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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! 

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Weddings

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Elopements

Shelter Cove Black Sands Beach Elopement

Ok guys! Heere is part 2 of Hardie and Jennifer’s redwoods and Shelter Cove Black Sands Beach couples adventure session. We did a full day adventure session in some redwood groves and ended on Black Sands Beach in Shelter Cove. We ventured through a few redwood groves to start the day and then we traveled […]

August 10, 2020

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A Redwood Forest Adventure Elopement

Hardie and Jennifer met while passing each other on the street in Long Beach in Long Island New York. Hardie took Jennifer back to the spot where they met to propose to her. Since then they have relocated to Southern California. They were logistically trying to figure out how to have a wedding with much […]

August 4, 2020

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Humboldt Backyard Wedding

This backyard wedding blog post is LONG overdue. This wedding happened last spring..in the midst of a busy sports season, and there was no extra time to blog. I am finding myself with a little more time on my hands lately and I wanted to share this beautiful wedding. It took place in the back […]

July 15, 2020

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when should I elope in the redwood forest

With elopements come planning. When, where and  how should you elope with your partner. What time of the year is the best to elope? If you’re struggling with what time of year is the best to elope, this article is for you! Here are the pro’s and con’s of each season.      Winter Winter is […]

July 9, 2020

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magical redwood forest elopement

Are you choosing to get married or elope in the Redwood forest, but are wondering how you can make those photos more magical? Here are some tips to help you achieve that woodland forest whimsical look. 1. Choose a location with magical elements. Large redwood logs, cobblestone structures, beautiful soft ferns and lush redwood sorrel, […]

July 6, 2020

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I have been wanting to do this 4th of July photo shoot for a few year and I finally was able to make it happen. It was SO much fun and I love the images. : ) I can’t wait for what the rest of the year brings with this group! : )

July 4, 2020

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Humboldt County Adventure Bridal Session

10 Tips for Adventure Bridal Sessions in the Water   1. Choose the right time of day. The best lighting will be 2 hours after sunrise or 2 hours before sunset. This is when the light is the softest and most flattering. This is called the golden hour. You can also do river sessions at […]

June 29, 2020

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10 tips for summer brides

Are you planning on your wedding being in summer? It’s probably one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. With the amazing summer scenery comes some challenges. These following tips can help you easily overcome any challenges you may face during a summer wedding.   Plan Everything Ahead of Time During the summer many […]

June 24, 2020

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senior river session in humboldt county

Senior Summer Sessions   The sun is beaming bright and temperatures are rising, summer is here and it is HOT!   This time of year often makes me feel like I am shooting in a sauna every summer when I head to an outdoor photography session with my high school senior clients.  Even on those […]

June 22, 2020

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Humboldt county River Session

With your junior year now behind you and summer in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about your last year of high school and when is the best time to book your senior photo shoot!  Your senior year will be full of unforgettable moments and special occasions, including your senior pictures.  From final football […]

June 15, 2020

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