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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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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 […]

Jon and Mylinh’s family session in Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach was so precious and sweet! They’re such a cute couple with the most adorable little boys, Hudson who’s three and Moses who’s six. We photographed all across the coastline and Del Monte Forest area. I was so over the moon to be their Pebble Beach […]

I was so happy to get to be Eileen and Gary’s Monterey family photographer for a short and sweet session! These two and their kids, Ruby and Ryan, were super fun to spend the morning with. This session was to preserve a special family vacation that the four of them were on. Read on for […]

Maria and Alberto’s Pebble Beach family session was a short and sweet little moment to celebrate their one-year-old son’s birthday! They told me they were looking to capture Sean Lucca’s first birthday, plus unforgettable memories to treasure as a family. As their Pebble Beach photographer, I was happy to deliver! Read on for more! Why […]

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