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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

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?

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

Humboldt County Benbow Inn Engagement Session

Ok today is CRAZZYYY!!! Trying to train the kids to take care of a new puppy, crying meltdowns, while simultaneously trying to create online learning resources for my 3rd grade students, clean house, take a shower, and make lunch!! Whew! That is why this blog post is late today! But all of those things are […]

April 6, 2020

Benbow-Inn-Engagement-Session

humboldt county golden light sunrise engagement session

I met Ryan and Mary at the Fortuna Riverlodge Bridal fair and we hit it off really well. They are a fun and extremely easy going couple. I was so happy when they booked me for their August barn wedding. Ryan had just worked a LONG day logging, when he stopped into the bar where […]

April 3, 2020

Golden-Light-Sunrise-Engagement-Session

A lesbian beach elopement in Trinidad

The 5 Love Languages Being in a relationship can bring so much joy and happiness to your life.  Making memories with your partner by your side is a beautiful thing and something I feel so lucky to have been blessed with experiencing.   We all have all have a desire and passion for love in a […]

February 24, 2020

The 5 Love Languages

Robert and Rachael flew here all the way from Delaware for their wedding. They had their ceremony in the pouring rain at Wedding Rock in Patricks Point. Rachael had wanted to get married there ever since she had witnessed a beautiful wedding there as a child. Then they traveled to Benbow and had their reception […]

October 29, 2019

Robert&Rachael’sAvenueofTheGiantsEngagement

Romantic Engagement session at Sunset on Trinidad State Beach

I met Malinda at the Riverlodge Bridal Fair in January. She booked her wedding soon after. Malinda decided she wanted to shoot her engagement session in Trinidad on the beach. I had so much fun with this couple! We met at College Cove in Trinidad where we frolicked on the beaches, climbed on top of […]

July 3, 2019

College Cove & Trinidad State Beach Engagement Session

Engagement Session at a bar

Engagement photo shoots are on the rise and have become a huge trend in the wedding industry.  I love them because it gives me a chance to get to know the couples I am working with, to see how they interact in front of the camera, and help couples feel comfortable in front of the […]

May 13, 2019

How to have a Fun Engagement Photo Shoot

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