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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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As a Carmel surprise proposal photographer, I’m so lucky to photograph some of the most romantic moments in a couple’s journey. Mattia and Jessica first met in high school and have now been together for three years. They had previously taken a trip to the beautiful Carmel area and spent a lovely week here, and […]

One of our talented associate photographers, Samantha, photographed this stunning proposal in Big Sur! Jason and Katie took a weekend trip down from San Francisco to visit Big Sur, and Jason knew this would be the perfect time to propose to Katie. It was a gorgeous sunny day at the beginning of Spring, spent with […]

I was honored to capture this special surprise proposal in Big Sur for Evan and Grace! As a Big Sur proposal photographer, I was beyond excited when Evan reached out to me to plan the proposal for a day that their family was visiting Big Sur! We planned a family portrait session during which he […]

Pebble Beach Proposal Photographer As a Pebble Beach proposal photographer, it was an honor to capture Joseph and Scarlett’s surprise proposal. We had an absolute blast together. The weather was perfect which made this day so beautiful. Clear blue skies and a sweet ocean breeze which is exactly what you can dream for for a […]

Carmel By The Sea Surprise Proposal I had the honor of photographing CJ and Jennifer’s Carmel by the Sea Surprise Proposal. We had such a blast together on this beautiful day in Carmel. With the weather being gorgeous, we captured all the perfect shots along the coast. Stunning views along the mountains and coastline with […]

Pebble Beach Family Photographer As a Pebble Beach family photographer, it was an honor to capture the Lapin family for their family photoshoot. We captured these portraits at Moss Beach. This day was absolutely beautiful and the skies were clear and the sun was bright. Family portraits are always such a blast. I love seeing […]

Carmel By The Sea Proposal I had the honor of photographing John and Haylee’s Carmel by the Sea proposal. It was a blast capturing their magical moment. The beautiful trees and greenery were extra vibrant from all the rain that weekend. While John and I were planning the details for their proposal, the weather in […]

Pebble Beach Family Photographer As a Pebble Beach family photographer, I had a blast photographing the Dennerline family. This day was clear and sunny, making the photos so vibrant. This family is so special and it was so fun getting to capture their portraits. We started out with portraits of the entire family on the […]

Pebble Beach Engagement Photography This Pebble Beach engagement photography session was so beautiful. It was an honor to capture Matt and Rachel’s special moment. This day was perfect for a surprise proposal and Matt made sure to plan ahead for this moment. He wanted this proposal to be special and make his vision come to […]

Big Sur Surprise Proposal Photoshoot This Big Sur surprise proposal photoshoot was an absolute dream. The skies were clear and the sun was out to shine making the colors so vibrant this day. I had a blast photographing Miguel and Peyton. Big Sur is one of the most beautiful locations for a special moment like […]

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