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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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Proposal in Big Sur | Israel & Christina This proposal in Big Sur was one for the books. Israel reached out to me to plan his surprise proposal to Christina and this location was the perfect spot. These two lovebirds have been together for three years and it was time to pop the big question. […]

Big Sur Proposal Photoshoot | Carey & April This Big Sur proposal photoshoot was so incredibly special. Carey and April are the cutest couple and it was a privilege to photograph them. Carey reached out to me while I was traveling on the East coast. We had a conversation about her surprise proposal. She chatted […]

Pebble Beach Photographer | Rene & Inigo As a Pebble Beach photographer, it was an honor to capture Rene and Inigo’s maternity photoshoot. These two are glowing and expecting! Pebble Beach is such a beautiful location for various reasons. You have so many different settings to choose from when posing for your portraits. We captured […]

Big Sur Engagement Photography | Martin & Alexis This Big Sur engagement photography session was one for the books! I had a blast photographing Martin and Alexis for their special engagement photos. Martin hired me at the beginning of the year for a surprise proposal photoshoot. But after a few reschedules, he decided to propose […]

Carmel Family Photographer | Hooper Family As a Carmel family photographer, it was an honor to photograph the Hooper family. This photoshoot was an absolute blast and we had an amazing time together. Every year I like to take a trip out to the East Coast to visit family in Pennsylvania. During the fall when […]

Surprise Proposal in Big Sur | Nathan & Lilly This surprise proposal in Big Sur was so beautiful. Nathan and Lilly had the most special moment on the beautiful coast of Big Sur. Nathan reached out to me after finding my work online. He loved some spots I showcased online and fell in love with […]

Anniversary Session Big Sur | Brittany & Zach There is something so special about celebrating an anniversary by getting your portraits taken. This anniversary session in Big Sur was so beautiful. Brittany and Zach celebrated their 10 year anniversary in California. Brittany is a dear friend of mine who is also a photographer based out […]

Carmel By The Sea Surprise Proposal | Justin & Aimee This Carmel by the Sea surprise proposal was one for the books! Everything about this proposal was absolutely romantic and intimate. From the stunning portraits of Justin and Aimee in front of the ocean to the sweet moment Justin popped the question, the proposal felt […]

San Francisco City Hall Elopement | Alison & Peter This San Francisco City Hall elopement was a dream. It was an honor to photographer Alison and Peter on their special day. Their intimate and romantic elopement was one for the books. From the grand staircase to the stunning portraits outside City Hall, this day was […]

Carmel Wedding Photographer | Martha & Clifton As a Carmel Wedding photographer, it was an honor to photograph Martha and Clifton’s beautiful vineyard wedding. The wedding was held at MOHI and it was definitely one for the books. From the floral arrangements throughout the venue to the stunning venue location, this wedding was all about […]

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