5 Things You Need Before Your First Wedding Inquiry

As you may know, time is of the essence when you receive an inquiry. Not replying back in a professional and polished way within 24 hours can severely impact your chances of booking that client. Rather than waiting till that first wedding inquiry hits your inbox and then scrambling to reply, here are basic things […]

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Gray Whale Cove State Beach Birthday

A warrior. A survivor. A champion. All titles I would give to sweet Christina as I learned about her history during our Gray Whale Cove State Beach, Half Moon Bay session. Life has thrown her so many curve balls, and yet she remains such a beautiful light in the world- excitedly celebrating her 30th birthday. […]

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Gray Whale Cove State Beach

Viansa Winery Sonoma Wedding

In true 2020 fashion life gave this couple lemons, and they turn it into lemonade in the name of love! While it wasn’t the 400+ person celebration Brianna and Cuit were hoping for, their gorgeous hilltop wedding at Viansa Winery Sonoma was still one for the books! Surrounded by lush grapevines, scarlet red florals and […]

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Viansa Winery Sonoma Wedding

Shell Ridge Pregnancy Announcement

Esther, Jared, and their sweet pup Teddy joined me at Shell Ridge in Walnut Creek for a magical, golden pregnancy announcement session. While our session had to be rescheduled due to the dangerous air quality caused by the wildfires, the stars aligned for perfect weather on the rescheduled date. This couple celebrated their growing family […]

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How to Become a Wedding Photographer

You may have just fallen in love with photography, or you’re a seasoned portrait photographer who knows their way around the camera. Either way, you’re here because the idea of becoming a professional wedding photographer sounds like a dream! But perhaps it’s a dream you just don’t know how to make a reality. Have no […]

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San Francisco Marina Maternity Session

Vanessa and Ismael had the most perfect idea for their San Francisco maternity session. They wanted to honor the place their relationship really took off, while also honoring their baby girls chosen name of Marina. This name, by the way, also is in honor of Ismael’s mother. Too sweet! Put all these aspects together and […]

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San Francisco Maternity Photographer

The Gardens at Heather Farm Maternity

With only a few short weeks to go till Alex’s due date, and the CA wildfires burning nearby, it was looking unlikely that we would fit in her maternity session in time. Somehow, we managed to get super lucky, and the air quality rose to a safe level just one mere hour before our planned […]

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The Gardens at Heather Farm

3 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Wedding Album

I don’t believe I’ve officially shared the news here, but yes- I’m offering my couples professional wedding albums now!  I’m currently in the works with a gorgeous book for one of my couples and am overly excited about it. So I wanted to hop on real quick and share why I think albums are more […]

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5 Tips For Photo Sessions With Pets

Your pet is an important part of your family. So including them in your family photos is a must! But preparation is key for ensuring you walk away with perfect shots. Below are some key tips to help you and your furry family member prepare for your photo session. 1. Bathe them the day before […]

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Leal Vineyards Hollister Wedding

Tiffany & Todd were not about to let a pandemic get in the way of their Happily Ever After! Their immediate families joined them for a beautiful summer micro wedding at Leal Vineyards in Hollister.  Although their celebration was not at all what these two originally had in mind, it still ended up being a […]

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Leal Vineyards Hollister Wedding