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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

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

Epic Lost Coach Ranch Wedding

I have been meaning to blog this wedding since I shot it in September. It was an overwhelming task  to blog because there were over 1,500 final images. The wedding lasted about 14 hours and there was so much to capture, this post only contains 10% of the photos. This wedding was a dream come […]

April 1, 2020

Epic-Lost-Coast-Ranch-Wedding

A couple exploring the Humboldt Redwoods on the Avenue of the Giants

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 […]

February 18, 2020

Planning the Perfect Elopement – Stage 5 – Have the Best Elopement Day!

Romantic Engagement session at Sunset on Trinidad State Beach

I met Malinda at the Riverlodge Bridal Fair in January. She booked her wedding soon after. Malinda decided she wanted to shoot her engagement session in Trinidad on the beach. I had so much fun with this couple! We met at College Cove in Trinidad where we frolicked on the beaches, climbed on top of […]

July 3, 2019

College Cove & Trinidad State Beach Engagement Session

A wedding couple kissing in the rain underneath an umbrella at the Benbow Inn

I have been dreaming of shooting a Benbow Inn Wedding ever since I started shooting weddings four years ago. There are two reasons for this. It is a gorgeous venue, and it is 5 minutes from my house. I was so happy when Lucas and Vanessa chose me as their wedding photographer. I was envisioning […]

June 3, 2019

Lucas&Vanessa’sRomanticRainyDayBenbowInnWedding

Fall Camp Bauer Wedding

Jeremy and Rene were actually neighbors in the small town of Scotia. A friend suggested that Rene try a dating site. She saw that a guy on the dating site lived in Scotia. She told him,” I live in Scotia too. What street do you live on? He answered, Main Street. Rene responded with” I […]

April 17, 2019

Drakeford Wedding at Camp Bauer

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