Love and family
intertwined with adventure. 

The threat of COVID-19 can seem like a dark cloud over everyone’s 2020 wedding plans. But as they say, love finds a way. This was evident in the union of Emma and Jake, just like their Laguna Beach engagement shoot. This small, intimate wedding at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach overflowed with elegance and charm. […]

In the wake of COVID-19, countless couples have had their engagement and marriage plans turned upside down. No one could have prepared for these times, which left one option: get creative. For Johnny and Moriah, the plan became an elope—well, kind of, as their approving parents were in attendace. Like their engagement shoot, the couple’s intimate elopement […]

The natural beauty of Laguna Beach speaks for itself. It’s as easy to imagine a honeymoon over there as it is an engagement shoot. Of course, the really pristine spots maintain their beauty due to their exclusivity. In fact, my shoot with Emma and Jake at Emerald Bay wouldn’t have happened without a friend letting […]

With only 200 permanent residents and all-wooden houses straight out of 1900, Tällberg’s intimate atmosphere starts at its very foundation. Though a popular tourist resort, it’s hard to think of a better place for Gustaf and Mikaela’s intimate wedding in Sweden. The unique natural beauty of this location gave me so much to work with […]

A small adventure can make all the difference in the world for a memorable photo session. That’s what I took away from this San Pedro engagement shoot with Johnny and Moriah. If you’re willing to go the distance, you’ll find yourself surrounded by natural beauty. What could have been a session per usual becomes a […]

My engagement shoot with Alison and Joe left me thinking on thing: there’s no excuse for any Cal State Fullerton student to not visit the Fullerton Arboretum. May as well be a portal to another world. You can’t escape the diverse vegetation, vibrant colors and immersive atmosphere. The location gave me a plethora of opportunities to capitalize […]

“There’s a place on a blank stretch of road/ Where nobody travels and nobody goes,” Bruce Springsteen sang of hidden slices of heaven on his song “Moonlight Motel.” It’s an ode to the places made priceless by the passage of time. That’s what makes 1880 Union Hotel in Los Alamos such an exquisite location. Part […]

It’s easy to catch a contact high when you’re involved in the happiest day of a person’s life. When it’s one of your oldest friends, you’re experiencing it right alongside him. For that reason alone, Ray Patchen’s marriage to Tori became a particularly memorable photo-shoot. Temecula Creek Inn had beautiful pockets of great locations to […]

Venue/Caterer: Five Crowns Restaurant Wedding Coordinator: Lily Mac Events  Videographer: David Moore Florist: Cabbage Rose Weddings Cake: Simply Sweet Cakery Hair: Mallory Boaz Makeup: Ms. Victoria Beauty DJ/Band: Steve Burdick Gown Designer: Essense of Australia Bridesmaids Attire: David’s Bridal Groom + Groomsmen Attire: Friar Tux  Jewelry: Haute Couture Intimate weddings can be a bit of […]

Sea Legs Wedding in Huntington Beach uses the best attributes of its location for a beautiful wedding. Most people know Huntington Beach as the world capital of surfing, but to the people at Sea Legs Wine Bar in Bolsa Chica State Beach, it becomes a prime spot to celebrate a marriage. All the variables can […]