Meghan and Brian – a touch of Irish in Snohomish, WA

My cousin Meghan and her fiance Brian have known each other for years.  What started as a crush on a boy with a cute Irish accent has turned into a beautiful romance and… Continue reading

Cyndi & Benjamin – an evening in Balboa Park

A few months ago I was sitting at our Bridal Bazaar booth when I saw a familiar face.  I’ve known Cyndi since high school and only recently we discovered that we were practically… Continue reading

Jessica and Blaine: a creative and personal celebration

For years Jessica’s dad has been collecting antiques, and for years the family has teased him about it.  When would all of these items (from antique milk jugs, to old train cars and… Continue reading

Megan and Philip: Summer sunset in Balboa Park

What a great afternoon this was in so many ways!  This was the first time I’d met Megan and Philip in person, so you can imagine how pleased I was when these two… Continue reading

Erin and Garrett – Etiwanda Gardens

When we are given the opportunity to photograph a couple’s most special day, we spend a lot of time with them and often get to know them pretty well.  After all, few people… Continue reading

Brenda and Antonio – Maderas Golf Club

The day could not have been more beautiful when Dad and I pulled up to the clubhouse where Brenda and her bridesmaids were getting ready, at Maderas Golf Club.  The location and weather… Continue reading

Happy Fathers Day

Thank you Dad – for so many things.  For the camping and sailing, for crab popsicles, for the acting chops, for knowing how to do so many things, for making me believe that… Continue reading

Janessa and Rob – fun engagement session in Balboa Park

A couple years ago, we had a great time with Janessa, doing a ‘just for fun’ shoot along with our good mutual friend, stylist Shannen Ebert.  Well, now Jenessa is getting married to Rob… Continue reading

Heather and Mike – Tivoli Too in Laguna Beach, CA

How often do you hear a bride say that she met the man of her dreams in a bar??  Not often, I assure you.  But this wasn’t just any guy.  When Mike and… Continue reading

Jenelle & Cory: Refreshingly Green!

Dick and I had a great time with Jenelle and Cory on their engagement shoot in Julian earlier this year (we already knew Jenelle because she works with Dick).  These two are so… Continue reading

stop and smell the plumeria

Today was our last full day in Kauai and with no real plans, we spent some time on the beach and took one last short drive into Old Koloa Town.  We’ll definitely miss… Continue reading

Lighthouse, Fern Grotto and Luau… oh my!

Our big plans yesterday were the Smith’s Fern Grotto boat tour and Luau, but those wouldn’t start until 3:30 so we decided to kill a little time and drove up to the Kilauea… Continue reading