UC Davis Arboretum Wedding | Kate and Robert

UC Davis Wedding

Falling in love with someone in the service means a life a little extraordinary. Having been raised in a military family, my Mom was often left to care for herself and for me without my Dad when he was on away stations or training in other states for months at a time. In fact, she […]

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Young’s Vineyard Wedding | Jaimie and Vaughn

Jamie and Vaughn | Young's Vineyard

I’m going to parallel Jaimie and Vaughn’s love story with my own reactions to the now infamous Beyonce pregnancy announcement photograph that was posted on Instagram this week. When I first saw the image, I didn’t think I liked it. So I went about my business, not really thinking about it too much anymore. And […]

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Crocker Art Museum Engagement Session | Rohini and Ed

When Rohini and Ed told me they wanted to have a Crocker Art Museum engagement session I was THRILLED. As both an artist and an art collector, it’s a dream location to shoot. The idea of capturing such a special moment in their lives together in a wonderfully inspiring environment is a photographers dream. Plus, […]

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Auburn Engagement Session | R and M

Auburn Engagement Session

Before they were man and wife, R and M were just a boy and a girl who fell in love and decided to commit their lives to each other. They wanted to document the start of their love story in a space with significant meaning, their home. And so we had an Auburn engagement session […]

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Grand Island Mansion Wedding | Brandi and Jonny

Grand Island Mansion Wedding

When my dear friend Julie called and told me her “second-daughter” Brandi was getting married and after showing her my work really wanted Jon and me to shoot her wedding, I was thrilled. And after I met Jonny, Brandi and their families, I knew why they were so beloved to Julie. Brandi is a beautiful […]

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Yocha Dehe Golf Club Wedding | Laura and Jeremy

Cache Creek Clubhouse Wedding

Laura and Jeremy are such sweet and beautiful souls. Laura is a tall and classic beauty and her Jeremy is such a handsome and respectful gentlemen. It was absolutely adorable to see the subtle hints of nervousness in them both before their first look. Especially Jeremy, normally the calm and collected one. But the moment […]

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Vizcaya Wedding | Tomilova and Jibraun

Vizcaya Wedding

Tomi, Jibraun and their newly joined families represent an ideal I’ve held my entire life: true love knows no color, gender, class boundaries, religion, or any other of the many ways we try to stereotype and box people into categories based our own personal biases. Theres was a blending in the most beautiful way, full […]

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Mosquito Bridge Engagement | Ashely and August

Mosquito Ridge Engagement

When Ashley and August told me that wanted to go rappelling for their engagement session, I was THRILLED. I love it when couples incorporate activities or places that are special to them into their photo shoot; it just gives the images that extra sense of history. And so we headed out on what was a […]

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