• Well, hello there beautiful.

    Welcome to the new blog for Meo Baaklini Photography!

    I absolutely love photographing people. There is something so personal and vulnerable about a portrait. When it comes to my weddings, I really enjoy the pace and atmosphere of elopements and intimate ceremonies.

    My other passion lies in the realm of dress up. I have an obsession for playing with hair & makeup and allowing women to feel as beautiful as they look. If you haven't already, you can watch my Behind the Scenes video to see what it's like at a session.

    If you would like to connect feel free to stop by my Facebook or send me an 101,109,97,105,108liame!

    xoxo
    Meo

    Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, available for worldwide destination weddings

Fashion Inspired Maternity Session/San Francisco Photographer

Can we just take a moment to appreciate this mama-to-be’s swoon worthy maternity session??

I feel like she just stepped out of the pages of an editorial. The natural light studio played nicely while the weather was stormy and nasty outside. My favorite was the combination of the feathered layered ruffled skirt from Calypso and the textured fur vest. I wish I was that fabulous when I was pregnant!:)Which one is your favorite look?

xoxo,

Meo

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San Francisco Bay Area Maternity Photographer Meo Baaklini

Teaser! Melly & Richard’s Las Vegas Wedding

Remember them? Longboards and pillow fights in the Presidio!! (if not, you can check out their seriously fun engagement session here)

They enjoyed an intimate wedding in my hometown, Las Vegas. I want a pair of custom kicks for myself now! I also want to just do a lantern lighting and send off just for fun.:)

Glad I got to spend Valentine’s photographing all the love <3

xoxo,

Meo

 

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Channa and Jason Get Married/Oakland Mills Wedding

It started with a latte. No, seriously. They met for the first time at a coffee shop in Oakland that quickly turned into a magical Happy Hour date with sweet potato fries and great conversation. (I already love them for this)

Besides selecting the chapel at Oakland Mills College, they had so many special moments for their ceremony. Destiny Muhammed blessed the guests with her gracious (& badass) harp skills. She serenaded the processional with her version of India Arie’s Ready for Love and it was amazing. Another one of the girls read from The Alchemist (posted below) that touched the hearts of everyone. The ceremony commenced with the traditional of Jumping the Broom and a sweet kiss to kick off their new life together.

I am so honored and blessed to have taken part in such a special occasion.

Congratulations to Channa & Jason.

xoxo,

Meo

Wedding Venue: Oakland Mill College

Wedding Coordinator: Ann with Dreamcatcher Events

Harpist: Destiny Muhammed

 

“At that moment it seemed to him that time stood still and the soul of the world surged within him. When he looked into her dark eyes and saw that her lips were poised between a laugh and silence, he learned the most important part of the language that all the world spoke. The language that everyone on earth was capable of understanding in their heart. It was love. Something older than humanity, more ancient than the desert. Something that exerted the same force whenever two pairs of eyes met, as had theirs here at the well. She smiled, and that was certainly an omen. The omen he had been awaiting without even knowing he was for all his life. The omen he sought to find in his sheep and in his books. In the crystals and in the silence of the desert... It was the pure language of the world. It required no explanation, just as the universe needs none as it travels through endless time. What the boy felt at that moment was that he was in the presence of the only woman in his life. And that, with no need for words she recognized the same thing. He was more certain of it, than of anything in the world. He had been told by his parents and grandparents that he must fall in love and really know a person before becoming committed. But maybe people who felt that way never learned the universal language. Because when you know that language, its easy to understand that someone in the world awaits you. Whether its in the middle of the desert or in some great city. And when two such people encounter each other, and their eyes meet, the past and the future become unimportant. There is only that moment, and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. It is the hand that evokes love and makes a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one

“At that moment it seemed to him that time stood still and the soul of the world surged within him. When he looked into her dark eyes and saw that her lips were poised between a laugh and silence, he learned the most important part of the language that all the world spoke. The language that everyone on earth was capable of understanding in their heart. It was love. Something older than humanity, more ancient than the desert. Something that exerted the same force whenever two pairs of eyes met, as had theirs here at the well. She smiled, and that was certainly an omen. The omen he had been awaiting without even knowing he was for all his life. The omen he sought to find in his sheep and in his books. In the crystals and in the silence of the desert… It was the pure language of the world. It required no explanation, just as the universe needs none as it travels through endless time. What the boy felt at that moment was that he was in the presence of the only woman in his life. And that, with no need for words she recognized the same thing. He was more certain of it, than of anything in the world. He had been told by his parents and grandparents that he must fall in love and really know a person before becoming committed. But maybe people who felt that way never learned the universal language. Because when you know that language, its easy to understand that someone in the world awaits you. Whether its in the middle of the desert or in some great city. And when two such people encounter each other, and their eyes meet, the past and the future become unimportant. There is only that moment, and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. It is the hand that evokes love and makes a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one’s dreams would have no meaning. Maktub..”

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Delta/Sweetheart Song She may be an Omega Sweetheart Or the Dream Girl of A Phi A. She may wear a Kappa diamond Her love may a Sigma be But if she wears the Delta Symbol, Then her first love is DST. She may be an Omega Sweetheart Or a Dream Girl of A Phi A. She may wear a Kappa diamond Her love may a Sigma be But if she wears the Delta Symbol, Then her first love is DST.

Delta/Sweetheart Song
She may be an Omega Sweetheart
Or the Dream Girl of A Phi A.
She may wear a Kappa diamond
Her love may a Sigma be
But if she wears the Delta Symbol,
Then her first love is DST.
She may be an Omega Sweetheart
Or a Dream Girl of A Phi A.
She may wear a Kappa diamond
Her love may a Sigma be
But if she wears the Delta Symbol,
Then her first love is DST.

 

January 21, 2014 - 7:20 am

Destiny Muhammad - Thank you soo much Meo for the kind kudos on my musical sharing! My website:
Destinymuhammadproject.com
Peace & Appreciation
Destiny