Berkeley Engagement Session – Whitney and Milos

A bit of rain didn’t take away from this engagement session in the Berkeley Rose Garden, although it did inspire us to venture indoors for a slice of a cake and a warm drink at the end.

Whitney And Milos Engagement Session – Images by Tristan Crane

“Without you, today’s emotions would be the scurf of yesterday’s”


The title quote is from the film ‘Amelie’, which I felt inspired to watch at three am, the morning after we returned from Paris. Jet lag would not let me sleep any longer.

In the course of investigating the word ‘scurf’, I’m greatly amused that it can be defined as ‘a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin’.  Tres Romantic, no?

Engagement Session – Cari and Stephane


I’ve known Cari for a while now, and was absolutely honored that she and Stephane chose me to photograph their wedding.  I like to schedule an engagement session beforehand so that we can get some time before the wedding to work together. We shot this quickly –  just a week before the wedding, at the Berkeley botanical gardens.




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