I cannot take a decent selfie!

Oh for crying out loud! I’m a photographer. So why can’t I take a decent selfie??? This morning I attempted to take a selfie to share with my friend Shirley. I just purchased… Continue reading

Jerry & Michael… at last

  I met Jerry and Michael through my friend Brett when he invited Dick and I to join a group of friends for dinner last summer. We sat across from the two of them,… Continue reading

Bree and Omar: the best kind of quirky

I met Breanne at the Bridal Bazaar a few years ago, and she was so sweet, telling me that even though she and Omar hadn’t started planning their wedding in earnest yet, she… Continue reading

Kate and Tony’s spiritual celebration at Campbell Creek Ranch

Faith plays a big part in Kate and Tony’s lives, so it was important to them to incorporate their spirituality into their wedding ceremony. However, rather than opting to marry in a church building, they decided… Continue reading

Jennifer and James: classic elegance at the Darlington House

After having spent a little time with Jennifer and James during their 1940’s themed engagement session (one of my very favorites ever!) I really looked forward to their Darlington House wedding. The historic… Continue reading

AJ and Jen: St Joseph Cathedral wedding and reception at the Brick

When AJ and Jen first started telling us about their wedding plans, I was immediately taken in by the way they planned to bring together traditional wedding customs with more unique, modern ideas. What… Continue reading

Anjelica and Marvin’s La Jolla newlywed photos

Anjelica and Marvin haven’t really had the best luck with sunsets. When he planned to propose, he read that there would be rain, so he drove all the way up to Carlsbad to where… Continue reading

branding photos for Jill, acupuncturist

Jill is updating her website and social media presence and needed some photos. We had a such a great time capturing her positive and relaxed nature in these photos taken at Rancho Bernardo Inn.… Continue reading

Amanda and Josh’s romantic Carlsbad elopement

What a treat to photograph these two beautiful people after they had just eloped on the beach in Carlsbad. Congratulations you Amanda and Josh.

Judi and Josh: El Cortez wedding

The knew each other for years. Both attended the same performing arts school, and they had the same group of friends. She never really found him attractive… that is… until he grew the… Continue reading

Alexis celebrates her 16th Birthday!

Alexis turned 16 and boy, did her sister Jessica throw her a party!!  Here’s just a small taste of the celebration. And definitely check out all of the fun stationery items — this is the… Continue reading

Baby Ellie’s 100th day!

Well, actually, Ellie and her mommy, Michelle, were visiting her Korean family when she celebrated her 100th day or Baek-il (백일) but the celebration continued here in the states and we documented it with a… Continue reading