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Around this time last year, I set up my very first styled shoot (check that out here). I was so thrilled with how it turned out that I vowed to dedicate more time to personal projects. Projects that allow me the creative freedom to explore without expectation. Unfortunately, that personal time is hard to find. Although […]

March 22, 2022

Give Me All the Pretty Wildflowers

Carlsbad Lagoon Engagement Session

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Some funny stories leading up to this Carlsbad Lagoon engagement session. I first “met” Valerie + Adam while I was on vacation in Guatemala! We Skyped over bowls of breakfast cereal (way before Zoom was even a thing) and joked about my lack of coffee. The adorable factor is strong with these two! I could […]

March 22, 2022

Carlsbad Lagoon Engagement Session

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Freya + Steven, a playful, Lego-themed Wedding at Pomona College in Claremont, CA These two love birds just spent two years apart while the bride, Freya, pursued her MBA from UC Berkeley, only to reunite back where it all began for their wedding day! Our groom, Steven, now works at his Alma Mater, Pomona College. […]

March 16, 2022

A Playful, Lego-themed Wedding

winery in Temecula

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So this adorable Groom emailed me about a week ago and asked for a handful of photos so he could update the  “life event” of marrying the woman of his dreams on social media. Awwwwwwww!!! I mean, really? How cute are you? It just made me think back to his romantic wedding up at Ponte Winery […]

March 16, 2022

A Romantic Vineyard Wedding at Ponte Winery in Temecula

Rustic Mountain

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Melissa + Yaron – a Rustic Mountain Wedding at Upper Meadow Lodge – Palomar Mountain, San Diego, CA Melissa + Yaron first connected over their shared love of music, travel, and their many, many mutual friends! It was actually kind of a wonder these two hadn’t met earlier! Given how much their social circles overlap, I […]

March 16, 2022

Rustic Mountain Wedding at Upper Meadow Lodge

whimsical garden wedding

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A whimsical garden wedding at Quail Haven Farms in Bonsall, California. It was sweltering hot in Bonsall, California on the day of Emileigh and Jordan’s wedding, but it only added to the passion of the day. The location was just north of San Diego, in the Quail Haven Farms, a beautiful whimsical garden, even with the heat […]

March 16, 2022

A Whimsical Garden Wedding at Quail Haven Farms

Romantic, Autumn Engagement session in San Diego

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What a pleasure this romantic, autumn engagement photography session was! Lexie and Jake got married in an intimate civil ceremony a couple of years ago. And after enduring a long military┬ádeployment and then emotional homecoming, they were eager to plan their┬ábig wedding party. And so excited for their engagement session with me! What amazed me […]

March 16, 2022

A Romantic, Autumn Engagement Session in San Diego

modern classic

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I’m so excited to visit with Stephanie and Devin again this weekend and deliver their gorgeous Wedding Album! So in honor of that occasion I wanted to share some of their romantic day here as well. Every single detail of this modern classic seaside wedding at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse in San Diego Harbor had me swooning. From […]

March 11, 2022

A Modern Classic Wedding at Tom Ham’s Lighthouse in San Diego Harbor

anza-borrego desert

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I was thrilled when Sarah and Rob decided to take their engagement photos in the beautiful Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This desert location was such an interesting shift from where I usually get to shoot, and I love it! Those rugged mountains, the prickly cactus, and the bright blue desert sky all lit up with that romantic golden sunlight […]

March 11, 2022

A Charming Desert Engagement Session at Anza-Borrego Desert

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When my very bestest friend is back in town we make sure to find time for some family photos! Because her two littles are growing up just way too fast! Let’s be honest, kids all grow up just way too fast! That tiny stage is way too short! Plus, family shoots with littles are such a […]

March 11, 2022

Snuggles, Cuddles, and Playtime – Carlsbad Family Photographer

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