Tag Archive: shelby brakken photography

santa barbara family photograher // california beach love

my dear friend (& amazing photographer) and her kiddos and the pacific ocean and all the sand and the beach at dusk. this evening was sort of perfect… Advertisements

parker’s resort wedding in sonoma // malinda + michelle

brittany + ian // married at cathedral park

these two: married underneath the st. johns bridge on the hottest day of summer. cathedral park was lit with sun and sparkle; the¬†reception continued at coopers hall, with wine barrels as a backdrop… Continue reading

nick + loann // married in san miguel de allende, mexico

this wedding was four days of celebrating in the small, colorful cobblestoned town of san miguel de allende and the party didn’t stop the entire time…there was a parade through the streets with… Continue reading

katie + danielle // married at jenkins estate

this two and this perfect june day:: there were garden roses and rays of sun and birds flying overhead. there was a ceremony under a canopy of green and dancing in the barn… Continue reading

drew + nicole // married at left bank annex

the left bank annex and a trolley through the streets and some good luck rain; a photo booth bus and air plants on the tables and dance floor lights; umbrellas and bourbon drinks… Continue reading

nick + loann // san miguel de allende, mexico

the night before the wedding, this parade took over the cobblestone streets of san miguel. the afternoon sun, a¬†donkey, shots of tequila, giant dancing puppets, a mariachi band, friends&family and the bride&groom–a magic… Continue reading


Camano Island. Cama Beach State Park. A day in mid-October. Cabins in the woods. Cabins on the water. The sound of waves against the rocks. A clouded sky and birds flying above the… Continue reading


Salem. September. Heidi and Niels under a blue sky; walking down the aisle, hand in hand. Vows and kisses and i do’s. A guitarist and rows of white chairs. Champagne toasts and kids… Continue reading


McKenna and Cristian’s day was filled with: September sky and sunlight; a hotel room with a turquoise couch and a view of the city; photographs underneath the shadow of the St. John’s bridge;… Continue reading