Laurent & Helena
San Francisco Wedding Photographer

Category: Wedding
Location: San Francisco, CA.

Laurent and Helena’s wedding day was certainly a true representation of who they are as individuals and as a couple. They were married in the backyard of a house at the top of Bernal Heights in San Francisco. The yard stretched down into 5 tiers. The top tier was where the ceremony took place as well as where the Kally Price Jazz Band played. The next two tiers were occupied by friends who played different instruments as well as a champagne station. The 4th tier was the oyster bar and the final tier was the barbecue and fire pit where Laurent’s father and team (of Butler & Chef ) prepared food for the all the guests (complete with a tree house for city viewing).

This was a day unlike anything I have experienced but I can’t say I’m surprised. I wouldn’t have expected anything less from these two. Love you guys very much.

Helena is also a talented wedding photographer and you can check out her work here.

A huge thank you goes out to my friend Bianca Morra for 2nd shooting this wedding with me. She’s incredibly talented and I look forward to collaborating with her more this year.

Music by Duke Ellington.

P.S. The hat/wreath used during the wedding were hand made by the talented Behida Dolic. The wonderful floral design was by Jessy Brown.

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July 18, 2013
This is the next level, Nirav.
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July 18, 2013
This is loco, ese. Shit...
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July 18, 2013
Holy shitballz!!! This is my favourite wedding of all times!!!! Mind blown!!!!
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July 18, 2013
style to the max! this image is seriously awesome : http://niravpatelphotography.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/HLBianca_4574.jpg
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July 18, 2013
Such beautiful and moving photos. By the end of the gallery I was nearly in tears! Stunning work!
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July 18, 2013
GET OUT OF HERE with this.
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July 18, 2013
Killer, Nirav. The energy is insane. Favorite wedding yet.
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July 18, 2013
Amazing set again!
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July 18, 2013
ho-lee-cow! this is so so so incredible! i adore san fran...and this is just what i would image a backyard SF wedding to be! way to nail it man! i would love love love to feature this on hi-fi weddings if you'd be interested! x to the o times a million!! -ashley
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July 18, 2013
Amazing!! You made me feel in there. It was a whole experience with music and everything =)
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July 18, 2013
Wow, Wow, Wow!
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July 18, 2013
0178 amazing portrait.
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July 18, 2013
Holy macaroni..... absolutely beautiful..... I actually cried, so so good so so much love right there x
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July 18, 2013
What a fantastic piece of work, congratulations! Awesome images, and beautiful portraits.
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July 18, 2013
so rad. so sick. wow.
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July 18, 2013
Stunning...!
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July 18, 2013
You sir are talented. :)
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July 18, 2013
Thanks for being awesome.
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July 18, 2013
Fabuleux, magnifique, merci merci c'est un vrai plaisir de contempler votre travail....
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July 18, 2013
Whoooooooa! Fantastic work!
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July 18, 2013
love it! love it ! love it !!!!
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July 18, 2013
one of the most authentic weddings i've seen. felt real good scrolling through this.
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July 18, 2013
Great work man!
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July 18, 2013
man, that was awesome. hats off to you!
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July 18, 2013
Dude....this is my absolute favorite
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July 18, 2013
hands. down. the. best. wedding. post. i. have. seen. to. date. the. end.
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July 18, 2013
i don't even know ... except that i've never seen anything like it. remarkable, nirav.
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Levi
July 18, 2013
holy moly macaroni!! love these dude!
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July 18, 2013
wow dude these are absolutely breathtaking. Lost for words, just beautiful.
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July 19, 2013
Astonishing viewing experience..
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July 19, 2013
Beautiful Nirav!
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July 19, 2013
Well that was pleasure to my eyes! Best styled wedding iv seen in a long time almost felt like i was looking at a film set so so well shot dude!
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July 19, 2013
These are some great shots. Keep up the great work dude!
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July 19, 2013
Haven't said this since 2012.... Amazeballs!
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July 19, 2013
I am crying, and I wasn't even there... perhaps cause I missed this absolutely magical moment, and also because your talent has reflected the people, places and things so fully and truly... congratulations to all involved in the creating and spreading of such LOVE!
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July 19, 2013
Seriously....this is amazing.
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July 19, 2013
Awesome Nirav... once again... this is amazing ! Well done
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July 19, 2013
This is INSANELY good! You captured the spirit of a day that looked truly amazing.
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July 19, 2013
many interesting frames, great inspiration!
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July 19, 2013
Oh my word. that red hat. just beautiful, Nirav.
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July 19, 2013
Oh god! Love the couple, love the editing...love SF. Congrats! I wanna be like you when i grow up :)
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July 19, 2013
Stunning and everything I could ever imagine for the talented and creative Helena. The way you captured her essence and style, I feel like I was there!
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July 19, 2013
oh my gosh oh my gosh oh my gosh. this is unlike anything that i have ever seen. this music. these photos. frikn whoa.
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July 19, 2013
all are beautiful
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July 20, 2013
Wow. I love the color work. Such richness and depth. Great work.
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July 20, 2013
What a perfect wedding! Those first few frames of the bride are like old Hollywood glamour...wonderful work as always. Super inspiring :)
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July 20, 2013
so incredibly gorgeous! such a perfect wedding!
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July 20, 2013
damn. really inspired. really impressed. nicely done!
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elisabeth
July 21, 2013
wow. i'm obsessed
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July 21, 2013
Oh wow. Perfection. Your work is so inspiring!
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July 21, 2013
Insanely good work!!!! I just wanted it to keep going.
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July 21, 2013
Nailed it. Awesome bro.
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July 21, 2013
Who designed the bridal gown and what shop did it come from?
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July 21, 2013
i feel so fortunate to have seen these, beautiful work.
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July 21, 2013
Wow. No words to suffice. So full of life!
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July 23, 2013
I love your work!
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Christina
July 24, 2013
this wedding...these images...wow.
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July 24, 2013
Fabulous work Nirav! Absolutely beautiful.
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July 25, 2013
wow, this is so awesome Nirav. you're the best of the best. I just can't even describe how beautiful and amazing these images are.
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July 25, 2013
Beatiful pictures! I admire your work, congrats!!
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July 25, 2013
just great, dude.
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July 26, 2013
WOW! One of my favorites wedding!
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July 28, 2013
My friend, Caitlin, of Hazelton Photography in Geneva told me about you. Beautiful work.
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July 29, 2013
I love the vintage feel this wedding has. Great job capturing it all
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marina
July 30, 2013
absolutely incredible work (we've never met but i'm a huge fan!) seriously breathtaking- thank you for the continued inspiration!
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July 31, 2013
Dear Nirav Patel, You will always be my inspiration in wedding photography. That's all. Firdaus Malek, MALAYSIA
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August 4, 2013
Thank you ! It was a magical day and you captured moments of it on film so perfectly . All of us made it a magical day & all participants became the magical day . It was my son's wedding and I cry every time I look at your photos , Thank you !
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August 12, 2013
Seriously nuts. This is some of the best stuff I have ever seen. You truly rock!
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October 25, 2013
The Definition of an awesome wedding. Man this looked like so much fun..
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December 5, 2013
Wow! This is such a great story! he is a lucky man to have such beautiful wife. And I love your work!
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