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It was a  partly cloudy day in San Clemente last Sunday and I had the pleasure of photographing  Chad and Órladh’s wedding at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens.  It was a beautiful ceremony out on the patio overlooking the ocean with friends and family from all over the world in attendance, followed by a […]

Ryan and Tamara’s Wedding was held at the Bella Gardens Estate in Murrieta last month and I had the immense pleasure of photographing their big day.  Some of you may recognize Tamara as one of my dutiful assistants at weddings, but she is also a dear friend who I met over 10 years ago at […]

I have always loved a beach elopement and Laguna Beach does have some beautiful spots for a small elopement. I recently had the pleasure of photographing Lorn and Romina’s small elopement at Treasure Island Beach in Laguna Beach. There is just something so authentic about eloping that I love, it’s more about the couple and […]

I met with Kenesha and Micheal earlier this year and was excited when they decided to book me for there wedding.  Last week the big day arrived and Kenesha and Micheal were married in San Diego at the St. Francis Chapel in the Museum Of Man at Balboa Park. These two said “I do” in […]

Over Labor Day weekend I headed up to Napa Valley in Northern California for the first time visited the Chardonnay Golf Club for Leslie and Dylan’s wedding. It was such a fun weekend and I had a blast capturing the beautiful day with both of them, definitely can’t wait to go back there again. Congratulations to Lesli and […]

Steven and Jaime were married at The Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana. These two said “I do” in front of the historic Kellogg House surrounded by their friends and family and even there little dog Bentley got to join in the fun.  It was a beautiful wedding day with many great moments that I for […]

Last week it was back to the beautiful Oak Glen Venue Serendipity Gardens Weddings for Grant and Marika’s wedding day.    It was a beautiful and fun wedding day out in Oak Glen as we celebrated with Grant and Marika and their closest family and friends who came from all over for this special day. It […]

It’s been a busy summer and so many fun wedding I’ve been attending.  Garrett and Savannah’s were married at the beautiful Ojai Valley Inn and Spa in Ojai Califonia. This was my first time visiting Ojai, its such a beautiful place for a wedding or a quiet getaway. Garrett and Savannah were surrounded by all there […]

Recently I met up with Anthony and Brynne in San Juan Capistrano for there engagement session. There was a lot of laughter and fun as we walked around the area, these two are so much fun to work with I can’t wait for the wedding. BRYNNE & ANTHONY | SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO ENGAGEMENT SESSION

It was a beautiful summer afternoon in San Diego where I met up with Dawn and Trevor for their engagement session at one of my favorite locations, Balboa Park. I had a blast with these two wandering around this huge park. These two were up for anything I suggested and were very comfortable and easy […]

Rancho Palos Verdes has some beautiful cliffs and rocky beaches, it was a great spot for Marika and Grants engagement session this past weekend. It was an amazing cloudy day, we did some exploring in the area, hiked some trails and had a lot of fun.  I’m looking forward to the wedding in July. Congratulations you two!

It was another beautiful wedding at Casa Romantica Cultural Center & Gardens wedding in San Clemente, this historic venue is such a great wedding venue.  Ken and Carmen said their vows out on the ocean terrace joined by their friends and family, followed by a fun celebration. It was an honor to be part of […]

It’s been a couple years since I’ve been to the Clarke Estate, I was so glad I had the chance to photograph another beautiful wedding there. It was such a great, hidden venue. Between the great architecture and giant bamboo gardens, It was definitely a fun place to shoot. It was an amazing day with so […]

Chad and Órladh are such a fun couple! I met up with them recently in Los Angeles for a little engagement session. We had such a great time, It was wonderful getting to know these two a little more before the big day, I know the wedding is going to be a lot of fun.

I first sat down with Kevin and Carly at a Starbucks coffee shop in Laguna Beach where we were talking about their wedding, they then told me they were considering eloping and going to Big Sur and was wondering if that would be something I would go photograph, of course, I had to think about […]

This last weekend I headed out to Temecula to Wedgewood Galway Downs for the wedding of Mike and Stephanie, this was my first time at this venue and it is such a beautiful location for a wedding. Mike and Stephanie said their “I do’s” by the pond surrounded by there family and friends. All eyes where on Stephanie as she made her grand entrance to the ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage, before walking down the aisle to Mike. It was a beautiful ceremony full of laughter and joy. After some sunset pictures, we made our way into the reception hall to party away. It was an amazing day and an equally amazing wedding with some of the nicest, funniest people that I have had the pleasure of working with. Congratulations you two!

I first Tamara a little over nine years ago back in my college theatre days when I first started out doing photography. She was one of the first models I experimented taking photos of and is still a favorite to work with to this day.  Tamara has also become one of my assistants who helps […]

Stephanie found me through a friends wedding I had the pleasure of photographing and I’m so glad she did.  These two are so much fun to work with!  We had a great time wandering around San Juan Capistrano taking advantage of the many beautiful locations the area offers and even stopping off for a little wine at […]

I love doing what I do. To photograph so many weddings and have the opportunity to work with so many amazing couples on their wedding days like Shaun and Anna. Last year I was lucky enough to spend the day with them, exploring and photographing their engagement in beautiful San Fransisco, I was so excited to […]

Jaime and Steve met on a facebook fan page for the San Francisco Giants, you could say their love’s been a home run ever since. They also have a love for the beach and live only three blocks from it, so it seemed like the perfect spot for their engagement session. We started out across from the […]

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of photographing a small elopement with Leilani and Johnson hear in Orange County. We started at the Laguna Hills Civic Center for their quick ceremony before heading over to the San Juan Capistrano area for some romantics with the newlyweds. I have to say I love photographing elopements, no rush to the day, just a fun time. Congratulations you two.

It was a beautiful, sunny day in Santa Clara California when Dara stopped by a local coffee shop to squeeze in some study time before she had to teach her next hot yoga class. She walked up to the counter and ordered a drink. Nick, who was training an assistant manager on bar, turned around […]

2017 went by fast and was filled with so many amazing memories, I got the chance to work with really wonderful people and capture some beautiful weddings. There were so many great images from this year that it’s hard to choose, but these are some of the moments that stood out to me. Some made […]

It was a beautiful weekend and I got to spend the day with some amazing people.  Jeff and Rosey tied the knot and celebrated with all there family and friends and I had the honor of capturing all of the festivities that this amazing day had to offer.  We started the day off at the Renaissance Hotel in Aliso […]

It was another beautiful wedding at the Serra Plaza last weekend with Dennis and Caroline.  We started our day with some getting ready before going over to the Mission San Juan Capistrano for a first look and portraits, the couple also had some vows they wanted to exchange privately before the ceremony, we found a perfect […]

For the last wedding of September, I had the pleasure of photographing Neil and Julie’s beautiful wedding at Serra Plaza in San Juan Capistrano.  We started our day getting ready at the Residence Inn before heading over to the San Juan Capistrano Mission for a first look and some portraits with the bride and groom.  After that, […]

It was a beautiful partly cloudy day last Saturday for Brandy and Kevin’s wedding. We started off the day at the Irvine Courtyard Marriott before heading over to the ceremony at Wedgewood San Clemente. The wedding day was full of laughter, happy tears, and a lot of Great Moments. I’m so happy I got the […]

For my last wedding of August, I was off to the Santa Ynez country side for April & Franco’s wedding at the Roblar Winery. Since 2014 I’ve visited Santa Yenz at least once a year for a wedding and it’s always a gorgeous affair and April and Franco’s wedding was no different. It was a […]

Over this past weekend, I was fortunate enough to spend time in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley for Dan and Michelle’s wedding. It was a lovely event held at the elegant Sunstone Villa and winery, this was my third time at this venue and it just keeps getting better every time I’m there.  The ceremony […]

It’s been a fun summer of weddings so far, I ended off the month of July with the wedding of Katie and Blake in San Clemente at the Talega Golf Club. These two are such a sweet couple that I’ve really enjoyed getting to know them over this past year. It was a beautiful and fun […]

Chris and Lauren recently celebrated their one year anniversary, so what better thing to do then pictures to celebrate the occasion. My kind of couple! I was excited to hear from them again and to help plan their anniversary session, I sent them over a couple location ideas and they loved one, Greystone Mansion in […]

When I first met with Devin and Marlene we talked for a good two hours and I knew I would love to work with them.  I was very excited when they decided to go with me to photograph their beautiful wedding at the Casa Romantica Cultural Center in San Clemente. This past weekend Devin and Marlene said […]

It was such a beautiful weekend and I was so glad I got to spend it photographing some amazing people.  Sunday I was off to Los Angeles to meet up with Kevin and Brandy for a little engagement session fun.  We walked around the area taking advantage of the many amazing buildings, laughing and having fun. […]

I ended my June weddings with Marly and Uriel’s wedding at the beautiful Hacienda in Santa Ana. We started off the day in Anaheim at the Wyndham Garden Grove where Uriel and Marly were getting ready before we drove over to the Hacienda in Santa Ana. I’ve had the pleasure of working at the Hacienda more than […]

Last weekend I was off to Temecula to the Blue Moon Wedding Ranch for Nikki and Kevin’s wedding. It was one hot day but that didn’t stop everyone from having an amazing time, these two are the sweetest couple and I’m so happy I had the chance to capture their wedding day, the way the two […]

It’s been a while since I’ve been up to Lake Arrowhead, I was excited last week I got the chance to met up with Dennis and Caroline for their engagement session there. It was a beautiful day for it, and talk about some crazy beautiful light. I had a great time wandering around the area […]

It was a beautiful wedding last Saturday at the Serra Plaza in San Juan Capistrano where David and Hannah said their vows. It was such a fun group of people at this wedding and the day seemed to fly by so fast!  We started out with some getting ready photos before heading off to the […]

Wedding season is in full swing, this last weekend I had the pleasure of photographing Tara and Terry’s wedding at a great little venue in Huntington Beach, The Red Horse Barn.  I loved working with these two, they are so much fun and easy going. The wedding day was beautiful and full of laughter and great […]

I’ve always wanted to see the Salton Sea but never made it out there. When Neil and Julie suggested it, I thought let’s give it a try. So glad we did!  It’s such a great, unique area to photograph at and I could have spent a lot more time there exploring.  Neil and Julie were a […]

It’s been a beautiful week here in California and I had the pleasure of meeting up with Tara and Terry at the San Juan Capistrano Mission for a fun engagement session. These two are a lot of fun to work with and kept me laughing the entire time. It was a quite Wednesday at the Mission and […]

Adam and Gabriella love the old time charm of Orange Circle, and living nearby thought it would be a great spot for their engagement session. We met up and walked the streets of Orange taking advantage of its many locations and hitting up some of my favorite spots and also taking some at the beautiful […]

David and Chanelle got married at Crescent Bay Point Park in Laguna Beach. It was a beautiful small ceremony with their close family and friends there to join in the celebration, it was followed be a dinner at North Italia in Irvine.  I had so much fun with David and Chanelle! Congratulations again you two!

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