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Weddings 09-01-2021 Arden Hills Wedding: A Glamourous Affair

Life is anything but predictable, and recent years have cranked that truth to 11. So though Elise and Matt had planned on a wedding in the town where they met and fell in love, a certain pandemic (which will remain nameless) forced them to rethink their plans. In the end, these two mustered their flexibility …

Weddings 02-12-2021 Big Day at High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens

They’re young at heart and young in truth, and yet Leksi and Danny had already spent six years together. All that time growing toward each other–and then growing together–led them to share a vision of married life. So of course their wedding day at the lush High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens was going to …

People Places Things 01-01-2021 Favorite Photographs of 2020

This is about the time of year that all sorts of family traditions resurface. It starts with the Halloween pre-trick-or-treat pizza, and continues with the Thanksgiving Nerts tournament, followed by exchanging Christmas jammies on Christmas Eve and wrapping up with Fritos and sherbet punch on New Years Day. Oh, and there are about two hundred …

Weddings 12-16-2020 Microwedding: From Fremont to Coyote Hills

Ever noticed how truly generous souls draw us in like a magnet? If you know Katy and Bryan, you get it. And what’s more, you’ve felt it, because being around them feels like a gigantic hug. It’s no wonder then that family, friends and loved ones came together in clever and creative ways to make …

Weddings 08-27-2020 An Intimate Wedding at Folsom Lake

As the saying goes, “when you can’t beat ’em, join ’em”. Case in point: Hayley and Rob couldn’t beat COVID-19 with love alone. So they joined the growing number of creative couples around the world who’ve reimagined their wedding day to fit the constraints of the crisis. It took a dash of flexibility, a pinch …

Elopements Weddings 06-15-2020 Carr and Feeley Lakes Elopement

Long before there was a global pandemic there was Jaslyn and there was Kilian. Though they came from different corners of the country their paths first crossed in this great state of California. So as their love story began, this outdoorsy duo journeyed all over to experience the joy of nature together—hiking, snowshoeing, kayaking, and …

Engagement 02-06-2020 An Empire Mine Engagement Session

If I’m honest, I would have loved to capture Kelly and Sergio’s engagement photos in the Czech Republic, right where Sergio proposed. But hey, an Empire Mine engagement session is nothing to scoff at either … at all. In fact, I’d been waiting a few years for a couple to come along that would be …

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