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I’ll keep this brief. When two amazing humans like Dara and Garrett text me to ask if meeting up in Venice Beach, CA before sunrise for their engagement session was an option… I, without hesitation, responded a resounding HECK YEAH IT IS!! So happy these two found me.  Because it’s seriously great when you instantly […]

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Venice Beach Sunrise Session :: Dara + Garrett

“You should come up to this hidden mountain lake where my family has a cabin for photos… well, thinking about it now, yeah… you’re definitely coming up here for photos!” I mean, dang… am I happy about this final plan.  Because wow, this was some sort of magic that we all made around this sleepy […]

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North of Sacramento Engagement Session :: Anamarie + Daniel

  We begin this wedding story set deep in the wilds of Western Costa Rica…   At a sleepy little beach resort called Punta Islita.     *nerd alert – Portra 400 film used extensively throughout the weekend   With the beach party kicking the weekend off and subsequently coming to an end, we’ll pick […]

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Punta Islita Costa Rica Wedding Photos :: JoJo + Garrett

I’m just going to put this out there… Katana, Kyle… have some babies already for god’s sake! I pointed my camera at these two young lovers and magic just happened.  Wether it be on top of the world or hidden away in a cove, these two brought the freak’n fire.     **shot on Kodak […]

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Top of the World and Laguna Beach Portrait Session :: Katana + Kyle

This was an unreal day… this day was something so much more magnificent than anything I could have anticipated… this day was simply… beautiful. When Jacquie and Basil, two amazingly in-tune humans, with such style and grace, more kindness and wide grins than you can handle, decided to simply… get away in the name of […]

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Indian Cove Elopement on Film :: Jacquie + Basil

New Orleans is a place, that for some reason I never really had visited.  And where every single person I met was just plain down to party. With half of Marybeth and Nathan’s wedding attendees coming from the area, you better believe that I was surrounded by the kindest, rowdiest, funniest group of individual personalities […]

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Race & Religious Wedding Photos :: MaryBeth + Nathan in NOLA

  These two… this place… my fav  

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Joshua Tree Portrait Session:: Candace + Willie

When other photographers write you, asking you to shoot their wedding, its easy to get a little nervous worrying that you’ll live up to their standards. When said photographers then ask you to travel 16 hours and join them in Southern Spain for a once in a lifetime experience, its easy to blackout on your […]

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Aguas de Villaharta Wedding in Cordoba, Spain :: Natalia + John

  So something happened a few weeks ago… something so unreal that when I found out I literally screamed like an 11-year-old battling puberty; an 11-year-old who happened to be holding a scolding hot cup of coffee.  Said coffee found it’s way straight to my lap after my body suddenly convulsed upon reading that I […]

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Rangefinder Magazine’s 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography 2017

  Talk about a wild wedding day where the entire family… scratch that, the entire neighborhood comes together for one heck of an event! I should back up to begin with the location.  One in which I never knew existed. James’ family owns a house 3000ft above the Palm Springs/Coachella valley, within a (secret) neighborhood […]

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Palm Springs Desert Mountian Wedding :: Hilary + James