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Eliziah and Brendan had a beautiful wedding at the Heritage Museum of Orange County; it feels like forever since I was last at this venue. It was great to be there again with such a fun group. The wedding day was full of laughter and some beautiful moments! Eliziah and Brendan’s wedding had great style, […]

I love when I get to visit Joshua Tree with couples that have never been there; you see it so differently through other people’s eyes. Lisette and Jack decided to elope to California from the UK; they told me there is nothing like this in England and felt like you were on another planet. It […]

Palm Springs is a fantastic destination for couples looking for a truly unique wedding experience. I always love when I get the chance to photograph any session at the Palm Springs Iconic Windmills. I recently had the opportunity to photograph a couples session with Ariel and Travis here. They did not disappoint; they rented a […]

I’ve often driven through Morro Bay and always thought that massive rock in the center of town looked pretty cool but never took the time to stop and check things out until photographing Bethany and Julian’s elopement. Morro Rock Beach has to be one of my new favorite beaches; It was such a lovely time […]

Photographing along the coast of Northern and Central California has always been among my favorite locations for weddings and elopements. It’s truly a beautiful place with epic views for those couples choosing to elope. I recently had the honor of photographing and officiating for Sapna and Alvin’s elopement at Garrapata State Beach in Carmel-By-The-Sea, not […]

Aiva and Mark had an intimate wedding at Aliso Viejo Ranch’s Gold Coast Farm property. Aiva and Mark are a wonderful couple, and I’ve enjoyed every moment I was able to spend with them. It was a beautiful day to photograph and see these two having so much fun with all their friends and family; […]

I always love heading up to Big Bear for a session and was excited when Lauren and Chad contacted me about a couples session up there while they were on vacation. I suggested one of my favorite spots, and we had a lot of fun hanging out and exploring the forest.

On a beautiful partly cloudy afternoon in the middle of January, Jaimee and Trace got married on a hillside in Malibu at an Airbnb that once belonged to one of the Backstreet Boys, oh nothing….. When I first spoke to Jaimee, she told me they were planning a small elopement with twelve of their closest […]

This year I’ve spent a lot more time in Joshua Tree, it has become one of my favorite locations for photography sessions and it was great to finish off 2021 there with Jalina and Omeed. We met up over at Hidden Valley and we had some fun exploring, climbing on rocks, talking and laughing, and […]

A couple of days before Marco and Corey were set to fly out to California, Marco contacted me to see if I would be available last minute to photograph Corey and him while they were on vacation in Joshua Tree. Marco had planned to propose to Corey and wanted some photos of them to remember […]

Daphne and Alan had a small elopement in Laguna Beach at the Casa Laguna Hotel. The two exchanged some tearful vows in their bungalow, followed by some cake that was beautifully made by one of their children and Champaign toast before heading out onto the property for some photos. I love photographing elopements like this […]

Laguna Beach is always a beautiful location for those wanting a beach engagement session. When Mike and Nancy were looking for a beach location for their engagement session, I knew the perfect beach and, it was close to a second location up in the hills to finish the session with some beautiful views. I had […]

Joshua Tree national park is always one of my favorite spots to do photos, so I was more than happy to meet with Colleen and Stephen there for their engagement session. It was the first time these two have ever been to the park and needless to say they loved it. We explored around Cap […]

We started the day at The Ranch in Laguna Beach for some getting ready with Karen and Christopher before heading over to Treasure Island Beach. Karen and Christopher stood on the sandy beach with the waves crashing behind them as they said their “I do’s”. Laguna Beach was the perfect backdrop to this beautiful beach […]

Santa Yenz is one of my favorite locations in the Fall and Winter. When Kristina and Ryan contacted me to photograph the intimate wedding they were having at the Roblar Winery in Santa Ynez, I knew that fall light and colors would be absolutely beautiful, and it was. The day was so much fun, Kristina […]

Going out to Joshua Tree National Park for any photography session is always a fun time, and the scenery in Joshua Tree mixed with that beautiful desert light is always stunning. I had the chance to photograph a couples session there recently with Carmella and Bradley, these two have great chemistry, are a lot of […]

Jason and Brianna were originally going to get married last year but like so many couples had to postpone the day a couple of times, it was wonderful to finally get to celebrate with these two. Jason and Brianna had their wedding at Wedwoods Galway Downs in Temecula, and it was a beautiful fall wedding […]

I think Morro Rock Beach has to be one of my new favorite beaches. The tall grass fields and the almost sand dune-looking areas worked for a fun backdrop to this engagement session for Kacee and Zak. As you can see from the photos, we had a lot of fun playing around in the grassy […]

I recently met Avia and Mark in Malibu for a very early sunrise engagement session, it was a beautiful morning, the light was incredible, it was so fun time photographing these two. Congratulations on the engagement you two and I can’t wait for the wedding next year!

I always have an amazing time in Joshua Tree with the couples I get to photograph there and I recently had the pleasure of photographing Tina and Don at an Airbnb in Joshua Tree not far from the park. One of the great things about the area is the amount of Airbnb’s that all have […]

Amanda and Kieth were set to be married last October but postponed till this year because of the pandemic and I have to say it was wonderful to finally be able to celebrate with them, although they postponed they did have a zoom wedding last year in their home in New York. Kieth and Amanda […]

I have so much fun documenting all the weddings and elopements I have the honor of photographing, and love that I have the chance to work with so many amazing couples, the most recent being Angie and Stephen. Photographing their engagement session and wedding while getting to know them has been a lot of fun. […]

California has some beautiful cliffs and rocky beaches, I met with Zack and Kaylen for a sunrise beach session at this great spot I like to go to. It was a very cloudy morning on the beach, we did a little exploring in the area on some trails, before hiking down to the beach.  It was a […]

When it comes to San Diego Elopements Sunset Cliffs never seems to disappoint and was the perfect backdrop for Ashley and Brittany’s cliffside elopement. These two started out friends until Ashley made the first move and slide into Brittany’s DM’s and the rest you could say is history. Their elopement was such a fun day […]

Corinna and Josiah had an intimate wedding at The Hacienda. The wedding day was a beautiful colorful celebration inspired by the colors of the sunset, filled with some beautiful handmade details made by Corinna.I’ve had an amazing time with these two, photographing both their engagement session and their wedding day was a lot of fun.

Recently I had the chance to photograph a fun session with Jayden and Jaiden in Joshua Tree as they were staying at an Airbnb in the area called Casa Cabin. Joshua Tree is always been one of my favorite locations to shoot, that warm evening golden desert light is beautiful and the perfect backdrop to […]

Danielle and Livio had an intimate Palm Springs wedding with a glamorous old Hollywood feel at the historic Casa de Monte Vist, a Spanish-style home located at the bottom of the San Jacinto foothills. There are so many wonderful little spots for photos among the lush gardens and the ceremony space has the most beautiful […]

Santa Barbara has so many beautiful locations and recently I had the pleasure of visiting the area for Ryan and Kristina’s engagement session. These two fly down from Washington to plan some final details for their upcoming wedding and while they were here we met up so I could photograph their engagement session. They liked […]

Josiah and Corinna are getting married next month and after a couple of postponements from 2020, we finally had the chance to do their engagement session. Josiah and Corinna are such a fun couple to work with, I had so much fun getting to know them a little more during the session. It was a […]

A Ventana Big Sur Elopement. As I left Monterey for Victoria and Yuri’s morning elopement at the Ventana Big Sur, a luxury resort set alongside the mountains overlooking the magnificent California coastline, the rain had stopped from the night before, and the skies were blue once more. Yuri and Victoria had a seaside elopement on […]

Jessica and Drew had one request for their session, they wanted a location with some mountain views this, of course, made me happy since I am always up for a trip to the mountains for a little adventure. I went up a week before and scouted some new locations, during the week leading up to […]

Engagement sessions in Joshua tree are always an adventure and so much fun. I met up with Jayden and Jaiden over at skull rock in Joshua Tree National Park and we just explored the area and had some fun hiking around the rocks and finding some unique places and watching the sunset, really if you […]

Recently I had the pleasure of heading out to Joshua Tree to Photograph a couples session for Mikayla and John at an Airbnb they were staying at called Casa Cabin, these two are were already married but wanted some fun photos in Joshua Tree and I was more than happy to help them out. Joshua […]

If you’ve never visited Ventana Big Sur, let me sum it up for you: it’s a stunning luxury resort tucked in one of the country’s most picturesque locations, Big Sur. The resort has a redwood forest with breathtaking views of the iconic California coastline. The Ventana Big Sur is ideal for elopements and weddings, with […]

Joshua Tree is a beautiful place with a bit of a whimsical look, like something you would expect to see in a Dr. Sues book, that’s probably why I love the look of this area so much and can see why so many people choose to elope to Joshua Tree Nation Park every year. I […]

WHAT IS AN ELOPEMENT So you’re thinking about eloping, maybe a big wedding and all the coast and stress that go with is it is not your thing or COVID has you changing up your plans. Either way, let me tell you first hand that elopements are some of the most beautiful and fun moments […]

On Sunday I met Amar and Robin for a sunrise engagement session in Malibu, it was a beautiful morning and a fun time photographing these two. on a very empty beach. Congratulations on the engagement you two!

Rachel and Jacob wanted a more rustic feel to their engagement sessions so they decided on going out to Temecula and doing a little winery hopping, We started off at Long Shadow Ranch and finished at Maurice Car’rie Vineyard. It was a fun time exploring the vineyards and getting to now these two al little […]

It was cold and windy on this day, but I always love those kinds of days and it definitely didn’t stop us from having fun. I met up with Susan and Jordan at the Huntington Beach Pier and we walked around downtown and then headed under the pier, which is one of my favorite spots […]

I had the chance to visit Hawaii for a couple of days for the first time and I have to say I think it captured a bit of my heart. It is truly such a beautiful place to explore and with so many wonderful locations, while I was there I had the chance to photograph […]

I met up with Katherine and Ryan last week at the Los Angeles Arboretum for their engagement session, I love the arboretum this time of year and it’s always one of my favorite spots for engagement sessions. I had a blast with these two wandering around this huge park. These two were up for anything […]

It has been a wonderfully busy year and I had the good fortune to end the year of weddings on a high note by photographing Matt and Megan’s elopement in Joshua Tree. When these two first contacted me I was super excited, I love Joshua Tree and elopements so being able to combine the two is so very awesome.

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