southern california wedding photographer

Redlands Engagement Photographer: Ruthemma and David

Ok, now THIS was fun! Ruthemma and I have known each other for years and actually performed together in this summer’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” and Redlands Bowl.  Her fiance, David, actually proposed to her backstage before one of our shows!  We all got to witness it! So […]

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San Diego Wedding Photographer: Connor and Maddy

My brother Connor and his wife Maddy got married back in June. It was a gorgeous day, full of fun, family, and friends.  BUT, their sweet dog, Kai, couldn’t be there.  So a couple months ago, Maddy asked me to get some portraits of them with Kai.  And in the […]

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Jessica and Cole: Married

While it was a hot and sunny day in Banning, you would never guess it looking at Jessica and Cole.  They were beaming the entire day!  I had never worked at Silver Ridge Ranch but I’d love to again.  The grounds are beautiful and the reception was held in the […]

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Redlands Wedding Photographer: Jill and Aaron | Married!

It was a gorgeous day for a wedding!  Aaron and Jill are both lawyers that live in San Francisco but headed back to Redlands with their friends and family to celebrate.  The country club was the perfect backdrop for their party.  Those lawyers can really get down on the dance […]

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bride and groom are surrounded by sunlight. Coco McKown Photography engagement session Prospect Park Redlands

Redlands Engagement Photographer: Adrianna and Zach | Engaged

How gorgeous are Adrianna and Zach!  We had the best time running all over Prospect Park in Redlands.  The light was perfect and these two could not be more in love.  Adrianna is a professional dancer and I loved how Zach would encourage her to show off her moves.  I […]

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Redlands Wedding Photographer: Janie and Luke | Married

Janie and Luke met as music students at the University of Redlands so it was extremely fitting that they were married there at the Alumni House!  The wedding was supposed to take place next year, April 2018 but they decided to move up the date due to Janie’s grandfather’s failing […]

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Redlands Wedding Photography: Cameo and Chris | Married

You have a way of stirring up my soul Did you know  When you hold me in your arms the way you do It feels like coming home – JJ Heller With JJ Heller playing over the speakers as they began their ceremony, it was only fitting that Chris and […]

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Redlands Wedding Photographer: Caitlin and Sarah | Married

When I think of Caitlin and Sarah, I think of this quote by Mark Twain: “To get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.” And their wedding day was certainly full of joy! When two book lovers marry, their day is cram-jammed full of […]

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Redlands Wedding Photographer: Courtney and James | Married!

“Where you invest your love, you invest your life” Courtney’s sister, Kendall, pulled me aside right after Courtney got into her wedding dress.  “We have a surprise for Courtney, would you be able to photograph it? We would love to have her reaction caught on camera.”  See, their mom had […]

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Southern California Wedding Photographer: Zoraida and Johnny | Married!

Zoraida and Johnny met online. In this day and age, that’s not an unusual thing. 55% of Americans who are married or in a committed relationship actually started their relationship online.  But it’s a little more unusual when your bride and groom are 83 and 86, respectively.  Their families signed them […]

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