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“The only constant in life is change” -Heraclitus Ain’t that the truth?!  If you didn’t subscribe to that philosophy prior to the pandemic, it’s probably easier to subscribe to it now.  2020 threw some curveballs our way, and it was a very interesting year to be a...

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Valley Vista Country Club Wedding: Katelyn & Craig

On wedding days (and most definitely in life) we have to embrace the following mantra: Let. It. Go. And let me tell you, that's really freaking hard to do, especially when it comes to a day you've been planning and dreaming of for months! I've been in this industry...

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Favorite 2019 Wedding Moments

At the end of each calendar year, I'm left with thousands of gorgeous wedding photos to look at. It's really hard to choose my favorites but, as you can see by the images below, what really pulls at my heartstrings is not the perfectly lit and staged poses. What...

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Seven Degrees Wedding: Vivian and Brian

The feeling of elation that comes after getting engaged is super special. The feeling of overwhelm and stress that comes along with planning a wedding is also super real. I always tell my couples that this is totally normal and par for the course. I mean, a wedding...

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Bella Collina San Clemente Wedding: Donna and Scott

Have you seen the movie 27 Dresses with Katherine Heigl? If the answer is "no" my question to you is "WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN???". Seriously though - it's a great movie. The reason I ask is that this wedding brought that movie to memory because the bride, Donna, has...

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Franciscan Gardens Wedding: Jackie and Matt

Every time I photograph a wedding at Franciscan Gardens, it brings back fond memories of my own wedding. I love walking the grounds, going back in time to the many special moments I shared there with John, our family, and closest friends. This Franciscan Gardens...

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Paséa Hotel & Spa Wedding: Ashley and James

If I had to define Ashley and James's wedding day in one word, it would be: lovely. They are a darling couple, but what made their Paséa Hotel & Spa wedding extra lovely was the fact that they were surrounded by such a close and supportive group of family and...

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Temecula Creek Inn Wedding: Katie and Jenna

Some weddings bring back all the feelings and reasons why you started photographing couples in the first place. This Temecula Creek Inn wedding with Katie and Jenna is a great example of just that - and so much more! To say it was a beautiful day, would be a huge...

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The Ebell Los Angeles Wedding: Jessica and Charles

Have you ever been around a couple so in love that you swear you can see the joy radiating from their pores? Better yet - have you ever been lucky enough to love someone this fiercely that you've experienced this feeling? For me, being surrounded by this type of...

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Wedgewood Aliso Viejo Wedding: Natalie and Gary

Do you have someone in your life that completely embodies the definition of a certain word? With these wedding clients, I technically have two people in my life that fit this criterion, because when I think of Natalie and Gary, one word comes to mind: JOY. These...

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Why Everyone Needs A Custom Wedding Album

I love attending weddings and editing all of the goodness that comes from the hours of photographs taken. But truth be told - my hands down favorite moment is when I'm able to hand over a custom wedding album to my couples. It's one thing for them to view their...

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Favorite Wedding Moments of 2018

Every wedding season is as unique as the couples I photograph. At the end each year, I'm left with a hard drive full of beautiful photographs (literally thousands) but more importantly - I'm left with memories I'll carry with me for years to come. As much as I...

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The Resort at Pelican Hill Wedding: Chris and Alexa

My wedding season usually wraps up around Thanksgiving, but 2018 dished up a treat for me with Chris and Alexa's nuptials at The Resort at Pelican Hill just a few days shy of the new year! If that's not ending the year on a high note - I'm not sure what is. I was...

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Wedgewood Galway Downs Wedding: Stephany & Thomas

So many emotions start brewing leading up to a wedding day - and that's to be expected. What's not to be expected? A big storm brewing the day before your nuptials in Southern California! But, alas, it happened to Stephany and Thomas just 24 hours before their big...

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Franciscan Gardens Wedding: Mary & Thomas

If you thought you were excited to marry the love of your life -- well, this couple just put you to shame! I mean it, Y'all -- the energy Mary and Thomas exuded at their Franciscan Gardens wedding was amazing and rooted in nothing but good, old-fashioned LOVE!...