10Aug

denver colorado

denver colorado
robyn and i met the summer of 2003 when we were both sophomore-turning-juniors in colorado springs. the rest of high school, her friendship would play a big part in my life. we were both on the varsity basketball team which was a year-round bonding experience. as such, college came and lives parted. robyn is a […]

06Aug

san francisco california

san francisco california
todd and tamara are the cutest. the sweetest. we met to shoot around before their wedding day back in july. yes, i am pretty behind in blogging. they are getting married this august and i cannot wait to photograph it.

22Jul

san jose california

san jose california
i was honored to have celebrated my 21 birthday photographing michelle and jayson’s san jose wedding. it was a bright, sunny and extremely windy day. the ceremony took place under the dappled shade of the castillo hillside shire followed with a backyard reception with glorious lighting before the couple whisked away with a sparkler send-off! […]

18Jul

bodega bay california

bodega bay california
four weeks before the wedding, taylor proposed to his diana in texas. within that time, they decided that a simple wedding under the redwoods outside of bodega bay surrounded by a handful of loved ones during their week vacation as a family is exactly how they would want to unite. enveloped by the glory of […]

10Jul

sacramento california

sacramento california
june twentieth is a day that will go down in history for kristen and jeff. not only was it the day they declared their vows under the trees in front of hundred plus loved ones. but also the day that kristin’s mom’s car broke down two hours away. but for me, it will be the […]

07Jul

san jose portrait

san jose portrait
its their first anniversary =] i am so happy to have photographed derik and sarah’s engagement, wedding and now first wedding anniversary. tk and i met them in san jose on a warm friday at a local wildlife park. it was us four, the sun and a bazillion gnats. a true wildlife experience. tk and […]

30Jun

mammoth california

mammoth california
this was sure to be an unique engagement. amanda + spenser, based in LA, wanted to meet somewhere out of the norm for their engagement session. they decided on mammoth for their destination. the goal: to hike to devil’s postpile and then trek over to rainbow falls for the finale. in between, we photograph. i […]

25Jun

santa cruz california

santa cruz california
i met kathy + craig at the santa cruz warf for their engagement session. our original plan of shooting along the boardwalk was delayed a bit due to the summer crowds. so we opted for the warf and the beach near the cliffs. we were able to snag a few shots near the rides before […]