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
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
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
January 27th holds a special place for this duo. It commemorates their five year dating anniversary, and two year engagement anniversary. It only seemed right their wedding date would fall on the same.
A perfect southern California winter day at Wilson Creek Winery would be the backdrop for Paola and Zakk. Surrounded by their closest family and friends to help celebrate in their newest life adventure as husband and Wife. Continue reading wilson creek winery wedding of paola + zakk
I met up with the new family in their Los Angeles home only a couple of weeks later to document their wonderful new addition and life as parents.
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A couple of years ago I shared a blog post all about some of my top tips for a completely successful engagement session. You can read it here:
I pass that on to all my brides and clients when planning our shoots and it has been extremely helpful. Over the years I’m constantly finding new ways to better help my clients and create a perfectly smooth shoot. Continue reading Tips for a successful engagement session // part two
The love felt between these two is immeasurable and incredible to witness. Nick saw his bride for the first time inside the balloon as it was filling. Between the bursts of flames and fans, tears and sweet words were heard. They said their “I dos” hundreds of feet above the ground, followed by a perfect morning brunch with their closest family and friends at Lake Skinner. Continue reading eloped // briawna + nick // temecula, ca
After meeting at a southern California music festival and spending the day together Nick and Briawna giggled that they’ve been inseparable since. Briawna is a fellow photographer as well, so shooting this engagement session was an absolute blast. They brought along their beautiful baby girl Lennon and we spent the afternoon shooting at Elfin Forest. … Continue reading elfin forest engagements with briawna + nick
“for you to see beauty here does not mean there is beauty in me it means there is beauty rooted so deep within you you can’t help but see it everywhere” -Rupi Kaur Elizabeth Cooper Design 2018 collection Shot by: Gabriella Santos Photography Gown: Elizabeth Cooper Designs Model: Megan Fullmer Location: Utah State Capitol … Continue reading wedding bliss