A journal of raw, authentic, happy love

Amanda + Guillermo: Engagement Shoot | Northern California Wedding Photographer

I met Amanda and Guillermo through a mutual friend, which is reason number 19429480 why I love this job so much. It’s amazing to me how everyone everywhere is somehow connected and that I am lucky enough to meet new people and friends through this process. 

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Anniversary, Couples, Lifestyle, Love

Jessica + Eric: Hilltop Styled Engagement | Northern California Wedding Photographer

Today’s session was playful and so effortless. Jessica and Eric met me at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve. We hiked the Anniversary Trail which was only one mile to the most gorgeous views of the Bay Area. Jessica is a event planner (check her out here!), and she brought the most beautiful florals designed by April Baytan, wrapped in all-natural silk ribbon by Silk and Willow for our shoot!

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Anniversary, Couples, Lifestyle

Michelle + Jon: Anniversary Session | Northern California Wedding Photographer

This session just melted my heart. These two are so in love and it just radiates out so effortlessly for the world to see. Michelle and Jon (and their pup, Mini!) met up at Hidden Beach in Aptos and we lucked out with the most perfect weather. They were celebrating their 3-year dating anniversary and wanted to do a photo session to celebrate their day.

Jon had recently moved jobs and was complaining to Michelle that he didn’t have any good photos of them, so Michelle got him a nice photo frame for Christmas, but it was empty. This was the perfect excuse to fill that frame and spent a fun day out. Win-win!

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Anniversary, Couples, Lifestyle, Love