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  • A beautiful photograph is a key that unlocks a moment.

    Lori Paladino is an award-winning wedding & portrait photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area, focused on real moments and emotionally inspired imagery. Small weddings, big weddings, proposals, elopements, classic weddings, DIY weddings, same sex weddings, vintage weddings, modern weddings... as long as the key ingredient is love, Lori would love to capture it!

    Lori is based in the gorgeous Napa Valley, and her weddings & lifestyle portrait sessions regularly take her all over Northern California and welcomes destination weddings and portrait commissions across the globe.

    Recent News: Lori was selected for The Knot's Best of Weddings 2016!!! She's been selected for Best of Weddings four times, which puts her in The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame!!!

I loved working with Sarah & Alex on their Napa engagement session and then gorgeous wedding at Hamlin Mansion in San Francisco a few years back, and I was thrilled to hear of their little one’s arrival this year!  I traveled to their home for a super sweet newborn session to capture these moments just bursting with love and awe and wonder.  Here are just a few favorites!
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Congratulations Sarah & Alex, and welcome to Zack!! Thank you for inviting me to capture this sweet time in your family!!!

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in Napa and the San Francisco Bay Area, album design or other fun photography tips, feel free to reach out by email: lori@loriphoto.com or via the contact link on my website.

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I love having the opportunity to capture maternity images — it’s such a magical time of anticipation!  And when it’s couples I’ve worked with on their weddings, it’s so incredibly exciting!  I love seeing their journey and helping capture it as it continues.  I’m so proud and feel so lucky that I have many clients who have invited me to be their family photographer.  What a honor to see their families grow!!  Here are just a few favorites from Monica & Jonathan’s session before their little girl arrived!!!
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0012_MJMaternity_Panel_Blog0009_MJMaternity_Panel_Blog0010_MJMaternity_Panel_BlogCongratulations Monica & Jonathan, & thank you for inviting me to capture this sweet time in your family!!!  Beautiful hair and make up on Monica by Bella Bridal Napa Valley.

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in Napa and the San Francisco Bay Area, album design or other fun photography tips, feel free to reach out by email: lori@loriphoto.com or via the contact link on my website.

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Amanda & Peter had the best idea for their engagement session – head to The Fremont Diner!  Not only is it one of the yummiest places to visit in Sonoma (oh my – you must try their shakes!!!), it is also full of retro eye candy.  I love the colors and decor in the diner, and it was super fun to capture some images of Amanda & Peter there (how cute is Amanda’s sparkly skirt)!!!  Afterwards, we headed over to the General’s Daughter which was right next to their wedding venue, Ramekins. Both venues are so lovely, and a great option for Sonoma weddings.APePanel__001APePanel__002APePanel__003APePanel__004APePanel__005APePanel__006APePanel__007APePanel__008APePanel__009APePanel__010APePanel__011APePanel__012APePanel__013APePanel__014APePanel__015APePanel__016APePanel__017APePanel__018APePanel__019APePanel__022APePanel__023APePanel__025

Thank you Amanda & Peter for dreaming up such a fun session and inviting me to capture it!!

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in Napa and the San Francisco Bay Area, album design or other fun photography tips, feel free to reach out by email: lori@loriphoto.com or via the contact link on my website.

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Leah & Jaime are two of the kindest hearts I’ve had the pleasure of photographing.  I loved spending time with them, and I loved seeing how much they take care of one another.  We headed to the Marin Headlands for their session, and we had absolutely gorgeous to play with for their photos.  Here are just a few favorites!
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Nelli & Kevin brought together friends and family to celebrate their classically beautiful wedding day in San Francisco at the Ritz Carlton.  We took the full wedding party out for a few photos in some iconic San Francisco spaces, capturing images at the Palace of Fine Arts, and some under the Golden Gate Bridge.  My absolute favorites were of Nelli & Kevin in the Presidio, with some perfect light shining through the trees.  As we headed back to the Ritz Carlton San Francisco for their ceremony, we were greeted by an incredible display of orchids and roses all throughout the ceremony and reception spaces.  The floral design elements in their wedding were stunning.  Here are just a few favorites from the day!

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It was wonderful capturing this beautiful day, and I loved working with such a terrific group of vendor partners.

Venue: Ritz Carlton

Planner: Any Occasion – Inna

Florist: Floramor

Hair & Make Up Artist: Jasmine Chan-Choi

Ceremony Music: Synchronicity

Reception Music: Hip Service

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