Posts tagged california elopement
Magical Santa Barbara Courthouse Elopement and sunset at the Four Seasons Biltmore Butterfly Beach

When I walked into the Biltmore to catch Katie getting ready her mama ran up to me and gave me a big ole hug and exclaimed, “I feel like I’m meeting a celebrity, it’s like I know you because of Instagram!!”. I pretty much thought that was the cutest thing ever because yeah she’s right she does know me! I’ve been so open and vulnerable on the ‘gram over the past few years so it was nice to hear she felt connected to me. We chatted, I observed, I documented, we laughed, they cried, I helped open multiple bottles of champagne. We piled into their rental car and sped our way through the streets of Santa Barbara to the courthouse. It was a blissfully gray day with very little people around town so it felt like we had the whole grounds to ourselves.

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2018: Magical Connections| Year in Review

2018 was a wild ride. A huge thank you to everyone who connected with me to capture their love and to the vendors who recommended me as well as the ones I worked with on creative shoots. This year was a year of growth that tested my strength personally while pushing me creatively and I couldn’t ask for anything more. I’m forever grateful to be able to do this for a living- to be surrounded by so much love and joy and shown day after day that true love really does exist .

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Intimate Dinner Party Adventurous Elopement at a Private Estate in Ojai California

Cathy, a travel and adventure lover was sitting on an airplane one day flying across the country when she started chatting with the stranger sitting next to her. They spoke for hours about every topic under the sun. They shared stories, they laughed, they bonded over their mutual love of travel discussing all of the countries they have wandered to and the ones they hope to explore…and the rest, as they say, was history. Well, sort of.

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Yosemite Valley California Elopement Wedding

When Alex and Sandra first emailed me about photographing their "first look" in the Yosemite Valley my heart skipped a beat. I had been there the year prior photographing a beautiful wedding in Mariposa but our time in the actual park was limited. Naturally I was thrilled to head back.

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