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Stemple Creek Ranch | Wedding | Stacey + Traci

From the first time I met with Stacey and Traci we automatically clicked. The vibe between us was organic and natural, it felt like we’ve all known each other for years. That’s the type of people they are. They’re fun-loving, passionate, and don’t sugar coat anything. Whenever you’re around these two your face will be sore the next day from laughing the whole time. Their wedding wasn’t any different.

As a Sacramento wedding photographer, I’m privileged to be able to work in some amazing locations scattered throughout Northern California. Stacey and Traci’s hosted their wedding at the beautiful Stemple Creek Ranch in the rolling hills of Tomales, California in Marin County. This Northern California wedding venue has up to four ceremony location sites, open fields, wild flowers, redwoods, and a feel of rustic elegance. If you’re lucky enough to catch an epic sunset (like we were), hike up to the hilltop ceremony location for views you”ll never forget. If you’re searching for a Bay Area wedding venue with elegant barn feels, definitely check out Stemple Creek Ranch.

In their words

What was your favorite part of the wedding? Everything!

What was something quirky or crazy that happened on the wedding day? Time disappeared so quickly.

What was the most special moment of your wedding day? Our first look, the announcement we are now Mrs. and Mrs. Davis.

What do you look forward to most about being married? Not having COVID.

What were your 3 top priorities when you were first searching for a photographer? Someone we connected with, had a great personalty and someone who would capture our true happiness, with memories to last a lifetime.

Was finding & choosing a photographer easy? Why or why not? Yes it was an easy decision after meeting you for the first time.

What were your first impressions of my photography/website? Very impressive.

What did you most value about what I offered? Your photography style. We were very impressed by your photo gallery and the unique way you captured memories.

What was the least important feature about the services I offered? Not sure.

What questions or concerns did you have when deciding whether to book with me? No concerns after meeting you and after you did our engagement photo shoot.

What could have made booking a “no brainer” decision for you? Nothing, it was a no brainer decision.

If you had three words to describe your experience with Courtland Photography, what would they be? Professional, enthusiastic, detail oriented.

What is the most important thing people should know about working with me? How much pride you take in your job.

How likely are you to recommend Courtland Photography to others? Very likely.

Do you feel like you got your money’s worth? Absolutely!

How would you rate your overall experience? 5/5

Why did you give that rating? You have so much integrity in your work and it shows.

Please share with me anything else you would like to include! You seems you read our mind and knew exactly what we wanted captured before we even asked you.


Venue: Stemple Creek Ranch

Videography: Filmore Productions

Wedding planner: Off The Beaten Path Events

Hair/makeup: Ritual Salons

Florals: Bloom Agape

Catering: Sonoma County Catering

DJ: AMS Entertainment

Same sex wedding couple dancing in the sunset. Silhouette of brides in a field of wheat.

Thank you! If you want wedding photography like this, please inquire to see if your date is available.

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