“We are absolutely blown away by our photos, Christina. You captured moments and emotion that we would forget if we didn’t have these pictures. You were by far the best investment we made for our wedding! We will treasure these for the rest of our lives…”  Jennifer F.


I'm Christina Hernandez, owner of Nightingale Photography. Welcome to my wedding website and congratulations on your engagement! I’m so excited that you’ve stopped by to view my work. I have been photographing weddings in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area and Napa Valley for the last two decades. I like to describe my work as emotional, documentary, candid, real and artistic. I am here for you and I'm so glad you reached out to Nightingale Photography.


Weddings are the ultimate photostory. My joy is capturing the raw emotion and authentic moments of the day so my couples can celebrate these memories for years to come. Nightingale Photography is based in theSan Francisco Bay Area and offers wedding photography throughout California, including the Napa and Sonoma Wine Country region, Lake Tahoe, Carmel and beyond.


Engagement sessions and couple’s portraits are a time to celebrate your relationship and journey. I will guide you through San Francisco Bay Area location options and wardrobe ideas to make this experience unforgettable.


We have created a new style of wedding videography that is modern and cinematic. This is NOT your parent’s wedding video. Our style is low-key and unobtrusive, providing a gorgeous film that is intimate and stylish. Whether your wedding takes place in Napa, Sonoma or San Francisco, we can tell your unique story.

Family Portraits

If you are looking for natural, lifestyle portraits of your family, children, baby or newborn, I'd love to tell your story. My approach is timeless and authentic, celebrating the bonds within your family. Portrait sessions available throughout the Bay Area including in Oakland, San Francisco, Lafayette, Walnut Creek and beyond.

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