An excited e-mail from a Choco Studio fan always makes our day. Carrie and her husband Matt were coming to San Francisco for a short vacation and wanted to have a very “San Francisco” session, not necessarily with the Golden Gate on the background of every photo, but something that would help them to remember our city by the bay.
For many years now, North Beach has been one of our favorite San Francisco neighborhoods for shooting. It’s so lively, colorful and inviting, and every time we visit we find new and exciting nooks and crannies to shoot at. The day of the session was the only sunny day during the last storm, so we were all happy that the timing worked out perfectly. Shooting in the rain only sounds romantic, but the thought of being all wet and cold doesn’t feel good at all.
Here are some favorites!
Carrie is a photographer and she really wanted this picture of her with the camera. She’s in the Nikon club, but we are not holding it against her :)
Here’s my perspective:
And that’s what Mike saw:
We LOVE working with couples who are ready to follow us anywhere! Carrie and Matt didn’t hesitate for a second when Mike and I got all excited at the sight of some dirty and dingy stairway going underground. And look at how happy they are! I’m just glad pictures don’t depict smells :)
We had so much fun hanging out with you guys, thank you for being so great! I hope you enjoyed our stroll through North Beach together :)