Weddings 09-25-2018 Cozy Country Wedding at a Private Estate

Remember the story of the city mouse and the country mouse? Well, this here marriage pairs a country mouse and a country mouse. There’s no city mouse in this relationship. So when it was time to plan the wedding, nobody had a doubt this would be a straight country wedding.

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.

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 …

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?

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 …

Things 04-20-2017 An Old Dog and His Tricks

People often remark that I look as though I couldn’t possibly have graduated from high school. Or they ask if anyone has ever told me that I look like a young Mark Zuckerberg. Either way, I can handle being told that I look young or like a genius billionaire. In fact, I appreciate it. Though …

Places 02-21-2017 The Falls at Lake Clementine

The years of continued drought in California felt almost biblical. Then again, so did the rains that followed. “Atmospheric Rivers”, they call them. And these rivers in the sky dumped so much water that nearby Lake Clementine was filled to overflowing. A mini-Niagara falls, they claimed. This was my cue to snap up my camera and see these …

People Places 01-25-2017 On the Loose at Cronan Ranch

It was the miniest of minivans, just about as small as any you might find in Europe. Only this one was mine, and it raced along the curving roads of Northern California’s Highway 49 toward Cronan Ranch. It chauffeured my wife, my sister-in-law, and my three kids as well as a nearly carsick golden retriever …

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