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Samantha and Chris are high school sweethearts. Their high school friends were not surprised to learn of their wedding, because they saw marriage in their future ten years ago.  Samantha and Chris’ first date was toilet papering their best man’s house, but they tried to disguise it as someone else’s work.  Many of these high […]

Samantha + Chris Gale Vineyards | Wedding

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Couples often ask me about which wedding vendors I recommend for their wedding day.  There are many wonderful vendors out there that will take wonderful care of you on your special day.  I am providing you with five vendors that are a dream to work with on the wedding day.  They are very well organized […]

Five Dream Wedding Vendors Tips | Wedding

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Gover Ranch in Anderson, California, was the perfect location for Kaylin and Brandon to have their dream wedding.  Prior to their wedding day, they each wrote letters to their parent; and they took time on their wedding day to share these letters with them.  It was hard as the photographer not to tear up when […]

Kaylin + Brandon Gover Ranch | Wedding

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The towns of Paradise and Magalia had their worlds flipped upside down when the Camp Fire went through their community.  Even though Brooke and Ryann lost their home in the Camp Fire, they knew that it felt right to still get married at home.  Brooke and Ryann celebrated their love at the Meadowbrook Ranch in […]

Brooke + Ryan Meadowbrook Ranch | Wedding

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Haylee and Derek shared an intimate and emotional first look beside the creek at Centerville Estate.  Haylee slowly walked towards Derek; and once he turned to see her, he hugged and kissed her as he took in all of the beauty of his soon-to-be-bride.  Once they had absorbed the moment, Derek pulled out a handwritten […]

Haylee + Derek Centerville Estate | Wedding

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You Farmer J and I used to live in Glenn; and we often passed Jessekah and Andy’s wedding venue, the Ord Bend Mansion, sometimes multiple times a day.  But we had never turned down the driveway to take in all of the beauty the mansion had to offer.  The spring flowers were blooming on both […]

Jessekah + Andy Ord Bend Mansion | Wedding

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Your First Look is an amazing part of your wedding day!  If you are not sure about this tradition, I  will explain why it would be a romantic addition to your wedding day celebration that not only adds to the experience but also reduces stress.  Please know that I would never want anyone to feel […]

Three Benefits of a First Look Tips | Wedding

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It had rained the day prior to Margo and Mark’s wedding in Durham, California and the morning of.  Margo’s hair and makeup were complete and she was taking a moment as she looked over her vows.  The thunder rumbled in the distance.  We looked up into the sky and saw clouds threatening to come our […]

Margo + Mark Spring Almond Orchard | Wedding

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I am so excited to share the most photogenic veil of 2018!  There were many veils throughout 2018 and some very close contenders!  The most photogenic veil belonged to Janice.  She married her husband, Jeremy, in October of 2018.  Her mother surprised her with the veil of her dreams.  Her Mother-In-Law also created the bouquet […]

Most Photogenic Veil of 2018 Weddings

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Andreya and Cole had each gotten ready in their own suites that were located in separate halls at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California.  They had friends deliver gifts to each another while they were getting ready.  Both of them were so excited and also so anxious to see each other at their first […]

Andreya + Cole Montalvo Arts Center | Wedding

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