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A man dips a woman in front of a sunset at Treasure Island Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Engagement Session: Jules and Jon

I have a confession to make: beach sessions make me a teensy bit nervous. Getting to the beach, traffic, parking when we get there, making sure we meet at the right spot… it can all be stressful! Then hoping you picked a spot without crowds and breathing a sigh of […]

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a son, mom, dad, and daughter balance Happy Camper Creamery cups of gelato on their heads. They are the owners of the company in Redlands CA.

Redlands Family Session: Horan Family

I finally got the Horan family in front of my camera! I met Kevin at The Energy Lab (our gym in Redlands), and it wasn’t until we were in weight training class together when we got to talking. They had family pictures scheduled for last year but had to reschedule […]

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Bride and groom take portraits in front of San Bernardino Mountains at Mile High Oaks wedding

Married! Erin and Mike: Oak Glen wedding

Most photographers know how to watch something with one eye and something entirely different with the other eye. Like during the speeches, you’re listening and watching the speaker but also looking around the crowd for the reactions.  You’re also trying to listen to the speech and catch the reactions from […]

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Bride and groom embrace on top of a rock at Thurman Flats California elopement

Lauren and Travis: Married and Eloped

Oh 2020! What curveballs you’ve thrown us. Lauren and Travis were scheduled to be married this summer in Washington with so many of their friends and family.  In the end, they decided to take some portraits down here in Southern California and elopement with only their closest family members in […]

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Two women face the ocean at sunset at Windansea Beach in San Diego engagement

Zoe and Sophia: Portrait Session

I’ve known Zoe and Sophia for years and have been dying to get them in front of my camera.  Both talented musicians, they met at the University of Redlands and were friends for several years before they got together. I can’t tell you how fun it was to run around […]

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Los Angeles Wedding Photographer: Erica and Zach Married!

Oh my gosh, I just realized I had Erica and Zach’s wedding ready to publish but never did it!  Last October, Erica and Zach got married at St. John’s Cathedral in Los Angeles where Zach is the organist.  I met Erica a couple of years ago when I photographed Emily […]

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Redlands Engagement Photographer: Erin and Mike | Prospect Park

I have to get better at blogging this year! Definitely a 2020 resolution! Mike and Erin are just so much fun! We ran all over Prospect Park together, and boy did we luck out with the weather.  January in Redlands can be hit or miss but it was a beautiful, […]

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Temecula Wedding Photographer: Amanda and Richie

Picture this: you’re hiking to Machu Picchu with your boyfriend and 30 of your closest new friends as part of a tour group.  Tour group makes it sound like you were just kicking it in the back of a bus but no, you have been hiking for days.  Through sun, […]

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Redlands Wedding Photographer: Courtney and Soren

What a personalized wedding Courtney and Soren had! Courtney and Soren got married on the campus of Plymouth Village, a senior living community located in Redlands, CA.  But why would a young, vibrant couple get married at a senior living community? Courtney’s dad was the Executive Director of PV for […]

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Thousand Oaks Wedding Photographer: Adrianna and Zach

It was an absolutely stunning day at El Campeon Farms in Thousand Oaks.  I’ve never photographed a wedding at a horse ranch but now I will recommend them to all my wedding couples! Adrianna’s father manages the ranch and the owners were so generous to welcome Adrianna and Zach’s wedding […]

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