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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
An adventure elopement is all about getting out into nature, being active, and finding the most breathtaking scenery! One of the most important parts of planning an adventure elopement is choosing the perfect location. There are so many incredible places that photograph so beautifully all over Humboldt County. Lucky enough for me, I have been […]
What Is Eloping? Historically, the definition of eloping was once meant to run away or escape secretly with the intention of getting married without parental consent. Nowadays, living in a more modern world, couples have different reasons as to why they are choosing to elope. Just as the cost of living, gas […]
Styles of Wedding Gowns and Learning the Silhouettes With an engagement ring on your finger and the wedding date now set, wedding gown shopping has finally arrived! Selecting the perfect gown, oh, where to begin?! For starters, choosing something that makes you feel like the absolute best version of yourself should be your ultimate […]
Ok today is CRAZZYYY!!! Trying to train the kids to take care of a new puppy, crying meltdowns, while simultaneously trying to create online learning resources for my 3rd grade students, clean house, take a shower, and make lunch!! Whew! That is why this blog post is late today! But all of those things are […]
I met Ryan and Mary at the Fortuna Riverlodge Bridal fair and we hit it off really well. They are a fun and extremely easy going couple. I was so happy when they booked me for their August barn wedding. Ryan had just worked a LONG day logging, when he stopped into the bar where […]
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 […]
Robert and Rachael flew here all the way from Delaware for their wedding. They had their ceremony in the pouring rain at Wedding Rock in Patricks Point. Rachael had wanted to get married there ever since she had witnessed a beautiful wedding there as a child. Then they traveled to Benbow and had their reception […]
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