to you – 2018

This year was a year of rapid growth, busy-ness, and travel. I thought the best way to sum it up was in numbers, because when I look back at the numbers, WOW! To start off: 73 portrait shoots 16 weddings 8 events 1 national publication 2 countries 50,124 miles on Delta 1 dog adoption 1 … Continue reading to you – 2018

wedding of tessa + alex // tustin california, backyard summertime wedding

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

5 tips for a smooth wedding day

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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wilson creek winery wedding of paola + zakk

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