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Weddings 03-22-2018 An Intimate Wedding at South Lake Tahoe

Sometimes, the body of water closest to you isn’t the right one for a wedding. Erin and Mike’s love story may have been filled surfing the Pacific Ocean, but when finding the perfect spot to celebrate their wedding, they knew it had to be the waters and woods of South Lake Tahoe.

Weddings 01-30-2018 Surf and Turf Wedding in the Scotts Valley Redwoods

Sure, Valerie and Scott spent most of their dating relationship in their hometown of Sacramento. Though when it came time to tie the knot, they prepared a surf and turf wedding that started in the Scotts Valley redwoods and progressed to the sands of Seacliff State Beach. Talk about your love letter to wedding photographers!

Weddings 01-09-2018 Downtown Wedding at Mulvaney’s Building and Loan

Decisions, decisions. What do you do when your grad school graduation ceremony falls on the same day as your wedding? For Ashley, the choice was easy: trade the cap and gown for the dress and veil and head to Mulvaney’s Building and Loan for an unforgettable wedding celebration.

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People Places Things 12-31-2017 Favorite Photographs of 2017

I spend so much of my life capturing photos that many of my favorite memories live in the photos that I capture. Now that we’ve reached the end of 2017, I’ve collected ten of my favorite images to share with you. Yes, I’ll gush fondly about photos of my own family, but I’ll display some …

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People Places 12-12-2017 It Happened in Monterey

Okay, I admit that the last-minute trip to Monterey may have been a hair-brained idea. But our little crew needed to do something a bit hair-brained. Desperately. Who would have known that our trip was doomed?

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Weddings 10-15-2017 Ashley + Sebastian’s Crooked Vine Winery Wedding (Livermore, CA)

For all the checklists, preparations, and programming involved in putting on a wedding, ultimately, that wedding is about two people choosing life together. Ashley and Sebastian so clearly kept that truth in mind as they celebrated their wedding at the Crooked Vine Winery. And seeing such a classy and calm couple join in marriage just …

Weddings 09-11-2017 Urban Wedding at The Firehouse Restaurant

Parenthood means moving at the speed of kids. Anybody with children in tow can tell you that. And that’s exactly what Erika and Greg did throughout their lovely wedding day at the Firehouse Restaurant in Old Sacramento.

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People Places 07-16-2017 Back to the Big Island

We’d been to the Big Island of Hawaii once before but this time the stakes were higher. I’d seen the rocky west coast of the Island and lazed on its breezy beaches, but my wanderlust and growing love of landscape photography spurred me to see what else was out there. Perhaps that’s why I packed …

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