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Three-In-One Sutro Bath Engagement Session Out of the hundreds of potential engagement session locations in San Francisco, one of the most versatile locations is at the Sutro Baths. I have a previous blog with different engagement shoot locations in the city that mentions this location, but I wanted to do a deep dive into the […]

April 24, 2019

Couple embrace by the ocean during sutro bath engagement session by amy thompson photography

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A Versatile Sutro Bath Engagement Session

From LA to The City By The Bay Shea and Collin met working in the film industry in Los Angeles ten years ago, but you wouldn’t know it by watching them interact with each other. Their chemistry is off the charts, especially on their wedding day in San Francisco! They felt that having a San […]

April 12, 2019

Bride and groom laugh after San Francisco City Hall Wedding Ceremony

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Aloha From A San Francisco City Hall Wedding Ceremony

Where Does The Time Go? Pictures of your family are priceless. Time goes by so fast when you are raising kids. One day you’re changing diapers and the next you’re sending them off to their first day of school. It can be difficult to take photos of the kids when they are growing up. Sometimes […]

March 27, 2019

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Indoor vs Outdoor Family Photography Sessions

Bay Area Engagement Locations, Part 2 Welcome to part two of my picks for the best Bay Area engagement locations in San Francisco (and a little bit of the South Bay!) If you are looking for Marin County, click here for part one! The city by the Bay has so much to offer, especially the wildlife. […]

February 26, 2019

Couple in trees for san francisco engagement location blog by amy thompson photography

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The Best San Francisco Engagement Locations

Bay Area Engagement Locations, Part 1 The Bay Area has no shortage of beautiful venues, outdoor locations, restaurants, and hotels for those perfect engagement photos. The wide variety of locations allows couples to find a location that reflects their love perfectly, but it can also be quite daunting to find the right spot! I have a […]

February 15, 2019

Couple standing on Mt.Tamalpais for bay area engagement location blog

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The Best Bay Area Engagement Locations: Marin

Romance Requires Planning I received a phone call from a woman asking if I was available to shoot at a Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay proposal. I asked her for some details and such and it turns out she was asking on behalf of her brother! This proposal was going to be a complete surprise. Wil […]

January 22, 2019

Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay proposal by amy thomposn photography

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Pleasantly Surprised: A Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Proposal

Heart Eyes and Mountain Hikes The first thing you might notice about Jocelyn and Eric is that they simply adore each other. They are so kind and so sweet to one another, and it radiates off of them to how they make other people feel. Capturing their love in one of their favorite spots for […]

December 19, 2018

Bride and groom walk along trail at Marin County Wedding

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Mountain Views From A Marin County Wedding

Roots in Colorado, Growth In California Tamara and Matthew coincidently grew up in Colorado but met in college while attending UC Berkley. The world has a funny way of bringing people together, doesn’t it? They are going to have their wedding back in their home state with their family and friends at a picturesque mountain venue, so […]

December 4, 2018

Couple sits on bench outside of redwood regional forrest engagement by amy thompson photography

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A Magical Redwood Regional Park Engagement Shoot

From San Francisco To Marin I would like to preface this blog with a little blurb about how I am so happy that I was asked to shoot both Tara and Brendan’s engagement session at Muir Woods followed by sunset shots at the Sutro Baths, and then their picturesque Rancho Nicasio wedding. I loved all the venues […]

November 14, 2018

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A Rancho Nicasio Wedding On A Warm Fall Day

The Last Bloomfield Farms Wedding Ceremony To clarify, Bloomfield Farms just relocated their wedding venue spot called the Rosewood. Don’t panic! Lisa and Eric got lucky as their wedding was the last one at this location. And what a location! It’s rolling golden hills surrounding the ceremony site located on a ridge. The entire evening […]

October 30, 2018

Bride and groom outside barn at a rustic petaluma wedding by amy thompson photography

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A Rustic Petaluma Wedding: Bloomfield Farms Wedding