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Do you need a wedding coordinator?

Do you need a wedding coordinator?

Not sure if you need a wedding planner/day of coordinator for your wedding day? As a wedding photographer, I work with you to ensure we have enough time to get the photos that are most important to you. While I happily work with you to craft a timeline that fits in all the coverage you […]

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Should You Do An Engagement Session?

Should You Do An Engagement Session?

So you’re looking for a wedding photographer but you’re on the fence if you want to include an engagement session in your wedding collection. As a photographer, my first recommendation would be: YES, absolutely you should! But if you’re still not convinced, here are 5 reasons I recommend my couples do an engagement session: 1. […]

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Calamigos Ranch Wedding – Malibu, CA

Calamigos Ranch Wedding – Malibu, CA

This magical wedding at Calamigos ranch in Malibu, California was whimsical and fairytale-esque as high school sweethearts Noah and Madison exchanged their vows. Inspired by understated classical romance, we captured both the beauty of the location as well as the authentic and emotional moments as their family brought everyone to tears multiple times throughout the […]

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Cuvier Club Wedding – La Jolla

Cuvier Club Wedding – La Jolla

Have you heard of the Cuvier Club in La Jolla? No?? Well, this epic wedding location is a favorite for “normies” like you and I as well as celebrities like Amy Schumer, who also got married here! We love the tropical destination theme that Kyle and Alyssa embraced. The Pacific Ocean was a romantic backdrop […]

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Surprise Sunflower Field Proposal

Surprise Sunflower Field Proposal

This surprise sunflower field proposal hit closer to home than usual because it was for my little sister! Joel, my sister’s now-fiancé contacted me to help pull off the surprise by asking them to model for some couples portraits. We frolicked among the sunflowers as the sun set in the distance setting the whole field […]

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Saratoga Springs Wedding

Saratoga Springs Wedding

This stunning Saratoga Springs wedding venue in northern California was an absolute vision full of fun, laughter and a happily ever after for Carolynn and Tyler! Check out their wedding day below.

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Palos Verdes Backyard Wedding

Palos Verdes Backyard Wedding

Check out this intimate Palos Verdes backyard wedding! Adeline is one of four girls which I can personally relate to, and Tyler is originally from Wisconsin which I also can personally relate to! I loved how they playfully intertwined elements from their home states (peep the New Glarus + Pacifico) into their wedding to represent […]

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Terranea Resort Wedding – Palos Verdes

Terranea Resort Wedding – Palos Verdes

You will be surprised to learn that Sarah did NOT marry one of the Franco brothers despite Nils uncanny appearance to the well-known actors. She did, however, marry the love of her life, Nils, on this sunny summer day at their Terranea Resort wedding in Palos Verdes and it was an unforgettable occasion. Check it […]

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Do I Need a Second Photographer For My Wedding?

Do I Need a Second Photographer For My Wedding?

So you’ve started looking for wedding photographers and you may keep seeing or hearing about the option to include a second photographer and you don’t know if this is something you need or should prioritize. Don’t worry, as an experienced wedding photography professional who has shot over 125+ weddings myself, I’m here to help break […]

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San Diego Minimal & Modern Wedding at Luce Loft

San Diego Minimal & Modern Wedding at Luce Loft

This minimal and modern wedding was the perfect blend of chic and classic romance at Luce Loft in the heart of downtown San Diego. Shabbi and Judah had an unforgettable celebration with their family and friends. They opted to privately say their personal vows to one another before the ceremony and the photos were some […]

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