Sonoma Wedding Photographer

My name is Jason Guy and I am a Sonoma wedding photographer serving Napa and the greater San Francisco bay area. The wedding photos shown here are the kinds of images you can expect should you decide to book me for your wedding. I use a combination of posed portraiture, planned candids and pure photojournalism to capture a good mix of photos. I hope you enjoy!

Get Better Wedding Photos With Less Stress

Get Better Wedding Photos With Less Stress

If you’re feeling overwhelmed with where to start when planning your wedding, check out the following posts. I created these articles with the intention of helping you get better wedding photos and making your day more enjoyable.

wedding day timeline templates

Editable Wedding Day Timeline Templates

Three different wedding day timeline templates you can download and customize to your liking. The first is for a truncated 10 hr wedding, the second is for a full coverage 12 hr wedding day and the third is an elopement timeline. Once your schedule is customized the way you want it, you can then easily share it with other vendors, family and your bridal party to keep everyone on the same page!

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wedding day schedule guide

Wedding Day Schedule Guide: Get Better Photos With Less Stress

Feeling overwhelmed with where to start when creating your wedding day schedule? This guide will show you how to easily plan your wedding day schedule so everything runs smoothly and efficiently for your wedding day.

Having a good plan for your wedding will make your day considerably less stressful because it gives everyone clarity about what is happening and when. A good plan will also naturally lead to better wedding photos and more time with your guests later in the day.

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Pre-Wedding Sessions

The following options are for those that want pre-wedding portraits that go beyond standard wedding coverage. This includes events like engagement photos, bridal boudoir, and pre-wedding formal portraits.

Normally there is a booking fee which includes your photo shoot and makeover for each of these events, however I include this deposit at no charge when you book your wedding with me. There is no minimum order for any of these sessions and you are welcome to purchase only the images you absolutely love from one, or all of the pre-wedding sessions I offer. 

Engagement Photos

Couple's portrait on a snowy evening in the park

Having engagement photos taken with me is a perfect opportunity to become more familiar with how I’ll direct you without the stress of your wedding day. These sessions can be done outdoors or indoors and are ideal for save the date invitations and signature photos guests can sign at your wedding.

Remember that save the date invitations are commonly sent six to eight months before your wedding. Keep this in mind as you plan the timing of your engagement session as I will also need at least a few weeks to edit your photos after your session.

Signature photos are printed and then matted with extra space to allow an area for hand written well wishes from guests. For example an 8×10 photo in a 16×20 matt would be a good ratio to allow enough room for your guests to write their note around your photo without feeling cramped. Just make sure to remind guests to bias their notes toward the center of the matt to prevent the frame from cutting their message off!

A boudoir photo shoot with me is an all day event that I guarantee will boost your self confidence and showcase all of your hard work leading up to your wedding. If you don’t think there’s any way you could ever do a boudoir photo shoot, I encourage you check out these transformations I’ve done for some of my recent clients. Many of these women didn’t think they could do a session either, but did their photo shoots anyway despite their insecurities. My “transformations” page is a compilation of before and after images along with my clients experiences written in their own words.

Bridal boudoir photos are generally captured and designed into a boudoir album as a wedding gift for the bride. If the groom is lucky, we will make him a retro viewer. Kidding aside, if you’d like to have your boudoir album ready to give to your fiance on your wedding day, I’d highly encourage you to check out this post about my final artwork lead times to ensure that your album arrives on time.

On your wedding day I am more than happy to capture photos of you getting into your dress. However, to capture bridal boudoir photos like I show in my portfolio, your session will need to be photographed on a separate day from your wedding. Doing your photo shoot on a day independent of your wedding will give us the breathing room needed to get the best boudoir photos possible for you.

Sonoma Wedding Photographer Jason Guy

Contact Jason Guy
Jason Guy

My name is Jason Guy and I am a Sonoma and Napa wedding photographer serving the greater San Francisco bay area.

While flattering lighting and pose are important, capturing the emotion and authenticity of your wedding day is my ultimate goal. My process for achieving this floats form a photo journalistic (candid) approach during segments such as the ceremony, to heavily directed for formal portraits, and something in between for couples portraits, first looks, etc.

I strongly believe this hybrid approach fosters an environment to get the best wedding photos possible from your day.

If the photos I show on this page and my overall approach resonate with you, I invite you to contact me after reviewing my wedding price menu here. If you have any questions about anything please don’t be shy to reach out and I’ll be in touch with you shortly!