One of the best parts of being a photographer is getting to know my couples and families. It is so important in creating trust and ultimately a friendship. I love getting to not only capture beautiful images, but also to share the stories of those I photograph.

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My first wedding of 2023! Nathalie and Roger had their Vintners Resort wedding and it was absolutely amazing. The day was beautiful, Nathalie looked stunning, and everyone had the BEST time. They chose Vintners Resort Wedding venue to tie the knot for many reasons, the obvious being it is a beautiful location. It was close […]


Vintners Resort Wedding | Nathalie + Roger

romantic bride and groom photo

In the heart of Northern California, amidst the breathtaking vistas of Monterey, Alycia and Ben celebrated their wedding in Monterey. It was nothing short of magical. Coming from Southern California, they chose Ben’s childhood city for their special day, a place teeming with memories and meaning. This charming coastal city, known for its stunning landscapes […]


Destination Wedding in Monterey | Alycia + Ben

bride and groom post ceremony portraits

Welcome to the charming wedding of Aubrey and Andrew at the breathtaking Bella Vista Farms Dixon! The sun-kissed day filled with love, laughter, and cherished moments as the couple embarked on their journey as life partners. The seamless blend of a romantic outdoor ceremony with a modern barn reception created an atmosphere that perfectly complemented […]


Boho Inspired Wedding at Bella Vista Farms Dixon

san ramon waters wedding photos

The air was filled with anticipation and love as friends and family gathered to witness the union of Kaylene and Byron at the historic St. Raymonds Church. Followed by a celebration at the beautiful San Ramon Waters. An intimate and romantic affair that will forever hold a special place in their hearts. The ceremony was […]


San Ramon Waters: Love and Union | Kaylene + Byron

dramatic veil photos of bride and groom

Megan and Tyler’s wedding day was nothing short of magical. The Palm Event Center, with its breathtaking setting amidst the Pleasanton hills and vineyards, provided the perfect location for their love-filled celebration. As the guests arrived, they were greeted by a regal sight – a grand entrance lined with tall palm trees. Setting the tone […]


The Palm Event Center Love Filled Wedding | Megan + Tyler

under the veil romantic photo

Holly and Carl’s destination wedding at the Barn at Harrow Cellars was an extraordinary celebration of love, nature, and cherished moments. Despite living in Colorado, their love for Napa Valley drew them to this enchanting venue. Creating a magical experience for themselves and their guests. Holly’s admiration for the venue was evident when she expressed […]


Romance at The Barn at Harrow Cellars | Holly & Carl

ceremony at the barns at cooper molera photos

Emily and Joe’s The Barns at Cooper Molera photos will make you want to get married all over again! The sweet couple recently tied the knot at the breathtaking Barns at Cooper Molera. Nestled in the heart of Monterey. The venue was an absolute stunner, offering a variety of spaces to make each moment of […]


The Barns at Cooper Molera Photos | Emily + Joe

the gardens at sutter creek reception photos

Hailey and Brandon’s wedding at the Gardens at Sutter Creek was an absolute dream. Everywhere you looked, there was greenery and flowers, creating a beautiful garden style atmosphere. Their outdoor ceremony and reception were simply breathtaking, with the sun shining down on their faces as they exchanged vows. The most picturesque wedding bursting with vibrant […]


Wedding at The Gardens at Sutter Creek | Hailey + Brandon

sunset veil photo

Tina and Felix’s Carmel Valley wedding was so perfect. They planned their wedding at Felix’s family vineyard, which made it even more special. An intimate gathering with breathtaking views of the valley and surrounded by their closest family and friends. The vineyard provided the perfect backdrop for such a momentous occasion. With its rows of […]


An Intimate Carmel Valley Wedding | Tina + Felix

lift pose at engagement session

Chad and Taylor’s romantic engagement session at the Montalvo Arts Center was an absolute dream. The lush foliage and blooming flowers provided a dreamy atmosphere for the shoot. The historic buildings added even more charm to the session. The ivy-covered walls, romantic archways, and grand staircases gave the couple a regal presence in the pictures. […]


Montalvo Arts Center Engagement | Taylor + Chad

golf club wedding in stockton ceremony

Another amazing wedding day. Mary and Andrew had their golf club wedding in Stockton at the Brookside Golf and Country Club. What a beautiful venue that I didn’t even know existed! Mary and Andrew were looking for local venues so they wouldn’t have to travel far and came across this gem. It was a gorgeous […]


Golf Club Wedding in Stockton | Mary + Andrew

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