I am a Wedding, Engagement, Elopement, and Senior Photographer, based in Humboldt County, California. Here on my blog, you'll find gorgeous imagery featuring my amazing clients, as well as helpful tips and insight for your wedding day or portrait session!
I have been way behind on blogging this year. I have been spending a lot of time doing some behind the scenes work such as quickbooks, prep guides, etc, so my new goal is to blog a session right after I finish it. I figure if I make it part of my workflow, then I […]
This wedding was one for the books. Kelyen and Katie had flown to Humboldt County back in July for a couples adventure engagement session on the Avenue of the Giants in the Humboldt Redwoods and the black sands beaches of Shelter Cove. When Kelyen first inquired about a session, he mentioned they were already planning […]
Engagement Session Prep Tips Congratulations, you’re engaged! You have checked off your date, venue, photographer and all of the details and now you can celebrate with your engagement session! It can be intimidating to have your picture taken, let alone in a romantic way. It can be a little overwhelming since you have never had […]
Ok, you have decided to go with an elopement, instead of a bigger traditional wedding. Next on your checklist is to book a photographer. It doesn’t seem like the hardest thing to do in preparation for your big day. However, a lot of people can’t figure out how long to hire a photographer for when […]
You are planning your elopement, but you don’t just want to have an ordinary elopement. You want this day to be special, unique, and perfect for you and your partner. However, finding ways to make that happen can be hard. The following are ideas and tips that can make your elopement wonderful and meaningful. […]
There are a lot of details to think about when it comes to planning a wedding. From the overall design and theme, to the flowers, colors, table top decor and more. Oh and lets not forget about the music, playlist and first dance, or the guest list, the food and of course, THE DRESS. With […]
I absolutely love being around water. There is something so soothing about being surrounded by the mountains, and hearing the the burbling noise as the water runs off of the rocks, while feeling the refreshing water on your feet. Whenever I get the opportunity to shoot an elopement or adventure session in or around water, […]
1. Choose a location with magical elements Large redwood logs, cobblestone structures, beautiful soft ferns and lush redwood swoirel. These elements add a magical feel to your elopement. They are naturally found in our beautiful redwood forests. 2. Light in the environment Do you want a softer feel, moody or more dramatic? The time of […]
Congratulations! You are engaged and you have picked a date, a venue and a wedding photographer! These are some of the biggest decisions of the wedding planning process and you can check them off of your list! Woohoo! Now, its time for the fun stuff….like your engagement session. I believe engagement sessions are SO important […]
Beaches are a great spot for many types of activities and occasions. Especially elopements! The beautiful waves of the ocean and the warm sand can make for great pictures. However, with all the amazing things the beach brings to a photo session, there are some things you should consider. The following tips can be helpful […]
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