Blog - Shannon May Brown

Shannon May Brown

Shannon May Brown

Today I’m sharing Kelly and Emilie’s San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers wedding — truly a highlight of 2019! I loved how these two planned their day as a total reflection of them and who they are. The details were truly delightful and thoughtfully put together: table signs inspired by streets in San Francisco (the city […]

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Emily and Corbin were married on a beautiful summer day at the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens in Berkeley, California, and WOW this wedding day was incredible. From the handmade arbor where they stood hand in hand and said their vows during their ceremony, to the jalapeno margaritas at their cocktail hour—every little detail was thoughtfully […]

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  Woo! You are engaged and you are starting the wedding planning process. However, you’re stumped because there are seemingly endless venues in the gorgeous city of San Francisco, and you aren’t quite sure where to actually start. The good news is I’ve put together a list of my favorite pro-photographer-approved San Francisco city wedding […]

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The Bay Area is full of unique engagement photo locations providing gorgeous landscapes from beaches to mountains to deserts. There truly is something for everyone when it comes to finding unique Bay Area engagement photo locations, and I’m excited to share them with you! When I first moved to the Bay Area, I was so […]

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I’m so excited to share this wedding shoot at Brasswood Napa Valley which was recently featured on Tacari Weddings. We had an absolutely breathtaking day at this shoot put together by an amazing team of vendors. You would never guess by looking at these photos that the heat was insane! Despite being one of the […]

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In March 2016, when I offered to take some blog photos for Sara, I had no idea that one day I would be photographing her wedding in Europe in 2019…and in a castle no less! I can’t wait to share a full blog post soon of my favorite photos from Sara and Ken’s wedding day. […]

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Photographing this day was a small miracle. Between date changes and venue cancellations, Faisel and Laura had nothing short of an interesting wedding planning experience. Weeks before their wedding, they found out that due to some permit issues at their venue, they were going to have to find somewhere new to host their reception. Not […]

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Guys…next month is September and that has me feeling SO MANY FEELS. September is the best month. It’s my birth month. It’s the month it’s socially acceptable to buy fall drinks and treats and not feel judged about it. It’s the month that fall starts creeping in in the best way possible. Most importantly though, […]

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This golden hour engagement session in Borges Ranch located outside San Francisco California was so glowy and beautiful!!! The weather was outstanding, and the light was the perfect mix of soft and warm. I had the best time photographing Sean and Erin there! These two are getting married in a few months on the East […]

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San Francisco City Hall is always one of my favorite places to photograph couples. The window light, gorgeous architecture, and all around positive atmosphere make City Hall feel alive and bustling in an incredible way. I had the wonderful opportunity to photograph Ashely and Paul in City Hall for their anniversary. They never had engagement […]

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Amanda + derek

"Shannon was so fun to work with! She helped capture our engagement event and was even accommodating when we had to change days due to bad weather. She had some sneak peek pictures to us by that night and pictures within days! On top of professionalism, she was such a sweetheart and pleasure to work with, thanks again Shannon!"

"She was such a pleasure to work with."

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Madde

"Taking photos with Shannon was one of the best experiences I've ever had with a photographer. She made my boyfriend and I feel so relaxed and comfortable. We not only ended up with great pictures, but we also had a great experience. Thank you!"

"Made us feel relaxed and comfortable"

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Cassandra

"I worked with Shannon as her makeup and hair stylist for a bachelorette party event with over 10 women. Shannon was calm, cool and collected and took BEAUTIFUL shots of everyone throughout the whole day and even captured me getting the girls ready. Cant wait to work with Shannon again soon!"

"Calm, cool and collected"

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Michaela

"Shannon is an incredible balance of personable and professional! I am continually impressed by her ability to bring out the best in her clients and make them comfortable and effortless on camera! "

"Brings out the best in her clients"

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Malena

"Shannon is fabulous! The whole process from setting a date to receiving the finished photos was straightforward and enjoyable thanks to her expertise and guidance. She couples her warm and cheerful disposition with talent, creativity, and technical knowledge. I had a truly lovely experience!"

"Truly lovely experience"

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