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!
You’ve decided to elope! That’s great, but how do you tell your friends and family the news. Everyone is going to have a different reaction and opinion on the matter. However, this is your choice and you shouldn’t let anyone ruin that. It’s best to tell the people you’re closest to in person if possible. […]
Wedding and elopement vows are a long standing tradition that really helps set the mood on your special day. Vows communicate to your partner why you are meant for each other and deserve to be together for the rest of your lives. A great thing about vows is that you don’t have to be an […]
I vividly remember the moment. I was standing in my co-workers classroom. I was talking about how I wanted to expand the elopement part of my business. I told her about adventure elopements and that I wanted to book more. She looked at my like I was crazy thinking people would want to sign up […]
Are you a morning person or a night person? A early bird gets the worm, or a night owl? Me personally? I love the mornings! It’s the beginning of a new day, the rising of the sun, and a great time to take some meaningful and memorable pictures. Photo sessions during this time of day […]
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 […]
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 […]
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