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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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The Thin Line: In golf and in life, the difference between a great shot and a lost ball can be merely a few feet. Most people call that luck. Successful people know it’s not. Sure, bad bounces happen and, occasionally, the winds of fortune may swing in your favor, but the primary driver of consistent […]

March 12, 2021

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10 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Humboldt County Location for Your Senior Portraits There are so many decisions to make when it comes to your senior portrait session and the number one question always seems to be -how to choose the perfect location.  You are only going to do this once, and want to make […]

March 11, 2021

10 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Humboldt County Location for Your Senior Portraits

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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

Its 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 […]

September 15, 2020

8 tips for an awesome fall senior session

I have been wanting to do this 4th of July photo shoot for a few year and I finally was able to make it happen. It was SO much fun and I love the images. : ) I can’t wait for what the rest of the year brings with this group! : )

July 4, 2020

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Humboldt county River Session

With your junior year now behind you and summer in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about your last year of high school and when is the best time to book your senior photo shoot!  Your senior year will be full of unforgettable moments and special occasions, including your senior pictures.  From final football […]

June 15, 2020

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Humboldt County Senior River Session

One of my favorite ways to spend my spring and summer evenings is shooting river sessions. These can be challenging as the light can be harsh in some spots, and it limits poses, and direction, but a good challenge is always nice.

May 5, 2020

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Lithia Park-Grants Pass senior session

Korlee contacted me back in September to take Cody’s senior pics. She and Cody used to live in Humboldt, where I reside. I was Cody’s 6th grade teacher, and Korlee also worked at the school. I remember getting the nicest gift from her at the end of the year. She gave me a gift certificate […]

April 22, 2020

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A senior skateboard sunset shoot in Shellter Cove

Austin is the son of one of my co-workers at Redway Elementary. We decided to do his senior session over Thanksgiving break when we had more time. We ended up with a gorgeous day, with beautiful sunshine. The only hitch was that a storm was coming the next day, so it was very windy. We […]

January 4, 2020

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