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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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It’s been TWO years since we booked this wedding through all the twists and turns, but Madi and Zach finally got to tie the knot and say “I DO” at their Monterey wedding at The Club At Pasadera! Kaitlin of Pocketful Of Plans and I have been waiting for this special day to arrive for […]

Abigail and Morgan’s Monterey wedding photography on June 19 at The Perry House was among the first few sessions in a record-breaking week! These two are currently living Portland, Oregon but they’ve also spent time in California, Washington, and Dublin, Ireland. How cool is that? They’ve been together for ten years now! Abby works in […]

Alejandra and Kenneth’s Monterey intimate wedding at Monterey Tides Hotel was the first of many sessions in what’s been the busiest wedding boom here at AGS! June 17 is a special date for the two of them. Their wedding party consists of six people, including themselves, and the total number of guests (also including themselves!) […]

After capturing Sara and Austin’s Big Sur sunset engagement, I was also given the honor of being their intimate wedding photographer for their private estate wedding in Hollister! Their special day was truly a beautiful, heartwarming occasion. One spent surrounded by friends and family, with such a lovely and touching history! Read on for this […]

Rebecca and Ryan’s private ranch wedding in Monterey was definitely one for the books! These two actually booked me for their wedding last year, and as one might guess, COVID threw a monkey wrench into their plans. Having to push the big day back and back and back really wears on a couple, but Rebecca […]

No doubt, it’s a wild time for the wedding industry but Lauren and Collin’s love story has been such a dream to capture for this local Monterey elopement photographer! These two are really made for each other. Collin is an attorney and Lauren’s a pastry chef, not your typical bride to be sure! I totally […]

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 […]

I used to babysit three adorable boys in Carmel-by-the-Sea, and I would have never guessed that I’d be chosen to be their mother’s destination wedding photographer 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 […]

Imagine the perfect sunny day in Carmel, 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 shining […]

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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