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Just north of Big Sur, this upscale 4-star hotel is nestled along one of California’s most impressive coastlines.   About the Luxury Carmel Valley Wedding Venue As you make your way into the lobby of Carmel Valley Ranch, you’ll notice its cozy fireplaces, Valley Kitchen which is the Ranch’s vibrant organic restaurant and resort concierge […]

April 1, 2018

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        Mikaela & David have a deep connection to family and their many friendships from over the years. They’ve traveled all over the world and lived in cities across the US, but have found home to be wherever they’re with each other. David’s family has shared a cabin many years in the […]

April 26, 2016

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        What a beautiful day with Brooke & Nathan at the Old Point Loma Lighthouse! We explored the cliffs at the bottom which overlook the Point Loma tidepools and the Pacific Ocean. Then we made our way up to the lighthouse where the rain lightly sprinkled. I always love a bit of […]

April 19, 2016

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       It was a real privilege to photograph Kellyn & Taylor’s engagement session! I met Taylor when we were about 12 years old – We played on the same Little League baseball team, went to the same church and climbed Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. He’s been a great friend over the years and I’m really grateful […]

April 19, 2016

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       This was one incredible Temecula Winery Wedding! Devin & John’s day was perfect in every way. You can learn all about these two on their Scripps Seaside Forum Engagement blog post!  The short of it is that Devin and John are phenomenal individuals, so together, they make the perfect pair.  They have a way […]

March 31, 2016

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       Last year, my good friend and talented photographer Chadwick Gantes and I went to the biggest annual photography conference each year called WPPI. It is always held in Las Vegas so we made plans for a desert shoot while attending the conference. Some of our favorite San Diego brands teamed up to show off a few of their […]

March 3, 2016

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       Sammy & Riley’s Iron Mountain Sunrise Proposal was featured on How He Asked! You can see all of the amazing images on my blog post here and the WHOLE story on the How He Asked featured blog! It was such an honor to document such a sacred and memorable moment for Riley & Sammy and I can’t wait […]

February 15, 2016

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      Luke & Katie met while they were studying at Point Loma Nazarene University. They were with a group of friends in North Park. While walking around at Ray at Night Art Walk, Luke remembers seeing Katie for the first time. In his words, she was “tall, elegant, and completely out of my league.”     […]

February 8, 2016

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      This beautiful November day in Temecula was absolutely stunning. Cristen & Adam chose the perfect venue to celebrate a lifetime of love together, Villa de Amore. It was intimate, natural, romantic and full of details around every corner.  The gardens, vines, chandeliers, rose bushes… and don’t forget to check out the candy apple red vintage […]

January 29, 2016

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       With their love for the outdoors and weekend getaways to Temecula, Keys Creek Lavender Farm was the perfect spot for their engagement session!        Mario & Kelsey have been friends since grade school. They met in geometry class and though shy in those early years, they remained friends. During their sophomore year, Mario took a leap and […]

November 20, 2015

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          In case you missed Part One of Ariana & Brayden’s amazing Yosemite National Park Engagement Session, take a look here!        We made the decent down to the valley floor, approximately 3,214 feet from the amazing views from Glacier Point. There’s simply no where quite like this place. The towering Sequoias, arching waterfalls, glassy Merced River parading through the valley […]

November 4, 2015

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                  When Ariana and Brayden asked me to be their wedding photographer, they shared with me how much they love the mountains and how nature is a big part of their relationship. It was clear early on that Yosemite National Park was the perfect fit to tell the love story of […]

November 1, 2015

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa

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The Resort at Pelican Hill

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The Sunstone Villa

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Carneros Resort & Spa

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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

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L’Auberge Del Mar

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Hotel Del Coronado

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines

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Montage Laguna Beach

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Carmel Valley Ranch

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Villa Balbianello

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Las Ventanas al Paraiso

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FAIRMONT GRAND DEL MAR

MONTAGE LOS CABOS

SOLAZ LOS CABOS

ESTANCIA LA JOLLA

THE SANTALUZ CLUB

THE INN AT RANCHO SANTA FE

NIZUC RESORT & SPA

MALIBU ROCKY OAKS ESTATE VINEYARDS

OJAI VALLEY INN & SPA

SAN YSIDRO RANCH

KESTREL PARK

CALISTOGA RANCH

MEADOWOOD NAPA VALLEY

BEAULIEU GARDEN

THE RANCH AT ROCK CREEK

PIPPIN HILL FARM & VINEYARDS

BILTMORE ESTATE

THE LITTLE NELL

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL

BELMOND HOTEL CARUSO

VILLA EPHRUSSI DE ROTHSCHILD

IL BORRO

RITZ PARIS

HÔTEL PLAZA ATHÉNÉE

LA FOCE

ESPERANZA

HAIKU MILL

FLORA FARMS

CHATEAUX VAUX-LE-VICOMTE

HOTEL CARUSO

BLACKBERRY FARM

CASTELLO DI VICARELLO

BELMOND HOTEL CARUSO

ODESCALCHI CASTLE

MOLENVLIET OOSTHUIZEN VINEYARDS

VILLA CETINALE

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