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Aubrey and Aaron were married May 25, 2008 at Bear Flag Farm in Winters, California. Just an hour away from San Francisco and twenty minutes from Sacramento you'll find yourself surrounded by orchards and rows of seasonal crops.
Photography by the ever so talented Gene Higa, his work on Aubrey and Aaron's wedding took my breath away. Gene Higa travels the world doing what he loves, photographing weddings near and far, and is one of the most sought-after destination wedding photographers today.
Just named one of the top ten wedidng photographers in the world, originally from Los Angeles, Gene makes his home in San Francisco, but calls the world his office. Gene has been commissioned to photograph weddings all over the world, including Spain, Philippines, Peru, India, Italy, Greece, Hawaii, Jamaica, Thailand, Brazil, Barbados, Mexico, as well as across the United States. His images have been featured in Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Elegant Bride, Your Wedding Day magazine, Modern Bride, The Knot Weddings, and the last 15 consecutive issues of Destination Weddings & Honeymoons magazine, including landing the cover image of the magazine's 2008 special issue. In 2007, The Knot voted Gene as the "Best of Weddings Pick" for Northern California. A WPPI platform speaker, he has been profiled in Rangefinder magazine, Photo District News and Studio Photography magazine. He is sponsored by Bay Photo Lab,Cypress Albums, Pickpic, Albums Unlimited and liveBooks. Gene also teaches and shares his approach to shooting weddings with professional photographers across the country, inspiring a new generation of photographers to reach for the stars.
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