Going to the Courthouse and We’re Gonna Get Married Before Marcharda and Katrina headed to Mix Downtown, they were married in a sweet civil ceremony at the County Courthouse in Sacramento, CA. The couple, dressed in white, looked fabulous as they said “I do” under the floral arch in the County Clerk’s office. Their love […]

February 22, 2022

Mix Downtown Elopement | Katrina and Marcharda | Sacramento, CA

Like Superman and Lois Lane Beautiful Strauss Island in the Elk Grove Park Pavilion is the perfect venue for an intimate ceremony. The site is surrounded by a water-feature with swans, a fountain, and flanked by a long bridge. At the end of the bridge is a white gazebo that offers shade under a canopy […]

January 22, 2022

Strauss Island Elopement | Tawnya and Scott | Elk Grove, CA

Earlier this year, Jessa and Bryan realized their dreams of a big wedding was not going to happen in 2020 due to the covid-19 pandemic. Instead, they decided on a Lake Tahoe elopement with only Dee and Kris, and their incredible officiant Meredith. Following all government restrictions and safety precautions, these two said “I Do.” […]

August 12, 2020

Lake Tahoe Elopement | Jessa and Bryan

The wedding industry is changing day by day and engaged couples are adapting and find new ways to take control back over their wedding plans. The 2020 trend that is taking over: Elopements! By postponing the big party celebrating your marriage and choosing to elope now opens the door to so many possibilities you might […]

July 7, 2020

Downtown to Greater Sacramento Elopement Ideas | Elope Now, Party Later!

Throughout history, we have seen rise of elopements during tough periods and time after time, we’ve watched love come out stronger than ever. During the Great Depression, couples eloped out on necessity. There was not enough money for elaborate parties. Then, during World War II, couples rushed to get married without a large wedding because […]

July 2, 2020

Elopement Ceremony Locations | San Francisco, Napa, and Tahoe

When the world went into shut down due to Covid-19, many couples began the process of rescheduling their wedding. However, for Kelsey and Joe, one thing was for sure: they were to be married on May 24, 2020. So they ditched their big wedding plans and decided to say their vows in a simple Tahoe […]

June 13, 2020

Squaw Valley Elopement | Kelsey and Joe | Shirley Canyon

Sacramento Wedding Planner Events by Kristina Elyse at Catta Verdera

Love is always stronger than any kind of disaster the world can throw at us. It’s no secret that the coronavirus has changed the wedding industry in ways we never saw coming. We are starting to see more couples cancel their big wedding and instead choosing to elope with a small group of 10 or […]

May 15, 2020

Turn Your Elopement Into a Magazine Worthy Styled Shoot

San Francisco Elopement Photographer

Many little girls dream of a big fancy wedding, complete with all your family and friends. In 2019, The Knot estimates the average number of wedding guests in the United States was more than 130 guests. However, due to covid-19 and the every changing world, we expect guest counts to drastically drop for the remainder […]

May 13, 2020

7 Ways to Turn your BIG Wedding into an Elopement!

What a wonderful and rainy elopement in Old Sacramento at Pioneer Park. The weather held up long enough for these two love birds to enjoy their big day in Old Sacramento.

November 3, 2015

Old Sacramento Elopement | Sacramento, Ca | Jade + Gabe

We had the most amazing time in the desert of Las Vegas with Theresa & Dee. This fun loving couple was just a dream come true. Every client we meet we consider them a part of the family once they enter our world. The love they both share is beyond young lovers. I had a […]

April 3, 2013

Las Vegas Wedding Elopement | Theresa & Dee

Beautiful Vizcaya Mansion and Carriage House Venue Dee and Kris first photographed Samantha and Ian at their elopement at Vizcaya in Sacramento, CA. This was right in the middle of California’s Covid-19 shutdown, but as the virus spread rapidly across the globe these two nurses understood the reason for it. They gathered together with just […]

September 20, 2021

Vizcaya Vow Renewal | Samantha and Ian | Sacramento, CA

Staci and Jason met while on the job at the pharmacy. Jason is a Pharmacist, and Staci is a Pharmacy Technician. While the job brought them together, they no longer work together but still get to spend the rest of their life together! From the beginning, they both knew they wanted to plan a low-key […]

February 11, 2021

Micro-Wedding on the Lake Tahoe Shore | Staci & Jason | Tahoe Vista, CA

When Marc and Cassandra heard the devastating news that their April 18th wedding was not going to happen due to the coronavirus, they had to quickly make other arrangements. The love that these two share helped them over come one of the most difficult situations they had ever feared. They quickly decided they would postpone […]

August 5, 2020

Scribner Bend Micro-Wedding | Marc and Cassandra | Sacramento, CA

Wedding After Session

In a world filled with uncertainty when it comes to planning weddings, we are seeing more and more couples plan alternatives to a big wedding ceremony. We’ve discussed elopements and micro-weddings, but this week we wanted to bring you something new: A wedding after session. What is an After Session? An after session, or often […]

June 20, 2020

After Session: The Benefits of a Post Wedding Photo Shoot

Dee and Kris Photography are Lake Tahoe and Truckee photographers who travel throughout Northern California to photograph beautiful weddings. They often photograph weddings on the West Shore and South Shore.

June 5, 2020

The Best of Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

We are in the middle of one of the most stressful national emergencies to rock the entire world, and if you plan to get married during this time, we understand you have lots of questions. Dee and Kris Photography teamed up with one of Sacramento’s best non-denominational minister, Reverend Jeri Murphy to answer all the […]

May 15, 2020

How to Legally Marry During Covid-19 | Sacramento Country, California | May 15th, 2020

You’ve got the ring, your wedding date, maybe your wedding venue, now it’s time to start thinking about your engagement photos! And most importantly, thinking about where you want to have your engagement pictures created! Are you looking for the best place in Sacramento to photograph the sunset or lush green portrait locations? We know […]

September 9, 2019

Sacramento Engagement Session Locations |Dee and Kris Photography

Congratulations Sarah and Chris! We were so honored to not only be your photographers but to be your witnesses of your marriage. Sarah Chris were married by Amy Tan in the UC Davis Arboretum at the spot were they first met. Then, to celebrate their marriage and Pi Day, they ate pie on their favorite […]

March 14, 2018

UC Davis Arboretum Elopment | Sarah and Chris | Daivs, CA

We have just recently experienced a CG PRO PRINTS feature. Basically we are one of 12 photography businesses that have been picked for this year, 2015, to be featured on their site. In this feature, we are asked questions regarding our: business & photography background favorite style photography photography insight gear tools tips and challenges This Q&A process […]

July 31, 2015

CG PRO PRINTS FEATURE | Sacramento, CA | Dee & Kris Photography

Ako & Jeramie married at the Center of the Amazing Hall inside San Francisco City Hall. We had the pleasure of meeting Jermaine about 5 years ago at his sisters wedding which we photographed in the South Bay. This was exciting to see two cultures come together to form a love story like know other. Jeramie […]

February 13, 2015

San Francisco Court House Wedding| San Francisco, California | Ako & Jeramie married

Napa Valley is the place to go when you want a high class, romantic, and intimate wedding. Mikhaela and Sean got just that at the Calistoga Ranch in Calistoga, Ca. This couple originally booked us to shoot their wedding at a local Sacramento venue, but decided they wanted a more intimate setting. After going back and forth between dates and exotic locations, they settled on the Calistoga Ranch for their wedding. They are such a fun loving couple and have become good friends of ours. It was hard not to feel apart of their family as they only invited their closest family and friends to attend. They really wanted a feeling of closeness, and that was achieved beautifully.

December 5, 2013

Calistoga, CA | Calistoga Ranch an Auberge Resort | Mikhaela & Sean’s Wedding

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