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Welcome to my journal. I post weekly to share my years of experience as a Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur wedding, Elopement, and Proposal photographer. You can explore guides filled with tips on various locations, venues, and more.

Dive in and swoon over all the love stories I’ve witnessed in California and beyond!



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Monterey Engagement Photoshoot | Marigrace & Trevor This Monterey engagement photoshoot was just darling. Everything from the stroll on the boardwalk to the champagne popping on the beach, this engagement was one for the books. I had so much fun with these two lovebirds. It was an absolute joy getting to know them during this […]

Carmel Engagement Photoshoot | Martha & Clifton This Carmel engagement photoshoot was so beautiful. Martha and Clifton are such a sweet couple and I had such a fun time capturing their engagement photos. These two lovebirds were so playful. They sure are in love and have such a sweet connection. Carmel has to be one […]

A Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot | Sophia & Theodore As a Big Sur engagement photographer, it was an honor to capture Sophia and Theodore’s big moment. Big Sur is one of the most magical places to set the scene for a moment like this. It definitely has to be one of the most romantic, too. […]

Carmel By The Sea Engagement | Alicia & Xavier This Carmel by the Sea Engagement was one for the books! Alicia and Xavier were so fun to shoot. Monterey is such a magical place for a proposal. There are incredible views and nature all around.  From portraits in front of the large stones to portraits […]

Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot | Danny & Cindy Danny and Cindy’s Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot was one for the books! Engagement photoshoots in Big Sur are always so beautiful. From the shorelines and the beautiful rocky cliffs to the greenery and perfect skies, this is the spot for some of the most beautiful shots. There […]

Pebble Beach Surprise Proposal | Ben & Elyse I had the honor of photographing Ben and Elyse’s Pebble Beach Surprise Proposal and it was a dream! These two lovebirds sure have such a sweet connection. They met in their high school Spanish class and were really good friends before blossoming into a relationship. You will […]

Big Sur Proposal Photographer | Matt & Jenn Matt and Jenn’s Big Sur Proposal Photoshoot was a dream. These two have shared many special moments together in sequestered places while traveling. With that said, it was important that they have their proposal feel intimate and special surrounded by nature. The overlook of the ocean set […]

Carmel by the Sea Engagement Session | John & Carie As a Carmel by the Sea photographer, it was an honor to capture this magical moment for John and Carie. From the beach scenery to the perfectly cut diamond ring, this Carmel by the Sea engagement session was so beautiful and a moment in time […]

Big Sur Engagement | Kirsten & Carsten As a Big Sur photographer, I have to say that there is nothing more romantic than a Big Sur engagement! I am honored to have photographed Kirsten and Carsten’s engagement photoshoot in Big Sur. This whole photoshoot made me so excited for their upcoming wedding at Tehama! These […]

Pebble Beach Engagement | Katia & Cory It was an honor to be able to photograph Katia and Cory’s Pebble Beach engagement photoshoot! These two are by far the most genuine people I think I’ve ever met. It was an absolute joy getting to know them during this photoshoot as we creep closer and closer […]

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