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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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Surprise Proposal in Big Sur | Nathan & Lilly This surprise proposal in Big Sur was so beautiful. Nathan and Lilly had the most special moment on the beautiful coast of Big Sur. Nathan reached out to me after finding my work online. He loved some spots I showcased online and fell in love with […]

Carmel By The Sea Surprise Proposal | Justin & Aimee This Carmel by the Sea surprise proposal was one for the books! Everything about this proposal was absolutely romantic and intimate. From the stunning portraits of Justin and Aimee in front of the ocean to the sweet moment Justin popped the question, the proposal felt […]

Big Sur Proposal Photographer | Shiv & Divya As a Big Sur proposal photographer, it was an honor to capture this moment for Shiv and Divya. I had a blast photographing these two lovebirds. Big Sur has to be one of the most magical locations to shoot at. The view and the Bixby Bridge really […]

Big Sur Proposal Photography | David & Ashley Big Sur proposal photography is one of my favorites to capture. David and Ashley’s surprise proposal was an absolute blast to photograph. This surprise proposal was definitely one for the books. From the sweet moment that David got on his knee to the evening stroll along the […]

Pebble Beach Proposal Photography | Michael & Kaitlyn This Pebble Beach proposal photography was one for the books. I had so much fun photographing Michael and Kaitlyn. There is something so magical about a surprise proposal on the beach. Nothing like popping the question next to a view like this. Pebble Beach is one of […]

Carmel By The Sea Engagement | Alicia & Xavier This Carmel by the Sea Engagement was one for the books! Alicia and Xavier were so fun to shoot. Monterey is such a magical place for a proposal. There are incredible views and nature all around.  From portraits in front of the large stones to portraits […]

Pebble Beach Surprise Proposal | Ben & Elyse I had the honor of photographing Ben and Elyse’s Pebble Beach Surprise Proposal and it was a dream! These two lovebirds sure have such a sweet connection. They met in their high school Spanish class and were really good friends before blossoming into a relationship. You will […]

Big Sur Surprise Proposal | Gabriel & Jade Gabriel and Jade’s Big Sur surprise proposal was something special. These two lovebirds had such a sweet and natural connection. This morning on the coastline of Big Sur was perfect for this intimate moment. Big Sur is one of my favorite places to shoot proposals because this […]

Big Sur Proposal Photographer | Matt & Jenn Matt and Jenn’s Big Sur Proposal Photoshoot was a dream. These two have shared many special moments together in sequestered places while traveling. With that said, it was important that they have their proposal feel intimate and special surrounded by nature. The overlook of the ocean set […]

Carmel by the Sea Engagement Session | John & Carie As a Carmel by the Sea photographer, it was an honor to capture this magical moment for John and Carie. From the beach scenery to the perfectly cut diamond ring, this Carmel by the Sea engagement session was so beautiful and a moment in time […]

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