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!
Their first date was at a wood fired pizza place in downtown Sonora. After dinner, they went to a whiskey bar for drinks and live music. Not wanting the night to end, they walked to another bar to play pool. Their first date led to their proposal in the snowy mountains of Calaveras Big Trees […]
Mary was the bartender when a Ryan who was a logger that hard worked a very long day came in to have a drink. That drink turned into one more on a few different occasions, until it turned him into a regular customer until he had the courage to ask Mary out. Their first date […]
7 Ways to Save Money While Planning Your Wedding A budget is integral to planning a wedding. However, it’s only once you start selecting venues and vendors that you realize just how expensive a wedding can get. The good news is there are ways to save on wedding costs, ensuring you can stick to your […]
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 […]
Jasmine contacted me over a year ago about shooting their farm wedding on their property. She had said that I had taken one of their favorite photos of them at her sister in law’s wedding. Last spring I ventured up the gravelly four wheel drive road up to there property in my van for their […]
A Client’s Guide to Wedding Photographer Terms As photographers, we use a lot of terminology that you may not understand. This article is to help you get to know some of our terms in regard to your wedding photography. Traditional – Traditional wedding photos are the standard portraits, poses, and events taken at weddings. […]
The Top 7 Things Your Wedding Guests Probably Won’t Remember When you start planning your wedding, creating a memorable experience for your guests is a big part of it. But, before you go allocating your budget, there are a few things you should know. While everyone is different, there are just certain things […]
This wedding was one for the books. Kelyen and Katie had flown to Humboldt County back in July for a couples adventure engagement session on the Avenue of the Giants in the Humboldt Redwoods and the black sands beaches of Shelter Cove. When Kelyen first inquired about a session, he mentioned they were already planning […]
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 […]
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 […]
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