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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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Pebble Beach Elopement | Kristina & Jake Kristina and Jake’s Pebble Beach elopement was so intimate and sweet! I have photographed a lot of elopements, but this one was super special to me. Kristina, Jake and their son, Henry all gathered around for their ceremony. It was incredibly adorable watching them all hold hands together […]

Monterey Wedding Day | Ashley & Bryan Ashley and Bryan got married at this stunning private estate in Hollister, CA. Honestly, they couldn’t have picked a better backdrop for their beautiful Monterey wedding day. The property was totally equipped to host a beautiful wedding event like this one. I mean, just look at that view!! […]

Amber & Kyle’s Monterey Wedding at The Barnes Amber and Kyle’s wedding day was in a word: perfect! As a Monterey wedding photographer, there is nothing we love more than a beautiful, sunny wedding day for our wedding couple. And that is exactly what Amber and Kyle had on their special day! The weather was […]

Big Sur Maternity Shoot | Jane & Tom It was such an honor to be able to photograph Jane and Tom’s Big Sur maternity shoot! The weather was beautiful and Jane was glowing!! These two were honestly so cute and it was obvious they were so excited to grow their family. Jane told me when […]

Calla Lilly Valley Proposal | Juan & Dairis When Juan reached out to me to help him plan and photograph his proposal to Dairis, he knew exactly what he wanted in terms of the proposal! He told me Dairis’ favorite place ever was Calla Lilly Valley in Big Sur. He envisioned proposing to Dairis there […]

Pebble Beach Engagement | Natasha & Justin It was such a pleasure being able to photograph Natasha and Justin’s Pebble Beach engagement photoshoot!! Natasha’s dream for the engagement shoot was to recreate their first date together. We began by taking a walk in Del Monte Forest and ending our time at the beach. It was […]

So after popping the big question of “will you marry me?”, you and your partner are forging ahead towards this new chapter of your lives! As a wedding photographer, I’m overjoyed with the honor of being chosen to capture my couples’ authentic, timeless, and romantic love stories. Wedding questionnaires are a staple of AGS because […]

Big Sur Proposal | Lauren & Ryan This Big Sur surprise proposal was one for the books!! Ryan and Lauren are from the East Coast and were traveling through California on a trip. Obviously, they had to make a stop in Big Sur, but Ryan wanted to make it super special! Ryan had booked me […]

Big Sur Family Photoshoot | Kristin & Aris I’m going to be honest here: this family photoshoot session has me in my feelings! I had the immense pleasure of photographing Kristin and her family in Big Sur before they moved to Michigan. It’s safe to say that Kristin and I were dreading this move for […]

When it comes to my go-to poses for engagement shoots, it’s important to remember that the location you’re based out of will bring its own unique flair to your couples’ photos. For me, as a local Carmel, Big Sur, and Pebble Beach photographer, I know those stylistic elements like the back of my hand! While […]

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