Want to know how to book your candid documentary wedding photography session with Liz Caruana?  Booking with me couldn’t be easier!

As soon as you know your wedding date contact me to see if your date is available. We then can meet at my studio in San Francisco and go over every single wedding dream you have and how I can help you achieve them.

If you live out of convenient traveling distance for an in-person meeting, we can conduct business via telephone and email. After the meeting I require a 35% deposit fee and a signed contract to secure your wedding date. To be able to pay special attention to all my amazing clients I only book between 15 and 20 weddings per year.

Want to book an engagement, rock the dress or wedding shower session? Fabulous! Go to my Packages and A La Carte page for details of what to expect at these wonderful sessions.

So what's next? The big question.

 

Am I the Candid Documentary Wedding Photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area for you?

Looking for a documentary photo-journalistic wedding photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area can be  overwhelming! There are so many photographers and studios to choose from in Napa, Sonoma, and South Bay Regions!

I know you want amazing photos to capture you and your fiance and a wedding photography experience that will be fun and memorable, too.

So take a few minutes and walk through the steps on this page to see if you and I would be a good match for each other!

 

Step 1: Do you like my work?

My goal is to work with you to provide you exactly what you're looking for from a wedding photographer and give you the images that you'll love. Your wedding could be outdoors, on a sunny, rainy, cloudy day, in a temple, or a church, or an art gallery, I can shoot any location and make you look beautiful!

While shooting, I will help you find poses that look awesome and yet feel relaxed and natural. I work hard to pay attention to all the little details that will make your photos great. I try to capture both serious moments and big laughs, and lots of expressions in between. We will talk and laugh during your session, and though you may start out nervous, I hope you will walk away feeling like you made a new friend!

My editing style is clean, bright, and natural. I make careful adjustments to photos so they resemble what your day was like. I want your photos to have cinematic feel that is real and stunning - so that you'll look back at them years later and still love them as much as you will today. Here are some of my favorite Candid Documentary San Francisco Bay Area Wedding Photographs. If you like what you see, continue on to STEP 2!

 

Elizabeth and Jordan's Charles Krug Winery Wedding in St. Helena California

You can never go wrong with a wedding in St. Helena. This local is warm, green and lovely almost all year. More Photos from Elizabeth and Jordan's Wedding.

 

Josey and Ian's Rios Lovell Winery Wedding in Livermore California

Livermore is one of California's beloved wine regions and Rios Lovell Winery has a European flare with stone walkways, gas lanterns and luscious gardens. More Photos from Josey and Ian's Wedding.

 

James and Alastair's Engagement Session in San Francisco Embarcadero

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James and Alastair had a very private engagement session in their home where they were photographed with their two rescue kitties Sharla and Onyx. These two love spending time together and made a delicious blueberry pie while I snapped away. They stepped outside while the pie was baking to take some stunning rooftop and city photos in San Francisco's Embarcadero. More Photos from James and Alastair's Engagement.

 

Trish and Alex's Downtown Wedding Engagement in Toronto, Ontario Canada

Toronto is their home and was part of every little nuance of their engagement session. I photographed them in Dundas Square, new and old Toronto City Hall, Osgoode Hall, and even on York St.  More Photos from Trish and Alex's Engagement.

 

Anne and Ryan's City Hall wedding in San Francisco, California

In true San Francisco style Anne and Ryan were married at the iconic city hall building. Beautiful architecture both inside and out made for a romantic day.  More Photos from Anne and Ryan's Wedding.

 

Remona and Gary's Crocker Art Museum Wedding in Sacramento, California

If there is one venue you could get married at in Sacramento it's the Crocker Art Musuem. Filled with classic art work and phenomenal architecture, this museum was an outstanding backdrop to a fun filled day.  More Photos from Remona and Gary's Wedding.

 

Gwen and Cory's Dawn Ranch Lodge Wedding in Guerneville, California

Guerneville is one of California's hidden gems. Just an hour and a half outside of San Francisco, it is the perfect combination of forest and river. Gwen and Cory had their DIY wedding at the Dawn Ranch Lodge surrounded by family and friends from all over the world.  More Photos from Gwen and Cory's Wedding.

Want to see more more photos. Check out highlights in the blog.

 

Step 2: All the info you could ever want or need

My Prepping & What to Expect page willtake you step by step through getting ready and help both the camera shy and camera loving couples know what happens with me at my photo sessions.

My Packages & A La Carte page will detail what comes with my four wedding sessions as well as details on upgrades of albums, and my A La Carte page has anything else you could possibly want.

 

Step 3: Contact Me and get the ball rolling!

OK, you've read about me and my work, you've seen my work here and in blog posts, you've even gone to the website and seen more work, and now you want to take the next step. Contact me and we can chat on the phone, or by Skype, or in person at my studio in San Francisco. If I'm the right wedding photographer for you, I can sendyou my contract for you and your fiance to review.

 

Step 4: Confirm a date, then send in your contract and deposit

I take a very limited number of weddings per year so that I can provide only the best quality images for my couples. Other photographers out there end up choosing to over book themselves and suffer from burn out and the quality of their work suffers. I can assure you that I put a lot of thought and care into preparing for your day as I depend on your kind words to work with future couples.  At our in person consultation at my studio we'll go over my style of photography, how the wedding day will be with me there, and we'll sign your contract and collect your deposit. The deposit locks your date with me, without it you could lose your place me to other couples.

 

Want to know more about me?

Check out how I fell in love with wedding photography here.

 

I still have a few questions

Check out my FAQs and How To Choose A Wedding Photographer for answers to your queries.

 

Ready? Set? Go!

Give me a ring and let's chat about your day!!!