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!
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 […]
I absolutely love being around water. There is something so soothing about being surrounded by the mountains, and hearing the the burbling noise as the water runs off of the rocks, while feeling the refreshing water on your feet. Whenever I get the opportunity to shoot an elopement or adventure session in or around water, […]
The world outside here in Northern California is currently red and dark with all of the wildfires surrounding us. I was planning on posting this blog and it will be a nice distraction from all of this crazinesss. I’ve been wanting to shoot in Brookings Oregon and we were headed there for my […]
10 Tips for Adventure Bridal Sessions in the Water 1. Choose the right time of day. The best lighting will be 2 hours after sunrise or 2 hours before sunset. This is when the light is the softest and most flattering. This is called the golden hour. You can also do river sessions at […]
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 […]
Hello adventurous couples, Well you did it! All of your hard work brainstorming, researching, and planning is complete! The last part of this process is to just enjoy the heck out of your elopement day! Theres only a few things to remember as you experience your dream coming true! Here are a few tips on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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