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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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Weddings

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Elopements

You’ve decided to elope! That’s great, but how do you tell your friends and family the news. Everyone is going to have a different reaction and opinion on the matter. However, this is your choice and you shouldn’t let anyone ruin that. It’s best to tell the people you’re closest to in person if possible. […]

October 8, 2021

How to Tell Your Family You Are Eloping and How to Include Them

Wedding and elopement vows are a long standing tradition that really helps set the mood  on your special day. Vows communicate to your partner why you are meant for each other and deserve to be together for the rest of your lives. A great thing about vows is that you don’t have to be an […]

September 17, 2021

How to Write Your Wedding/Elopement Vows

5 Tips to Enjoy The Wedding Planning Process You’re about to celebrate and commemorate your relationship in a big way. There is so much to consider as you plan a wedding, so much so that it can easily become overwhelming and stressful. This doesn’t have to be the case though – with a few simple […]

September 9, 2021

5-tips-to-enjoy-the-wedding-planning-process

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

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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

  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)

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

  What to Wear for your Senior Session What not to wear…. wrinkled & dull clothes or neon colors busy patterns: camo, plaid, etc. trendy and chunky jewelry that can draw attention away from your face the same outfit pieces over and over again: wearing four dresses over the course of your portraits may not […]

March 18, 2021

What to Wear for your Senior Session

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