Shelby + Scott at The Logs Estate

I have known Scott for years.  We worked at Jake’s on the Lake in Tahoe City together in my early years of becoming a photographer.  He is the executive chef at Jake’s and so incredibly talented!  I was working at the restaurant for a couple summers with Scott and shooting weddings on the side.  Scott and I … Continue Reading »

Kate + Rob thrash Kate’s dress!

After their amazing wedding in Tahoe, Kate and Rob contacted (ok well Kate did!) about doing a Trash The Dress session at the beach somewhere.  I was SO pumped.  I love TTD’s and I was ready for the challenge.   Since we didn’t have time to do an engagement session,  we used this opportunity to get a few “Engagement” type … Continue Reading »

Kate + Rob at Gatekeeper’s Museum

Kate and Rob are an amazing couple.  They were referred to me by their wonderful officiant Molly, and I’m so glad she introduced me to them!  They took wedding details to the next level: it took my second shooter and I over an hour to take pictures of all the thoughtful decorations, giveaways, and accents … Continue Reading »

Nira + Eoin at Lair of the Golden Bear

The Lair of the Golden Bear has a special place in my heart.  When Nira & Eoin contacted me about shooting their wedding there, I was really excited.  Not only because its the place where I met my husband (also the caterer – Daniel Prelip!)…but they were getting married at my favorite location in the … Continue Reading »

Elise + Geoff at Hans Fahden Winery

I was fortunate enough to meet Geoff and Elise through Geoff’s sister Katie (See Katie and Alex’s wedding here).  Their beautiful venue, Hans Fahden Winery, was one of the most unique venues I’ve ever seen in the Napa Valley.  With its immaculate gardens surrounding the ceremony spot, it made for endless photo possibilities. Geoff and … Continue Reading »

Shelly + Nick at Bristlecone Lakehouse

Shelly & Nick are the sweetest!  I have known Shelly’s mom for years (We worked at Jakes on the Lake together!) so when they booked me I was so happy!!  They got married at the Bristlecone Lakehouse in Tahoe City which was an amazing venue that I would love to shoot at again.  I will … Continue Reading »

Kristin + Taylor at Forest House Lodge

Kristin & Taylor are so cute.  Their engagement session was so fun – in the streets of Benicia.  AND their wedding was at the coolest venue – The Forest House Lodge.  This place was built for weddings, it is incredibly beautiful and the staff was absolutely wonderful.  This party rocked.  Kristin made the most amazing … Continue Reading »

Erin + David at St. Thomas Aquinas Church

Erin & David’s wedding was so beautiful.  The fairy tale St. Thomas Aguinas Church was an amazing choice.  Not to mention the awesome 1953 Ford Mercury that Erin’s dad rented for their drive to their reception at The Women’s Club of Palo Alto.  The weather was perfectly toasty and everything was done beautifully.  Erin & … Continue Reading »

Ange + Dom at Hellman Ehrman Mansion

My extreme weather couple Dom & Ange really threw me for a loop on their wedding day! After their snowy engagement, I knew this couple was up for anything!  I woke up the day of their wedding and it was raining.  I can’t imagine what Ange was thinking – but I was freaking out a little, … Continue Reading »

Tina + Cameron at Holman Ranch

Tina and Cameron are the best:)  They were SO fun to shoot and Cameron’s constant movie quoting had me laughing the whole time!  We did their engagement session at UC Davis (where they met!) and their beautiful wedding was at Holman Ranch, in Carmel Valley, Ca.  I loved every last detail of their wedding – … Continue Reading »