My morning was filled with waffles, bacon and hanging out on an awesome rooftop. Sandra and Brad were seriously a dream for this San Francisco in home photoshoot! I loved hearing all about how they met and their favorite places to eat in the city (I can always use more recs.). Here is how they […]

Chelsea and Matti was the first couple I ever got paid to shoot three and half years ago. They paid me in the form of a @williswinebar gift card and I was ecstatic. Ever since then she has had the pictures I took as her profile picture and printed on her walls. She literally is […]

This Joshua Tree photoshoot was seriously perfect. These two are so in love with each other and could not stop smiling the whole night. Made my job easy and so much fun! Here is how their love story started. “We met when we were in college at Vanguard University. I was finishing off my freshman […]

“Andrew & I met in math class at the beginning of college where we studied for finals together but never actually dated. We still debate who got the better grade in that class. Several years after college, I walked into a barbecue on New Years Day and saw him. I lived in San Francisco at […]

” Jenna and I were always destined to have an adventurous future. While anticipating a point when our relationship would move to the “engaged” status we were faced with the shock of the fires here in Sonoma County. While facing aftermath of the fires and how it directly impacted our family, we clung to one […]

This Joshua Tree snow session was truly one of a kind. This amazing couple endured the cold and rocked this session! “What’s your favorite dessert? On a count to 3 say at the same time! 1..2..3.. JELLO WITH WHIPPED CREAM.!” Basically we fell in love from that moment on. In line, for a ride at […]

First off, can we just talk about how Breana has the biggest heart. She is always encouraging to me and so generous. Her and Liam also made some bomb scones that she let me eat during the whole session (I ate three and could have had a ton more!). These two just got married and […]

Maya & Austin’s Oakland in home session was full of music, drinks and lots of homemade pesto pasta. We talked all things food & travel and I left stoked to buy their cookbook someday in the future! To follow more of their food adventures go give this account a follow: @goldcurrymeals “We met in college […]

My best advice for the best outfits to wear for your engagement session is to keep it simple. Stick to two outfits that are more neutral so that you guys are the focus of the shoot and so that it blends in with any location. In this blog post I will lay out what to […]

The question I get most from brides is how do I plan out the timeline of my wedding day? First and foremost, if you have a wedding planner they will be the best person to talk to about this. However, if you do not have a wedding planner your photographer should be able to help […]

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