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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 fawn over all the love stories I’ve witnessed in California!

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Kaela and Chase are Texas sweethearts who came out to California’s beautiful Pebble Beach for their engagement session. It was such a joy to be their local Monterey photographer and capture their love story on the coast of Pebble Beach as well as in Del Monte Forest! Meet Kaela & Chase “Chase doesn’t know this […]

On July 11th, I teamed up with Kaitlin Ford and Kim England- the lovely ladies behind Pocketful of Plans and Fleurs du Soleil respectively- and we held fifteen-minute couples portrait shoots for ten couples affected by COVID! It’s no secret that this pandemic has the whole world turned upside down! Not only are couples faced […]

As a gift from me to you, I want your Big Sur elopement to be as smooth a transition as possible into this new chapter of your love story. I’ve compiled all my know-how from being a local Big Sur photographer into this handy dandy master list so that you can dress your best and […]

It was such a joy and honor to be Erin and Martin’s wedding photographer for their intimate Big Sur elopement! They had an intimate two-hour session at Wedding Rock in Carmel by The Sea, California. Her dress was BHLDN, their flowers were from Fionna Floral, and their wedding bands were custom made. They had a […]

As a local Monterey wedding photographer, I know that planning your big day is no easy feat- but Tyonna and Anthony’s intimate Monterey elopement was such a joyous occasion, and it was my privilege to get to work alongside this lovely couple! They reached out to me in the midst of this difficult season, their […]

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 […]

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