San Francisco Wedding – St Patrick’s church – Omni Hotel – Julia Morgan Ballroom – Merchants Exchange Building

Several months back I had the opportunity to work as a second photographer for Noah Hawthorne during Megan and Brian’s San Francisco wedding at St Patrick’s Cathedral. The day started with extra coverage of the bride and bridesmaids getting ready at the Julia Morgan Ballroom. Then it was a quick trip across the street to cover the guys getting ready at the Omni Hotel. Next  it was on to St. Patrick’s Cathedral for the big event. After the wedding ceremony it was time for a cable car trolley ride to the San Francisco piers to take some ocean side photos. The day’s coverage ended where it started at the Julia Morgan ballroom in the Merchants Exchange building on the 15th floor. Thanks for inviting me along Noah, it was a fun day and a beautiful wedding.

Bride and groom share first dance at Julia Morgan Ballroom - San FranciscoBridesmaids getting ready at the Julia Morgan Ballroom - San FranciscoBride getting ready with flower in her hairGroomsmen getting ready at the Omni Hotel - San FranciscoGroomFlowers in the lobby of the Omni Hotel - San FranciscoBride on the side of cable car with her bridesmaids in red dressesThe bride’s veil is blown straight up by the wind.Wind blows the brideCapturing another angle of the bride while Noah works his magic.Photo of Bride with bouquet in front of brick buildingBride and groom exchange vows at St PatrickThe bride and groom embrace outside the church after just getting married.Bride and groom embrace after getting married at St PatrickNoah in action taking the group photo across the street from the St Patrick’s at the Yerba Buena Gardens.Photo of wedding photographer taking a group photoGuests and family wave goodbye as they are shuttled to the Julia Morgan Ballroom in the Merchants Exchange builder by a San Francisco Cable car trolley.Friends and family take the cable car to the Julia Morgan ballroom in San FranciscoWith a chill in the air, one of the bridesmaids wears a groomsmenThe groom with arms outstretched helps the bride of the cable car trolleyThe Oakland San Francisco Bay Bridge, the bay, the bride, the groom, a sailboat,  the giant white cranes that offload container ships at the port of Oakland, and another view of Noah’s artistry make this photo.Photo showing the bride and groom on pier with Oakland - San Francisco Bay Bridge in the backgroundThe bridal party walks along the San Francisco pierJust a little peck on the cheek for the brideBride and groom in photo with the San Francisco skyline in the backgroundThe cube of photos.Photo cube with the groom, the bride, fireplace, table setting, St Patrick

View of Reception Julia Morgan Ballroom

Martini glasses  and their reflections at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in Merchants Exchange building in San FranciscoPhoto of table setting and fireplace in the Julia Morgan ballroom in San Francisco, California

Five layer wedding white wedding cake

The couple enter the ballroom and are announced to their guestsWide angle photo of the wedding reception in the Julia Morgan Ballroom in the Merchants Exchange building in San Francisco California

Toast given by Maid of Honor in Julia Morgan Ballroom - San Francisco, CA

Photo showing a nighttime reflection at the Julia Morgan ballroom

Dancing in the Julia Morgan Ballroom during wedding reception

A slow shutter speed in this photo causes the slight blur and the bride and groom walk in the Julia Morgan ballroom in San Francisco

New Orleans Wedding PhotographerFebruary 21, 2011 - 8:41 pm

Beautiful lighting on that first dance shot at the top of the posting.

Olivier MalcorFebruary 24, 2011 - 11:36 am

Nice pictures ! The church and the reception look beautiful 🙂

WOW great wedding photography! Love the venue and decorations look great. Looks like a great wedding to shoot!

Wedding Photographer - SurreyMarch 3, 2011 - 9:21 am

That shot of the bride and groom in front of the bridge is really superb, as it the rest of the set. That venue looks amazing as well.

Great photos with some wonderful captured moments. Your couple must be very happy. Well done!

Houston Wedding PhotographerMarch 6, 2011 - 5:04 pm

What can I say,there is nothing like a great looking fun couple at a great venue to photograph. Every photographers dream. Great job!!!!! Thank you for sharing.

Houston wedding photographerMarch 6, 2011 - 5:07 pm

Enjoyed going through your post. Loved the embient light, great use of off camera flash.

DerekMarch 20, 2011 - 3:48 pm

Phenomenal job Keith!

PatriciaAugust 9, 2011 - 5:35 am

Really love the shots with the veil in them. 18, 2013 - 5:18 pm

Really like your work. Exceptionally beautiful. Your bridal images are fantastic!|

Tom HarmonMarch 19, 2013 - 8:45 am

Really enjoy your work. Quite outstanding. Your reception images are wonderful!

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