natali : portraits

warning: you will be jealous of this amazing girl. why? not just because she is 15 and gorgeous. but because she also has a beautiful heart full of amazing dreams. and i know that she is going to achieve them and change the world. one day she hopes to become a doctor or work in the medical field overseas. natali grew up in turkey with...

mike colon workshop review

right before the amazingness that was jon + ledah's mariposa ranch wedding i was thrilled to have a chance to learn from an amazing photographer, mike colon. he held "the seven workshop" in san jose, so it was nice to be close to home for this one. not that i would have minded an excuse to travel to Hawaii or Bali for his workshop......

natural portraits

the other day my friend gave me the most wonderful compliment. she said "emily, i was looking through your photos and i was thinking to myself- all the people you photograph are beautiful. but then i thought, that's not totally it. the thing is you make them look  natural, like you capture their natural personality. and that is what...

jon + ledah : carter ranch wedding

i believe that at the core of everything, we all want to be known. really known. for others to know our hearts, our dreams, our quirks, our fears. and for others to accept us because of and in spite of them. to be deeply loved we need to be really known. you know those couples that really know each other the minute you start spending...