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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hardie and Jennifer met while passing each other on the street in Long Beach in Long Island New York. Hardie took Jennifer back to the spot where they met to propose to her. Since then they have relocated to Southern California. They were logistically trying to figure out how to have a wedding with much […]
With elopements come planning. When, where and how should you elope with your partner. What time of the year is the best to elope? If you’re struggling with what time of year is the best to elope, this article is for you! Here are the pro’s and con’s of each season. Winter Winter is […]
Are you choosing to get married or elope in the Redwood forest, but are wondering how you can make those photos more magical? Here are some tips to help you achieve that woodland forest whimsical look. 1. Choose a location with magical elements. Large redwood logs, cobblestone structures, beautiful soft ferns and lush redwood sorrel, […]
Covid 19 is throwing a wrench in so many brides dreams of their perfect wedding day. Many couples are having to cancel, or postpone their wedding day. Brides and grooms are pushing dates to later this year and crossing their fingers, while others are completely rescheduling to 2021. Some couples still want to get married […]
What Is Eloping? Historically, the definition of eloping was once meant to run away or escape secretly with the intention of getting married without parental consent. Nowadays, living in a more modern world, couples have different reasons as to why they are choosing to elope. Just as the cost of living, gas […]
Dear almost happily married couple, Yay! You are now in the final stages of your elopement planning process and its getting exciting! Now that you have the main parts of your plan set into place, stage 4 is all about filling in the details. Whats the best way to keep things organized? With so many […]
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