San Francisco wedding photographer for people who value REAL MOMENTS and prefer laughter over smiles.
A San Francisco wedding photographer
with a style that is :
Joyful. Candid. Creative. Fun
No posing all day.
No kissing for every photo.
No fake pretend putting on clothing.
ALL authentic humans welcome.
San Francisco Wedding Photographer
San Francisco wedding photographer, avid yogi, and Disney World lover
Thanks for stopping by! My name is ian (left lowercase so you don’t think it’s “Lan”) and I’m a San Francisco wedding photographer! As a San Francisco native, I’ve been so blessed to call it home all my life and particularly love small weddings and elopements!
I was first introduced to photography by my Papa, who passed away in 2005, and is one of the main reasons why I became a photographer. Part of me does it to connect with him and keep his memory alive, and part of me is absolutely passionate about it, duh!!!
My parents don’t have any wedding photos because my mom says my dad was too cheap. Imagine that – no proof of their happiest day together!? As a wedding photographer, this cuts deep.
And so my desire to give people meaningful wedding images began.
At the heart of my focus as a San Francisco Wedding Photographer is to give meaningful candid wedding photos to all my Couples, because I know how significant these fleeting moments are.
I work my tail off so you can have the images I wish I had.
Wedding and Elopement Resources for Easy Planning
San Francisco Elopement Photographer
As a wedding photographer in San Francisco, I try my best to make the wedding experience easy for my couples. Check out the resources below!
It's about YOU and telling your story!
First and foremost, I want you to be happy.
Your hair will gray, your skin will wrinkle, and your memories will fade…but the wedding photographs will remain.
You are having a once in a lifetime celebration with the most important people in your lives, and documenting it is not something I take lightly.
This is why I love being a wedding photographer and focusing on smaller elopements.
I have my memories and photos to remember my Papa and my most favorite image of him is an authentic moment of joy.
As a San Francisco wedding photographer I want that for you, your children, and for your memories.
300+ Weddings as a San Francisco Wedding Photographer
California Elopement Photographer
As a native San Francisco wedding photographer, I have been fortunate to have grown up in one of the best places in the world to elope. In addition to the great cuisine, attractions, and weather, Northern California is home to some amazing natural landscapes and elopement venues. Redwood trees, ocean views, and wineries are all a short drive from the City. Below are some of my favorite elopement locations.