COVID-19 Coronavirus Update
Current changes: COVID-19 Coronavirus update. Expressive Photographics is currently not taking office visits in compliance with the Santa Cruz County health order. However, we are working from home and happy to book your future ev ...
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Best Santa Cruz Family Portrait Locations
With the great abundance of places to do family lifestyle photography in the Santa Cruz area, it can be a challenge just deciding which ones are the best Santa Cruz family portrait locations for your next family photography sessio ...
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How To Plan A Surprise Proposal And Get Great Photos
So you are ready to take your love relationship to the next level with a commitment to lifelong love and partnership. You’ve purchased a beautiful engagement ring, obtained the blessings of your partner’s parents, and are dreaming ...
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Big Sur Engagement Photography at Pfeiffer Beach
This was a very special Big Sur engagement photography session, full of aliveness and magic. These two lovebirds have a delightful, playful, passionate connection that showed up so beautifully during this adventurous engagement ph ...
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Five Tips On How To Take Better Engagement Pictures
These are my personal Top Five tips on how to take better engagement pictures. I hope you'll find them helpful, and that you'll share them with a few friends! Shoot when the light is right. The single most important thing you ...
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Sand Rock Farm Wedding Photography
This gallery of my Sand Rock Farm wedding photography is from the sweet nuptials of Josh and Itzel, who fell in love with the venue for its natural beauty and the warm hospitality of proprietors, Jennifer and Derek Hagglof. Sand R ...
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Fall is for Family Portraits in Santa Cruz!
If you are dreaming of Family Portraits in Santa Cruz, or anyplace in the Monterey Bay Area, now is the time to act, because our Fabulous Fall Portrait Specials are back at Expressive Photographics! Did you know that you can actua ...
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Sausalito California Wedding – Presidio Yacht Club
I am thrilled to finally be sharing this Sausalito California wedding with you! This was a lovely spring wedding, starting with preparations at the Warwick Hotel, in San Francisco, a cool First Look photo session with the bride an ...
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Tehama Golf Club Wedding, Carmel
If you have been there, you know how sweet a Tehama Golf Club wedding can be! I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful Carmel wedding, at Tehama Golf Club, on one of those perfect Monterey Bay weather days. On this sunn ...
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Family Portraits and Larger Group Photos – What is the Best Print Size?
When deciding on the best print size to show off your new family portraits, a bit of pre-planning will greatly enhance the overall look of your finished Portrait Art. To check out examples of our Family Lifestyle Portraiture, clic ...
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Bonny Doon Art And Wine Festival
Expressive Photographics Donates Portrait Services To Support art, science, and music programs for the children of Bonny Doon School. We are happy to announce that we have contributed a very special item to the Bonny Doon Art and ...
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Hollins House Wedding Photos, Santa Cruz
I am always super happy to have another opportunity to come out and create Hollins House wedding photos. The reasons are quite simple, actually. This classic Santa Cruz wedding venue has a unique charm, in a comfortable yet classy ...
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Chaminade Resort Wedding Photography by Expressive Photographics
Some of the things I love about doing Chaminade Resort wedding photography, are the stunning views of the Monterey Bay, and all the amazing photo-opportunities that come with capturing the sweet moments of weddings at one of the b ...
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Seascape Golf Club Wedding Photography: A Splash of Summer Color
When it comes time for all those beautiful summer weddings, my mind turns to my favorite Santa Cruz area wedding venues, and the lovely wedding site featured in this post is consistently among my top favorite wedding spots. Please ...
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Lands End San Francisco Engagement Pictures, Plus Sutro Heights And Sutro Bath Ruins
When Theo and Erin asked if I could come up North and create some awesome Lands End San Francisco engagement pictures as part of their upcoming wedding photography, I was elated. It is one of those very special places, where I fee ...
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Santa Cruz Senior Portraits, Vigné Farms Equestrian Park
Expressive Photographics recently made a donation of services, supporting fundraising efforts for the Bonny Doon Community School Foundation. You may have read the earlier article about it here. I am happy to announce that the luc ...
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Santa Cruz Engagement Photography – Alex and Jazmin’s Excellent Engagement Portraits, West Cliff Drive & Wilder Ranch State Park
Santa Cruz Engagement Photography can be a little complicated... In a good way, of course! With all the amazingly beautiful portrait locations available in the Santa Cruz area, I sometimes have a challenge settling on just two loc ...
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Santa Cruz Family Portraits at Wilder Ranch – Professional Lifestyle Portraiture in the Monterey Bay Area
Oftentimes, our fabulous wedding clients become clients again, when the time comes to look for a professional photographer who can create beautiful lifestyle portraits in a natural setting. Another trend we have seen lately, is fa ...
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Santa Cruz Engagement Portraits at Four Mile Beach
With the busy wedding season just getting started here in California, we have been doing plenty of engagement photo sessions, and even a few "Will You Marry Me" photo-ops. Love is in the air, and we LOVE IT! I felt so fortunate an ...
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