoma County and the Napa Valley, the East Bay,  San Jose, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and wedding destinations worldwide.


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Happy New Year!!!

I am so incredibly blessed to have the most amazing job on the planet! I look back at these moments from my 2016 wedding season and I can’t help but feel so much joy. These memories make all the hard work worth it!

After 37 weddings, and many, many more engagement shoots and proposals photographed, these are just a handful of my favorite moments of 2016. Enjoy!

SEE PART I by CLICKING HERE

SEE PART I by CLICKING HERE

Brian serves the greater San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey and Carmel Peninsula, Wine Country including Sonoma County and the Napa Valley, the East Bay,  San Jose, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and wedding destinations worldwide.

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I had the privilage of working with the always amazing team of Asiel Design,  f. duncan reyes events by design, and Atmosphere Lights for a beautifully and artfully designed Game of Thrones themed holiday party! The event was for Hellman & Friedman, one of the oldest and most experienced private equity investment firms in San Francisco, and took place at The Clift Hotel. The atmosphere as you will see is amazing, and all of the guests completed the look with costumes from the TV show!  Complete with theme music from the show, the event was a huge success! Here are a few of my favorite details from the event!

Event Vendors

Photography by Brian MacStay and Michelle Davis of Brian MacStay Photography
Event Designed by ASIEL DESIGN
Planned and Designed by f. duncan reyes events by design
Music by Gatsby Entertainment Group
Lighting by Atmosphere Lights
Catering & Event Venue The Clift Hotel

 

Brian serves the greater San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey and Carmel Peninsula, Wine Country including Sonoma County and the Napa Valley, the East Bay,  San Jose, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and wedding destinations worldwide.

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Sami and Nick are both graduates from Santa Clara University, and were very active performers at the Louis B Mayer Theater. Today they are both working theater professionals so what better place to do their engagement photos than at the campus and in the theater?!

I recently took my family and some friends to see Sami perform in Beauty and the Beast in Berkeley! She was fantastic!

What an amazingly fun couple! I can’t wait to photograph their wedding next year!

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I consider myself blessed becasue the vast majority of my clients are wonderful to work with. Over all they make me further love my job, and often times become my close friends.

Emily and Darryl are two of the most genuine people you will ever meet. I loved every moment of working with them leading up to and during their wedding day at one of my favorite venues, Auberge du Soleil. In this case most of my conversations before the wedding took place with the groom, Darryl. To say that Darryl is a likable guy would be a big understatement. We hit it off as friends from the start. I met Emily and her beautiful family the night before at their rehearsal dinner.

Emily and Darryl’s wedding was intimate,but absolutely beautiful, down to the last detail. Emily’s dress is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen, and she looked amazing in it!

One of the big highlights from this wedding was Emily’s 101 year old grandfather. He is a wonderful man, and it was a treat seeing him walk his granddaughter down the isle, and dance with her at her reception. I was incredibly impressed with the respect the man got from his family and friends.

If I could shoot this wedding every single weekend I would. Groundhogs day for Emily and Darryl’s wedding! Bring it on!

Here are a handful of my favorite moments. Enjoy.

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Wedding Vendors

Photography by Brian MacStay and Michelle Davis of Brian MacStay Photography

Wedding Venue – Auberge du Soleil

Brian serves the greater San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey and Carmel Peninsula, Wine Country including Sonoma County and the Napa Valley, the East Bay,  San Jose, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and wedding destinations worldwide.

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