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

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

sbragia family vineyards wedding decor

A beautiful venue with a stunning view. Sbragia Family Vineyards Wedding venue has just that. Emily and George chose this location because of the amazing view and the photographic opportunities. Their ceremony and reception dinner both held outside with this great view of the hills and vineyards for their guests to enjoy. The row of […]


Sbragia Family Vineyards Wedding | Emily + George

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