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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

Patrick met Angela’s love story began back in the fourth grade when he moved to the small historic town of Ferndale. He remembered thinking she was cute and when they were 16 they dated for a year and a half and went to the junior prom together. But after being high schools sweethearts, life had […]

August 25, 2021

Intimate-Ferndale-Backyard-Wedding

fall senior session-humboldt

It’s your senior year! CONGRATULATIONS! With a whole list of things to do this year, taking your senior photos is at the top of the list. And with that comes a huge decision What do I wear?!?! Here are 8 tips to ensure an awesome fall senior photo session: 1.Stick with solids  Wearing solids is […]

August 18, 2021

8 tips to ensure you will fall in love with your fall senior session.

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

humboldt wedding photographer

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

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