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!
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 […]
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 […]
Robert and Rachael flew here all the way from Delaware for their wedding. They had their ceremony in the pouring rain at Wedding Rock in Patricks Point. Rachael had wanted to get married there ever since she had witnessed a beautiful wedding there as a child. Then they traveled to Benbow and had their reception […]
Dear dreamers and adventurers, More and more couples are considering eloping instead of having a traditional style wedding. So, if youre reading this, congrats on stepping outside the box and choosing to do something different! Eloping means that all of the wedding day choices you have to make, are YOURS entirely. There are no rules. […]
Laneil found me online and inquired about an elopement. She opted for an adventure elopement and I am so glad she did! We met in Trinidad for her first look and her ceremony, and then explored the Redwood National Forest in her wedding gown and John in his tux and got some epic pictures. But […]
Oakley contacted me through email in March to schedule her October Avenue of the Giants elopement. We corresponded through email, so I was really excited to meet them on the day of their elopement. We met at the perfect little redwood grove. We picked a spot in the middle of some clovers, surrounded by ancient […]
6 Things to Consider Before Eloping With SO many details involved with weddings, an elopement might be a great option for you! Just because you are considering eloping, doesnt mean there arent some big decisions to make. Here are 6 things to consider What is your vision for the day? Are you trying to stay […]
Mai and Chris wanted to have their engagement session take place in the beautiful Redwoods of Humboldt County. We met at the Chimney Tree along the Avenue of the Giants, near Miranda and stopped at a couple of different spots to take some romantic images.This shoot was in February, so it was a very COLD, /WET day in the dark Redwoods, but you wouldnt know it by these photographs. Mai hid it very well! We ended the session in a cozy little warm spot to get a few brighter images to add variety to their engagement portfolio. Variety is the spice of life right? They were complete naturals in front of the camera. As you can tell, they are so in love and I am so excited to shoot their Ferndale wedding this summer.
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