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    I create pictures that tell stories...your stories. I love hearing my clients stories and I can't wait to talk with you about what stories we will create together. Please take a few minutes to look through my work and get to know my style.

    I love being around people; so babies, children and adults are all my favorite subjects. I love documenting people’s lives. Animated and Spontaneous people? I love them. Most of all, I love taking emotional pictures; the ones that give me the goosebumps while taking them behind the camera. Through this process, I also learn new things about life as well ...about love, passion, friendship, and what makes people tick and sets them alive. So, it can be said that I do take Photography pretty seriously.

    This blog serves as a showcase for my work. Please scroll down my blog to view favorite pictures that I have taken recently. To view the older posts please look on the right column just below this post, where you can find links for those Archived posts all the way back to 2007. Or hit the link that says “Older Posts” on the bottom of the screen. You can also navigate by clicking the links located the right column of the screen. Please feel free to leave comments located below each post as I would like to hear from you. Any questions? Please write me an email to harry@harrywhophotography.com.

Fun SF Engagement Session with Tessa and Dynaton

Tessa and Dynaton met while they were in highschool and they quickly became high school sweethearts. After a few years of courting, finally decided to tie a knot at a beautiful Casa Bella in Sunol, a beautiful location locate in Sunol on the East Bay. When I first met them, I knew right away that these 2 kind and good looking people were meant for each other. They always show up with their best smiles and positive attitude. For their Engagement Session, they chose San Francisco and we started at the mustard field next to their apartment and then we headed down to the mission area. We spent a few hours there and then we proceeded to the Presidio’s Lovers Lane. It was such a pleasure photographing this two lovebirds because they are so easy going. Here are some of my favorite images which they use as part of their Guest Sign in Book for their Wedding.

A man runs across his high school
An engaged couple posed in front of their high school
A couple posed on a mustard field
A couple posed on a mustard field
An image of an engaged couple smiling as they stand face to face illuminated by a beautiful natural daylight
An image of a couple having fun in front of a blue wall
An image of a couple having fun in front of a blue wall
An image of a couple having fun in front of a blue wall
A cute image of a man throwing kisses in the air while his fiance smiling and catching them
A cute image of a female kissing his fiance on the cheek while sitting on the door step
A great image of a couple embraced in front of painted garage door with the word LOVED
A great silhouette image of a couple embraced in front of painted wall
A collage of 2 fun images of a loving couple doing a piggy back and being kissed on the cheek
An artistic black and white image a groom kissing his fiance
A couple walked on SF
An image of an engaged couple with SF
An image of a man dipped his fiance on SF pier taken in the evening
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Luiza and Alcindo – Elopement at San Jose County Clerk Office

\In my experience as a San Jose Wedding Photographer, I always love photographing elopement at San Jose County Clerk Office or San Francisco City Hall. I love these Elopement because they are intimate Weddings, attended by a small number of guests Often by the parents and close member of family of the Bride and Groom. However, it can be challenging for a Photographer because usually the ceremony usually happens so fast and only last for about 10 minutes. I love these challenges so I have to work carefully, efficiently and plan my shots before hand.

I was contacted by Alcinto and Luiza a few days before his Wedding at the San Jose Clerk Office. I met with the couple and Luiza’s parents who flew over from Brazil to witness their daughter’s Wedding. Since the parent’s English are limited, the B&G (bride and groom) had to translate for me but it was pretty easy to photograph them because they were so easy going and they are so in love. We started the coverage with taking a few pictures at the backyard before entering the Wedding Chapel. As I expected, the Wedding lasts about 8 minutes and here are my favorite images. So if you are looking for a Photographer to capture your Elopement at the San Jose Country Clerk Recording Office, please contact me via email at sessions@harrywhophotography.com. I would love to hear from you. Thank you for visiting my blog.

A bride kissed by her parents before her Wedding Ceremony at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office
A bride lovingly looking at her mother before her Elopement at San Jose County Clerk Recording Office
A father lovingly looking at his daughter before her Wedding at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office
A Wedding couple glanced at each other in front of the Chapel
A Wedding couple posed at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A Wedding couple posed at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A Wedding couple posed at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A Wedding couple posed at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A bride looking at her groom on her ceremony at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A bride smiling while putting a ring on her husband
Elopement at San Jose County Clerk Office
A bride hug her crying father after her Elopement at San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A newly wed couple smiling as they left their Wedding ceremony at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
A newly wed couple walked through the rice thrown by their parents after a Wedding ceremony at the San Jose Clerk Recording Office backyard
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Sarah and Jason – Silver Creek Country Club Wedding

I posted Sarah and Jason’s fun engagement pictures in San Francisco on my blog here and in September they finally had their Silver Creek Country Club Wedding. We started the day documenting their getting ready at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose. Since the day schedule is full we did the first look at the promenade of the Fairmont Hotel.
Then we are ready for the Fall Outdoor Ceremony, and the weather can’t be better. The ceremony was full of tears and laughter. In the middle of the ceremony, the couple heard the pastor said Boom Boom so they kissed. It was so funny, and I managed to catch them on the camera kissing. You can see that down below. The reception was very fun and full of laughters and tears as well. I really enjoyed photographing their Wedding and I love spontaneous people. Hope you enjoyed the images and let me know if you have any questions about my Wedding Photography. I can easily be reached by email at sessions@harrywhophotography.com or phone at (408) 209 5133
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A photo of Wedding gifts for 5 groomsmen at a Wedding
A collage of happy groomsmen opening up their Wedding gifts
Groomsmen helping each other putting up their lilac color bowtie
Such a cool invitation.
A really cool invitatioon that looks like a boarding pass
A artistic image of a Wedding hanging by a hotel room window
A close up of the Wedding dress hanging by a custom made hanger with the name Lee made of wire
A collage of bride getting ready in the bathroom accompany by her mom
A dramatic black and white image of a bride getting ready
Image of a mom watching her daughter being made up for her Wedding
Jason getting so emotional ready Sarah’s love note.
An image of an emotional groom reading a love note delivered to him on the Wedding day
A collage of groom reading a his bride to be
A cool silhouette of a groom helped to get ready by his dad
A cool image of a bride getting her make up retouched before getting into her dress
Female Bridal party showing off their shoes
An image of bride laying across her bridesmaids on the sofa
A happy birde admiring her hanging Wedding dress
A bride sitting quietly opening her Wedding gift from her husband to be
Bridesmaids kneeling on the floor helping a Bride getting ready
A bride being helped by her 4 bridesmaids
A maid of honor helping a bride putting on her Wedding shoes
Bride opening up the window curtain
A collage of bride posing in front of hotel window
A beautiful bride in her wedding gown standing next to a hotel window
A photograph of a bride under her wedding veil
A bride photographed next to a mirror next to her own reflection
A bride walks up to her husband to be on their first look
A collage of images husband turns around to see the wife to be at the first look
A collage of images of bride and groom after their first look
A collage of images or portrait of happy bride and groom
A cool picture of a bride and groom embracing
A beautiful bride in a classical pose lifting up her veil
A bride and groom pose in front of the Photobooth at the Fairmont Hotel
A bride making faces to her groom in the car as they go to the ceremony place
A bride kisses her groom passionately in the lips
A picture of a groom showing his bride the location of their wedding through a big french window
Groom and his mirror reflection tying his bowtie
A mother being kissed by her 2 sons
Mother in law looks on as groom was helped to adjust his boutonniere by his mom
A groom took a selfie before walking to the aisle for his own wedding
A cool picture of a father walk in hand in hand with her daughter on her wedding day
A picture of ceremony in place at SIlver Creek Country Club
Wedding Ceremony going on with the palm trees in the background
Another beautiful picture of the crowd at Silver Creek Country Club Wedding
A bride holding her breath as the groom reads his line at their Wedding
Groosmen cracks a laughter as the groom reads his wedding vow
A picture of smiling groomsmen at Silver Creek Country Club Wedding
A picture of bridesmaids holding their tears at a Wedding
A mother seen holding her tears as she watches her son
A view of Wedding in progress at Silver Creek Country Club with Palm trees in the background
They overheard Boom Boom and they thought that was the signal to kiss.  Apparently not.  Note Sarah’s face after realizing the mistake.
A bride gave a puzzled look as she realized that it wasn
A triptych of ring sequence exchange at a Wedding at Silver Creek Country Club
It is customary in Korean Wedding tradition, the couple had to get blessing from the parents.  Usually it is very tender moments for all parties.
A triptych of ring exchange sequence at a Wedding
A collage of bride and groom embracing their parents in the middle of Wedding Ceremony
A groom seen crying after embracing his parents
A happy groom cupping his wife
a happy newly wed right after the announcement of them being husband and wife
A newly wed kisses as they walk away from the altar
a cute image of newly wed kisses while their friends smiles and cheers
A happy groom looks back and stick out his tongue to the Wedding guests
A newly cheering as they walk to their hide out place
A picture of guests being transported on a golf cart
a picturesque image of the scenery of Silver Creek Country Club
Guests congratulating the bride after her Wedding
A group picture of family making faces during the family formal session
A cute family picture hugging together
a cute picture of a husband and wife sitting on their guests chairs
a cute picture of newly weds on their guests chairs
An artistic picture of a newly wed couple with the beautiful sunset cloud in the background
A picture of a man hugging his wife on the Silver Creek scenic point
A newly wed couple poses in front of the Silver Creek fountain
A couple kisses on a golf cart with the scenic view of silver creek as a background
Sarah teaches art to young students.  For the Wedding, her students made her  thje cake toppers.  So cool.  Did I say that I love this cake.  Yes, so gorgeous.
Bride getting helped by her bridesmaids to get her train bustled
A beautiful picture of a wedding cake
A close up of Wedding Cake topper
A happy newly wed dances as they walked in for their reception announcement
A happy groom drags his new wife arount the room while doing a selfie with a selfie stick
The lady who actually introduced them got a big shout out.  Bravo!
I love tender moments like this.
These images below are the reason you need 2 experienced shooters for your Wedding.  You can get shots from different angles and perspective.
The left image below gives me the goose bump, mom and sis hugs watching the dad dance with Sarah.
As I mentioned before, I photographed this couple for their Wedding.  They recommended me to Sarah and Jason and I had the chance to meet their new baby and their whole family.  Thanks Daniel and Monica.
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Anna and David – Santa Cruz Beach Engagement Session

Anna and David loves to travel and name any places in the world, they probably have been there. They will be tying the knot in San Francisco’s Olympic Club and they wanted to do their Engagement Session in Santa Cruz. July is a perfect month to shoot the Santa Cruz Beach Engagement Session. So off we went to Felton to the hanging bridge. Then we haad to Santa Cruz for the the rest of the session. Here are my favorite images from their session.

A beautiful girl looking to her right shoulder to pose for the camera
A man hugs his beautiful fiance from the back while being lit by the late afternoon sunlight
A collage of a couple standing in front of a barn door
A couple standing on rock on the beach overlook to the sea
a picture of a couple sits on the rock on the beach
A collage of a man and his girlfriend on beach rock during their Santa Cruz Beach Engagement Session
A picture of the water reflection of legs of a couple kissing
A picture of the water reflection of a couple kissing
A picture of a couple walking into the sunshine
A triptych of a loving couple on the beach
A candid picture of a girl piggy backing on her boyfriend during their Santa Cruz Engagement Session
A candid picture of a man caressing his girlfriend
A picture of a man lifts his girlfriend in the water

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Sarah and Jason – SF Fun Engagement Session

Jason and Sarah hired me as their Wedding Photographer through my Wedding Clients, Daniel and Monica. It proves to you that the words of mouth are the best form of advertisement, and that is why as a Photographer I thrive on giving my clients the best service. In fact, Daniel and Monica has recommended me to another couple. Thanks Daniel and Monica.
Now back to Jason and Sarah. 🙂 For their Engagement Session, they would like to bring their 3 dogs to the session, so we divided the 5 hours session into 2 sessions. Lake Vasona is the perfect location for the first session for the couple and their 3 dogs. For the 2nd session they opt for a SF Fun Engagement Session. We went to the Mission Area and then head back to the Palace of Fine Art. Please check out the images from their Engagement Session below. If you have any questions or inquiries about having me as your Photographer for your Wedding, please contact me via my website: www.harrywhophotography.com.

A man and his fiance looks away at the Lake with their 3 dogs
A man and his fiance pose with their 3 dogs
A cute picture of a girl kissing her fiance
Beautiful Black and White image of a girl snuggles with her fiance
A man hugs his fiance on the red bridge
A girl dress in black and white standing in front a black and white graffiti wall in SF
A man standing in front of a wall that says Man
A collage of a couple posing at a graffiti filled alley during their SF Fun Engagement Session
A couple sits on the sidewalk as a part of SF Fun Engagement Session
A couple kisses for a photo in front of a classic car
A girl hug her fiance from the back
A collage of a couple possing at the Palace of Fine Art in SF
A girl leans on her fiance at the Palace of Fine Art
A cute couple climbs up the Palace of Fine Art structure
A cute couple posing on top of the Palace of Fine Art
An engaged couple sits and pose at the Palace Of Fine Art SF
An engaged couple embraced under the dome of Palace of Fine Art in SF
A fiance lifts his girlfriend
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