It’s Engagement Portrait Season!

It’s that time of year again for engagement photos! Here are 2 couples I’ve photographed in 2012, one in downtown Benicia and one in San Diego. Here are some tips to help you plan your engagement shoot: 1. Location, location, location! Choose a place that is special to you as a couple, or maybe a … Continue Reading »


Ange & Dom on Highway 267

We waited until April to shoot Dominic & Angela’s engagement photos  – so we could get shots with some snow, ha ha.  They are also really good sports…When I suggested shooting their engagement session at an old abandoned shack on highway 267 outside Truckee, Ca – they didn’t blink an eye.  When it was FREEZING … Continue Reading »


Kate and Scott in the Vineyard

Scott and Kate are such a sweet couple. They had me shoot their engagement photos this spring at a family friend’s property in Napa,Ca. The weather was perfect and they are not bad looking either, ha ha. Scott & Kate were married in Hawaii in the late spring and when they got home had a … Continue Reading »


Kyla, Nathan & Rudy at Stanford

When Kyla and Nathan suggested we shoot their engagement shoot at the Stanford campus I was so excited.  But when they asked if their sweet dog Rudy could come too I was even more thrilled!!  I always encourage my clients to bring their animals to a shoot, and when they do it makes it even … Continue Reading »


Carrie & Eric at Baker Beach

Carrie & Eric really love San Francisco, so shooting their Engagement session at Baker Beach was a no brainier.  It was one of the hottest days of the year and it was absolutely beautiful.  It took a few shots to warm up but once we got going they really ended up with some beautiful images.  … Continue Reading »


Danielle & Tony at home

Danielle, Tony & I debated for many weeks over where to shoot their engagement photos.  Finally Danielle came up with the perfect idea, “Let’s do the shoot at our house!”,  I was immediately sold:)  Their wonderful style was the perfect compliment to their engagement shoot.  I had so much fun getting to know them in … Continue Reading »


Joanna & Matt at the Lair

Joanna and Matt are so cute:)  Joanna and I worked together years ago at a summer camp called Lair if the Golden Bear in Pinecrest, Ca.   So I have known her for…well lets not say how many years!  Now campers at the Lair they decided it was the perfect place to shoot their engagement … Continue Reading »


Anne & Rob take the PLUNGE!

If I had a nickel for how many times people have asked me, “did they really jump?”!!!  This amazing couple, and dear friends of mine decided that their engagement photo shoot was going to be one for the books:)  Anne and Rob hired a friend to take us out on the San Francisco bay to … Continue Reading »


Christine + John + Old Sacramento

Being a Sacramento native myself I was really excited when Christine and John wanted to do their engagement shoot at Old Sacramento.  I have so many fond memories of going there as a kid, so it was really fun to see be there again as an adult.  I had the honor of shooting Christine’s identical … Continue Reading »


Shannon + Dean + san francisco

OK, OK, OK I am a tad bit behind in my blog images:) My plan is to update them all within the next few weeks. In my last blog I left off in February 2010…so here we are!  Shannon, Dean and I started their engagement session in the colorful and exciting Mission District in San … Continue Reading »