C California Style

Meghan Kay Sadler.
Still-life flowers.
Engagement portrait for a Venice couple.
Invitation calligraphy with marbled blue ink.
San Francisco City Hall.

Capturing the Mood

by C California Style

A multitalented vendor is highly coveted for its one-less-stress quality and aesthetic coherence.

Meghan Kay Sadler.

Meghan Kay Sadler.

Take M.K. Sadler, for instance, whose expertise covers invitation design and paper goods, calligraphy and photography. This Texas transplant isn’t going to make sunshine when it’s raining, though. Meghan Kay Sadler’s style skews moodier, she admits—a narrative vibe with more gray tones and shadows. That’s particularly helpful with engagement photos, a genre that can often feel staged. For a Venice couple, that meant forgoing an elaborate engagement setup and shooting at home in Venice. “It’s more about the story the image tells,” Sadler explains. “It requires a longer look and makes you inquire about the moment before and after the picture. I want my images to make you feel something, not to just show off a trend.” mksadler.com.