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SF CITY HALL BLACK TIE ENGAGEMENT | ESMERALDA & JESUS

The first time my jaw dropped. That’s what happened when these two walked into San Francisco City Hall. Flowing black sheen. And a black tux. I wasn’t sure if it was even them. I mean, I was pretty convinced I was in the presence of celebrities or rock stars. Because my jaw was on the floor. I get to call these two a #baumbride and groom?! Well, they looked like a million bucks and that was only the first few minutes of their SF City Hall Black Tie Engagement Session before we headed to the second part, their Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Session.

And now, their wedding is only DAYS away. And I couldn’t be happier to get to capture their love at their Casa Real Wedding. Cheers to wedding week!

Esmeralda and Jesus, Thank you for inviting me into your love story. For meeting me over a year and a half ago in my home town, introducing me to your beautiful children, and trusting me with this special time in your lives. I cannot wait to capture the love between you two, your family and friends, and your kiddos at your Casa Real wedding this weekend! P.S. Still picking my jaw up off the floor!

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SF City Hall Black Tie Engagement Sessions

We absolutely love SF City Hall Black Tie Engagement Sessions. I think it’s SO important to dress up for your engagement photos, which is why we chare an exclusive Engagement Session Style Guide with all our couples! And man, did these two take our advice because WOW. We loved their black tie ensemble. It was perfect for their SF City Hall Engagement Session. Interested in your own engagement session at SF City Hall? Contact us here!

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco City Hall is the perfect indoor space for your wedding, elopement, or engagement photos. We even love photographing ballerinas there! From wedding inspiration to elopements and more, we’ve photographed there dozens of times and it never gets old!

Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Session

We also love the Palace of Fine Arts for its giant green doors and classic architecture. Check out Cortney & Jon’s Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Session here.

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