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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 fawn over all the love stories I’ve witnessed in California!



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My time with Sarah and Drake for their beautiful and classic Pebble Beach engagement was a delight to photograph! Firstly, I was over the moon to get to work with them after a previous bride, Morgan, (Sarah’s best friend!) recommended them to me. Secondly, these serendipitous connections to my couples really fill my heart- Sarah […]

Morgan and Bill’s Carmel Beach engagement make them the PERFECT Monterey couple when it comes to their maritime photos! Everything from their thematic blues (which really is their signature color!) to their adorable Frenchie, Olive, made their engagement session a delight to photograph! Best Friends’ Sweet Serendipity What really added to the sentimental factor I […]

Kaela and Chase are Texas sweethearts who came out to California’s beautiful Pebble Beach for their engagement session. It was such a joy to be their local Monterey photographer and capture their love story on the coast of Pebble Beach as well as in Del Monte Forest! Meet Kaela & Chase “Chase doesn’t know this […]

Life’s a beach with the age-old friends to lovers to soulmates. Makes my inner romantic sing every time! I just knew Peter and Nyssa were going to be an absolute joy to photograph for their romantic Big Sur California engagement. That beautiful California coastline and their story? Perfection! I met Peter and Nyssa through one of my […]

Amber and Kyle’s sunset Carmel, California engagement session moved me and filled me with so much sentimentality! I was honored to photograph this service member couple. Amber is a nurse and Kyle is in the military and I admire all that they do for others. Since Kyle is in the military, both of them experience […]

I met Zach and Isabel through my boyfriend Jonathan. Zach and Jonathan work in real estate together here in Carmel, and both have a lot in common. He and his fiance have become good friends of ours, and we enjoy going out to dinner together. When I found out they were getting married and looking […]

I met Parth and Sampada through a close friend, Rachel Zee Photography. Rachel referred them to me since she was booked on the dates they were planning, and I am so grateful I had the chance to meet these two. Parth knew that he wanted to have a Point Pinos Lighthouse Proposal in Pacific Grove, […]

Anyone that knows me knows that I love traveling, so when Brian and Stephanie asked me to shoot their San Francisco surprise proposal, I was so excited! Since I’m from the East Coast, I have a natural affinity for the city. Urban environments are so romantic to me; I loved capturing these two in the […]

When Ryan reached out to me about a Bernardus Lodge surprise proposal, I knew we would be the perfect fit! Ryan and Melissa both have busy schedules, and since Melissa is currently going to Stanford, he knew he’d need the perfect excuse to get away to dreamy Bernardus Lodge together. The perfect plan started to […]

Northern California and especially Big Sur has every type of backdrop for portraits. We have coastal hills, beautiful wildflowers, forests, and of course, the Pacific Ocean. When Steve and Caitlin reached out to me about photographing their Big Sur portraits in May, I was so excited! They are both from Philidephia (my hometown!) and wanted […]

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