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These winter Lake Tahoe engagement photos were SO fun!! Rowan and Chris were so easygoing and down for anything! Rowan had a very specific vision for these photos and even had the dress picked out before reaching out!! I absolutely loved getting to help bring her vision to life!! She’s a self-proclaimed winter-lover so this […]

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Winter Lake Tahoe Engagement Photos

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Being a Yosemite engagement photographer is the dream because I get to capture these incredible memories for adventurous couples like Natalie and Mike!!! Natalie reached out to me about taking photos at Glacier Point and Taft Point. I was over the moon excited as I always am when someone reaches out about Yosemite!!! Generally, I […]

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When I think of Oahu engagement photos, I think of stunning quiet beaches like this and meeting incredible people like Matt & Raye!!! These two were such a blast and I love how they brought a sweet dog (and yes I mean “a” dog, not “their” dog). I didn’t know until halfway through the shoot […]

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I’m obsessed with Santa Cruz engagement photos! I grew up going there every summer with my best friend’s family. One of my favorite things about my photography career is that I’ve gotten to go back so often and capture so many love stories!!! Kelsey and Quin are getting married next year and booked me for […]

Santa Cruz Engagement Photos

Engagement Photos

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You’re looking for a Kauai elopement photographer and ALSO starting to plan your most perfect vacation while you’re there!!! Well not only am I a wedding and elopement photographer but I’ve also spent tons of time in Hawaii because I have family there!  Also, we spent our own honeymoon on this beautiful island and I […]

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Big Sur engagement photos may just be some of my favorites ever!!!  There’s a reason California’s Highway 1 is so famous- the scenic drive wrapping around the cliffs and overlooking the turquoise ocean is unbelievably beautiful!! I always recommend to my couples that they make their engagement session an adventure! When else in your life […]

Big Sur Engagement Photos

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Are you planning a SLO wedding and looking for things for you and your guests to do while you’re there? This blog is perfect for you to reference and share with friends!!! I’m a wedding photographer in California and went to school in San Luis Obispo! I travel back often for weddings, elopements, and just […]

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Visiting Hawaii and looking for an Oahu engagement photographer?!! I can’t recommend an adventurous engagement session enough!!! No matter where you’re getting married, spending a morning or evening of your vacation to take these photos that’ll last a lifetime is 100% worth it!!! Also, even if you’re married, do yourself a favor and book yourself […]

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I am so in love with these two and their Santa Cruz engagement photos!!! It was the most perfect day. Shark Fin cove is so unique and pretty quiet which makes it the perfect spot to take your engagement photos!!! In just one spot we were able to get so much variety! We started up […]

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Santa Cruz Engagement Photos

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Where to eat & what to do in Santa Cruz!! I’m so lucky to be a Santa Cruz wedding photographer who gets to capture so many beautiful moments!! JP and Deven’s photos in this coastal forest are some of my favorites! They are so dang sweet together and I’m obsessed JP’s rusty red dress against […]

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