”We love your wit, ability to command a room, and your insanely phenomenal photography skills. You have mastered your craft and we are thankful to have received a portion of this talent in the form of wedding memories.”

Rina and Sajid

May 28, 2017 / San Francisco City Hall

”We love them! You are so talented — we look like models!”

Kristen and Nipul

April 2017 / San Francisco

”Tara was incredibly cool, calm, fun, and professional. She knew exactly how to work with other vendors, handle family members, keep everything on schedule, and get beautiful shots at each location while making sure we remembered to smile and breathe.”

Jean and Brian

October 8, 2016 / Palace Hotel

”I cannot tell you how many people have told us how impressed they were with our photographs. It wasn't just the colors and angles - but also the sweet genuine, candid moments that were captured. It makes reliving that day so much fun.”

Lisa and Chris

October 1, 2016 / Great American Music Hall

”Tara captured our special day with her exceptional eye for photography that transforms her work into fine art. Tara helped us feel relaxed and natural in front of the camera and captured the intense, raw emotions we felt that day.”

Lindsey and Jake

September 24, 2016 / Bently Reserve

”Tara, like her work, is professional, well composed, and meticulous. We could not have been happier working with her and Kevin, as they worked tirelessly to make sure our special moments stay with us forever.”

Nisha and Jivan

August 20, 2016 / San Mateo Marriott

”We truly loved working with Tara. All of the pictures were artistic and unique; there was nothing was standard or stock about any of them. She also captured some amazing candids that we absolutely treasure. Tara was an integral part of our wonderful wedding, and we feel very lucky to have partnered with her.”

Mary and Bob

August 6, 2016 / Hills Estate

”Wow. A match made in heaven for us. Tara's warmth and incredible personality allowed us to truly relax while her confidence and creativity kept us focused and inspired. She never missed a moment and dives into her work with open arms and a generous heart.”

Mica and Chris

June 11, 2016 / Beaulieu Gardens

”Tara and Kevin did such a fabulous job capturing our wedding and being such a wonderful calming presence throughout all our wedding festivities. They made us feel amazing and I will treasure our photos forever.”

Bette and Chance

January 9, 2016 / Casa Edwards, Los Cabos

”We had an amazing experience working with Tara and her team. We opted for a small ceremony at San Francisco City Hall, so my hope was to share with family and friends photos that not only captured the spirit of our wedding day,  but also the beauty and architecture of this incredible, historic building. I was amazed by Tara's ability to document our day so perfectly. Thank you, Tara, for capturing these sacred moments - we had a blast!”

Jenn and Lear

November 13, 2015 / San Francisco City Hall

“Tara is one of the most amazing people I know. She poured her positive energy, calmness and amazing artistic skills into our day making it even more incredible.”

Kathi and Martin

October 11, 2015 / Flying M Ranch

“Tara not only delivered beautiful photos of our wedding day, but also made us feel so comfortable in front of the camera. She captured the beauty of our venue exactly as we had hoped and are taken back there every time we see them. Perfection!”

Jennifer and Andrew

September 5, 2015 / Beltane Ranch

“Once we found Tara we knew right away that she was the photographer we wanted to work with. Tara put us at ease through the whole process, feeling almost like family. We never noticed the cameras throughout the evening and yet received the most amazing pictures. We couldn't have asked for better moments to be captured. We are so grateful to Tara and her amazing team!”

Chelsea and Tom

September 4, 2015 / Arista Winery

“It's not everyday you meet a photographer who feels like family from the moment you meet! Thank you for making our day fun, easy and memorable.”

Amber and Philip

August 3, 2015 / Big Sur, California

“She was the perfect photographer for us. Thank you for putting us at ease and helping us navigate the day.”

Christine and Tony

June 23, 2015 / San Francisco City Hall

“Tara’s eye for catching special moments and bringing the joyous emotion to life on the page is a unique talent. Her fun attitude, professionalism and warmth combined with her skills makes for a rare combination. She was a delight to work with and the end product is a wondrous collection of our wedding memories.”

Kathleen and Michael

May 16, 2015 / Napa Valley

“Through our lives, your photos will be the window through which we remember such a special day and perfect moment.”

Corey and Doyle

April 18, 2015 / Swedenborgian Church

“Tara is an energetic photographer who tirelessly came up with ideas for each frame on our wedding day.  She cleverly uses random objects in our surroundings to bring depth and color into the photograph and these objects can be anything from a peculiar looking tree, intricate architecture, or an elegant chandelier.  These small and consistent efforts in detail make a huge difference, as they help capture the shared memories effectively of our special day.  Her photographs are rarely staged — in fact they evoke a raw and intimate feeling that is effortless but beautifully authentic.”

Lisa and Dan

March 28, 2015 / Madrona Manor

“Tara is the best, period. She’s professional, calm and a joy to be around. My husband and I are still amazed with the moments she was able to capture in a split second. Her work is truly a piece of art. We love Tara!”

Lauren and Loren

February 21, 2015 / Westin St. Francis

“In addition to being efficient, professional and fun to work with, Tara beautifully captured the day, our love and the spirit of the people we love.”

Margot and Charles

September 27, 2014 / Sesnon House

“Tara was as cool and inspired the first time we met her as she was on our wedding day. She is one of the most amazing people we have worked with; we are so lucky to have had the opportunity to meet her and be the subjects of her artistry.”

Caitlin and Brooke

September 21, 2014 / Annadel Estate Winery

“We so enjoyed working with you and your team. You made it all so fun and easy!”

Cara and Don

September 13, 2014 / Campovida

“Tara is the best, period. She’s professional, calm and a joy to be around. My husband and I are still amazed with the moments she was able to capture in a split second. Her work is truly a piece of art. We love Tara!”

Kris and Lee

May 17, 2014 / Fairmont San Francisco

“Tara was able to take a very unique vision from my wife and I and augment it with her experience and creativity. Our wedding day would not have been as wondrous without such a charming and wonderful photographer.”

Jeanette and Brett

March 8, 2014 / Swedenborgian Church

“Tara didn’t just capture beautiful photos. She documented the raw emotion, spirit and ethos of our wedding weekend and spared no detail in the process.”

Matt and Harshal

October 19, 2013 / Atwood Ranch

“We searched high and low for a great wedding photographer. Tara's photography stood out because of the artistry in her photojournalistic style. Honestly, we just loved Tara and her assistant Kevin! ”

Vicky and Chris

October 6, 2013 / Ondine, Sausalito

“Tara brings energy, playfulness and incredible talent to her clients. She made us feel like our quirky selves and relaxed the entire time. When working with Tara you feel like you found a long lost friend that already has witnessed your story and is helping you tell it, rather than just learning it.”

Marissa and Matt

July 6, 2013 / Annadel Estate Winery

“Tara and her team not only exceeded our high expectations but made us feel comfortable and confident in front of the camera. Our photographs were perfect representations of our dream day. It was an absolute pleasure to work with Tara from start to finish.”

Lesley and Josh

June 8, 2013 / St. Regis San Francisco

“I’m a photographer and a perfectionist, so it baffled me to see how quickly and efficiently Tara was able to capture our important moments with magazine-stand quality. What other photographer loans you her cowboy boots?”

Nicki and David

May 11, 2013 / Beltane Ranch

“The whole experience with Tara and her team was great. Everybody loves the pictures, my husband Marvan enjoyed the process and the customer service was flawless.”

Elly and Marvan

September 15, 2012 / Sonoma Golf Club

“Tara did such an amazing job capturing all the emotions of our day. We love looking back at the photographs again and again!”

Morgan and John

August 26, 2012 / Holman Ranch

“Tara listened to our jumbled attempts to describe our vision, understood exactly what we were aiming for and delivered exceptionally beautiful photographs, far beyond anything we could have expected.”

Sarah and Kevin

August 11, 2012 / Hamlin Mansion

“You were such a delight in every moment, and we so appreciated your flexibility and warmth.”

Anjali and Suchit

August 2012 / Dolce Hayes Mansion

“Both my husband and I do not take good pictures and Tara was able to capture us at our best. Tara was great to work with before, during and after our wedding and comes highly recommended!”

Elisabeth and Dennis

June 2012 / Golden Gate Yacht Club

“The photos are like works of art that have jumped off of a canvas, with brilliant colors and exquisite details. Tara was able to capture intense emotion in each photograph making you feel like you were there to witness the event. Everyone who has viewed {the photos} finds them absolutely stunning.”

Dina and Andy

June 28, 2012 / Viansa Winery

“I was an admirer of your pictures before my wedding so I didn’t realize seeing my own pictures could take me to another level of amazement! I knew I was in good hands and to a bride, that feeling is absolutely priceless.”

Hyeon-Jin and Brian

June 24, 2012 / Hakone Estate & Gardens

“Tara gave us exactly what we were hoping for: an eye for editorial photos that simultaneously captured authentic emotion. {She} intuitively understood us as a couple and our aesthetic, and instinctively picked locations and shots that really spoke to us as a couple and our vision — she could practically read our minds!”

Michael and Christian

May 27, 2012 / Bentley Reserve

“She was so easy to work with and made us feel like rock stars the whole day!”

Cindy and Jon

May 26, 2012 / Legion of Honor

“Tara always seemed to be in the right place at the right time. She captured beautiful photographs that were the perfect blend of spontaneous moments and timeless portraits.”

Melissa and Yas

May 6, 2012 / Cavallo Point

“Tara maintains the perfect balance of professionalism while also being quite warm, friendly, and fun to be around.”

Sabrina and Darren

March 25, 2012 / Madrona Manor

“Hands down the best photographer out there! Patient, creative, fun, easy-going, wonderful and amazing! Would highly recommend to everyone — and will definitely use again!”

Sarah and Matt

October 29, 2011 / Stanford Memorial Church

“From the very first meeting, Tara “got” us. She understood who we were… Every photo is like its own piece of art. Tara framed every moment so beautifully.”

Jillian and Carey

October 15, 2011 / Great American Music Hall

“That very day we chose Tara because in her, we found a photographer, a sounding board, a cat herder, a wealth of information and ultimately a friend. {She} allowed our imaginations to run wild, and joined them on their romps; that really convinced us working with anyone else would be a mistake. When the time comes you should be as comfortable with the person behind the lens as you are standing in front of it and Tara made the entire intimate experience infinitely comfortable.”

Len and Irina

September 24, 2011 / Julia Morgan Ballroom

“Tara is artistic yet practical… very personable… a consummate professional.”

Stacey and Jason

September 3, 2011 / Presidio Golf Club

“Tara found just the right balance between sentimentality and quirkiness.”

Carrie and Gijs

August 20, 2011 / Sonoma, California

“We want to thank you for the enormous role you played in our wedding. The scenes and moments your photography captured were invaluable.”

Ashley and Charles

July 30, 2011 / Beltane Ranch

“Not only did Tara manage to cover all the “must-haves,” she also managed to capture all the incredibly intimate and special moments between my wife and I, as well as our family and friends. {She} has an incredible awareness of ‘moments that matter.’ After looking at our photographs, we couldn’t believe how much she had captured, with so much depth.”

Pina and Niraj

July 23, 2011 / San Francisco City Hall

“{Arrowood Photography’s} professionalism and {Tara’s} down to earth personality put us at immediate ease in front of the camera. Your photos are more than snapshots — they are works of art.”

Danielle and Pepe

July 10, 2011 / St. Vincent’s School for Boys

“Tara was both ever-present and invisible taking the staged element of her profession out of the mix and capturing instead the real emotions and beauty.”

Alia and Ian

June 25, 2011 / St. Helena

“In reviewing the photos it was fun to see who interacted with who, and to have photos of those interactions. Tara made us do goofy things like run down the hall and dance and the photos from those exercises are the most fun and natural and really caught some unique moments of us laughing and at ease.”

Katherine and Bob

May 20, 2011 / San Francisco City Hall

“We’re really grateful that Tara captured one of the most important days of our lives so beautifully. We look back on that day fondly and {are} excited to relive the memories.”

Jane and Alex

October 23, 2010 / San Francisco City Hall

“Tara captures stunning moments and she is great with all personalities and cultures. She brought out and captured the best emotions of everyone.”

Heejo and Ken

August 27, 2010 / Fort Mason

“As I live in Beijing, China, I had to wake at 5:00 am on several occasions to interview the over a half-dozen photographers I’d identified. When I spoke with Tara there was an instant connection! She gave me the feeling that she was confident yet not overbearing, friendly but not intrusive, and light-hearted although seriously skilled. My husband and I are astoundingly grateful to Tara.”

Lisa and Brian

July 24, 2010 / Sonoma Mission Chapel

“I treasure the photos from the wedding and our engagement shoot. Tara made the entire experience delightful… and the album is just beautiful!”

Liz and Pat

December 31, 2009 / The City Club

“Because I work in the wedding industry, I know how important it is to capture our special day. {Arrowood Photography’s} detail shots were amazing, from gorgeous full room shots and floral arrangements to the menu and escort card display.”

Lily and Ian

August 29, 2009 / Four Seasons Palo Alto

“From the moment we met with Tara, we KNEW we had to have her! We knew she would capture one of the most important days in our lives ever so perfectly, with style, class and pizazz.”

Kelly and Mitch

November 1, 2008 / Ferry Building

“Our wedding photos were amazing!”

Zalikha and Hooman

July 19, 2008 / Four Seasons San Francisco

“If you want people who know what they are doing and execute flawlessly, they are the team for you. We recommend them without any hesitation. The photos of the engagement shoot and wedding were professional — they looked like the kind of shots you see on VH1 or 20/20, when they show snapshots of the most recent Hollywood wedding.”

Marianne and Abe

May 24, 2008 / Palace Hotel

“The quality of work received was superb — her photography is a masterpiece.”

Michelle and Nico

October 25, 2007 / San Francisco City Hall

“Tara is so down to earth and great to work with. Her personality is magnetic!”

Roopali and Raj

July 7, 2007 / Four Seasons San Francisco

“Tara was extremely warm and friendly with all of our guests and everyone commented to us later how much they liked her. Tara rocks!”

Amy and Joey

February 17, 2006 / Legion of Honor

“Tara’s sweet personality blended in perfectly at our wedding.”

Marla and Kevin

October 29, 2005 / Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

“I had called many companies and looked at many photographs of other photographers but you, Tara were the special touch that I was looking for.”

Stacey and Ron

July 3, 2004 / Sonoma, California

“Tara is down to earth, friendly, artistically gifted, and interested in a good love story.”

Jen and Neal

June 4, 2004 / San Francisco City Hall

“Tara is a true professional with the air and presence of an old friend.”

Mary Beth and Dave

May 15, 2004 / Honor Mansion

“From the moment she stepped into the room, Tara made everyone feel relaxed. Her ability to somehow tame a crazed mother-of-the-bride is priceless and she does it with such grace. Tara, you are more than our wedding photographer now; you are our friend.”

Erin and Brian

May 8, 2004 / Villagio