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Deer Park Villa Wedding Venue

August 15, 2022

Redwood Romance at Deer Park Villa Wedding Venue

Bride Groom Kiss Outside Deer Park Villa Wedding Venue Alicia Parks Photography

Alicia Parks Photography is excited to share her list of the Top 10 Wedding Venues in Sonoma. From vineyard villas to extradordinary estates.

August 15, 2022

Top 10 Wedding Venues in Sonoma

Vineyard Vine Kiss Bride and Groom Top 10 Wedding Venues in Sonoma

Witness Jane Lyon and Ron Holt’s wedding at Blue Ridge Kitchen Sebastopol California.

July 13, 2022

Wedding at Blue Ridge Kitchen Sebastopol California

Tree Ceremony Outdoor Wedding at Blue Ridge Kitchen Sebastopol California

Witness Matt and Karissa’s Garden Valley Ranch wedding in Petaluma California.

June 14, 2022

Garden Valley Ranch Wedding | Matt & Karissa

Khaleelah Shabazz and Tony Monroe are the definition of authenticity and real love. Fate led me to this couple just in the nick of time. I unexpectedly met the bride-to-be at San Francisco City Hall while she was applying for a marriage license. This happened one month prior to Khaleelah and Tony’s San Francisco City […]

April 8, 2022

Romantic San Francisco City Hall Wedding Ceremony

You might think you’re in Tuscany when you first arrive at Viansa Winery Sonoma County California wedding venue. Every inch of Viansa Winery’s 270-degree views are epic, from valleys of vineyards in the North to mountain-top sunsets in the West. I was honored to host a romantic Tuscan-inspired styled shoot at Viansa Winery during one […]

April 6, 2022

Visit Viansa Winery Sonoma County California Wedding Venue

Part of the reason I love being a photographer is because I am asked to be a part of special life moments or time periods of transition. Now, while I am traditionally known as a wedding photographer, a good majority of my work during the latter part of the year is through as actually as […]

April 6, 2022

Santa Rosa Senior Photographer

YES YOU DO!! 5 Reasons to send out Grad Announcements Whether you’re celebrating virtually or in person, graduating from high school is a milestone to remember. This blog is dedicated to high school graduation announcement etiquette. Before you post a cute cap-and-gown selfie on Instagram, please consider a more traditional announcement method – cards! Friends, […]

March 1, 2022

Dos and Don’ts: High School Graduation Announcement Etiquette

Apply to become a Senior Rep for Alicia Parks Photography, a professional graduation photographer in Santa Rosa, California with over a decade of experience. Alicia’s Senior Rep program places local students and their accomplishments in the spotlight. All rising and current Santa Rosa high school seniors are eligible to apply. Application deadline: Friday, April 1, […]

March 1, 2022

Authentic Graduation Photographer in Santa Rosa, California

Like real estate, when it comes to planning a wedding or elopement, it’s all about location, location, location. My clients, Wisconsin-natives Amanda Kastner and Justin Ippoliti, understood the assignment. Maybe that’s because Justin is a real estate agent! In fall of 2021, they slipped away to wine country California for an intimate Geyserville Inn wedding. […]

February 25, 2022

Intimate Geyserville Inn Wedding in Wine Country California