I love my job. As a matter of fact, calling photography a job, is almost wrong (but that is another conversation, for another day). Here I am, standing on a hill, overlooking the Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco on a clear, fog less day. Two beautiful people invited me to be here. I am […]

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Dear Brooke & Shan or should I say Mr & Mrs. !! Whoohoo! Before you scroll down – Take two minutes and watch the little slideshow of your wedding day, relive the Love!   This past weekend, it felt like I travelled back in time. I was extremely privileged for Brooke and Shan to pick […]

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Young love is so innocent and contagious. Every time I have an engagement shoot, I’m reminded of how beautiful love is… No matter what the time or location. Shan and Brooke connected with me through a mutual friend that I met during another shoot, she is actually the talented make up artist (Marisa Perel) and friend […]

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Love is a beautiful thing. Young love has a level of innocence and excitement, which makes it intriguing and joyful to capture. I was recently fortunate to have a “young love” session with one of my cousins, Philip and his Fiancée, Aletta. I am so glad that he has found his soul mate and I am […]

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Therefore what God has put together, May no man separate! This is how I feel when I think of Ariel and Scott. They are the sweetest couple and a perfect match. When we moved back to the USA in January 2016 I was expecting my little girl, I had two boys 3 and under with […]

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This is my first post in All Black & White, I feel like you should put on your favorite song and enjoy the emotions while you view these photos! I simply love to perform engagement and wedding photography in the Bay Area. I am always excited to share in my client’s love story, but when Cameron […]

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I really like San Francisco. I love beautiful, sunny San Francisco days. But I absolutely adore taking pictures of a beautiful couple against the back drop of this awesome city. Roedolf and Isabel are friends of ours from South Africa. They’ve lived in Bermuda for the last 5 years, but at this very moment they […]

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Kelli and I met each other in South Africa a few years ago. Ever since then we’ve kept contact and managed to connect a few times here in California. I have photographed Kelli and sweet Hadley before and I always love our interaction during these sessions. Especially when their bulldog Delilah comes along. Kelli has […]

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I love it when my clients are extremely excited about our session. When you feel the anticipation in their “We can’t wait” messages. Schalk and Kara was one of these couples. On a very windy West Coast afternoon, we met at our location. Even though the wind was tugging at our hair, their eyes gleamed […]

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