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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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  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

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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

    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

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

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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

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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

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Humboldt Backyard Wedding

This backyard wedding blog post is LONG overdue. This wedding happened last spring..in the midst of a busy sports season, and there was no extra time to blog. I am finding myself with a little more time on my hands lately and I wanted to share this beautiful wedding. It took place in the back […]

July 15, 2020

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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

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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

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Covid 19 is throwing a wrench in so many brides dreams of their perfect wedding day. Many couples are having to cancel, or postpone their wedding day. Brides and grooms are pushing dates to later this year and crossing their fingers, while others are completely rescheduling to 2021. Some couples still want to get married […]

May 26, 2020

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