Sydni and Phil wanted something a little different from “sunny” engagement photos and asked us if we’d be down for a noir-inspired session. Of course we would!
To make the session even better, Phil let us take over the Alchemist Bar & Lounge, a second-floor watering hole that he co-owns and styled. Despite its proximity to AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, we were transported into a steampunk, speakeasy world of light and shadows. With its distressed brick, caged Edison bulbs, well-stocked bar, and steep staircase, how could we go wrong? Here are some of our favorite moments, including some shot with a Pentax 67ii medium-format film camera.