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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: For the 3rd year running, Lori was selected for The Knot's Best of Weddings!

I loved this session with Stephanie & Steve! I loved that they are getting married at the beach but wanted to incorporate the beautiful Napa Valley into their engagement session. I loved how much they laugh together. I loved how easy it is to be with them & how fun they are to photograph! I loved their sweet dogs who loved them so much they couldn’t stand when we took pictures without them!:)I loved the beautiful locations we got to be in for the session: in St. Helena at the beautiful Harvest Inn and in Yountville at one of the best spots for gorgeous Fall colors.

Here are just a few favorites from their session, or view their slideshow here.

Stephanie & Steve, thank you so much for inviting me to capture your beautiful love!

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in 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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It’s always fun to see a wedding of mine get published! But it’s especially exciting to see it on a site like Style Me Pretty… one of my guilty pleasures! Check out the feature here or view their full blog post.

Thank you to all the amazing vendors who helped to create such a beautiful wedding!

Venue: Piedmont Community Hall
Floral Design: Anne Mendenhall Flowers
Dessert: Cupkate’s (The Bay Area’s First Cupcake Truck!)
Decor, Lighting, Linens & Tabletop: Hartmann Studios
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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!

I just had to share this beautiful San Francisco wedding today – so many gorgeous fall colors to match the season! But most of all, two beautiful people joining together. It reminds me of how grateful I am to be able to do the work I love, while both capturing & witnessing these incredible and inspiring moments full of love and beauty.

Enjoy Jen & Evan’s gorgeous wedding day, and view more of their images in their slideshow!

Jen & Evan, thank you so much for inviting me to be a part of your beautiful wedding day!

So excited to work together with another wonderful group of vendors!

Wedding Planner: Aimee Wendell, 2Chic Events & Design
Ceremony: St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco
Reception & Catering: Private Club
Floral Design: Main Street Floragardens
Hair & Make-up: Wow Pretty
Band: Hip-Service
Cake: Katrina Rozelle
Wedding Dress Designer: Reem Acra
Men’s Attire: Hugo Boss & Bostonian
Shoes: Bagdley Mischka
Invitations: Crane & Co.
Officiant: Father Charles Gagan

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in 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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How sweet are these two?!!

When I begin planning for a session with a toddler, I know I’ll need to be on my toes just to keep up with their explorations! So for my session with the H Family and their gorgeous twins, I was mentally prepared to get blissfully exhausted! In truth, it wasn’t work at all. I had so much fun getting to know this beautiful family. I loved how they all played together: so much love!!! And Andrew & Sarah just melted my heart!

Here are some more favorites from the session, or watch the full slideshow here:

Jeannine & Gavin, thank you so much for inviting me to capture your beautiful family!

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in 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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Each time I head to Stanford University for a session, I’m awed by how beautiful it is and how many different but gorgeous little spots there are to photograph. Victoria grew up right next to Stanford, and they both attended graduate school there. And they introduced me to yet even more lovely locations! I had such a great time getting to know Victoria & Drew better, and I am SO excited for their wedding next summer at the Oceano Hotel in Half Moon Bay!

Here are just a few favorites from their session, or to see more, watch their slideshow!

Victoria & Drew, thank you so much for inviting me to capture your engagement session & wedding!

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in 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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