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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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A Timeless Monterey Wedding | Katherine & John Katherine and John’s Perry House Wedding in Monterey was absolutely stunning! I’m so happy I was able to photograph the wedding because it was such a beautiful, elegant, and timeless event. John and Katherine decided to have their wedding at the very beginning of summer, ensuring the […]

A Bernardus Lodge & Spa Wedding | Amlan & Cary As a Carmel Valley wedding photographer, I love photographing a beautiful Bernardus Lodge & Spa wedding! Amlan and Cary’s wedding day was absolutely beautiful and I was honored to be a part of it. These two found me on Instagram and I was so happy […]

A Holman Ranch Wedding | Marianna & Michael Marianne and Michael’s Holman Ranch wedding was absolutely gorgeous! After waiting two long years (thank COVID), these two finally tied the knot surrounded by family and friends. You may remember seeing these two lovebirds in a previous journal entry where I showcased their Big Sur engagement session! […]

Pebble Beach Elopement | Kristina & Jake Kristina and Jake’s Pebble Beach elopement was so intimate and sweet! I have photographed a lot of elopements, but this one was super special to me. Kristina, Jake and their son, Henry all gathered around for their ceremony. It was incredibly adorable watching them all hold hands together […]

Monterey Wedding Day | Ashley & Bryan Ashley and Bryan got married at this stunning private estate in Hollister, CA. Honestly, they couldn’t have picked a better backdrop for their beautiful Monterey wedding day. The property was totally equipped to host a beautiful wedding event like this one. I mean, just look at that view!! […]

Amber & Kyle’s Monterey Wedding at The Barnes Amber and Kyle’s wedding day was in a word: perfect! As a Monterey wedding photographer, there is nothing we love more than a beautiful, sunny wedding day for our wedding couple. And that is exactly what Amber and Kyle had on their special day! The weather was […]

Intimate Monterey Wedding I photographed Chris and Allison’s intimate Monterey wedding at the Perry House. Their wedding really celebrated the joining of two families into one. The whole day was centered around family. Family is really important to the couple, as they shared with me during their Big Sur family shoot. Both Chris and Allison […]

Intimate Holman Ranch Wedding Alea and Devon were such a fun couple to work with for their intimate Holman Ranch wedding! The couple knew they wanted to have a winter wedding with just a handful of their closest family and it was just perfect. The wedding day was just magical with the sun peeking through […]

As smaller weddings and elopements take place, we might disregard picking any particular venue for the special day- but I’m here to tell you that the venues are still an important element of your wedding, big or small- so here are my top five elopement venues! I hope you find this guide useful as you […]

Maggie and Jarod’s Carmel Tehama wedding was a long time coming after their Big Sur surprise proposal, which I also had the honor of photographing! The day and night were so alive and full of energy from the bride and groom, and of course, their family and friends. This wedding party was one for the […]

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