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There is a saying that rain on your wedding day is good luck, which signifies your marriage will last. The saying goes that if you get a knot wet in a rope wet, it’s extremely hard to untie, so if you “tie the knot” on a rainy day, your marriage would be hard to unravel. […]

Palm Springs is always one of my favorite locations for weddings and elopements and was the perfect location for this awesome couple’s big day. When Jett and Taylor first contacted me about the elopement they were planning in Palm Springs, I thought, this sounds like it’s going to be amazing, and let me tell you, […]

I’m starting October with a Laguna Beach elopement with Joe & Caroline at Heisler Park Gazebo. Joe and Caroline flew down for the weekend from North Carolina with their parents and siblings to tie the knot in Laguna Beach. It was a perfect day for a beach elopement day, and such an honor to document […]

Santa Barbara is one of the most beautiful courthouses in California and such a great place for a wedding or elopement. Colleen and Stephen had a beautiful Santa Barbara Courthouse elopement this past weekend, and I was so happy I had the honor of documenting this fantastic day. I met with them at their hotel, […]

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 I 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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.