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This is where you will find all of my latest weddings, engagement sessions, helpful wedding day tips, and just random thoughts that may come to me on Sunday afternoons. Be sure to take a look around! 


This is where you will find all of my latest weddings, engagement sessions, helpful wedding day tips, and just random thoughts that may come to me on Sunday afternoons. Be sure to take a look around! 

Tips and tricks for brides, and photographers, to ensure for a quick and efficient set of family formals!

Maximizing Reception Events Most of the time, the reception timeline is planned out by the DJ and the wedding planner, if you have one. However, this is usually planned without the ending coverage time in mind for the videographer and photographer. Now, I will say that I have stayed well past the time I was […]

Where to Find them Before I start in on this post, I need to recognize that the title of this blog almost sounds like the start of a JK Rowling wedding planning guide! “Wedding Invitation Templates & Where to Find Them” I wonder if she’ll get on that? haha! I recently teamed up with Basic […]

A multi-location engagement session on the beautiful Coast Guard base in Petaluma. This post is one that is bitter-sweet. Diana & Evan first contacted me a few months ago about photographing their wedding at Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park. I talked to them for just over an hour about everything wedding-related the first time […]

Understanding the Basics of On AND Off Camera Flash This post is going to be really long. For those photographers who are having trouble understanding the basics of on and off camera flash, this is going to be of great use to you. Learning On Camera Flash If you are new to flash, the best […]

Whether it’s for socializing, celebrating, or simply for pleasure, food & beer has a way of working its magic of bringing two people together.

A list of the top 20 wedding venues in the Bay Area of California all in one place.

This past year I had the pleasure of working alongside Sweetbay Photography as one of their associate shooters. For my brides that may not know what this is, this means that I work as a team member shooting weddings on behalf of Sweetbay Photography, and sometimes for other companies as well! It’s so much fun […]

Being a military spouse, I have had my fair share of having to pick up my business and move it cross-country on 5 different occasions. This last time, I was able nail down the method that seemed to work best for me and my personality. Vendor relationships play the major role in referrals rather than […]

I have a deep love for first looks, but not everyone knows what this is. So, let me explain.. A “first look” is a private moment when the bride and groom see each other for the first time, prior to the ceremony beginning. This usually takes place in a secluded area, sometimes with or without […]