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This seems to be the question nowadays for some weddings that just truly cannot wait. I’ll admit, couples have some tough decisions to make right now. Today I want to talk about some options for those couples who are really having difficulty deciding what to do. Postpone or elope in 2020? Postpone You’ve been hearing […]

I used to babysit three adorable boys in Carmel-by-the-Sea, and I would have never guessed that I’d be chosen to photograph their mother’s beautiful wedding at the Old Sugar Mill in Sacramento. Jenn and Ryan planned a beautiful wedding that incorporated unique family vows, personalized details, and a day full of family, laughter, and love. […]

Imagine the perfect sunny day in Northern California and that is exactly the kind of day Brooke and Kyle had at their Mission Ranch Carmel Valley wedding. They opted for an intimate wedding with extended bridal portraits and a father daughter first look. Everything was stunning! Fionna Floral created a beautiful bouquet, the sun was […]

I loved photographing this beautiful San Juan Bautista Mission wedding with a reception at a private residence in Aromas! Edith and Martin are both so kind. Their love for their family and friends was apparent throughout the entire day. And they knew how to have fun! A Mariachi band played live music and later in […]

I met Quincy through one of my best friends in Monterey. She is also a private event planner that I worked with at Carmel Valley Ranch. So when Quincy and Dan approached me for their beautiful Santa Barbara wedding, I couldn’t resist! How They Met Dan is from Napa originally and he met Quincy in […]

Jen and Bryan’s Gardener Ranch Wedding in Carmel Valley, California was one for the books. Leading up to their wedding, we saw a 90% chance of rain on their wedding day and planned accordingly! We brought rain boots, clear umbrellas, listed the different plans for the potential ceremony sites, and also had back up spots […]

If you know me, you would know that one of my favorite events to photograph is an intimate wedding. There’s something so magical about them. Maybe it’s that the entire day is reduced to what traditions are most meaningful for the couple, or maybe it’s because I feel like I’m an honored guest at a […]

This month we’re covering a new series about products that I offer, and today we’re focusing on Wedding Albums: AGS Signature Series. This topic is so important to me because every wedding is so unique and offers its own story. Wedding albums tell the story and capture the essence of the beautiful wedding day. Whenever […]

Want to know how to choose a unique wedding theme in these days of Pinterest, Instagram, and incredible editorial magazines? Choose a detail that is significant to your wedding and integrate it as a theme. In this post, we’re going to explore Alexa and Matt’s sheep themed wedding in Carmel. Alexa and Matt’s wedding was […]

Natalie and Brandon are a beautiful, modern and minimalist couple who chose a secret Big Sur elopement for their wedding day! They wanted to focus on a small, private, and intimate ceremony prior to their formal wedding in October. The plan was for the images from their elopement to play as a video slideshow at […]

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