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You want photos that capture you two in your natural element (i.e. exploring and tons of laughter)!!! When you book me, you get that plus alllll the resources you need along the way!

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Being a Yosemite engagement photographer is a dream!! Can you think of a more magical place to get engaged than Yosemite?! ME NEITHER.  Victor reached out to me a couple of months before their trip about having me capture his proposal to his girlfriend of 5 years, Olivia!!! The two are from the east coast […]

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Dillon Beach Point Reyes engagement photos are some of my favorites ever!! Specifically, we took these photos at Dillon beach near Bodega Bay! This entire area is full of so many gorgeous locations for your photos! If you’re looking for northern California beach engagement photos, Dillon beach may be perfect for you!!! It’s tucked away […]

Point Reyes 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 […]

Wedding & Elopement Tips

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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 […]

Santa Cruz Wedding Photographer’s Recommendations


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Short & Sweet Session These two Sacramento locals celebrated five years of marriage with a short and sweet couples photography session! We were super speedy though and snapped all of these photos in under 15 minutes! Yes, that’s right! It’s amazing what you can do during a mini photoshoot!!  I met Hunter and Madison out […]


Madison & Hunter

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I absolutely love living in California, largely because it gives me the ability to be a San Diego Wedding Photographer! I also have the honor of taking engagement and anniversary photos in addition to weddings and elopements!! In this case, Andrea and Taylor are celebrating two years of marriage! They are two of the sweetest […]

Andrea & Taylor


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If you’ve been dreaming of Coronado engagement photos, this session is for you! Coronado is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been to photograph a couple’s or engagement session!!! This beautiful little island sits right off the San Diego coast and is home to a naval base. Many of the naval families live […]


Aleah & Dillon

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