George and John

We really enjoyed photographing George and John. They wanted to get some shots in other parts of the city after we finished at SF City Hall. We are all very grateful that Same-Sex / Gay-Lesbian weddings are finally legal in California. I heard from George recently and he told me that they still look at their photos on a regular basis, bringing back fond memories. It was a beautiful day at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco (below).

Palace of Fine Arts same sex marriage

Visit from Australia

Emma and Steve came all the way from Australia to get married at San Francisco City Hall. We took them all over town for photos, but this 4th Floor North Gallery window image was one of their favorites. Many couples come from all over the world to have their nuptials in this amazing building. Emma and Steve were another couple that mentioned to us that the building architecture was important to them. We always combine wide angle shots like the one pictured below, but also include close-up images to highlight the couple. We provide all of our City Hall couples a combination of different styles and angles to choose from. We also show them samples of Black and White and Sepia tone shots.

San Francisco City Hall 4th floor
Fourth Floor

City Hall Nuptials

We had a great time with Genevieve and Matt shooting their September nuptials. They told us that it was important to them that we capture the architecture of this beautiful SF building. This was definitely one of our top five weddings of the year. Genevieve has been nice enough to send us 2 wedding photography referrals, both of which we booked! They also provided us with one of our first 5 star Yelp reviews on our new City Hall wedding photography Yelp Site!

Golden Gate Bridge and Champagne!

Nick and Ashley were a fun loving couple and really seemed to enjoy touring around San Francisco City Hall posing for photos. Both of them were very natural in front of the camera and so easy to photograph. After our trip around the building we headed off to the Legion of Honor and then to Lincoln Park Golf Course to get some Golden Gate Bridge photos and candid shots.Then they brought out the Champagne! They brought some of their friends along and we all had a great time celebrating their wedding. This type of coverage is available with our 4-hour Package, we even include comfortable transportation at no additional charge.

Beautiful architecture at San Francisco City Hall
North Gallery

City Hall Lighting

The grand staircase is a beautiful wedding photography location in the late afternoon especially if there aren’t too many people milling around. To add to the drama of this shot, we back-lit Laura and Robert with a speed light. Notice the natural golden highlights on the stairs themselves. The staircase at City Hall is probably one of the top indoor locations for wedding photography in San Francisco. The same couple is pictured below with Laura in front of city hall’s 3rd floor window illuminated by beautiful natural light. We also used an umbrella flash to fill in some of the shadows.