San Francisco Engagement Photos at Sutro Baths and Golden Gate Park 1

Michelle and I recently spent the afternoon with Anastasia and Kent for their engagement session in San Francisco. We started out at The Palace of Fine Arts, but the wind was crazy bad so we relocated to Golden Gate Park, then headed to Lands End for sunset. It doesn’t look it from the photos, but it was COLD that day in San Francisco! Anastasia and Kent were real troopers! We had a great time with them though! I laughed a lot! Kent is a really funny guy! ūüôā

Here are some of my favorite moments of our afternoon together.

San Francisco Engagement Photos at Golden Gate Park

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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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Jewish Wedding at Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay and Private Residence in La Honda 16

Kim had never been married. After almost 60 years of searching for Mr. Right, she finally married the man of her dreams this past Saturday at her and Gordon’s home in La Honda, CA. ¬†Gordon is a highly respected oncologist, and will be enjoying his retirement with his new bride after over 30 years of serving the community.

Kim and Gordon’s Jewish wedding was full of tradition, beauty and lots of love from family and long time friends. I was privileged to be witness to such a beautiful celebration! Here are a handful of my favorite moments of the day.

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Wedding Vendors

Bride Getting Ready Venue – Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

Ceremony & Reception Venue – Couples Private Residence in La Honda, CA

Wedding Photography – Brian MacStay Photography (Second photographer Michelle Davis)

Wedding Cinematography – AVR Films

Wedding Planning and Coordination – Jean Marks Weddings

Hair and Makeup – Angela Womack

Rentals – Bright Event Rentals

Florals – In Full Bloom Florals

Caterer – Thomas John Events

Cake – Copenhagen Bakery

DJ/Band – Benny Be Music

Officiant – Cantor Martin Feldman

Parking Attendants – Peninsula Parking

Bride Transportation – Lonestar Limo

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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Vietnamese Wedding in San Jose 1

A little over a year ago I received a phone call from my good friend Anthony White, the incredibly gifted wedding planner from Extreme Elegance Events by Tony, about an amazing Vietnamese couple he had just booked, and their grand vision for their wedding day. Well, a year later their cohesive vision became a wonderfully beautiful reality, and I was privileged to play a role front and center for this magnificent event. This wedding could not have been more enjoyable to photograph. From the visual eye candy, to the welcoming personalities, and the amazing vendors I was privileged to work along side. It was a day to remember. I can only hope that the images we captured that day give it a fraction of justice it deserves.

Here are a handful of my favorite moments of the day. Enjoy!

Oh, PS: If you want to see Laura and Calvin’s engagement photos CLICK HERE!

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Laura and Calvin

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Wedding Vendors

Getting Ready Venue – San Jose Marriott

Portraits of the couple – San Jose Fairmont

Traditional Vietnamese Tea Ceremony – Japanese Tea Garden in San Jose

Wedding Reception – Unify Event Center in San Jose

Wedding Photography by Brian MacStay Photography with contributing photographers John Wright, Tony Chu and Joseph Tan

Wedding Planning and Event Design by Extreme Elegance Events by Tony

Wedding Cinematography by Visual Poets

Flowers by Amy Burke Designs

Hair and Makeup by The Foundation Squad

Wedding Dress Designer Galia Lahav and purchased at Kinsley James Bridal in Walnut Creek

Wedding Cake by The Sweet Event

Deserts by Euro Delights 

Ghost Chairs rented from Abby Party Rents SF

Reception Decor by Queen Bridal

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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Wedding Proposal Photos at Auberge du Soleil 6

It’s always exciting experiencing the anticipation of a marriage proposal! Most of them are full of joy and a ton of fun! As you will see the hour I spent with Andrea and Adrian at Auberge du Soleil was a blast!

Adrian drove his girl friend Andrea out from the Central Valley to pop the big question. Here’s what happened on this beautiful sunny evening in Napa Valley…!!!

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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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Pebble Beach Wedding Photos 1

Ashlee and Tucker are two of the most genuinely nicest people you will ever meet. Their love for each other is rooted in faith and friendship, and it shows, even in the photographs.

Michelle and I were privileged to photograph this couples stunning union at a private residence with a stunning view of Pebble Beach.

We had the privilege of working alongside some of the best vendors in the business, including; Gatsby Entertainment, AVR Films, and La Bella Weddings! It was an A Team for sure that day! Oh yeah, and the weather was prefect too!

Here are a few of my favorites Ashlee and Tucker’s big day! Enjoy!

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Wedding Venue – Private Residence in Pebble Beach, CA

Wedding Photography by Brian MacStay and Michelle Davis of Brian MacStay Photography

Wedding Planning – La Bella Weddings

Florals by Bloomsters

Cake and Deserts by Frosted Cupcake Factory

Wedding Cinematography by AVR Films

 Rentals by Rental Genie

DJ and Event Lighting by Gatsby Entertainment

Photo Booth by Archival Photo Booth

Rentals by Pro Prep Events

Stationary by Wedding Paper Divas

Catering by Hyson Epstein

Transportation by Corinthian Transportation

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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