oh happy day : jody + bobby

There are times that just a few photos tell the whole story. And sometimes with weddings I can be distracted from the better story by the pretty things. The details. The flowers. The cake. I'm not saying I don't love those things. I do. They inspire me creatively in so many ways. But I think that these photos of Jody and Bobby's first...

trevor + jillian : san diego farmhouse wedding

You know how they say that there's no harm in asking? This story started with something as simple as that. Jessica had just met a wonderful man, and as she described in detail how amazing this Kyle was to her friend Jillian, Jillian decided there was no harm in asking: "Does he have a brother?!" He did. And when they met for the first...

monday vacay : loire valley, france

Take a quick vacay this Monday to the Loire Valley, France. It's hard to imagine that we were there just a month ago - sipping white wine, touring chateaus, playing cards, and taking in the breathtaking scenery. It feels like a separate lifetime already. These photos take me back, and I am so thankful for the...

mike + monica : san francisco engagement

Mike, ever the Southern gentleman, chatted up the car on our drive down to Baker Beach for their engagement session. He wanted to know which were my favorite couples to photograph. Tough question, because honestly, I love how different every couple is. But what I love in a photograph, is getting the sense that this is exactly how this...

aptos farmhouse wedding : becky + matt

The day was warm and the breeze slightly cool in the mountains of Aptos, California - and Pacific Oaks Vineyard Estate was still calm. Birds were actually chirping and Becky was anticipating the arrival of her groom in the bridal suite. Every now and then some little thing would move her and all of her sweet bridesmaids kept reminding...
bodega bay wedding editorial

Bodega Bay Wedding Inspiration : Featured

There's too much to try to say right now, and I don't know where to even begin. To say that this year has been BIG for me would still be an understatement. What started out as a personal journey in Maui last November has helped me grow in more ways that I can really describe. I realized that I want more for my photography. I don't...