Filed in : Portraits

I photographed Amy & Kenny’s wedding a few years back so when they reached out to me asking if I would take their maternity photos I was beyond thrilled.  These two are such a sweet pair and I am so excited for them to meet their beautiful baby girl very soon.  Congratulations Amy & Kenny.  […]

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Amy & Kenny | Maternity Session

June 15, 2021

Filed in : Engagements

Getting to photograph these two at the stunning Kestrel Park was just a dream.  It is always a pleasure getting the opportunity to work on this beautiful property!  The session ended with a stunning sunset in the golden hills of Santa Ynez and we got to capture their love in such a romantic way!  See […]

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Jennifer & Dan | Kestrel Park Engagement

April 28, 2021

Filed in : Personal

I wanted to take some 6 months (adjusted) portraits of our little Gatlin.  He is growing and changing so quickly so I am really trying to do my best about documenting these special moments!  I set up this little backdrop from Locust Collection in our home, dressed him up in this cute little outfit, and […]

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Gatlin | 6 month portraits

April 21, 2021

Filed in : Portraits

This newborn session holds a very special place in my heart.  Brittney and I went to college together and reconnected over social media when I shared our son, Gatlin’s story last year.  Brittney became pregnant with twins soon after and started having some complications with her precious girls as well.  We connected over our similar […]

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Anderson Family | Twin newborn session

April 16, 2021

Filed in : For Photographers

Fuji 400H has been my go-to film of choice for many years now, so when I saw Fuji’s announcement about it being discontinued I definitely was overcome with many different emotions. First I was in denial, then I became sad and frustrated because it is such a big tool I use to create the “look” […]

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Fuji 400H vs. Portra 400

March 25, 2021

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

Located in sunny Southern California, Vista Valley Country Club was the perfect setting for this Tuscan inspired editorial. Featuring lush florals, soft textures, and real emotion.  Blue Ladder Botany is a floral genius and put together some stunning floral arrangements that were simply a work of art. Kohnur did such an incredible job creating a timeless look for our […]

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Tuscan Wedding Inspiration at Vista Valley

March 17, 2020

Filed in : Weddings

This is definitely one of my favorite editorials to date!  I absolutely love olive trees and they photograph so beautifully on film.  For this editorial, we wanted to create effortless beauty which began in the details. The stationery design by Cottage Four Co. For Ciarra Claire had a delicate design that incorporated letterpress, olive branches, […]

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Olive Grove Wedding Inspiration

March 3, 2020

Filed in : Weddings

This editorial was inspired by the beauty and texture of lilac. We wanted to keep that theme present throughout the entire day – from the paper goods to the delicate appliques on the Calla Blanche gown. Unoaked did an outstanding job making sure each individual component came together effortlessly to fit our overall vision. Melissa, […]

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Lilac Infused Wedding Editorial

February 5, 2020