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 : 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 : 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

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 : For Photographers, Personal

Amazon is honestly becoming my go-to place to shop these days.  I love how easy it is, and if you use it, I am sure you love it as well!  I wanted to put together a place to share all of my favorite things.  I am always asking friends for reccomendations or searching youtube for […]

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My Amazon Favorites

March 7, 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