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Welcome! I am beyond excited to share with you all my years of experience as a Monterey, Carmel and Big Sur Wedding Photographer! On the blog there are tips and tricks for new couples and photographers, venue features, special series, photo sessions and more.

Dive in and read all the love stories I've been able to witness here in Monterey California. Elopements in Big Sur, Carmel Weddings, Surprise Proposal in Monterey and destination!



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They say the more you love your job, the more it doesn’t feel like work, and The Cottage makes me so grateful to be doing what I love, and what I know I’m meant to do on this Earth. Photographing weddings, elopements, engagements, proposals – the whole shebang! It’s what I love to do most, […]

Aime Gruber from Glamology Beauty Lounge and I met at a Tuesdays Together a couple of years ago! We try to work together multiple times during the year, but since we’ve both grown in our businesses it gets tricky! We host boudoir mini pop-up sessions together and I am a huge fan of her work. […]

Shannon from Shannon Cronin Photography and I met at a Tuesdays Together meeting over three years ago in Monterey, California. We both moved from the East Coast and became friends as soon as we met! Since then, we’ve grown our businesses together and love meeting over happy hour. Here’s a little bit about Shannon… Tell […]

Rachel Zee and I met at a Rising Tide Society meeting through a mutual photographer. I just moved from the East Coast when a friend introduced us. My first impression of her is that she was stunning inside and out. We both realized quickly how much we have in common: we have similar photography styles, […]

Kaitlin Ford, the girl boss of Pocketful of Plans, is one of the kindest event planners you’ll meet. The day of our photo shoot, we chatted over cocktails about Monterey, Pocketful of Plans, and her favorite bridal tip. Read on to learn more… Tell me about you! What’s your story of how you started and […]

Today we’re continuing our series on Small Business Spotlight, and today we’re focusing on Michaela Caul from Engaged and Inspired! Michaela is so down to earth, remarkably professional, and has great style. We bond over a love for our couples, Carmel’s best restaurants, and our enjoyment of wine. Read on to learn about Michaela, how […]

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