Filed in : Weddings

I had the pleasure of photographing Kristen & Steven’s wedding back in 2015, so to be able to celebrate their love with an anniversary session six years later was such a special treat.  The two lovebirds both got dressed up in their wedding attire which was very special to them, including Kristen’s Claire Pettibone wedding gown.  We […]

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Kristen & Steven | Mountaintop anniversary session

October 19, 2021

Filed in : Engagements

These two were such a joy to photograph. They compliment each other so well, and we had the best time during their engagement session in Rancho Santa Fe.  The talented Jane of Blue Pansy Floral created this beautiful bouquet for Olivia, which was such a beautiful addition. Olivia & Geoffrey are actually getting married in […]

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Olivia & Geoffrey | Rancho Santa Fe Engagement

October 14, 2021

Filed in : Personal

If you know me, you know I love lavender.  A few months ago, the talented Erica Streelman took our family photos in a lavender field, and let’s just say I was in heaven!  It smelled so good and I loved the time there I got to spend with my little family and dear friend.  Thank you Erica […]

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Our little family | Lavender field

August 30, 2021

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 : 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

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