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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 was so very flattered when Lindsey approached me about photographing her wedding day.  Not only is she one of the sweetest people to work with, she’s also the founder and owner of L’Relyea Events, an incredible wedding planning and design team.  She’s a woman with endless style and grace, and I knew her wedding day would be stunning.  Working with she and Brandon was a dream, and capturing their love was so inspiring!  Here are just a few favorites, from the day, or check out their gorgeous feature on Style Me Pretty!

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Thank you Lindsey & Brandon for inviting me to capture such a gorgeous day, full of love!

A huge thank you to all of the amazing vendors who brought this dream wedding to reality!!!

Event Planning & Design: L’Relyea Events

Venue & Caterer: Geyserville Inn

Hair & Make-up: Bella Bridal

Florist: EV Floral

Rentals: La Tavola RentalsClassic Party Rentals & Encore Events

Cake: Mustache Bakery 

Dress & Hairpiece: Anna Campbell

Shoes: Betsy Johnson

DJ: Boutique Wedding DJ

Videographer: Weddings on Film

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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Michelle and Eddie planned a gorgeous celebration for their wedding.  They started the day with a Vietnamese Tea Ceremony at Michelle’s childhood home, and then brought the full wedding to the Oceano Hotel & Spa for the reception.  Michelle got to wear not 2, but 4 dresses on her wedding day!!!  SO fun!!  Here are just a few favorites from the day!

Big thanks to all the vendors who helped put together this lovely celebration!

Venue: Oceano Hotel and Spa

Catering: Le’s Kitchen

Floral Design: Vo Floral Design

Event Coordinator: Coquette Events

Cake Designer: Mazzettis Bakery

Reception Musicians: Four Seasons String Quartet

DJ: DJ Myky Rosales

Videographer: Wing Hon Films

Hair Stylist: Giao Nguyen

Make-up Artist: Giao Nguyen

Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier

Wedding Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Groom’s Attire: Hugo Boss Bloomingdales

Rings: Derco

Transportation: Cloud 9 Limousines

Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

Lighting: DJ Myky Rosales

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 loved capturing Anna & Amir’s San Francisco wedding at the Foreign Cinema.  We started the day at Hotel Vitale along the bay with views of the Bay Bridge, and headed into the Mission District for the ceremony and reception.  A glorious fall day in San Francisco; we couldn’t have asked for better weather or a sweeter group of friends and family to celebrate this marriage.  Here are a few favorites from the day!

What an incredible venue and gifted group of vendors:

Venue + Catering: Foreign Cinema

Event Coordinator: Janine Jacobson, Foreign Cinema

Cake Artist: Kelsey Foster, Pastry Assistant, Nopa

Florist: Rebekah Northway, The Petaler

Music: Trevor Williams, Santa Cruz DJ Co.

Hair + Makeup: Jane Kim, The Glamourist

Bride’s Dress: Davids Bridal

Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo

Groom’s Attire: Zegna

Groom’s Shoes: Gucci

Ring Design: Brilliant Earth

Invitation Design: Hello Lucky 

Dice: Chessex 

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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When Ursy & Dany first told me about their plans, I knew it would be a lovely and full of love gathering.  They were married earlier in the day at the Napa Courthouse, and then met their families at Chappellet Winery, where they exchanged their own vows, in the gorgeous “treehouse” overlooking Lake Hennessey, surrounded by vineyards, with their beautiful husky in attendance as well.  My face hurt from smiling!  Ursy & Dany put together a box of deliciousness for everyone, which included goodies they had cooked & baked together.  They also included a handwritten thank you note to each attendee.  It was such a thoughtful and loving celebration.  Here are a few favorites!

Ceremony: Napa Courthouse
Vows & Reception: Chappellet Winery
Cake: Kara’s Cupcakes
Bouquet: EV Floral Design

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I’m thrilled to share images from Christine & Rob’s gorgeous wedding at Chalk Hill Estate in Sonoma!  Thank you to A-Team of vendors who helped bring together this beautiful and elegant event.

Venue: Chalk Hill Winery

Event Planner: Lindsey l’Relyea Events

Officient: Rev Paedar Dalton

Florist: Daisy Rose

Hair & MUA: Marisa Perel

Caterer: Pascaline Fine Catering

Cake: Moustache Baked Goods

Videographer: David Tavares

Rentals: EncoreLa Tavola Linen and Wine Country Party & Events

Ceremony Music: Aaron and Jane Music

Reception Music/Lighting: Verducci Entertainment

Invitation Design: Minted

Day-of Printed Elements: Vellum and Vogue

Transportation: NVTT

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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