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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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A Timeless Monterey Wedding | Katherine & John Katherine and John’s Perry House Wedding in Monterey was absolutely stunning! I’m so happy I was able to photograph the wedding because it was such a beautiful, elegant, and timeless event. John and Katherine decided to have their wedding at the very beginning of summer, ensuring the […]

Monterey Wedding Day | Ashley & Bryan Ashley and Bryan got married at this stunning private estate in Hollister, CA. Honestly, they couldn’t have picked a better backdrop for their beautiful Monterey wedding day. The property was totally equipped to host a beautiful wedding event like this one. I mean, just look at that view!! […]

Amber & Kyle’s Monterey Wedding at The Barnes Amber and Kyle’s wedding day was in a word: perfect! As a Monterey wedding photographer, there is nothing we love more than a beautiful, sunny wedding day for our wedding couple. And that is exactly what Amber and Kyle had on their special day! The weather was […]

Intimate Monterey Wedding I photographed Chris and Allison’s intimate Monterey wedding at the Perry House. Their wedding really celebrated the joining of two families into one. The whole day was centered around family. Family is really important to the couple, as they shared with me during their Big Sur family shoot. Both Chris and Allison […]

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 […]

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 […]

Next up in our series to streamline your elopement is our Monterey Elopement Guide! We’re going to cover all the best spots within downtown Monterey and Pacific Grove. Because everything is very centrally located, everything you’ll need is all there! We’re also including a handy dandy list of awesome vendors who will really make your […]

After all the twists and turns that come with trying to plan a wedding amidst a pandemic, Gaby and Tucker finally got to say “I do” and have their classic downtown Monterey Bay wedding! These two are SUCH a beautiful couple and their wedding was just as stunning. It really was an amazing representation of […]

When one of my associate photographers, Kristin, captured Annie and Patrick’s Monterey wedding at The Perry House, she could really see their personalities unfold in front of her. Annie and Patrick flew all the way from Massachusetts to have their Monterey wedding at The Perry House. It was so awesome seeing Kristin’s captures for their […]

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 […]

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