• 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

Once Upon a Time Themed Baby Shower/Fairfield Family Photographer

Most people don’t think about hiring a photographer for birthday parties or baby showers. You put so much effort into planning and preparing for your party, why not enjoy it?! You can’t be everywhere at once, and you will miss out on so much if you’re not in the moment.

Believe me, I’ve tried to photograph my own events (same goes for vacations!). I’m so happy when families invite me into their important moments. It’s seriously an honor to document the day so they can actually be a part of it. I hope you enjoy this one!

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How cute is this Pinterest worthy Once Upon a Time themed baby shower? Instead of your typical Disney Princess stuff, each table had a centerpieces from different stories like Snow White, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Frozen, The Little Mermaid (my favorite!) and Beauty and the Beast.

Before all the festivities, we got to sneak in a few minutes for a quickie maternity session (including the dog!). Thanks to a local friend, we had a quiet spot off the beaten path with delicious sunlight peeking through the leaves.

Other Information:

DESSERTS:

Handmade desserts from different family members, appropriately named to go with the theme. (The fairy dust cookies were my FAVORITE!!!!)

FUN & GAMES:

The Selfie Game

Don’t Cross Your Arms (or legs!)

Decorate a Onesie

FOOD:

Tacos! (Don’t worry, grabbing the vendor’s information and will update this!)

ENTERTAINMENT:

Trio Musico 707-651-9963 (Santiago)

 

Xoxo,

Meo

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Baby shower, maternity and other special event coverage available in the Napa Valley & San Francisco Bay Area. Inquire about your event date at hello@meobaaklini.com or check out my website at www.meobaaklini.com

Meo Baaklini Photography is located in Benicia, CA and available for travel!

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A Family Session at Old Borges Ranch//Walnut Creek Family Photographer

“That’s it?”

“Yep, that’s it. I’m quick”

I’m a mom, I get it. The last thing we want to do is force kids into photos or make the experience painful. I make sure to work quick and efficient. Mom has a household to run and kids have play time they don’t want to miss out on.:)

It’s fascinating to watch them interact with each other during the session. They let me boss them around for a few minutes and kick up dust. We also got to see one of the local horses come through, so that was a fun little surprise.

Enjoy!

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How to Have the Cutest City Hall Wedding//Grace + Adam’s San Francisco Elopement

Ever wonder how to have the most adorable Pinterest worthy City Hall wedding? It’s actually quite simple.

Step 1. Pack up the car and drive from Vancouver to San Francisco.

Step 2. Make sure your custom Rose Gold wedding dress coordinates with your hubby as well as the colors around City Hall.

Step 3. Have your closest family members there to celebrate.

Step 4. Bring Baby Olive to steal the show.

 

In all seriousness, this was a fun afternoon for me. I’ve shot a hundred elopements, but this was my first City Hall wedding. I instantly fell in love with the way the light just caressed each area and illuminated the building. Perfecto. For real. If you are thinking of getting married here, do it.

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Venue: San Francisco City Hall

Officiant: Ken Jones with Lyssabeth’s

 

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Teaser! Grace + Adam/SF City Hall Wedding

Hi, meet my new BFF, Olive. She is so stinking cute, I could just nibble her little cheeks. Oh, and those are her awesome parents Grace and Adam.

Here is a little peek from today’s wedding.

Enjoy!

Meo

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