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Rachel C Photography - luxury sacramento wedding venue, first kiss after wedding ceremony

This Park Winters wedding is the perfect example of “country meets luxury”.  Undeniably, this high-end wedding venue in California provides the perfect backdrop for a charming, intimate wedding. Neggeen and Hung recently tied the knot at Park Winters, and their wedding was nothing short of breathtaking!! The couple’s wedding was all about the luxurious details, […]

Rachel C Photography - Bay area waterfront wedding venue, glen cove marina

Chad and Omar are the cutest and giddiest couple ever!!! They recently tied the knot in a charming and intimate wedding ceremony at The Lighthouse at Glen Cove Marina!! The happy couple opted for a classy beach-themed wedding, with blue details, and stunning suits that showcased their impeccable taste and style. Located in Vallejo, just […]

Rachel Christopherson Photography - North Shore Oahu wedding at Sunset Ranch, bride and groom photos

This North Shore Oahu Sunset Ranch Wedding was absolutely stunning!!! There are so many things I just love about this venue! If you’re looking for a Hawaii wedding venue, make sure you check out Sunset Ranch. It’s nestled into the mountains of North Shore and it’s the perfect combination of tropical paradise and laid back […]

Looking for jaw dropping golden gate bridge engagement photos, but away from the crowds?! This engagement session is for you! Kirby Cove is officially one of my favorite places to take photos in Northern California! It has sweeping views of the golden gate bridge, rolling lush hills, a cypress/eucalyptus/pine tree forest, and a misty beach […]

Rachel Christopherson Photography - Lake Tahoe engagement photos, engaged could

These winter Lake Tahoe engagement photos were SO fun!! Rowan and Chris were so easygoing and down for anything! Rowan had a very specific vision for these photos and even had the dress picked out before reaching out!! I absolutely loved getting to help bring her vision to life!! She’s a self-proclaimed winter-lover so this […]

san francisco city hall elopement - rachel christopherson photography

If you’re looking to have a sweet and simple elopement packed with tons of love and emotion, this minimalist San Francisco city hall elopement is just the inspiration for you! From Big Wedding to San Francisco Elopement Lauren and Chris originally planned to have a large wedding, but shortly after booking everything, they discovered they […]

While I specialize in weddings and elopements, I’m also a Sacramento family photographer when my schedule allows!! I absolutely love family photos and each fall I find my schedule full of incredible families looking to document their growing family for the holiday season!!! As a wrap-up to this year, I wanted to share photos from […]

These Pinecrest lake engagement photos will have you SWOONING and so inspired for your own engagement pictures! Laura & Timmy are self-described old souls and we knew a cozy cabin and quiet lake shoot would be the perfect fit for their engagement photos!! We started at Laura’s family cabin in Pinecrest where we captured photos […]