Category Archive: weddings

Elizabeth and Michael: a beautiful Spring celebration in New Jersey

They swiped right! You never know where you’re going to find true love.  We hear about people meeting and falling in love through online dating services all the time, but Tinder?  Really?  Yep! … Continue reading

Liz and Chris: classic elegance in La Jolla

I was so looking forward to Liz and Chris’ wedding after having had such a great time with them on their engagement shoot. Liz and Chris met at IU where they both were… Continue reading

Abbie and Brian: later that evening, a little drama

After the boat pulled back into the harbor, and the guests went their separate ways, Dad and I were fortunate to be able to spend a little more time with the gorgeous newlyweds,… Continue reading

Abbie and Brian: a sunny San Diego celebration

A beautiful bride, a handsome groom, a bright sunny day, the sparkling bay, happy friends and family – you really couldn’t ask for a more ‘San Diego’ celebration. When Abbie and Brian attended the… Continue reading

Jamie and Brad: love, candy hearts, and 80’s rock in Poway

After having such a great time with Jamie and Brad on their engagement session at Poway Lake, I could hardly wait until their Valentine’s Day wedding in Poway. I love how laid-back and… Continue reading

Jillian and Miguel: an intimate and warm celebration

Some of the most beautiful and unique celebrations are intimate ones.  A perfect, dream wedding might just be a small cluster of loved ones witnessing vows at the beach at sunset, followed by… Continue reading

Sarah and Eric: an intimate Newport Beach celebration

It was the day before the ceremony. Sarah and Eric still had not heard from the photographer that they booked several months earlier, and they weren’t able to track him down.  As scary… Continue reading

Ashley and Stephen: happy celebration at the RB Winery

Both of them grew up in China, but they didn’t meet until three days after Ashley arrived in the states, when she was just starting at Purdue University.  He helped her move in,… Continue reading

Jennifer and Alfonso: class, warmth, and a great party

As a photographer, there is no greater compliment than to have someone ask me to photograph their wedding.  Sure, my friends will always be encouraging, but when they respect what I do enough… Continue reading

Tina and Clint: Stone Brewery reception

Tina and Clint’s wedding was absolutely perfect – and offered all of the beauty and romance that Kauai has to offer.  But of course, because of the long trip away, not all of… Continue reading

Tina and Clint: destination Kauai

Tina and I knew each other… ahem… about 20 years ago and have kept in touch through Facebook.  So then when she stopped by the Bridal Bazaar booth last year I was thrilled… Continue reading

Summer and Mitch: a love-filled day

If you know me, you know that family is super important to me – and that my own family, in so many ways, has defined who I am in everything I do, from… Continue reading