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It seems like every year, ONE of our couples gets chosen in the weather anti-lottery. Or rather, the lottery for a terribly frustrating prize. Katie & Sam saw the standard rain curse, and decided to raise that with 30 mph wind gusts… on three different days!! After that, the universe kind of owed us, so […]

Katie & Sam : Engagement

Since capturing Ty’s proposal and Jessica’s tearful YES! in Sundance Square last New Year’s weekend, we’ve watched this wedding roll closer. After springtime engagement portraits and then an autumn bridal session all of a sudden, it was December. And here it was! Despite fog and rain and chilly winds, happy faces and glowing fireplaces kept this day warm […]

Ty & Jessica : Wedding


We have SO much fun on our bridal sessions, and really, it’s because our goal is to make sure that our brides have fun. McG bridal sessions aren’t about achieving a classic portrait of a bride-to-be smiling at the camera, although we always get one of those. It’s about getting to feel incredible in one […]

Sam : Bridal



Malisa & Gren have been one of our favorite things about the past 12 months. Every single interaction we’ve had with them has been fun like we could never have planned for, and when they left for their European honeymoon, Mack and I talked about how bummed we were that “home” was back in San Francisco, […]

Malisa & Gren : Wedding

After Lindy & Devin’s ceremony, family portraits, and wedding party portraits were wrapped up, we realized something incredibly rare… we were AHEAD of schedule! This meant we could accommodate the bride’s dream of having pictures taken down by the lake, with pretty summer sun and water in the background. I mean, we obviously could have […]

Lindy & Devin : Wedding Pt. 2


Last weekend was seriously scorching in Texas, but it was cool and beautiful inside the Gaylord Texan resort & hotel. Lindy had always dreamed of a Gaylord wedding, and when it was all said and done, she got exactly what she wanted… the man of her dreams, and a wedding more beautiful than she anticipated. […]

Lindy & Devin : Wedding Pt. 1