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San Francisco Fairmont Hotel Wedding – Olga and Misha


Leading up to Olga and Misha’s wedding at The Fairmont in San Francisco we had no idea that a wedding in late November could have such beautiful weather. This was a full day of coverage for us and it was a pleasure to capture the wedding day so thoroughly – from the morning preparations to the final toast of the night.

Some favorites from the day:


The beautiful, intricate detail work on Olga’s dress was matched perfectly to these shimmering silver heels:


Olga had the help of her sister, Yulia, when getting ready for the big day:




Loved this sillhoutte we captured during the final make-up touches:


First stop for portraits – the famous Legion of Honor! Considering this was a late November wedding, we hardly had any competition for those beautiful columns. Tourists and other visitors were watching our activities from a distance when one of them approached to ask if this was a “real wedding”:


It was so much fun to pose Olga and Misha for their romantic portraits! They were naturals and it almost seemed too easy:


They had a few tricks up their sleeves as well – it looked like they had this move completely mastered:


It’s always great fun when we sense that our couple is up for some edgy posing ideas. Did they make this one look HOT or what? :)


The ride across town in the limo with their Bridal Party was a lot of fun:


We were all wowed when we saw the amazing lighting and decorations set up for the ceremony in the Venetian Room of the Fairmont Hotel:



Here’s a wider view of the Venetian Room for their ceremony:




We love using settings with character and had a blast creating portraits in this brick-lined alley way:




When we were back on Nob Hill we noticed this pocket of sunlight and just had to make use of it for some more photos of Olga:




Following the ceremony, we rushed to the Gold Room to capture all the room decorations set up for the reception party:


The lighting was amazing throughout the night and it was great to see the room change color during Olga and Misha’s first dance:


Some more images of the spectacular decorations in the Gold Room:




We’ll finish off Olga and Misha’s wedding day story with an intimate photo we had a chance to capture in The Fairmont’s elevator:


Congratulations to you guys! It was a joy to be with you on this day and we wish you much happiness together.

The vendors of the day:

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Fairmont Hotel San Francisco
Wedding Planning & Design: Amazing Flowers and Events
Hair & Makeup: Metamorphosis Salon
DJ/Band: Alexis Band
Florals: Amazing Flowers and Events
Catering: Fandorin Restaurant
Wedding Cake: Cake Coquette

To see one more gorgeous San Francisco Fairmont wedding photographed by Choco Studio visit San Francisco Fairmont Wedding Photos

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February 2, 2012 - 12:05 pm

Rhommel Photography - Beautiful takes! It’s so incredible the emotion and moments you guys captured. Great work and the post production is very stylish.

December 15, 2011 - 2:49 pm

Dallas Wedding Photographer - Your work is just amazing!!!

December 15, 2011 - 9:57 am

sylmarsh - Wow! What total perfection throughout the entire day. I wish you both much happiness together.

December 14, 2011 - 6:39 pm

Diana Shik - Beautifully done you two! Last shot is a killer. Awesome work! It was great working with you two:)

December 13, 2011 - 10:29 am

Choco Studio - Thanks so much Medina, Nadia, Orbie, Stef, Angie, and Sergey! We really appreciate your comments.

The lighting inside the ceremony and reception halls was just as it looks in the pictures – bright, colorful, and covering everything in the rooms. It was very dramatic and added a lot to the photographs.

December 12, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Sergey - The best! Was the light inside really so pink and blue?

December 12, 2011 - 1:10 pm

Angie - Beautiful !

December 12, 2011 - 11:40 am

Stefan - hawt!

December 12, 2011 - 11:17 am

Orbie - Nice Set

December 12, 2011 - 10:18 am

Nadia - Gorgeous wedding! Fantastic photos!!!

December 12, 2011 - 9:54 am

Medina - So pretty!

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