Growing up I always had a creative mind. I felt drawn to the camera but never knew why, or that one day it would become one of my main purposes in life. It wasn't until I was starting to pursue my teaching credential, after graduating from UC Irvine that I realized I had to follow my heart and pursue my dream of being a wedding photographer. I took a leap of faith, began my business in 2012 and can honestly say that I have never looked back. I would describe my style as delicate, romantic, elegant, but most importantly - timeless. Film is my choice of medium because of just that. It is absolutely timeless, and that is what I want for my clients. After years of dating, I married my high school sweetheart, Jared. Being married myself and having planned a wedding definitely helps me connect with my couples on a deeper level. I know firsthand how special a wedding day is and all the emotion that comes with it. I can honestly say that I value the relationships I create with my clients. From our first email exchange to sending off your wedding collection, I am fully here for you.
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Give me some fresh blooms and I am one happy camper! I am always so excited to see what my brides choose for florals on their wedding day! I believe good florals make all the difference and make for better photographs!
Our two dogs Mae and Adelaide bring my husband and I so much joy! Mae is a spunky lab mix who loves to fetch frisbees and Adelaide is an australian shepherd who we recently adopted from a shelter. They both have such fun personalities, and we love them so much!
Mae & Adelaide
My obsession with lavender is real, folks. I love everything about lavender, from the way it smells to how it photographs. It is all over my house and if we get to work together you might see it in some of my packaging too!
Jared and I started dating in 2007 and have been together ever since! We have been through so much together over the years and he has shown me what true unconditional love really is. He is my best friend and I am so grateful to have him by my side through life. We recently welcomed our sweet baby boy into the family. You can read more about his birth story here.
I am such a homebody. I love being at home - I guess that is good that I work from home then! My husband and I bought our first house a few years ago and love everything about it! I love being able to make it our own and have a space that truly reflects us!