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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.

I had the pleasure of working with Emili and Taylor at the Santa Monica Pier. It’s been a while since I’ve been to the pier and I forgot how fun it can be.  We first headed over to the Pacific Park for a little goofing off on the rides and playing some games before going […]

California has some beautiful beaches, it’s no wonder so many people love to do photos there.  Ken and Carmen knew of a great little spot of the PCH, we met up this past weekend for their engagement session. It was a beautiful day for photos, we had a great time climbing all over the rocks […]

I always just pass through Santa Barbara but never got the chance to explore the area, but I always wanted to. I was excited when Danielle and Zack wanted to do their engagement session in Santa Barbara since they were down from Texas planning their wedding for next year in that area. It was a […]

Years ago, when I was starting out with photography, I worked with the bride’s family when I photographed her sister’s wedding at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, that day is still one of my favorite wedding days, I had such a wonderful time with the family and friends. So, when Kat contacted me for her […]

It was my first time photographing at the quaint colorful Ruby Street in Los Angeles for Natalie and Angel’s wedding. It was a beautiful setting for these two to tie the knot. As you can see from the photos below there was a lot of laughter all day and it was so much fun photographing […]

I’ve been going through some old sessions and can’t believe I never got around to posting a blog post on this one. I’m always down for sessions in Big Bear, well any mountain forest location really, they are some of my favorite sessions and add in a little snow and I’m one happy photographer. It […]

A big congratulations to Daniel and Merceades! The awesome couple had a fun-filled wedding in historic San Juan Capistrano at The El Adobe de Capistrano restaurant with their close family and friends. Between the wedding party photos at the Los Rios District, and the heartwarming ceremony, and then the reception filled with music and laughs, […]

At the end of August, I was back at the beautiful venue in Oak Glen called Serendipity Gardens with Melinda and Nash. It was a beautiful and fun wedding day out in Oak Glen as we celebrated with Nash and Melinda’s wedding with their closest family and friends. It was an honor to be part […]

Two thousand eighteen ended with Wesley and Christina’s glitzy Hollywood wedding at the beautiful, historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The ceremony took place on the Roosevelt rooftop surrounded by some amazing views of the city and the Hollywood Hills.  As the sunset over Los Angeles, these two said their vows in front of their family and friends. Afterward, we all […]

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 […]

For my first wedding in July, I headed out to Temecula to Wedgewood Galway Downs for the wedding of Cecil and Michelle.  These two said their “I do’s” under a beautiful floral canopy in front of there family and friends.  It was such a beautiful day full of laughter and joy and some happy tears […]

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 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 […]

Natalie and Angel spend a lot of time in the LA Art District area, it’s even where they had their first date so it’s seemed like the perfect spot for their engagement session.  I had a great time and a lot of fun exploring the DTLA area with them, it was my first time photographing down […]

Virginia and Vivian got married at the historic Limoneira Ranch out by Santa Barbara, this beautiful venue sits in the middle of oranges, avocados, and lemon orchards. It was the perfect location for Virginia and Vivian’s wedding. After the ceremony, we hopped in a car and drove around this 73,00-acre property finding different locations for […]

Engagement sessions that take you on a little adventure are some of the most fun to photograph. Recently I had the pleasure of visiting the Salton Sea out past Palm Springs to photograph Kat and Doug’s engagement.  This is only the second time I’ve been to the area and each time I think it’s such a […]

2019 started off with the wedding of Christian and Sarah at the Hacienda in Santa Ana, it was a great way to start off the Newyear. I’ve had the pleasure of working at the Hacienda more than a few times in the past, It’s always a pleasure photographing there and working with the wonderful staff […]

It was a cloudy day in Laguna Beach when I met up with Wesley and Christina in Laguna Beach for their engagement session. I had a great time working with these two. They were so fun and easy going and they were up for anything, from climbing up rock beds to getting lost in the fog […]

For my last wedding of October, I got to spend the day with Kristin and Dan.  We started off the day at The Monarch Beach Resort where the bride and groom got ready before heading over to the Ocean Institute in Dana Point for the ceremony and reception. This was such a great day and […]

For my last wedding of the year, I was off to one of my favorite locations for weddings Palm Springs. Liz and Mehdi held their wedding at The Saguaro Hotel, this colorful hotel is an absolutely perfect location for any couple that wants a bold colorful Palm springs wedding day, Seeing the colorful venue made […]

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 […]

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 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’s been a couple of years since I’ve been to the Clarke Estate to photograph a wedding. I was so glad I had the chance to photograph another beautiful wedding at this venue. It was such a great, hidden gem in Orange County. It was definitely a fun place to shoot between the great architecture and […]

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 […]

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