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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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seniors

Weddings

Engagements

Elopements

  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

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

Whether you have been a business owner for years, or you are just starting out, you know that your audience  needs to see your brand show up on a regular basis before they’ll trust you enough to work with you. But there’s a problem. You get ready to post your social media content on your […]

March 4, 2021

Humboldt-County-Real-Estate-Branding-Session

Humboldt-County-Senior-Photos

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

  You are planning your elopement, but you don’t just want to have an ordinary elopement. You want this day to be special, unique, and perfect for you and your partner. However, finding ways to make that happen can be hard. The following are ideas and tips that can make your elopement wonderful and meaningful. […]

December 1, 2020

How-to-Make-Your-Elopement-Special

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

Beaches are a great spot for many types of activities and occasions. Especially elopements! The beautiful waves of the ocean and the warm sand can make for great pictures. However, with all the amazing things the beach brings to a photo session, there are some things you should consider. The following tips can be helpful […]

October 7, 2020

Tips-for-a-Great-Beach-Elopement

Mendocinio-elopement-photographer

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 […]

September 22, 2020

You’re-Engaged!-Now-What?

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

Gorgeous-Benbow-Inn-Intimate-Wedding

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

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