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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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Monterey Vineyard Wedding | Christina & James Christina and James’s Monterey vineyard wedding was a dream. As a Monterey wedding photographer, there is nothing more that I love than a beautiful, sunny wedding day to celebrate love and new beginnings. That is exactly what Christina and James’s wedding was. Full of joy, tears, love and […]

A Mission Ranch Wedding | Katie & Zane It was an honor to photograph Katie and Zane’s Mission Ranch Wedding. This wedding was so beautifully intimate and everything from the wedding ceremony in this stunning chapel to the lively reception was perfect. This day was full of celebration, laughing, happy tears, and a lot of […]

Black-tie Coastal Carmel Wedding | Alexis & David This Black-tie Coastal Carmel Wedding is one for the books. Alexis and David’s wedding day was so special and intimate with all their friends and family coming together to celebrate their love story. Everything was so detailed and beautiful. Their special day was an absolute joy, full […]

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 […]

Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot | Danny & Cindy Danny and Cindy’s Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot was one for the books! Engagement photoshoots in Big Sur are always so beautiful. From the shorelines and the beautiful rocky cliffs to the greenery and perfect skies, this is the spot for some of the most beautiful shots. There […]

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 […]

Monterey Beach Wedding Photography | Ryan & Vivian Ryan and Vivian’s Monterey Beach Wedding was one for the books. Kristin, my associate captured this wedding and it was truly an honor to be a part of Ryan and Vivian’s big day. Monterey is one of the most magical locations. This beach wedding day was all […]

Big Sur Family Photoshoot | Luce Family I had the honor of photographing this Big Sur Family Photoshoot with the Luce family this summer. This Big Sur Family Photoshoot was so fun and beautiful. The day was absolutely stunning and the sun was out so everything was extra vibrant. We had a blast posing in […]

A Holman Ranch Wedding | Ellie & Houston Ellie and Houston’s Holman Ranch wedding was absolutely incredible! This location is one of my favorite places to shoot weddings. The venue is stunning with so many beautiful spots to capture special moments. Ellie and Houston slowly got ready in the morning with their wedding parties and […]

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 […]

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