Welcome to my blog!

Here you’ll find some of my most recent work including weddings, engagements, family & baby portraits, maternity portraits, or anything else I happen to point my camera at. At weddings you’ll hear me use the words “awesome” and “rad” about 10,000 times. One of my favorite things in this world is meeting new couples in love and then making beautiful photos of them. Let’s meet, enjoy a beer (or wine if we’re feeling classy) and talk about how we can make that happen!

 As featured on Wedding Chicks – here are a few more images from this fun creekside inspiration shoot I put together not too long ago with the help of some incredibly talented friends…

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Flowers: Lavenders Flowers

Dish Rentals: Dish Wish

Cake: Baking Me Crazy

Pies (Catering): Pie Not

Stationery: Tina Chiou

Hair: Erika Arick

Makeup: Giovanna Simington

Lace Romper: Tigermist

Also a huge thank you to some awesome photographer friends for helping me put this all together and coming along to take part!  Thank you Tina ChiouStephanie OverstreetSarah LizHeather MolinaTaylor Kinzie, and Leslie Anne!!

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Venue: Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Decor: Hammers and Lace

Florist: Flowers by Sharen

Hair and Makeup: Escape Salon

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