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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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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 […]

July 22, 2021

Intimate-Redwoods-Wedding

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 […]

July 13, 2021

Briceland Family Farms Rustic Farm Wedding

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

The sun is beaming bright and temperatures are rising, summer is here and it is HOT!   This time of year often makes me feel like I am shooting in a sauna every summer when I head to an outdoor photography session with my high school senior clients.  Even on those scorching hot days where […]

June 28, 2021

8-Tips-for-a-successful-summer-senior-session

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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 […]

May 26, 2021

Spring Ranch Wedding in Southern Humboldt

  Preparing your groom for your engagement session Ok brides….your wedding date is set, you have selected your photographer, now it is time for your engagement session. These photos are a big deal to you. To most grooms, not so much. Although I do have to say I have worked with a few grooms who […]

April 15, 2021

Preparing-your-groom-for-your-engagement-session

Ideas for Planning for Your BFF Session Senior year is a time when you make all of your last high school memories before graduation and enter your new life. As time goes by, life will get hectic and crazy and these memories will start to fade. Planning a BFF session will help preserve these memories […]

April 5, 2021

Tips for planning your BFF session

  How to prepare for your session (for guys) Now that you’ve booked your session, we have a few tips for you to help you get ready for your close up. Follow these guidelines the weeks leading up to your session and I’ll take care of the rest!   Choose two to three outfits to […]

March 26, 2021

How to prepare for your session (for guys)

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. […]

March 22, 2021

A Client’s Guide to Wedding Photographer Terms

Ok mama, you have finally paid the retainer and booked that family photo session, and  you may be feeling a bit apprehensive. Children aren’t always the most cooperative when it comes to photo sessions,  which is why the below tips will definitely come in handy before your upcoming photo session.   1. Don’t make a […]

March 19, 2021

5 tips for making a photo session with kids easier

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