whole-heartedly believe in 4 hour dinners, planning parties so epic people talk about them for years. Going way over the top on gifts, dancing all of my stress away and raising our kids to live out love and kindness that can change the world.
A Southern Girl living in San Diego’s Endless Summer! I left dental career path to travel the world with just a camera in hand and spent a year capturing the world’s greatest beauty. I’m a deep believer in waking up at 5 am to own my day, rocking every jumpsuit, losing track of time dining with friends and drinking tea until it fills my veins. I traveled the world in search of life’s greatest adventure and found it in my arms as I held my children. I’m here for you. Here for your adventure and here to share everything I’ve learned along the way.
I grew up with a mom who hand stitched every single one of my halloween costumes, she spent hours glueing on sequins, sewing lace and creating the prefect halloween costumes. I always dreamed of making these eloborate and creative DIY costumes for my kids, I imagined a room spread full of fabric and tulle and […]
When you think of iconic San Diego Engagement photoshoot locations Scripps Pier and Balboa Park should be at the top of your list. Balboa Park has absolutely stunning photoshoot locations around every corner. From historical buildings, lush gardens, and massive fig trees to arboretums and reflecting ponds. It’s truly the heart of San Diego and […]
The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe is one of the best wedding venues in San Diego hands down. Every single square inch of the Inn’s property is a photographers dream. This Wedding at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe shoot was absolutely stunning and will give so much inspiration for any wedding at the Inn. […]
The sun was showing off and morning mimosas were being sipped when I walked into the room to see the bride laughing with her family and friends. Jess was as stunning as could be and the girls of Elwynn and Cass made her shine as she prepared for her big day. The doorbell rang and […]
A Kauai, Hawaii Engagement Session If you’ve ever dreamed of having a destination engagement session in Kauai, Hawaii then this shoot is guaranteed to make you book flights immediately, pull out your Lai and say “Aloha” to adventure. Matt and Jess are San Diego natives who love the beach, exploring the outdoors and laughing as […]
A Laguna Beach Yacht Proposal This Laguna Beach Yacht Proposal was months in the making for The Yes Girls and Shaan. He knew when it came to asking Megha to marry him he wanted more than a nice dinner, known for his bold asks on Shark Tank Shaan wanted to go over the top for […]
We Bought A House!!! You guys!! Life has been INSANE the last few months and weeks (and days). Like literally insane and so much of the insanity and chaos is due to this beautiful blue lady right here. Welcome to our new home!!! It feels unreal that I can even write that because this has […]
When it comes to your wedding day it’s so important to work with your wedding planner and photographer to prepare the perfect timeline. Today I’m giving you our ideal timeline for an 8 hour wedding day. I’ve listed how much time a photographer typically likes for each section of the day and added a sample […]
L’Auberge Wedding in Del Mar Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in the heart of Del Mar sits the iconic L’Auberge Hotel. L’Auberge is more than just a boutique coastal resort, it’s a romantic seaside destination for the ideal San Diego Wedding. Wendy and Eric fell in love with L’Auberge at first sight and knew their wedding […]
Kauai Destination Wedding When Bay area residents, Kendall and Ben pictured their wedding they dreamed in palms, ocean breezes, and the Aloha spirit. Their Kauai destination wedding became a reality with just a few Mai Tai’s being sipped under the Hawaiian sun. Ben and Kendall only made one trip over to Hawaii to plan their […]
We live in a world where hustle never sleeps, our lists grow long and our days can so quickly fill with meaningless distractions. I spent years using the same system and coming up short when it comes to being productive (mostly hand written lists scattered throughout my house and my brain). Once I married “Mr. […]
A Westin Carlsbad Wedding in the Grand View Atrium Coastal views and ocean breezes greet you as you step outside the Grand View Atrium at the Westin in Carlsbad, California. The faint scent of salt in the air and watching the sunset from the cocktail lawn set the perfect backdrop for any San Diego wedding. […]
Engagement Photo Session at the Mission in San Juan Capistrano Take one step inside the Mission San Juan Capistrano and you’re instantly transported to somewhere that feels like Rome. Around every corner you’ll find a vast array of beauty, history and discovery. Every corridor provides a romantic escape for engagement photos in the middle of bustling and […]
A Darlington House Wedding I answered the phone and the excitement and nerves were tangible. We were strangers at the time but a cold call from Colorado, a trip to the Hotel Del and a romantic proposal on the sand dunes would lead us to becoming life long friends. I remember the moment Nicole said […]