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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIOS OPEN DURING COVID-19 - Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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San Jose City Hall wedding Couple portrait session outside in the sun under the blue sky

San Jose City Hall Elopement Portrait Photographer | Couple portrait session outside

Jenny and Kiet pose for a stunning portrait outside of the San Jose City Hall after their wedding ceremony.

Jenny and Kiet had planned a double wedding with the bride’s sister and her fiance. It was originally scheduled for May of 2020, but the pandemic quickly changed their plans. Once the California governor allowed weddings inside churches, the couple planned a private ceremony at a San Jose church. 

Catholic Church Wedding Picture of The bride talking with her excited flower girls in San Jose

San Jose Catholic Church Elopement Photos | The bride talks with her excited flower girls

The bride talks with her excited flower girls in the lobby of the church before Mass begins.

San Jose, CA church wedding image of The bride and groom walking down the church aisle together

San Jose church wedding ceremony photography | The bride and groom walk down the aisle together

The bride and groom walk down the aisle together in order to begin their ceremony.

San Jose, CA COVID wedding image detail shot of the priest’s personal hand sanitizer and face mask

San Jose COVID wedding pictures | This detail shot of the priest’s personal hand sanitizer and face mask

This detail shot of the priest’s personal hand sanitizer and face mask highlights the realities of getting married during a global pandemic.

COVID wedding photo of The ring bearer watching in awe as the rings are blessed at a San Jose church

San Jose church COVID wedding images | The ring bearer watches in awe as the wedding rings are blessed

The ring bearer watches in awe as the wedding rings are blessed by the priest.

San Jose wedding picture of The couple exchanging wedding rings during their church ceremony

San Jose elopement photographer | The couple exchange wedding rings

The couple exchange wedding rings with smiles on their faces.

San Jose church ceremony photography showing The priest blessing the couples wedding mass

San Jose church ceremony image | The priest celebrates the wedding mass

The priest celebrates the wedding mass in front of the couple.

San Jose micro indoor church ceremony image of guests Wearing masks and social distancing

San Jose micro ceremony photography | Wearing masks and social distancing inside the church

Wearing masks and social distancing inside the church, the guests take a moment to bless the newlywed couple.

San Jose wedding portraits inside the church during COVID of The bride and groom with their family members

San Jose wedding family portrait during COVID | The bride and groom take a formal portrait with their family members

The bride and groom take a formal portrait with their family members, all of whom are wearing face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.