Rosewood Events, A Petaluma Hidden Gem Set amongst the rolling Petaluma hills, Rosewood Events wedding and event space are perfect for the couple looking for an outdoor, intimate, private celebration of love. There is plenty of space for every part of the day and really no need to leave the site. Less stress if everything […]

September 11, 2019

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A Darling Summer Rosewood Events Wedding

Searching for “The One”: Marin County Wedding Venues Sometimes, searching for the right wedding venue is as difficult as finding your future Mr. or Mrs., especially in the Bay Area! San Francisco, the East Bay, and South Bay all have a ton of venues to look at, (and don’t get me started on Wine Country) […]

July 15, 2019

Rancho Nicasio Wedding Venue for Marin County Wedding Venues blog by amy thoimpson photography


Amy’s Guide To Marin County Wedding Venues

Professional Photography Is A 2-for-1 Deal The first reason you should hire a professional lifestyle photographer is that the photos can help visually tell a story about your brand. You would want this because professional photography clearly conveys who you are and what your business is while offering your customers something that’s immediately recognizable as […]

May 30, 2019

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Why Entrepreneurs Need a Professional Lifestyle Photographer

A Hidden Gem Marin Family Photography Location I had the pleasure of shooting this adorable family in Nicasio, which is a wonderful hidden gem for Marin family photography. The forested rolling hills, larger than life trees, and perfect weather made this shoot seem like they were on a movie set! I also did this shoot […]

May 15, 2019

Sisters dancing for Marin Family Photography by Amy Thompson Photography


Making a Day of Marin Family Photography

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

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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


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


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


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

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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

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Pleasantly Surprised: A Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Proposal