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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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Pebble Beach Family Photoshoot | Cook Family I had the privilege of photographing this sweet family’s Pebble Beach family photoshoot! This Pebble Beach family shoot was so beautiful and so sweet. Honestly, if you are looking for the perfect location to host your family photoshoot, Pebble Beach is certainly where it’s at! There’s everything you […]

Pebble Beach Family Shoot Working with the Fazio family to photograph their Pebble Beach family shoot was an absolute blast. This sweet family of four asked me to photograph them at their Pebble Beach family residence and along the coastline and, as a Pebble Beach family photographer, I couldn’t say no! I met Rachel and […]

Big Sur Family Photoshoot | Kristin & Aris I’m going to be honest here: this family photoshoot session has me in my feelings! I had the immense pleasure of photographing Kristin and her family in Big Sur before they moved to Michigan. It’s safe to say that Kristin and I were dreading this move for […]

I captured the Morton family’s photoshoot at Carmel by the Sea and it was such a fun time! Beach sessions are some of my favorites for all the textures of the water, sand, and greenery. Plus, it’s easy to pick a color palette for the beach! Blue! Read on for all the smiles at this […]

Morgan and Bill’s family film session in Carmel By The Sea was SUCHA dreamy whirl to capture! I’ve had the HUGE honor of photographing their Carmel Beach engagement, Tehama wedding, AND Big Sur maternity session. They really are an AGS legacy couple! It means the world to me as a Carmel photographer to have been […]

A gal named Judy reached out to me to be her Big Sur family photographer in celebrating her dad’s 80th birthday. They wanted a session with coastline views so I knew Big Sur was going to be the perfect place! The family came over from Oakland for the photos and it was really awesome time […]

Allison and Chris’ Carmel family photoshoot was a BLAST and also doubled as a precursor to their wedding- how cool is that? They got married on December 9th and it was a beautiful, small, and intimate day. Keep your eyes peeled for that photoshoot too! They’re a super sweet couple and local Carmel family. Read […]

I recently came back from the East Coast and one couple I had the pleasure of photographing was Mary and Chris’ Cape May, New Jersey family session! I’ve been photographing Mary and her family for a few years now. I’ve photographed her brother’s family too! Being recommended to family and friends by my couples really […]

Lauren and Mike wanted to preserve the moments where little baby Noah is still only three months old with a sweet family session in Pebble Beach. It was a joy to be their Pebble Beach family photographer and capture their growing family during our morning beach session. We even went into the Del Monte Forest […]

Today’s Carmel family session is one near and dear to my heart because of my great friend, Kaitlin! You know her as the superstar behind Pocketful Of Plans, a local wedding planner and designer service here in Big Sur, Monterey, and Pebble Beach! The two of us have worked together for a long time on […]

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