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What happens when a British and Aussie ex-pat decide to get married in the desert, well… it’s good things I can tell you that much. With the stage set at the Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Lindsey and Tim really pulled out all the stops in designing a setting where their international guests would not […]

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Colorful Ace Hotel Wedding :: Lindsey + Tim

Sometimes when I look back through these photos, it feels like my mind is playing tricks on me.  I was here… this actually happened… what the heck how did I ever get so lucky?!  Dragonline Studios for a wedding is seriously one amazing place and one I will be fighting to photograph again. We kicked […]

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Dragonline Studios Wedding Photography :: Betsy + Willem

  I still think it’s pretty nuts that Carley, a documentary movie producer, and her now-husband Nicholas, all around sweetest dude I’ve ever met, invited me out to the ‘burbs of Chicago earlier this summer to photograph their entire wedding day using only… you read it right… a bag full of Kodak Funsaver single-use (disposable) […]

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Chicago Summer Wedding Photographed Using Only Disposable Cameras :: Carley + Nicholas

救い山の写真 Had the opportunity to meet two of the kindest souls from across the Pacific during this shoot.  It was Nozomi and Yuto’s first trip to the States and my first outing to the mysterious Salvation Mountain. I’ve heard tales and seen photos from this place… about the art produced… the colors… the other-worldly feel […]

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Salvation Mountain Portrait Session on Film :: Nozomi + Yuto

A single lock of hair- from either one of these two would have more class, more… how do you say… je ne sais quoi… contained inside, than three of me combined. Champagne waterfalls and stuffed polar bears. You read that right, bears. This hilltop hidden hideaway, otherwise known to a select few as The Paramour […]

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Paramour Mansion Wedding in Los Angeles :: Sara + Michael

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

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

Race and Religious Wedding Photography New Orleans

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