The Century, Modesto Wedding ~ Mary & James

The Century, Modesto Wedding ~ Mary & James

I was nervous and excited about shooting Mary and James’s wedding at The Century in downtown Modesto. It was our first wedding there, it’s a very urban location (I’m used to garden or vineyard weddings), and we had to bring studio lighting because...
Vintage Gardens, Modesto Wedding ~ Monique & Miguel

Vintage Gardens, Modesto Wedding ~ Monique & Miguel

Monique and Miguel’s Vintage Gardens wedding was like a fairy tale – the beautiful day, the decor, the special tears of happiness, and a ball gown fit for a princess. Monique looked amazing and gorgeous, and Miguel looks at her like she’s the most...
Sonora Garden Wedding ~ Lavenda & Mike

Sonora Garden Wedding ~ Lavenda & Mike

People often say, “You can’t go home again.” But I think you can… I’ve known Lavenda and Mike since I was a little girl, so this wedding was incredibly special to me. Being at their wedding was like going HOME. Lavenda and Mike’s...

Wedding Testimonial ~ Alma & Joe

We got such an amazing testimonial today that I have to share it with everyone! Alma and Joe really showed us some love. “My husband and I came across Dawn’s webpage by chance. We had been looking for a photographer for our wedding for a while, but just...
East Lake Ranch, Hughson Wedding ~ Ali & Luke

East Lake Ranch, Hughson Wedding ~ Ali & Luke

For Luke, it was love at first laugh. Sophomore year of high school, Luke told a girl a joke and she didn’t laugh, but her sister Ali did. That’s when he knew he was in love. A few months later he asked Ali out, and she said no. He didn’t give up,...
Polaroid Wedding Sneak Peek ~ Ali & Luke

Polaroid Wedding Sneak Peek ~ Ali & Luke

I had some fun with my Polaroid 195 at Ali and Luke’s wedding on Saturday. It was literally THE most beautiful location we’ve ever shot a wedding at. I can’t WAIT for the film to come back so I can see the magic. Wow, gorgeous. Ali and Luke are so...