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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

  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

  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 Top 7 Things Your Wedding Guests Probably Won’t Remember When you start planning your wedding, creating a memorable experience for your guests is a big part of it. But, before you go allocating your budget, there are a few things you should know. While everyone is different, there are just certain things […]

March 16, 2021

The Top 7 Things Your Wedding Guests Probably Won’t Remember

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

Humboldt-County-Senior-Photos

I have been way behind on blogging this year. I have been spending a lot of time doing some behind the scenes work such as quickbooks, prep guides, etc, so my new goal is to blog a session right after I finish it. I figure if I make it part of my workflow, then I […]

February 26, 2021

Angelo’s Benbow Inn Senior 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?

  You are planning your elopement, but you don’t just want to have an ordinary elopement. You want this day to be special, unique, and perfect for you and your partner. However, finding ways to make that happen can be hard. The following are ideas and tips that can make your elopement wonderful and meaningful. […]

December 1, 2020

How-to-Make-Your-Elopement-Special

enchanting-fredwood-forest-elopement

1. Choose a location with magical elements Large redwood logs, cobblestone structures, beautiful soft ferns and lush redwood swoirel. These elements add a magical feel to your elopement. They are naturally found in our beautiful redwood forests. 2. Light in the environment Do you want a softer feel, moody or  more dramatic? The time of […]

October 15, 2020

How to add magic to your redwood forest elopement

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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