Fresh, new love always brings a smile to my cheeks. I can’t help myself but think of songs like: “I found a love for me Darling just dive right in And follow my lead Well I found a girl beautiful and sweet I never knew you were the someone waiting for me ‘Cause we were […]

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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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One lazy afternoon, during our vacation in Langebaan, South Africa, I noticed frantic activity on the rocks in front of our house. There was a white heart on the rocks and I thought it was a surprise engagement setup. Unable to contain my curiosity, I wondered down… Low and behold, the folks were preparing for […]

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Brittany and Cameron you guys are one special couple! I truly loved to be a part of your love story! It is not everyday that you are privy to the beautiful wedding day of high school sweethearts. Some may remember, but last year I photographed the surprise engagement of Cameron and Brittany. I was very […]

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With only one month to go I am so very excited to capture these two beautiful souls when they say I Do at Rancho Roble Vineyards! I met Brittany and Cameron early morning on Gibson Ranch Park with their K9 kiddos for their engagement shoot and we had the most beautiful morning. Words would fall short […]

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Let me just start by saying, I just adore Scott & Ariel! I loved serving these two and their family and friends on this special day! Ravenswood Historic site near Livermore, played host for the beautiful early spring wedding of Scott and Ariel. I’ve been looking forward to this day since my first meeting with […]

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Imagine if your last name was Francisco… Which city do you think would be a natural selection for popping one of the most important questions of your life? Adrian contacted me and asked me if I can help him with a surprise engagement shoot… in San Francisco. He explained that his girlfriend has never been […]

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I love California spring days. The days are light and breezy. The fields and parks are celebrating new life all around Santa Clara. Trish and Eli’s wedding was therefore at the perfect time of the year. They have two beautiful children, but there love for each other was shining bright and new. Their little girl looked […]

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