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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

  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

The Thin Line: In golf and in life, the difference between a great shot and a lost ball can be merely a few feet. Most people call that luck. Successful people know it’s not. Sure, bad bounces happen and, occasionally, the winds of fortune may swing in your favor, but the primary driver of consistent […]

March 12, 2021

Humboldt-County-Golf-Senior-Photos

Whether you have been a business owner for years, or you are just starting out, you know that your audience  needs to see your brand show up on a regular basis before they’ll trust you enough to work with you. But there’s a problem. You get ready to post your social media content on your […]

March 4, 2021

Humboldt-County-Real-Estate-Branding-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?

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

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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?

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