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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I’m so delighted to have been chosen to photograph Whitney and Chris’ Monterey Peninsula Country Club or MPCC intimate wedding! This special was truly one for the books with all the ultra-luxurious details plus getting to work with Heidi, the amazing woman behind Coastside Couture. Read on to hear all about it! Getting Ready At […]

Today on the Journal, we’re revisiting my dear friends, Shannon and Tom, for their beautiful Pebble Beach elopement at Spanish Bay! This super intimate, private wedding was such an honor to photograph as a Pebble Beach elopement photographer. And to capture such a momentous occasion for my dear friends, it was just the best! Read […]

To one of my best friends of nearly four years: Shannon, thank you for the honor of choosing me to photograph your and Tom’s dreamy sunset Big Sur engagement portraits! I loved every minute of this amazing day and I’m so grateful I got to share it with you two! Maybe it’s a little counter-intuitive […]

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 […]

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