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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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After all the twists and turns that come with trying to plan a wedding amidst a pandemic, Gaby and Tucker finally got to say “I do” and have their classic downtown Monterey Bay wedding! These two are SUCH a beautiful couple and their wedding was just as stunning. It really was an amazing representation of […]

I knew from the moment I met Valerie and Ken that their private Carmel estate elopement was going to be such a sweet and intimate occasion! They are such funny and approachable people. The two of them rented this beautiful private estate down by the beach for their special day. We got beautiful portraits right […]

When one of my associate photographers, Kristin, captured Annie and Patrick’s Monterey wedding at The Perry House, she could really see their personalities unfold in front of her. Annie and Patrick flew all the way from Massachusetts to have their Monterey wedding at The Perry House. It was so awesome seeing Kristin’s captures for their […]

As the next installment of our elopement guide series, we have our Carmel Valley elopement guide! I’m admittedly biased because my home base is right here Carmel Valley after moving from the East Coast to the West. The big move was a period of uncertainty for myself and my career- but I’ve gotten to meet […]

It’s been TWO years since we booked this wedding through all the twists and turns, but Madi and Zach finally got to tie the knot and say “I DO” at their Monterey wedding at The Club At Pasadera! Kaitlin of Pocketful Of Plans and I have been waiting for this special day to arrive for […]

Abigail and Morgan’s Monterey wedding photography on June 19 at The Perry House was among the first few sessions in a record-breaking week! These two are currently living Portland, Oregon but they’ve also spent time in California, Washington, and Dublin, Ireland. How cool is that? They’ve been together for ten years now! Abby works in […]

Alejandra and Kenneth’s Monterey intimate wedding at Monterey Tides Hotel was the first of many sessions in what’s been the busiest wedding boom here at AGS! June 17 is a special date for the two of them. Their wedding party consists of six people, including themselves, and the total number of guests (also including themselves!) […]

I was so honored to have been referred to John and Juliet to photograph their luxury Carmel By The Sea wedding by one of my stellar AGS legacy couples, Morgan and Bill! It’s truly a privilege to capture chapters of my couples’ love stories, from Morgan and Bill’s Carmel Beach engagement, to their Tehama wedding, […]

After capturing Sara and Austin’s Big Sur sunset engagement, I was also given the honor of being their intimate wedding photographer for their private estate wedding in Hollister! Their special day was truly a beautiful, heartwarming occasion. One spent surrounded by friends and family, with such a lovely and touching history! Read on for this […]

Photographing Victoria and Eric’s Carmel Valley wedding at Chateau Carmel made me feel like I was in Italy! Although they’re a big Italian family, it was a small, intimate occasion surrounded by tight-knit family and friends. It was really beautiful to witness the strong bonds between everyone. I’ve also had the honor of photographing a […]

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