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Here’s a teaser from right after Rob proposed to Natasha in Pebble Beach!


Rob and Natasha – Pebble Beach Engagement

If you’re looking for the very best photo booth rental experience out there, we have to tell you – check out The Vintage PhotoBox™! (www.thevintagephotobox.com). They’ve been amazing and we love working with them. There’s just something about having your guests get to take something home with them from your special day, and c’mon, who […]


The Vintage PhotoBox™

I’ve been known to bust out some acting skills to hide in plain sight, thus perfecting the “Ninja Photographer” skills to capture and document special moments such as these! Last week I was an avid bird lover and photographer, getting shots of geese on the greens. LOL. I LOVE photographing marriage proposals! 🙂 ©2015 Mike […]


Pebble Beach Marriage Proposal – Wedding Photography

Hi friends! Well as you can see, it’s been a while since our last post, but I’m happy to start posting again! As always, you can find the most recent photos and happenings on instagram (www.instagram.com/mike_steelman_photographers) and our facebook page (www.facebook.com/mikesteelmanphotographers). I’m pleased to introduce you to Justin and Julisa! These two are something else […]


Julisa and Justin’s Pebble Beach Engagement

A few months ago we had the honor of photographing Lynsie and Aaron’s wedding at Carmel Valley Ranch. It was a gorgeous day coupled with a gorgeous couple! The fresh and timeless approach we take in capturing the day’s special moments is reflected in this slideshow…enjoy! Congratulations again Lynsie and Aaron! We’re blessed to work […]


Carmel Valley Ranch Wedding: Lynsie and Aaron

I feel like we’ve been sitting on a treasure chest of gold with hundreds of images to share (but so busy it’s hard to get them all lined up!), so here’s a few teasers of Jonathan and Jovina’s wedding day held at the Hyatt Highlands Inn in Carmel. What perfect Carmel weather for a very […]


Jonathan and Jovina’s Carmel Wedding – Teasers

So 19 years ago today, Gina Steelman and I “officially” began dating. And 19 years ago this evening I actually told her I loved her for the first time, sitting in her car outside of our (high school) youth group leader’s home. (We’d been flirting and friends for years before). 19 YEARS!! Wow. I guess […]


19 Years!

Just look at these two!! You can feel their love for each other… and that’s what we love photographing. 🙂 Brittany and Michael’s big day is tomorrow at Gardener’s Ranch in Carmel Valley and we couldn’t be more excited for them! It’s definitely going to be an awesome and beautiful day. We chose to do […]


Vineyard Engagement Session {Brittany and Michael}

Anne and Dan got married in the beautiful countryside of Corral De Tierra. Surrounded by their family and friends, their wedding day was gorgeous, simple, beautiful, meaningful, and awesome! Here’s a glimpse into their love for each other… Thanks Anne and Dan for trusting us with your special day. Congratulations again!! Anne and Dan’s Country […]


Anne and Dan’s Country Wedding