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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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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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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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Humboldt County Senior Session in the lupines

It’s senior Sunday and this week I am sharing these beautiful lupine sessions. Parky’s Pics senior reps get extra sessions in addition to their regular full portrait session. Normally we do a carnival session in the summer, but since the carnival was canceled, this year due to covid-19, we did lupine sessions instead. It was […]

June 7, 2020

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With the hit of Covid-19, many Humboldt County seniors along with the rest of the world missed out on one of the biggest milestone of their lives. This is really unfortunate and I can’t imagine what a huge bummer it must have been for them. I got together with a few of my Parky’s Pics […]

May 17, 2020

Benbow-Inn-Senior-Prom-Portraits

Humboldt County Senior River Session

One of my favorite ways to spend my spring and summer evenings is shooting river sessions. These can be challenging as the light can be harsh in some spots, and it limits poses, and direction, but a good challenge is always nice.

May 5, 2020

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Lithia Park-Grants Pass senior session

Korlee contacted me back in September to take Cody’s senior pics. She and Cody used to live in Humboldt, where I reside. I was Cody’s 6th grade teacher, and Korlee also worked at the school. I remember getting the nicest gift from her at the end of the year. She gave me a gift certificate […]

April 22, 2020

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A senior skateboard sunset shoot in Shellter Cove

Austin is the son of one of my co-workers at Redway Elementary. We decided to do his senior session over Thanksgiving break when we had more time. We ended up with a gorgeous day, with beautiful sunshine. The only hitch was that a storm was coming the next day, so it was very windy. We […]

January 4, 2020

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A senior golfer on the Redwood Empire Golf Course

I was SOOOOOOO excited when Avarys mom contacted me about shooting Avarys senior portraits. I had been dying to do another senior session with horses, and I have always wanted to do a golf senior session. I traveled to Freshwater where we started at a beautiful property with an amazing creek in the back. We […]

October 1, 2019

Avary’s Horse & Golf Senior Shoot

A senior carnival shoot at the Fortuna Rodeo

I have been wanting to do a carnival shoot ever since I have started my photography journey and finally made it happen! I met up with my senior reps on the opening day of the carnival. We met at noon which is a tough time to shoot, but I wanted to beat the crowds and […]

August 11, 2019

Fun Filled Fortuna Rodeo Carnival Senior Session

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