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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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A Mission Ranch Wedding | Katie & Zane It was an honor to photograph Katie and Zane’s Mission Ranch Wedding. This wedding was so beautifully intimate and everything from the wedding ceremony in this stunning chapel to the lively reception was perfect. This day was full of celebration, laughing, happy tears, and a lot of […]

Black-tie Coastal Carmel Wedding | Alexis & David This Black-tie Coastal Carmel Wedding is one for the books. Alexis and David’s wedding day was so special and intimate with all their friends and family coming together to celebrate their love story. Everything was so detailed and beautiful. Their special day was an absolute joy, full […]

A Holman Ranch Wedding | Ellie & Houston Ellie and Houston’s Holman Ranch wedding was absolutely incredible! This location is one of my favorite places to shoot weddings. The venue is stunning with so many beautiful spots to capture special moments. Ellie and Houston slowly got ready in the morning with their wedding parties and […]

Carmel Wedding Photographer | Natasha & Justin Natasha and Justin’s Mission Ranch wedding was an absolute dream to shoot as a local Carmel wedding photographer. This day was so special full of love and celebration of this happy couple. It was an honor to be a part of Natasha and Justin’s big day. From the […]

An Iconic Tehama Wedding Anna and Sam’s iconic, intimate and timeless wedding at Tehama had an ambiance like no other. These two lovebirds were truly meant to be with one another and actually met in Kindergarten. Their families have known each other for YEARS and are so intertwined. You can see why it was so […]

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ellen and Troy’s Gardener Ranch wedding photography was the dreamiest highlight reel of this beautiful day! It was full of sentimental family heirlooms from mom’s veil to the rings, and a locket that will be on Grandad’s bouquet. I loved photographing all around the property and seeing Ellen and Troy with their friends and family. […]

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