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This seems to be the question nowadays for some weddings that just truly cannot wait. I’ll admit, couples have some tough decisions to make right now. Today I want to talk about some options for those couples who are really having difficulty deciding what to do. Postpone or elope in 2020? Postpone You’ve been hearing […]

Yep, still living that quarantine life just like most of you. Are we done with this yet? I hope so, but I understand what’s happening and I get it; I’m just ready to get back out there and photograph people! However, until then, these are some of my quarantine favorite tools for business that I […]

I know things are getting rough these days in my industry as wedding and event photographers. We are quickly losing income and don’t know how to generate new income in a time where everything is being put on pause. We cannot photograph people or events and it’s completely out of our control. It feels like […]

I used to babysit three adorable boys in Carmel-by-the-Sea, and I would have never guessed that I’d be chosen to photograph their mother’s beautiful wedding at the Old Sugar Mill in Sacramento. Jenn and Ryan planned a beautiful wedding that incorporated unique family vows, personalized details, and a day full of family, laughter, and love. […]

As a modern-day working from home Monterey photographer, we have the best of both worlds: most of us can work from home during the week and then go out on weekends to shoot anniversaries, engagements, and weddings. Life is great! Since I usually have an office that I go to each day and now that […]

One of the worst-case scenarios for brides is to see a rainy weather forecast for their wedding day. It’s tempting to jump to panic (just how much exactly are rain tents?!), but in today’s blog, I’m bringing all of my years of experience at weddings to you. From Philadelphia Pennsylvania to here in Carmel California, […]

There is so much going on in the world right now. Six feet is the magic number of how far apart we should be from others. “Self-quarantine” and “social distancing” were integrated into our vocabularies overnight. This pandemic is so scary! How do we keep our heads above the water? Below are some tips and […]

Cesar first reached out to me over e-mail and mentioned that he was interested in a proposal on the cliffs. Being a Big Sur proposal photographer and since we live so close to Big Sur, it made perfect sense to take advantage of California’s beautiful coastline! I enthusiastically said yes to the booking and was […]

Wow- it feels like the world has changed overnight with COVID-19. We had a couple of things scheduled for the blog this month, but I wanted to take the time to pause and take a deep breath to acknowledge it and respond to it. How are you? How are your parts of the world? It’s […]

One of the most important aspects of every wedding is the wedding timeline! It is intimidating, and although it is not the most exciting aspect of the wedding day, it affects the wedding day the most! The timeline can determine the pace of your day, the overall feel and memories of the day. The wedding […]

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