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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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seniors

Weddings

Engagements

Elopements

Mendocinio-elopement-photographer

You’re engaged! You and your partner agreed it’s time to tie the knot. However, what are you supposed to do now? Should you go shouting the news from the rooftops, or start planning the wedding now? No need to stress, you’ve come to the right place. Below are some things to do/consider doing after getting […]

September 22, 2020

You’re-Engaged!-Now-What?

This gorgeous intimate wedding  in late August at the Benbow Inn was absolutely beautiful. The Benbow Inn is one of my absolute favorite venues to shoot weddings. It is only 5 minutes from my house and it is absolutely gorgeous. There is an abundance of great locations to shoot bridal portraits.  Originally the wedding was […]

September 18, 2020

Gorgeous-Benbow-Inn-Intimate-Wedding

Its your senior year! CONGRATULATIONS! With a whole list of things to do this year, taking your senior photos is at the top of the list. And with that comes a huge decision What do I wear?!?! Here are 8 tips to ensure an awesome fall senior photo session: 1.Stick with solids Wearing solids is […]

September 15, 2020

8 tips for an awesome fall senior session

  It’s time for the summer photoshoots for all you seniors out there. Meaning you soon going to be getting all glammed up for your photos. You just have one problem. You don’t know what to do with your makeup! No need to freak out though, because you came to the right place. Below are […]

September 13, 2020

Senior-Summer-Makeup-Tips

    The world outside here in Northern California is currently red and dark with all of the wildfires surrounding us. I was planning on posting this blog and it will be a nice distraction from all of this crazinesss. I’ve been wanting to shoot in Brookings Oregon and we were headed there for my […]

September 9, 2020

Adventure-Elopement-Brookings-Oregon

fun-ranch-engagement-session

I have photographed SO many amazing couples sessions lately! Beaches, mountains, and the redwoods! They all have been magical! I shot Ryan and Bailey’s engagement session on a ranch in the hills of Southern Humboldt. I met Ryan when I took his senior photos a few years ago. After that, he became one of my […]

August 31, 2020

Southern-Humboldt-Ranch-Engagement-Session

Shelter Cove Engagement Session

Part 2 of this couple’s Shelter Cove couples adventure session. After exploring a few beautiful redwood groves, we ventured out the winding road to Shelter Cove. We explored the tide pools, rock formations, and ended up on Little Black Sands Beach with some golden light shots before a surprise proposal at sunset! I had such […]

August 19, 2020

Shelter Cove-Engagement-Adventure-Session

A senior golfer on the Redwood Empire Golf Course

Hey Seniors! Are you thinking about your upcoming photo session? Wondering what to wear, how to do your makeup, or how to pose once you get there?? Well, you have come to the right place! Right now we will talk about tips for posing, but if you need some help on the other things I […]

August 15, 2020

5-Posing-Tips-For-Seniors

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

An-Avenue-of-the-Giants-Shelter-Cove-Coastal-Redwoods-Adventure-Elopement-Part-2

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