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The Engagement of Hayley & Colin ~ Marin County, CA

There is something special about shooting the engagement and wedding of someone you have known for years.  There is aView full post »

The Family Farm Engagement: Stacy & Joe in Novato

Congratulations to you both!!  I can’t wait to see you marry one another!!  It is a lovely day today and enjoyView full post »

West Marin Engagement: Chris & Renee come from Canada

Chris & Renee came from Canada, and had a little photo shoot in west Marin while here.  Such a treat for me and IView full post »

The East Bay Connection: James and Claire in Richmond

Engagement shoots are a big deal. I hope they are for the clients and I KNOW they are for me! It is often the first timeView full post »

The Wedding of Colby & Jenna in Wine Country

The blog post for this couples lovely engagement was a popular one!There are many things I could say about this weddingView full post »

This Crazy World, The Horrible Things That Happen, and Why We Take Photos

Get memories in book form, all your friends and family in one place! Alright folks, this is a longer post, and there areView full post »

The Beautiful Engagement of Joseph and Angelica

There engagement was wonderful, and with the wedding this weekend, it has been many photographs!  I can’t keep upView full post »

The Amazingly Lovely, Strangely Unique Engagement of Trevor & Nikki

There are soooo many things I can say about either of these two lovely people, and plenty to be said about the two ofView full post »

The Day Before They Marry: Delanie and Tom

Many things come to mind when I think of these two.  There are stories from when we worked together at Seawood Photo,View full post »


This was THE ideal wedding! Who could ask for better weather or a more care free couple? On top of that the evening hadView full post »

The Engagement of Colby and Jenna ~ Petaluma, CA

Christmas tree orchard, some cute outfits, and two adorable, sweet, amazing people.  What more can I ask for in a shootView full post »

Day After Session for Brendan & Lauren ~ Monterey, CA

There was just the post for their lovely wedding day, and now its the next day.  Time to have some fun!  Believe it orView full post »

The Lovely Monterey Wedding of Brendan & Lauren

Nearing the end of this year, but I have a good one!  This wedding, and the day after shoot that I’ll post JUSTView full post »

The Lovely Tahoe Wedding of D & J

This couple had a incredible engagement shoot — but I’m not allowed to show the second half.  Some are forView full post »


What a summer it has been!  Hot weddings, in all senses of the word!  Great clients and unique experiences at each andView full post »


One man, one woman, an old truck, some wine and cheese, and a whole lotta love.  I couldn’t bring myself to postView full post »

The Engagement of Natalie & Josh ~ Marin County, California

A call out of the blue from a dear old friend I shared a high school photography class with turns into an engagementView full post »

Beautiful Wedding of Alessio & Becca ~ Cornerstone, CA

This is just a simply delicious day!  Two perfect clients, a simple and playful venue, and some people from around theView full post »

Danielle, Liz and Maddy ~ Family Portrait Session

You may recognize Madison or Danielle from the video on my San Francisco Wedding website.  I have had the pleasure ofView full post »

The Engagement of Stephan & Diana ~ San Francisco, California

I am always impressed with my clients!  Each and every one is a different and amazing experience for me, and I amView full post »

Lei Lei ~ Rope Dancer Over San Francisco

What a fun project this was!  This won’t be the last you see of her!  Such a great idea, and to imagine theView full post »

The Engagement of Alessio and Becca ~ San Francisco, California

This was a couple I was dying to shoot.  From our first meeting they told me they were different, fun, unusual,View full post »

The Wedding of Nick & Alexis ~ San Francisco, CA

Do you remember these two?  Perhaps you saw them in their incredible engagement photo shoot from earlier this year inView full post »

Graduation of Elizabeth Odishoo ~ Cal Berkeley

Although these events are not my usual cup of tea, treat it like a wedding, and you have the same fun and fabulous shotsView full post »

Senior Session of Ms. Guasco ~ Point Reyes, CA

It has been a while since I had the chance to really sit down and relax shooting a senior session.  Makena didn’tView full post »

Wedding of Nick and Michelle ~ Chico

Can’t ask for a more beautiful wedding!  You two put together the single best decorations, venue, and mostView full post »

Engagement of Michelle & Nick ~ San Francisco

What can I say about this couple?  Well to start, a whole heck of a lot!  Nick and I go way back, and I love the guy,View full post »

Engagement of Fawn & John ~ Marin County

Having lived in Marin, Fawn wanted and engagement session in San Rafael.  We had several places in mind, and explored aView full post »

Engagement of Brendan & Lauren ~ Monterey

The perfect background for an engagement photo session, and soon to be the perfect setting for a wedding!  AfterView full post »

Engagement of Alexis & Nick ~ Hollywood

The dynamic duo!  You two rock my socks.  I’m not sure I’ll be able to handle seeing you two together.  View full post »

Genesis: The Experience

It was epic, it was incredibly joy-filled.  Emotionally packed and non-stop fun day and night.  No, it wasn’t aView full post »

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