I'm a Southern California based wedding photographer, specializing in beautiful and authentic storytelling. 

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What do you do when a photographer friend comes into town and has only 1 morning to spare?  You wake up at 3am, drive across town to pick him up and then drive 2 hours south to Lake Elsinore to take advantage of the sun rising over this gorgeous poppy field!  Right??  I mean, duh! […]

What do you do when you find out that one of your absolute favorite singers is doing a short 10-week stint on Broadway in a show that you were already dying to see?  You pack up and head out to New York!!  Lucky for me both my mom and sister share the same love for […]

These two met back in high school in 2002.  Melissa was a sophomore and Anthony a junior at the time.  They became good friends that first year, started dating the following year and have been inseparable ever since!  Fast forward to today; nearly 15 years later, they are very clearly an incredible match for each other and […]

When choosing the song for your First Dance, I personally think that above all else the song should be representative of your relationship and that you should have a personal connection with the song.  Whether that be a classic like Etta James’ “At Last”, something a bit more modern and upbeat like Meghan Trainor + […]

Here we are, part 3 in the tie series and this one happens to be my personal favorite: the bow tie! (If you missed the first 2 tutorials, fret not; you can find the “Four-In-Hand” knot here and the “Windsor” knot here!) Bow ties are just a touch trickier to tie properly than a regular […]

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