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Jessica + Stephen | Married! – Berkeley Faculty Club Wedding

Jessica and Stephen got married a couple weeks back, getting ready at The Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, and then we moved over to the UC Berkeley Faculty Club for the ceremony and reception.

The Claremont, looking as stately as ever:

Fun with mirrors and great window light during the getting ready:



We set up a “first sight” moment which I always love due to the range of emotions I get to capture.

I thought this was hilarious! Stephen checking out Jessica in her fab gown while she models for him:

I was digging the Fall colors in the background for the portraits:

The smallest of the flowergirls was a bit hesitant to go down the aisle when her turn came up. Mom encouraged her at the other side, and she made a break for it! The crowd went wild, cameras in tow:

I lucked out, with someone leaving this door open during the ceremony:

Married! The bubbles were fun:

I always love the birdcage veils:

The rings with some of the rustic details:

I liked this little look during the toasts:

A joyful first dance:

Hora! My fav!

Some action on the dance floor:

Congrats to Jessica and Stephen! Thanks for sharing your day with us!


  • Jessica Adams - Hi Cliff- These are beautiful! Can´t wait to see the rest! Sorry it took so long to respond, we´re in South America and haven´t been checking email regularly. Jessica and Stephen

  • Cliff - Thanks for the comment! Hope you’re having a great honeymoon!

  • Zack and Sieka - Beautiful photos!!!  They really capture the moment.  Congratulations to 2 of my favorite people!

  • Karla and Uncle Adam - OMG Jessica, these are absolutely beautiful, so tasteful and elegant! Hope you had a lovely honeymoon. Happy Holidays, your first Christmas as the new “Mrs”! Wish Stephen our best.

  • Tim Bearden - Nice work.

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