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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 flattered & excited to hear from Elizabeth this year!  She had attended one of my all-time favorite weddings a few years back (Allison & Dustin), and she had kept my name for the day when she began to plan her own wedding – so sweet!  Still in the beginning stages of planning, we quickly got a date on the calendar for their engagement session, so they could use some of the images in the save-the-dates.  This is one of my favorite times of year in Napa, when the mustard is in crazy bloom, and I scouted out a beautiful field to set us up for their session.  We also visited on of my favorite hiking spots in Napa.  How much do I love the landscapes here?  There is just an endless supply of beauty!  And these two were a ton of fun to photograph!  They are super funny & full of love and connection.  I can’t wait for their wedding this Fall!!!

Here are some favorites from the session or view their slideshow here!

Elizabeth & Kevin, 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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  • March 16, 2012 - 5:55 pm

    Halberg Photographers - great use of a super fun looking location!!!

  • March 16, 2012 - 6:43 pm

    lori - Thanks so much! I feel so lucky to live in this gorgeous area & have such inspiring couples to photograph!

I adore non-conventional weddings, and since the typical January weather in San Francisco means the odds are in the rain’s favor, I almost feel like this wedding should be labeled, “Don’t try this at home.” But wow, the risk of braving possible rain paid off! Seriously, how gorgeous was this twilight wedding?!!! Not to mention, that it was on the deck of the Penthouse Suite at the Fairmont Hotel, with stunning views of San Francisco. Noelle & Alton planned a perfect and amazing night for a close knit group of family and friends, and I consider myself very lucky to have been there to witness and capture their sweet & breath-taking wedding!

Here are a few favorite images from the day!

A big thanks to all the fantastic vendors who helped to put this lovely wedding together!

Venue: San Francisco Fairmont Hotel
Floral Design: A. Hana Design
Officiant: Pastor Brad Olson

Noelle & Alton, thank you so much for inviting us to capture your beautiful wedding! Special thanks to Kirsty Edwards for 2nd shooting with me!

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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I love that Melissa & Matt got married on New Year’s Eve! Not only was it an incredible party for everyone, but I love that each year they’ll celebrate their marriage at the beginning of a new year, full of hope and excitement for the year to come.It also makes it easy to remember your anniversary! 🙂

Here are just a few favorites from the day, or you can view their full slideshow here!

Melissa & Matt, thank you so much for inviting me to capture your beautiful wedding day!

Special thanks to Kirsty & Cara for shooting with me that day! So nice to have such lovely & talented friends along to help capture Melissa & Matt’s big day!

For more information about wedding or lifestyle portrait photography in the San Francis
co 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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Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday break! Here are a few favorites of a lovely San Francisco family I had the pleasure of photographing this December! These girls were so much fun and so full of energy & smiles! LOVED hanging out with them all!

Enjoy!

W Family, 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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  • December 28, 2011 - 10:30 pm

    carleigh - this is super cute! like!!

  • December 29, 2011 - 2:28 am

    lori - Thanks Carleigh! 🙂

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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