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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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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

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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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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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Fun wedding party photos

How to Capture Fun Photos of your Wedding Party on your Wedding Day For years traditional poses with your wedding party has always been a great addition to your wedding photo album.  However these days, more wedding couples are starting to think outside the box when it comes to capturing special moments from their special […]

April 13, 2020

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Styles of Wedding Gowns and Learning the Silhouettes   With an engagement ring on your finger and the wedding date now set, wedding gown shopping has finally arrived!  Selecting the perfect gown, oh, where to begin?! For starters, choosing something that makes you feel like the absolute best version of yourself should be your ultimate […]

April 10, 2020

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Epic Lost Coach Ranch Wedding

I have been meaning to blog this wedding since I shot it in September. It was an overwhelming task  to blog because there were over 1,500 final images. The wedding lasted about 14 hours and there was so much to capture, this post only contains 10% of the photos. This wedding was a dream come […]

April 1, 2020

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A wedding couple kissing in the rain underneath an umbrella at the Benbow Inn

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 […]

February 27, 2020

Why Rain Can Be Good on Your Wedding Day

I love all weddings! From the private intimate elopements in the majestic redwood forests to the 12 hour epic weddings with concerts. I love every couples love story and being able to put into picture form their vision they worked so hard on. When Kim first contacted me, she and Jeurgen were planning a short […]

October 10, 2019

Brinkmann’s Benbow Inn Intimate Wedding

Barn by Fernbridge Wedding

Sam and Brianne had over 300 people at their rustic country wedding in Ferndale. This is no surprise. They are so loved by so many because of the caring and loving people that they are. We started out the day at Briannes sisters house where the girls were getting ready. Next we traveled to the […]

September 2, 2019

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A Humboldt County Rustic Wedding

Casey and Rachel got married on the family vegetable farm in Pepperwood along the Avenue of the Giants. There was not a cloud in the sky as 300 friends and family gathered on hay bales to watch them perform their vows to each other. The vows were personal and heartfelt and Rachels stepdad entertained everyone […]

August 23, 2019

Sarvinski’s Fun Filled Rustic Country Wedding

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