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Kelly + Scott | Gorgeous Summer Wedding at Sequoyah Golf Course
This beautiful wedding was shot at the Sequoyah Golf Course in Oakland this past year. Not gonna lie, it was probably one of those most fun events I’ve had in a while. Life gets crazy sometimes. Unfortunately due to hectic schedules for the couple, there wasn't a chance for us to spend a lot of time together before the big day. Lu ...
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Rosa + Todd | Love and Starwars at Ellington Hall in Santa Rosa
When you look for a wedding photographer it's best to look for someone who really strives for a unique style that you connect with. I was very proud to be hired by Rosa and Todd based on my personal style. Having a couple really identify with your style makes doing my job even more fun than it already is. After chatting with them a ...
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Juliana + Forest + Dia Los Muertos Styled Wedding in the Summer
Every now and then you meet a couple and you just connect right of the bat. This comes with people we call friends, but also those that become our clients. You just know they are the kind of people that drive you to do what you do. Juliana and Forest were that couple. With their inspiration being a mix of Halloween and Day of th ...
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Best of 2016!
So, here is my "Best of 2016" by yours truly, Matthew Leland Photography. These posts are so challenging. As a working photographer, I capture thousands of images in a year and it's very hard to actually choose what you feel is your best work for the year. Some stand out quite powerfully as something you're proud of, others you lov ...
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Vanessa + Aaron | Seaside Colorful Wedding in Pacific Grove
When I found out that Vanessa and Aaron booked the Asilomar Conference Ground in Pacific Grove as their venue I of course immediately looked online to get an idea. I was not disappointed. The images I found where beautiful and I knew that any venue walking distance from the beautiful beaches of California is going to be amazing. I ...
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Marie + Todd | Brief Hipster Wedding in Altadena
Like I’ve shown before in many of my posts, not everything about weddings need to be extravagant or over the top to be something special. While there is nothing wrong of course with some decadence and flair to a wedding, sometimes keeping it intimate is the better route to take. Truthfully, the reason this is happening is because o ...
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Ashely + Kris | Snowy Winter Wedding at Yosemite Valley Chapel
Yosemite National Park in California is known for it’s beautiful views and amazing collection of wildlife and natural wonders. Winter gives it and even more unique look as the snow falls and covers the towering mountains and the waterfalls fall with crisp, fresh water. So to book at wedding at the Yosemite Valley Chapel I was very ...
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Romantic artistic portrait in Midtown Sacramento by Matthew Leland Photography
Katie + Michael | A sweet summer wedding at Vizcaya in Midtown Sacramento
This summer I got the chance to hang out with Katie and Michael at their wedding at Vizcaya in Midtown Sacramento. Their relationship started the day Katie brought Michael some delicious watermelon, and the rest is history.
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Southern California beach elopement by a lighthouse by Matthew Leland Photography
New Site + New Work
Pardon my dust! I am currently in the middle of bringing together a whole new and improved site. Thank you so much for your patience... I love how it's turning out.  And once it's all complete I can't wait to start sharing my work from this year.  As you can see from this sneak peak from my Orange County elopement, there was some p ...
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Madison + Scott | A Hot August Nights wedding in Reno, Nevada
If you are going to have a Rock n' Roll wedding with some Betsy Johnson fashion, during Hot August Nights in Reno, Nevada..... please invite me so I can take more awesome photos like these. Thanks so much to Madison and Scott for inviting me to their crazy party and letting me document it. You guys rock.
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