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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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Their first date was at a wood fired pizza place in downtown Sonora. After dinner, they went to a whiskey bar for drinks and live music. Not wanting the night to end, they walked to another bar to play pool. Their first date led to their proposal in the snowy mountains of  Calaveras Big Trees […]

July 22, 2021

Intimate-Redwoods-Wedding

I vividly remember the moment. I was standing in my co-workers classroom. I was talking about how I wanted to expand the elopement part of my business. I told her about adventure elopements and that I wanted to book more. She looked at my like I was crazy thinking people would want to sign up […]

July 19, 2021

Trinidad-Redwoods-Adventure-Elopement

Mary was the bartender when a Ryan who was a logger that hard worked a very long day came in to have a drink. That drink turned into one more on a few different occasions, until it turned him into a regular customer until he had the courage to ask Mary out.  Their first date […]

July 13, 2021

Briceland Family Farms Rustic Farm Wedding

Are you a morning person or a night person? A early bird gets the worm, or a night owl? Me personally? I love the mornings!   It’s the beginning of a new day, the rising of the sun, and a great time to take some meaningful and memorable pictures. Photo sessions during this time of day […]

June 30, 2021

5-Benefits-of-Sunrise-Sessions

The sun is beaming bright and temperatures are rising, summer is here and it is HOT!   This time of year often makes me feel like I am shooting in a sauna every summer when I head to an outdoor photography session with my high school senior clients.  Even on those scorching hot days where […]

June 28, 2021

8-Tips-for-a-successful-summer-senior-session

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Jasmine contacted me over a year ago about shooting their farm wedding on their property. She had said that I had taken one of their favorite photos of them at her sister in law’s wedding. Last spring I  ventured up the gravelly four wheel drive road up to there property in my van for their […]

May 26, 2021

Spring Ranch Wedding in Southern Humboldt

  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

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

  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

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HUMBOLDT COUNTY WEDDING, ElOPEMENT & SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER

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