Category archives: Wedding

Upon my first skype meeting with Julie and Frank, I crossed my fingers as I hit the sign off button that they would book me. We connected on our love for animals, how much we all loved to laugh and weren't afraid to put all the feelings out there, and how much they loved the work that I created. I knew that we understood each other and we would have an instant click w[...]

Talk about a Super bride. When I arrived to Jenessa's room at the Fairmont Claremont in Berkley, I was convinced that she had a wedding designer putting together this wedding. The flowers, the Maggie Sottero dress, the incredible cathedral style veil. I was further convinced when I saw the beautiful set up at their wedding venue,  The Terrace Room overlooking Lake Mer[...]

This year has been a hard one. Forget politics, but since 2016 began I have struggled. I was in an accident that caused damage to my face which I am still recovering from. Right after this very wedding all of my gear that I had been shooting on since the start of this business was stolen. My life has had illness, lost pets, lost my grandmother to cancer. I've battled [...]

Life throws you curve balls all the time.You can have your dreams and plans seem perfectly orchestrated, but things will still not go as planned. Sara and Lisa had been planning their wedding for a long while and booked me even was chatting with me before they were officially engaged! We clicked so well when we spent the afternoon together for their San Francisco [...]

I love when a couple really makes their wedding represent the two of them. Not what they see in magazines, not what people tell them they are supposed to do, but when they really just do what they want. They make it a party that celebrates their union together.Mindy and Oren did this with their family and friends tucked away in the woods of Santa Cruz at the beaut[...]

Good people attract good people. If you find those people in your life that down to their core are filled with sweetness, you will be lucky to know them and to know people in their circle. I was lucky enough years ago to photograph Jen and Antoine's wedding. So when Joey and Esther contacted me about photographing their big day with the referral from Jen and Antoine, [...]

Find a person that you can travel the whole world with. After the end when you see how much more you love them now, marry them that instant.Nathalie and Nikita traveled all over the world together. They lived in Russia, but had dreams of getting married on the beautiful California Coast in Big Sur on the anniversary of them getting together. Rather than the cold w[...]

Do you remember Danielle and Cassidy's wonderful UC Berkley engagement session?  Well after meeting them and photographing their Harry Potter reading date, I was so incredibly thrilled to photograph their whimsical Foresthill wedding at the Forest House Lodge. They are not only Harry Potter fans, but fans of all that is magical and fantasy in literature. They also hap[...]