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Sara and Noah were such lovely clients. They fully trusted me to give them photo magic, which means the most. Before their wedding day at Quail Ranch in Ventura, California, I also had the pleasure of photographing their rehearsal dinner at Westlake Village Inn (another amazing wedding venue!). I love wedding weekends because they tell the full story of […]

Quail Ranch Weddings: A Private Historic Hacienda in Ventura

oceanside wedding california

Micaela and David booked a fabulous lakeside wedding venue with skyline views, perfect for capturing some striking editorial wedding photography. These two are so fashionable they could be models, yet they’re the most fun and laid-back couple you’ll ever meet. Their wedding day reflected their personality beautifully. Instead of a wedding party, they opted to […]

5 Tips for Getting Editorial Wedding Photography

Los Angeles wedding film photography by Hanna Walkowaik

These two are less about the shot list and more about the experience in every way, and I’m here for it! Mariana and Jen wanted real, raw, and filmy images that captured the true spirit of their wedding day and the beautiful love story leading up to it. To make that happen, they booked their […]

Creating an Inclusive & Intimate Atmosphere at Your LGBTQ+ Wedding

alternative wedding ideas; Los Angeles wedding photographer

This fall-inspired anti-bride wedding is coming at you just in time for spooky season! Carly and Patrick got married days before Halloween. They incorporated a loose Halloween theme by inviting guests to wear masks during cocktail hour and on the dance floor. After seeing it done so well, I want to shoot an all-out Halloween […]

Fall Anti-Bride Wedding // Los Angeles Alternative Wedding Photographer

This incredible couple found me through some shared photos in a Facebook group! That’s pretty wild, but I am so glad they stumbled upon my work. They were actually one of my first three California wedding bookings before I had even moved, making their day so, so special to me. I’ll never forget their bold, […]

Hotel Californian Wedding // Santa Barbara Wedding Photographer

editorial wedding photography, Orange County California

Ariele and Jack celebrated their marriage on a rainy SoCal day at the enchanting Rancho las Lomas in Orange County. I had the honor of attending their wedding as a guest, and it was a joy celebrating with these two! Surprisingly, as an Orange County wedding photographer, this was my first time at Rancho las Lomas–and I can’t […]

Orange County Wedding Photographer // Editorial Wildflower Bridal Portraits

Hanna Walkowaik, San Francisco wedding photographer

Sometimes I just know a couple will have the most epic wedding day upon meeting them; Cecily and Griffin are one of those couples! These two share an impeccable sense of style. When describing their vision for their wedding day, there was no way it could be anything short of extraordinary (and that it was!)—from […]

Old Hollywood Glam Wedding in San Francisco // Cecily + Griffin

dirt road wedding photos; elegant farm wedding

Savannah and Mike traveled cross-country for their picturesque Michigan destination wedding on their family farm. Overflowing with breathtaking scenery and priceless memories, both new and old, it’s such a special experience to celebrate your wedding in a meaningful place. There are many unique ways to include significant pieces of your life into your photos and […]

Destination Backyard Wedding in Michigan // Savannah + Mike        

intimate fall wedding by Hanna Walkowaik Photography California wedding photographer

Melissa and Travis know how to bring the party, beauty, and all the feels! I am obsessed with the results every time I get these two in front of my camera! Their fall destination wedding fit this couple perfectly.  Rewind to September of 2021. I had the privilege of shooting Melissa and Travis’ engagement session. […]

Fall Destination Wedding with Gorgeous Colors // Melissa + Travis

From romantic shots under grand archways to gorgeous sunset photos against the Los Angeles skyline, this engagement shoot at Griffith Observatory had it all! These two lovebirds, Sara and Noah, are set to tie the knot this September in Simi Valley.  The Spot | Griffith Observatory Griffith Observatory is a stunning attraction in LA nestled atop Mount […]

Sunset Engagement at The Griffith Observatory // Sara + Noah

vintage store wedding venue; Hanna Walkowaik Photography; trendy LA wedding

Bri and Brennan were married at a trendy vintage store with industrial accents and architectural features. I love how the owners turned the shop and warehouse space into an industrial wedding venue. They worked extra hard to ensure this sweet couple’s wedding was unique and special. A Tailored Approach As a photographer, my job is […]

Trendy LA Wedding at Vintage Store Venue // Bri + Brennan

As a couple, Robin and Danny are not fans of the grueling summer heat. When it came to their wedding day, they were all set for a cool, early-spring day in March. However, their priorities and plans naturally shifted when Danny became sick and needed surgery. Thankfully the first date they suggested a few months later worked for […]

Industrial Downtown Summer Wedding // Robin + Danny