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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 …

People Places Things 12-30-2019 Favorite Photographs of 2019

Photography has come to occupy more of my mind and heart over the past seven years. What makes this year different however was my headlong plunge into full-time work as a photographer. Capturing striking wedding and portrait photography for hopeless romantics is what I get to do for a living now. And yet, I still …

Engagement 12-09-2019 Point Reyes Engagement Session

Both Tracy and Lawrence grew up in the Bay Area, so they’ve got a soft spot in their hearts for the Northern California coastline. Lawrence in particular recalls growing up fishing in the chilly waters outside San Francisco. When I asked where they’d like to go for their engagement session, Lawrence didn’t hesitate for a …

Portraits 11-07-2019 American River Parkway Family Portraits

In this family’s case, bigger definitely means better. As in, each time I photograph the family there’s another child along for the ride. That makes each chance to serve them a wonderful surprise, bursting with life and joy. And it means I’ve got plenty of little ones rarin’ to play like they did in this …

Weddings 10-10-2019 Ardenwood Historic Farm Wedding: Opting Outdoors

For Christina and Eric, so much of life has centered around Northern California’s Bay Area. Growing up, dating, falling in love, and serving their church are all a part of the story that these two have woven together. With all those who’ve touched their lives and invested in them, they knew that they’d have a …

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