Allison & Tyler ~ Baby on Board

When Allison sets her mind to something, it usually happens, which is why I assume their baby will be born on August 11th like she wants. The morning she discovered she was pregnant was like every other morning, except for the fact that as soon as she woke up, she...

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Galletto Modesto Wedding ~ Allison & Tyler

Allison and Tyler's wedding at Galletto in Modesto was beautiful, and their reception at the Doubletree Modesto was fun! The story of how Allison and Tyler met is hilarious and cute. “I must have spent two years getting a date with her,” Tyler said. “I was always...

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Behind the Lens: Q&A With Dawn

Thank you to everyone who wrote in with questions! It was fun! Q: If you could photograph one famous person, who would it be, and why? A: The first thing I wanted to say was Adam Levine, because I have a mad crush on him, but I need to think a little deeper than that…...

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Harmony Winelands Lodi Wedding ~ Melissa & John

When Melissa and John hired me to photograph their wedding at Harmony Winelands, I had no idea how it was going to change my life and my career. I love all my clients, because I really do have the greatest clients around. (Okay, so I’m partial, I admit.) But Melissa...

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Modesto Wedding ~ Lauren & Josh, May 22, 2010

Lauren and Josh's farm wedding was beautiful and a great example of simple elegance. The balance of country living and high-end wedding details came together perfectly here, thanks to Melonie at Events Unlimited. I love working with her because her taste is...

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Rolling With the Punches

When I shot my first wedding in 1998, I never thought I’d be sitting here, fourteen years later, blogging about my life as a wedding photographer. In fact, a few years ago I noticed blogs popping up everywhere from photographers, and Mark nudged me in that direction....

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