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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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seniors

Weddings

Engagements

Elopements

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 […]

June 30, 2021

5-Benefits-of-Sunrise-Sessions

Humboldt-County-Senior-Photos

I have been way behind on blogging this year. I have been spending a lot of time doing some behind the scenes work such as quickbooks, prep guides, etc, so my new goal is to blog a session right after I finish it. I figure if I make it part of my workflow, then I […]

February 26, 2021

Angelo’s Benbow Inn Senior Session

Shelter Cove Black Sands Beach Elopement

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 […]

January 4, 2021

How-Many-Hours-Do- I- Need- for -Elopement -Photography?

  You are planning your elopement, but you don’t just want to have an ordinary elopement. You want this day to be special, unique, and perfect for you and your partner. However, finding ways to make that happen can be hard. The following are ideas and tips that can make your elopement wonderful and meaningful. […]

December 1, 2020

How-to-Make-Your-Elopement-Special

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 […]

November 17, 2020

Nine benefits of a rainy day wedding

shelter-cove-engagement-session

Congratulations! You are engaged and  you have picked a date, a venue and a wedding photographer! These are some of the biggest decisions of the wedding planning process and you can check them off of your list! Woohoo! Now, its time for the fun stuff….like your engagement session. I believe engagement sessions are SO important […]

October 12, 2020

Your-Humboldt-County-Engagement-Session

Beaches are a great spot for many types of activities and occasions. Especially elopements! The beautiful waves of the ocean and the warm sand can make for great pictures. However, with all the amazing things the beach brings to a photo session, there are some things you should consider. The following tips can be helpful […]

October 7, 2020

Tips-for-a-Great-Beach-Elopement

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?

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

Gorgeous-Benbow-Inn-Intimate-Wedding

  It’s time for the summer photoshoots for all you seniors out there. Meaning you soon going to be getting all glammed up for your photos. You just have one problem. You don’t know what to do with your makeup! No need to freak out though, because you came to the right place. Below are […]

September 13, 2020

Senior-Summer-Makeup-Tips

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