Smoky Yosemite Elopement: Courtney + Ben

Smoky Yosemite Elopement: Courtney + Ben

2020 was quite a challenge for all couples trying to get married. Courtney and Ben postponed their Yosemite elopement from the spring due to COVID shut-downs. This time, they were determined. The park was full of smoke, some areas a total whiteout. In the morning, the...

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Central Valley Boudoir: Linda

Central Valley Boudoir: Linda

I met Linda when I photographed her wedding in 2017. She's an amazing woman and I'm so glad we stayed in touch and have become friends. She was kind enough to answer some questions about her boudoir session. What were your biggest fears about doing a boudoir session?...

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Pinecrest Elopement: Katie + Matt

Pinecrest Elopement: Katie + Matt

Katie and Matt had big plans for a retreat-style wedding in Pinecrest with their loved ones. Then COVID happened. Like hundreds of thousands of couples in the US, Miss Rona turned plans upside down. Rather than let it get them down, they downsized and simplified. They...

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Vendor Spotlight: Legacy Weddings Video

Vendor Spotlight: Legacy Weddings Video

I met Jonas and Tatjana when we worked a Yosemite elopement together. They're a wonderful wedding video team. I loved their personalities and the way they worked. We worked so symbiotically that I knew when I built my Yosemite Elopement Team, they had to be on it. Our...

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Wedding Planning: Should you do a first look?

Wedding Planning: Should you do a first look?

Benefits Whether you're having a large wedding or planning a small intimate affair, there are huge benefits to doing a first look. If the bride and groom are willing to see each other before the ceremony, there is much more time for photography. We can easily include...

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Spring Maternity Session: Clarissa

Spring Maternity Session: Clarissa

Right before we went into Shelter in Place, I had the pleasure of photographing Clarissa's little family! I've known her for several years. We met when I hired her as my personal Yoga instructor! I was thrilled for her when I found out she was pregnant. She gave birth...

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Winter Maternity Photos: Samantha + Kenny

Winter Maternity Photos: Samantha + Kenny

I've had the pleasure of knowing Kenny's family since 2016. I photographed his sister Katie's wedding in March of 2017. They are wonderful, kind people. When Kenny went through a tough time, I gave him a gift certificate for a photo shoot with his son, but he was...

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El Capitan Meadow Elopement: Robbie + Richard

El Capitan Meadow Elopement: Robbie + Richard

Robbie and Richard were introduced by their kids! His daughter Ashley and her son Dylan had been dating for six years, and as time went by, their families started to merge. At Ashley's 21st birthday dinner, he started talking to Robbie, and he liked what he saw. At...

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Boudoir Q&A: Megan

Boudoir Q&A: Megan

Have you been thinking about doing a boudoir session, but are too nervous to move forward? Hopefully this Q&A with one of my beautiful clients will put your mind at ease. Remember, you don't have to be perfect do do a boudoir session! Empower yourself and get in...

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