Northern California

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 …

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 …

Engagement 08-07-2019 Mountain Quarries Bridge Engagement

Great destinations are worth the distance. I’ve come to believe that maxim over the years as my adventures take me further from home. And I suspect that Allie and Walter are believers too, which is why they made their way from the Bay Area up to Mountain Quarries Bridge for their engagement session.

Weddings 07-18-2019 Winter Wedding at The Officer’s Club

“Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue”. As time-honored a tradition as it may be for a bride to gather these things on her wedding day, I reckon a sense of humor and a heaping helping of joy are even more crucial. And Lizzie and Jacob brought exactly that during their winter wedding at …

Weddings 05-08-2019 Foothills Wedding at Hart 2 Hart Vineyards

You can take the bride out of the hills, but you can’t take the hills out of the bride. Which is why I suspect Audrey and Randy arranged for a charming foothills wedding at Hart 2 Hart Vineyards.

People Portraits 03-14-2019 Chilly Hands, Warm Hearts with Family Portraits in the Snow

Alicia had been dreaming of capturing some family portraits in the snow for some time. She had the family; now all she needed was the weather to cooperate. Though I doubt she (or anyone else) expected quite this much snow!

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