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Michael + Samantha The Fairmont in Santa Monica, Ca, Wedding

Its always an interesting phone call when a future bride calls you, and immediately says- my fiancé and I both hate photos. AGH! Talk about a scary moment! As a photographer, it is a huge portion of our job to make our clients feel comfortable, to feel themselves, in front of the camera. Being photographed,...

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    Erin & Ryan Temecula Creek Inn @The Stone Cottage Wedding

    Meet Erin and Ryan! Two of the most genuine, kind, and fun loving people I’ve ever met. Their wedding was at the Stone Cottage at Temecula Creek Inn. Nestled up against the mountains, its a little piece of heaven in seclusion and privacy. On this particular day, it was also hotter than heck!! The goal...

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      Kassi & Chris- Chino Hills Equestrian Center

      Kassie & Chris were married at the Chino Hills Equestrian Center, in Chino Hills, Ca, on June 1, 2019. Kassie had so many beautiful details planned for her wedding, my favorite being her stunning circular greenery arch for her ceremony, with custom gold lettering! Who doesn’t love mini bundts- from nothing bundt cakes (the white...

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        Gianna & Marcus… Classically Romantic Wedding at Galway Downs

        Gianna & Marcus- I honestly feel like I will NEVER get sick of sharing images from this wedding. Held at Galway Downs in Temecula, Ca, truly a venue of DREAMS. I was lucky enough to shoot twice there in two weeks, and I have never been more impressed with a venue as I was there....

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          Beautiful!!!  What lens do you shoot with ? Also do you use a flash ? ReplyCancel

        Kayla & Brendan….. Lake Oak Meadows Wedding

        After almost 11 years of shooting weddings, you would think I had seen it all. But do you want to hear something surprising? Up until this week, I had NEVER shot a wedding in the rain. Slight drizzle, drops here and there, yes. Rain in the morning only to clear up before the ceremony? Yes....

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          Angela & Brian Wedding … Twin Oaks Wedding Estate

          Angela and Brian… I honestly done even know what to say. First off, thank goodness for auto focus, because I was a MESS during their personalized vows. They are both humble and faithful. They were especially patient while awaiting the arrival of their own true love. After getting to know these two, they truly were...

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            Amy & Robby: Whispering Oaks Wedding, Temecula, Ca

            Every couple has a different dream for their day. A different feel, different goals, a unique vibe! Some go for classic and elegant, others whimsical and romantic. Amy & Robby chose to have their wedding at Whispering Oaks Terrace – with just the right combination of old rustic charm, mixed with giant oak trees, boulders,...

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              Amanda & Ming- Engagement Session Downtown San Diego Engagement Photography

              I was the lucky girl who photographer Amanda’s sisters wedding back in 2016 (speaking of- she is having a baby now!!! Im so excited for them!!!) Its Amanda’s turn, and I was so excited when she reached out to me and asked me to photograph her wedding coming up in July at the Grand Tradition...

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                Julia & Scott, Wine Country Spring Wedding @Ponte Winery

                A wedding, by today’s standards, can be one of the most overwhelming events you may ever plan in your lifetime. SO many decisions, from the style and scope of the event, to the colors, the theme, need to be made, that it often times can be really intimidating! Even the shoes are important (Julia’s butterfly...

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                Elegant Editorial Wedding Photoshoot, San Juan Capistrano

                I had the privilege of participating in an AMAZINGLY gorgeous styled shoot last weekend at the San Juan Capistrano Mission. Those who have been there know what a beautiful (but sometimes crowded), place that is! The weather was beautiful, the hired models were stunning, and all the details were just perfection!!! I haven’t done a...

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