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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

Mendocinio-elopement-photographer

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?

This gorgeous intimate wedding  in late August at the Benbow Inn was absolutely beautiful. The Benbow Inn is one of my absolute favorite venues to shoot weddings. It is only 5 minutes from my house and it is absolutely gorgeous. There is an abundance of great locations to shoot bridal portraits.  Originally the wedding was […]

September 18, 2020

Gorgeous-Benbow-Inn-Intimate-Wedding

  It’s time for the summer photoshoots for all you seniors out there. Meaning you soon going to be getting all glammed up for your photos. You just have one problem. You don’t know what to do with your makeup! No need to freak out though, because you came to the right place. Below are […]

September 13, 2020

Senior-Summer-Makeup-Tips

fun-ranch-engagement-session

I have photographed SO many amazing couples sessions lately! Beaches, mountains, and the redwoods! They all have been magical! I shot Ryan and Bailey’s engagement session on a ranch in the hills of Southern Humboldt. I met Ryan when I took his senior photos a few years ago. After that, he became one of my […]

August 31, 2020

Southern-Humboldt-Ranch-Engagement-Session

A senior golfer on the Redwood Empire Golf Course

Hey Seniors! Are you thinking about your upcoming photo session? Wondering what to wear, how to do your makeup, or how to pose once you get there?? Well, you have come to the right place! Right now we will talk about tips for posing, but if you need some help on the other things I […]

August 15, 2020

5-Posing-Tips-For-Seniors

Shelter Cove Black Sands Beach Elopement

Ok guys! Heere is part 2 of Hardie and Jennifer’s redwoods and Shelter Cove Black Sands Beach couples adventure session. We did a full day adventure session in some redwood groves and ended on Black Sands Beach in Shelter Cove. We ventured through a few redwood groves to start the day and then we traveled […]

August 10, 2020

An-Avenue-of-the-Giants-Shelter-Cove-Coastal-Redwoods-Adventure-Elopement-Part-2

A Redwood Forest Adventure Elopement

Hardie and Jennifer met while passing each other on the street in Long Beach in Long Island New York. Hardie took Jennifer back to the spot where they met to propose to her. Since then they have relocated to Southern California. They were logistically trying to figure out how to have a wedding with much […]

August 4, 2020

An-Avenue-of-the-Giants-Shelter-Cove-Coastal-Redwoods-Adventure-Elopement

magical redwood forest elopement

Are you choosing to get married or elope in the Redwood forest, but are wondering how you can make those photos more magical? Here are some tips to help you achieve that woodland forest whimsical look. 1. Choose a location with magical elements. Large redwood logs, cobblestone structures, beautiful soft ferns and lush redwood sorrel, […]

July 6, 2020

How-to-make-your-forest-elopement-magical

Humboldt County Adventure Bridal Session

10 Tips for Adventure Bridal Sessions in the Water   1. Choose the right time of day. The best lighting will be 2 hours after sunrise or 2 hours before sunset. This is when the light is the softest and most flattering. This is called the golden hour. You can also do river sessions at […]

June 29, 2020

10-Tips-For-Adventure -Bridal Sessions-in-the-water

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