Welcome to my blog

hey there...

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! 

I'M BRIAR!

CATEGORIES

seniors

Weddings

Engagements

Elopements

Shelter Cove Black Sands Beach Elopement

Ok, you have decided to go with an elopement, instead of a bigger traditional wedding. Next on your checklist is  to book a photographer. It doesn’t seem like the hardest thing to do in preparation for your big day. However, a lot of people can’t figure out how long to hire a photographer for when […]

January 4, 2021

How-Many-Hours-Do- I- Need- for -Elopement -Photography?

shelter-cove-engagement-session

Congratulations! You are engaged and  you have picked a date, a venue and a wedding photographer! These are some of the biggest decisions of the wedding planning process and you can check them off of your list! Woohoo! Now, its time for the fun stuff….like your engagement session. I believe engagement sessions are SO important […]

October 12, 2020

Your-Humboldt-County-Engagement-Session

Shelter Cove Engagement Session

Part 2 of this couple’s Shelter Cove couples adventure session. After exploring a few beautiful redwood groves, we ventured out the winding road to Shelter Cove. We explored the tide pools, rock formations, and ended up on Little Black Sands Beach with some golden light shots before a surprise proposal at sunset! I had such […]

August 19, 2020

Shelter Cove-Engagement-Adventure-Session

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

What is eloping?

  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 […]

April 15, 2020

What-is-eloping?

Beach engagement session in Humboldt County

Engagement session season is in full swing and I have some engagement sessions coming up that I am SO excited to shoot! : ) One of the toughest part of engagement sessions is figuring out what location you want to do them at. If you are the dynamic duo type that loves beautiful sunsets, the […]

April 15, 2019

Humboldt County Beach Engagement

Nine Humboldt County Wedding Venues For The Budget Bride Humboldt County California is located in Northern California along the Redwood Coast. The beautiful setting found in Humboldt County makes for the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Whether you are looking for a coastal beach wedding or a wedding in the Redwood forest you will find […]

August 8, 2018

NINE HUMBOLDT COUNTY WEDDING VENUES FOR THE BUDGET BRIDE

For those of you who dont know me, I am a Humboldt County girl through and through. I recently traveled on my dream location  to Kauai and after exploring the beautiful island, I realized how truly lucky those of us living in Humboldt County really are. We live in an amazing place that is a […]

February 8, 2018

Top 5 Humboldt County Engagement Session Locations

I was so excited when Ron contacted me about shooting Kyra’s senior portrait shoot. Tiffany Thomsen of Tiffany’s Sports Teams and Photos sent him my way. Tiffany has been so helpful and supportive since I first called her a couple of years ago and said “Help! I am shooting my first team!” Thank you so […]

October 15, 2017

Kyra|MusicalSeniorPortraitSession@ShelterCove

I was organizing my new classroom in the middle of August, when Danielle called me about photographing her  intimate destination beach wedding in September. Of course I said yes. : ) I am used to shooting a full wedding day: from the many details leading up to the wedding, all the way into the reception. […]

October 11, 2017

Shelter Cove|Intimate Destination Beach Wedding|Humboldt County|Parky’s Pics Photography

send

Let's create once-in-a-lifetime photos.

Thank you SO MUCH!

I will send you additional information in the next 48 hours!

Contact Me

Get Connected

HUMBOLDT COUNTY WEDDING, ElOPEMENT & SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHER

- est. 2015 -