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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.

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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 […]

Pebble Beach Engagement | Natasha & Justin It was such a pleasure being able to photograph Natasha and Justin’s Pebble Beach engagement photoshoot!! Natasha’s dream for the engagement shoot was to recreate their first date together. We began by taking a walk in Del Monte Forest and ending our time at the beach. It was […]

Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot | Ana & Sam I photographed Ana and Sam’s super romantic engagement photoshoot down in Big Sur! This photoshoot seriously had me feeling all the love!! We had a ton of fun during this Big Sur engagement photoshoot and captured some dreamy portraits along the coastline. These two have known each […]

Carmel Valley Engagement Shoot | Ashley & Bryan I had the honor of photographing Ashley and Bryan’s sweet engagement pictures in the Carmel Valley. Their engagement shoot was such a blast and we captured some beautiful portraits together. Ashley and Bryan have been dating a little over two years now and are planning an April […]

A Pebble Beach Engagement Lizzy and Brian hired me a few months prior to their engagement shoot. They wanted to have their engagement shoot at Pebble Beach in Spanish Bay where Brian had proposed. Spanish Bay holds a lot of meaning for both Lizzy and Brian. So, of course, we have to have their engagement […]

I photographed Katie and Zane’s engagement photoshoot in Big Sur on New Year’s Eve! The shoot allowed me to get to know Katie and Zane on a more personal level before their wedding in July of this year. It was a joy being able to watch the two of them interact together. Since Zane is […]

I photographed Christina and James’ engagement session in Pebble Beach and it was so sweet and fun! Christina and James were born and raised in Pacific Beach and even went to the same preschool. Isn’t that the cutest thing? The two of them are getting married this year in August at Leal Vineyards Winery. The […]

Revisiting Zach and Jess’ Carmel engagement session after having SO much fun photographing their welcome dinner party and Folktale Winery wedding back in October made me realize how in LOVE with this couple I am! It’s always a ton of fun spending time with these two- definitely some of the sweetest people I’ve ever met […]

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