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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.

Dive in and swoon over all the love stories I’ve witnessed in California and beyond!



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Monterey Engagement Photoshoot | Marigrace & Trevor This Monterey engagement photoshoot was just darling. Everything from the stroll on the boardwalk to the champagne popping on the beach, this engagement was one for the books. I had so much fun with these two lovebirds. It was an absolute joy getting to know them during this […]

Tehama Wedding Photography | Carsten & Kirsten This Tehama wedding was classic and timeless. It was an honor to capture Carsten and Kirsten’s beautiful wedding day in Tehama. The day started with some beautiful shots of Kirsten and her bridesmaids getting ready. Every detail from her elegant gown to her stunning bouquet were perfect. Carsten […]

Carmel Engagement Photoshoot | Martha & Clifton This Carmel engagement photoshoot was so beautiful. Martha and Clifton are such a sweet couple and I had such a fun time capturing their engagement photos. These two lovebirds were so playful. They sure are in love and have such a sweet connection. Carmel has to be one […]

A Tehama Carmel Wedding | Emily & Conor This Tehama Carmel Wedding was absolutely gorgeous. Every detail of this wedding was perfect. From the beautiful florals to the gorgeous church ceremony and venue reception, everything was so dreamy. The ceremony was in one of the most beautiful church cathedrals. The arched ceilings and the stunning […]

A Big Sur Engagement Photoshoot | Sophia & Theodore As a Big Sur engagement photographer, it was an honor to capture Sophia and Theodore’s big moment. Big Sur is one of the most magical places to set the scene for a moment like this. It definitely has to be one of the most romantic, too. […]

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 […]

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