Filed in : Engagements

Whenever I get to shoot at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, I am one happy photographer!  There are so many beautiful backdrops to use.  Sarah & Blaine were such a joy to photograph!  The day started out pretty cloudy but at the end of our session, the sun decided to peek out and we ended […]

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Sarah & Blaine | San Juan Capistrano Engagement

January 12, 2021

Filed in : Weddings

Lauren & Jonah’s love for one another is so apparent the second you meet them!  It was such an honor getting to work with them for their wedding, which ended up being the last wedding I photographed before the pandemic hit.  Also, I was secretly pregnant with my son which made it extra special.  Rancho […]

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Lauren & Jonah | Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding

November 23, 2020

Filed in : Personal

Today I wanted to share our baby boy, Gatlin’s completed nursery.  This has been a work in progress for a while now and it’s so special to finally see my vision come to life!  Back in April, we were admitted to the hospital and were there until we delivered our son.  He was just shy […]

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French Country Inspired Baby Boy Nursery

October 12, 2020

Filed in : Personal

As I type this glancing over at my sweet baby boy, I can’t help but become overwhelmed with emotion.  How can one tiny human be so strong-willed?  Our son, Gatlin’s fight to survive, both inside the womb and once he was born was simply astonishing.  Not just to us (proud parents over here) but to […]

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Gatlin’s Birth Story

October 3, 2020

Filed in : Personal

Happy Due Date to our son, Gatlin!  If you would have told me when I got pregnant, that he would be born 10 weeks early, I wouldn’t have believed you.  My due date was August 8th, 2020 and he ended up being born on May 29th! I can say without hesitation that our journey to […]

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Our firstborn son | Maternity Images

August 8, 2020

Filed in : Weddings

We dreamed up some serious springtime inspiration and it came to life at Wingate! The bride wore a blush-hued floral silk ball gown with shoulder bows from Emily Kotarski Bridal, paired with a classic black tux for the groom styled by M. Dumas & Sons, accessorized with a furry companion in a floral collar, Honey […]

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South Carolina Wedding Inspiration

June 23, 2020

Filed in : Engagements

These two are a perfect pair!  I learned this when I spent time with them during their engagement session about a month ago.  Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, Tiffany & Michael had to postpone her wedding until next year.  Although they have to wait another year to get married, I am so excited to be there […]

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Tiffany & Michael | Santa Clarita Engagement

April 14, 2020

Filed in : Personal

As soon as our journey to start a family didn’t go as planned, I knew I wanted to share our story.  It was something I felt compelled to do because I thought it would help others out there going through something similar.  Pregnancy loss and infertility is something that is not always discussed which can […]

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The Harens | Our journey to start a family

March 26, 2020

Filed in : For Photographers

I know this is an uneasy time full of anxiety and uncertainty, and for many of us creatives who own a small business, we may be stuck at home wondering what to do.  Weddings and events are being canceled or postponed left and right which can leave us hurting for work and also feeling scared […]

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25 ways to help your photography business during COVID-19

March 17, 2020