Palm Springs & Sand Dunes Engagement

Lena and Nathan are two of the kindest souls I have ever met and I call myself lucky to now have them in my life. They both work in medicine, and their career pursuits have meant a long distance relationship for a few years. As a result, they don’t get a lot of time together. And so, on one of the rare occasions they do get to be with one another, they invited me along on a full day adventure date.

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Annette + Greg: Malibu Rancho Del Cielo Wedding

On the most perfect summer day, they stood on the cliffs of Malibu in California, exchanging I Dos amongst their closest friends and family at the quaint Rancho Del Cielo. The ocean’s horizon played as our backdrop, the couple engaged in infinite kisses, and the guests boogied the night away. It was a wedding for the books.

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Joyce + Tim: At Home in Downtown LA

I have known these two for over 18 years — so to get the chance to photograph them intimately in their beautiful DTLA apartment felt like a throwback to childhood when we used to play pretend and chase crushes around the playground. There's an ease with shooting them. There's comfort in shooting at home. It was just like hanging out with besties, only with a camera.

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Louise + Alex : Cass House Cayucos Wedding

Alex and Louise's wedding unfolded in the tiny California beach town of Cayucos, with an intimate guest list of 70 loved ones. Alex's mom crafted all the flower arrangements. A BFF designed the invitations. The DJ played vinyl. Louise's mom spoke truth with a Mary Oliver poem. The venue, Cass House, served up the most delicious dinner. The party raged on at the local saloon.

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Leah + Kevin : A Rainy Day Gathering

In a wedding like in life — attitude is everything. Leah and Kevin were laid-back, calm, completely unfazed by the gloomy forecast. With clear umbrellas,  warm smiles and surrounded by loved ones — tears of joy fell from the April sky and onto these lovebirds at Vizcaya in Sacramento, CA. 

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