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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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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. […]

Isabel and Zach’s Monterey wedding in Memory Garden was full of all the prettiest details. The two of them are just the sweetest bride and groom! Memory Garden is SUCH a beautiful outdoor event space and made for the perfect venue for this special day. I loved all the archways on the property. It had […]

Matt and Meli’s Bernardus Lodge wedding here in Carmel Valley is one I’ve been SO excited for ever since I photographed their Big Sur engagement session earlier this year! I love getting to witness the individual chapters of my couples’ love story. The proposal, the engagement, the wedding, maternity sessions. I’m here for all of […]

Alissa and Sean are the sweetest couple and I was SO head over heels for them photographing their Wind & Sea Estate Big Sur wedding! They were referred to me by another local photographer who did their engagement session. I haven’t been to the Wind & Sea Estate in a few years so I loved […]

Jill and Ryan’s MPCC Beach House intimate wedding was the first of back-to-back MPCC luxury weddings that I had the honor of shooting as a local Pebble Beach wedding photographer. In fact, both couples from both weddings are friends, isn’t that amazing? (You can see Sarah and Drake’s wedding here 😉 I even photographed Jill […]

Photographed the DREAMIEST San Francisco City Hall elopement and I couldn’t be more honored to have been Lana and Caitlyn’s SF wedding photographer! Everything from Lana’s Toni Maticevski gown to Caitlyn’s BHLDN suit– plus pizza and champagne! Yes, these two lovely ladies ate pizza and drank Moet champagne on the steps of their San Francisco […]

Sarah and Drake’s MPCC luxury wedding was the second of back-to-back MPCC luxury weddings that I had the honor of shooting on the same weekend! Sarah and Drake are friends of Jill and Ryan, and I got to photograph both their weddings! I loved how tight-knit it all felt for me as their MPCC luxury […]

Zach and Jess hired me for their welcome dinner party the night before their Folktale Winery wedding. It’s such an honor, not to mention a SUPER fun time, getting to spend the weekend with my couples! I got to meet all their friends and family, which was such a highlight for me as a local […]

I hope this master list of Carmel by the Sea elopement resources finds you well on your journey to newlyweds. As your local Carmel by the Sea elopement photographer, it’s my goal to streamline the process for you and be your boots on the ground. Down below, I’ve included potential locations to elope- from the […]

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