A Few Notes of Appreciation from our Clients

July 14, 2017 

Dear Michael Wong:

Thank you so much for making our wedding a most memorable day. It  was an extreme honor and pleasure to have you photograph the wedding. We  really enjoyed just visiting with you as well. 

Sincerely, Ursala & Gerald Bishop


Dear Mike, Thank you for sending the two CDs and all the great pictures you took. We loved looking through them and sharing with family and friends. You created some great memories for us on our special day.  Warm regards, Anita and George

November 20, 2016 

Dear Mike, Thank you for capturing the beautiful moments of our wedding. We will cherish the memories that you created for us forever. Meena & Jeff


Dear Mike & Deb, Thank you both for your good wishes on our special day. Mike, thank you so much for photographing and catching so many special moments - it was great to look out and see a friendly face behind the camera, and thank you both for all the time spent editing.  We hope to see you both soon! 

Lots of Love, Brigid & Ray


Hi Michael,

We'd just like to thank you again for our wedding pictures and the great time we had with you.  Our family and friends love the pictures as much as we do. It was great to meet you!  Take care! Uli and Frank from Germany

August 2016

Greetings Michael, I hope this message finds you well. I just wanted to confirm that we received the photos, and they are absolutely beautiful! We were also able to use one of the photographs at our reception last Saturday. We are so pleased with your professional photography services and  with the entire Weddings By the Sea--Hastings House team. Thank you all for making our wedding an experience we will forever cherish and remember.     Sincerely,  Letitia & Leroy

July 25, 2015 

Dear Mike,

We want to thank you so much for the beautiful photos you took at our wedding. We truly appreciate your calm presence and creative eye that produced such vely images. Thank you for encouraging us to go down to the beach area....those pictures are some of our absolute favorites!! We are grateful for the time you spent with us and for your fun, easy-going attitude - everyone felt completely  comfortable with you. The turnaround on the CD was incredible! We were thrilled to find it in the mailbox so quickly! Thanks for everything!  Sincerely, Hollie & Mike

April 22, 2015 

Hi Mike, I just wanted to reach out and say thank you so so much for the gorgeous photos from our Half Moon Bay Wedding you took last Friday.. they are utterly amazing. So elegant, sophisticated, modern, and fun.      You truly depicted the love we felt that day. Our wedding day is described as "absolute perfection"  between me and my new husband. We can't say it enough!

Also, the 4-day turnaround and hand-delivery to our home mailbox was the "cherry on top" to making sure we received our beautiful photos. By including ALL of our pictures, instead of the stated 72 digital  photos we were promised in our agreement, you truly went above and beyond when it comes to true customer service and great business. Again, thank you so much and we really appreciate all that you did for our special day! We are so glad  you were the one to take our photos. We will definitely recommend you for our friends and family!! :)  Jim & Carla Ferguson

December 3, 2014 

Dear Michael,  Myself and Joseph wanted to thank you (and your wife) for the wonderful photos!  Amazing! We really appreciate your work (as well as getting them to us so quickly!) and your patience with me ;) we now how wonderful  memories to last a lifetime. Thank you! Sincerely, The Taylors :)


Mike was in instrumental in our wedding day and the whole trip we took to Halfmoon Bay.....he took amazing pictures that are still being talked about today...was a joy to talk with about everything, and even became our tour guide by suggesting places  to see and visit while we were in California....i would definitely suggest his services to anyone.... we thought of Mike as a friend not just a photographer.....i will be contacting him in the next few  days for help with something else too...im sure he will accomodate. -    Dale and Kimber Colson

November 11, 2011   Hi Michael, Thank you very much for being a part of our special day at Hastings House and taking photos of us and our family and friends. I had already assigned a friend to follow you around with an umbrella to keep your equipment dry in case of rain, but thankfully we were fortunate enough to not have to worry about that. We truly appreciate everything you,Terry, Linda, Richard did for us on our wedding day. Sincerely, Cindee and Jared Barnes

Michael Wong was our wedding photographer for my son and  daughter-in-law on August 28th.  The wedding was at Sam's Chowder  House.  He took   pre-wedding photos, and photos of the ceremony and party.   The result   was almost 300 really wonderful photos.  He was fun to  work with and did   a beautiful job in telling the story of this lovely day.- Janet K. 

October 20, 2010 Dear Michael Wong, Martin and I wish to thank you sincerely for the outstanding job you've done, your generosity & your professionalism. Our families and friends had nothing but praise for your work.  These precious moments of our lives, captured through your lens will be cherished for many years to come. Thank you for taking part in the celebration of our marriage. Please accept our compliments.  We are enclosing a CD as a souvenir. We hope you'll enjoy it. Just as photos can serve as a walk through Memory Lane, we hope that the music we've selected will do the same.      Many Blessings,  Sincerely, Minh-Chan & Martin.

August 5, 2010

Hi Mike! You photographed our wedding on July 3rd on Montara Beach and we just wanted to write you and say thanks. The photos are beautiful and you captured everything better than we could have imagined. Thank you for everthing, Alicia and Kyle Sensibaugh 

July 20, 2010

Mike, Thanks for capturing my only child's wedding. Every picture makes you feel that happiness.  You're terrific!  Friends Forever, Anna B. Esperson

July2, 2010 Mike & Deb, We received the 8x10 photos today.  Thank you, they're wonderful!  We are very glad  we had you photograph our wedding, everyone has commented on how beautiful the pictures are.  We're finally getting back with you, regarding our choices for the 2 - 8x10 photos we've chosen.  Believe us, it was a difficult choice, due to all of the wonderful shots you captured!!  We are so pleased with our CD and the 50 5x7's, THANK YOU so much!! Best Regards,Jim & Kathi Gardner

August 14, 2009  

Hi Michael, Aaron and I just wanted to thank you again for helping make our wedding one of many special days for us! :) We got our pics and dvd Thank you very much they came out better then when  could have hoped. YOU ROCK! Aaron and Debbie Dienstfrey PS - oh and thanks again for sticking around, we know you didn't have to do that, so many thanks!!!!)

August 5, 2009 

Hi Michael, We just wanted to thank you for doing such a beautiful job, a really classy style.. We really lucked out in finding you. The pictures are absolutely beautiful. We will be making more photos for ourselves and our family.  Thank you & have a great day. -    Carla & Clifton

July 30, 2007 

To Deb & Mike, There are no WORDS to express how wonderful everything is that you did for us, including      wedding photos & videos.     Blessings,     Lois & Ben Williams- Hagler

July 7 2009 

Dear Michael,

Thank you so much for taking all the precious pictures for us on our wedding day.   They turned out real nice, and wll give us lasting memories of the occasion.  Hope we'll  have other occasions to engage your professional services again. Wishing you health & good business throughout the year.  - Loretta & Paul

November 14, 2008 

Michael, Thanks again for the outstanding pictures.  Your love for your craft is evident in your photographs.

Nicole Brown

September 26, 2008

Michael, we've been meaning to contact you about how much we love our wedding pictures. They are amazing!  Four months later, friends and family are still talking about them. Many thanks,-   Amber & Dean White

October 23, 2006 

Dear Michael, Thanks so much for photographing our wedding. You captured the beauty of the day with both  candid and posed shots.  The pictures allow us to share the day with others and will help us conjure up memories of the day for many, many years!  We appreciate your creativity, and too, the ease of working with you.        Thanks for contributing to the specialness of our day. - April & Joe Ramos

April 5, 2006

Dear Mike, Just want to let you know how much we love the pictures! And we enjoyed working with you, too.  It was a magical wedding day, and you captured that for us. If we are asked for a photographer referral, we'll recommend ya.  Take care, Cheryl &  Norm Palmer-Olsen

September 25, 2005

Mike, Craig and I just wanted to thank you once again for the awesome work you did for us! Your photos totally capture what an amazing day we had. You were great to work with, and the photos are amazing! - Thank you - Craig & Carrie Parker

Sat, 13 Aug 2005

Dear Mike, The photos arrived yesterday and we're just LOVING them!  We've shared them with my parents and with Katie and Joe, who are probably right now sharing them with Joe's parents and  grandparents in Tahoe. You did a spectacular job! Everyone is just amazed with the way you managed  to move all over the place to capture such great shots. You put everyone at ease, proven by all the  smiles and natural emotions. It was a joy to have you there sharing such a personal event with our families. Thank you so much for all you did to make the wedding and reception truly special.     With Gratitude,A McKeever

October 14, 2007 

Dear Deb & Michael, Louis & I reach to you once again with our deepest thanks for the phenomenal artistry you have    I produced in the form of our Wedding Day photographs. Each one is a story in itself!  You managed to capture the Spirit of the Day in so many unique guises. We remain thrilled and will soon have your work displayed in our home.  Each square a splice of that Heavenly Day!      Your new friends,   Trude & Louis Holmes

August 6, 2007 

Dear Michael & Deborah, We can not thank you enough for the wonderful pictures! From the moment that you arrived at our wedding we felt that you were a part of our family.  You are a true artist!    Many Thanks!!!

Terry & Lisa Holgate

December 2, 2002 

Dear Mike & Deb We are very happy that you were a part of our special day - the pictures you took are great!   We look at them often.  We hope you had a great Thanksgiving. hanks so much, Blaine & Sally