There really are no words for the beauty of this wedding. Palm Springs in the fall (or anytime really) is a magical place – the outline of the mountains- the palm trees – and the sandy ground covered in shrubs. Its one of my favorite places to photograph. Jenn and Scott’s wedding day at Lago … Continue reading wedding of jenn + scott / palm springs ca private residence
The love – the tears – and the absolute happiness was flowing on June 30th in the heart of Tustin California. Katy and Steve celebrated on the day of their 10th dating anniversary by becoming one. Right in the front yard of their adorable home. I truly couldn’t love two people more. All my best … Continue reading wedding of katy + steve // Tustin, California
ALL the love was felt here. Tessa and I instantly bonded over coffee talking about light, romantic images, soft moments, and the love between she and her soon to be husband, Alex. They both got ready at her childhood home in Tustin California, and then later celebrated under lights and the southern California palm trees. … Continue reading wedding of tessa + alex // tustin california, backyard summertime wedding
A gorgeous Brazilian family, the kindest Utah family, and one big party later, this wedding (quite a few years in the making) was one for the books. Cristina + Lucas stole my heart from the second I met them. We shot their engagements last summer at the beautiful Guardsman Pass. This summer we celebrated with … Continue reading wedding of cristina + lucas // red butte garden, salt lake city
A midwest couple, a Monday wedding, and an incredible celebration. Jenna + Matthew’s day was filled with SO much love, happiness and excitement from those who joined their wedding day on the west coast. All my love to you two, you are amazing. XO Photographer: Gabriella Santos Photography Venue: Lake Oak Meadows Dress Designer: Rosa … Continue reading wedding of jenna + matthew / lake oak meadows / temecula ca
From the moment I met Kristen, at a small little coffee shop for chai lattes, we bonded. She shared her beautiful love story of she and Wes. We started planning, and I knew their May wedding would be everything. A perfectly warm spring day in Temecula California hosted their celebration. Friends and family from all … Continue reading wedding of kristen + wes / whispering oaks terrace / temecula ca
Approximately 1.5 years ago they met while camping. She fell head over heels, and he absolutely beams when looking at her. We spent the afternoon shooting at Cactus and Tropicals greenhouse in SLC followed by the lovely salt flats, and it couldn’t have been more fun getting to know these two and their love story. … Continue reading Krystal + Tanner engagements // Cactus and Tropicals
The months of planning, trying on, tasting, and booking are here.
Your wedding day.
After shooting weddings for 4 years now, I have seen and worked with so many calm, collected and happy brides. (lucky me, right?) However, this doesn’t just happen. This is a result of preparation and preparedness to ensure a smooth flowing wedding and a very happy, relaxed couple.
Below are my top five essential ways to make your special day that much more enjoyable and stress-free. (Happy planning!)
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The pair met while in school many years ago. They share a love for science, outdoors, and their adorable french bulldogs. We spent the afternoon shooting under incredible California sun, playing in the water, and chatting about life, love, and the future. I truly cannot wait for their Palm Springs wedding later this fall and … Continue reading jenn + scott engagements in encinitas, ca
Months prior to this, Kristen and I sat in a coffee shop in Temecula chatting about all things love, weddings, and our very similar lives. Both of us being barrel racers. Coffee addicts, and hopeless romantics. She has absolutely found her perfect counterpart in life and after only knowing her for a few months I … Continue reading kristen + wes engagement shoot at Thomas f. Riley Park