Curious how I make wedding photography magic? I have amazing clients! My blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at each couple, introducing you to their spectacular stories, vendor teams and venues. I can’t wait to tell you their love stories. 

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Aaron decided to spring a surprise proposal on his girlfriend. He would ask her to marry him in one of their favorite areas, Santa Ynez, CA at Roblar Winery. Aaron and Rebecca dated for about 2 years. Aaron decided it was the perfect time to surprise her with a proposal. He enlisted the help of […]

Surprise proposal at Santa Ynez winery / Aaron + Rebecca / Roblar Winery

Engagements

Guy on one knee proposing to girlfriend

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When a client asks for engagement photos, I have the opportunity to ensnare your most important moments and frame them beautifully in your memory. Whether a milestone or anniversary, photos are an ode to this wonderful chapter of your life. Beatrice and JP, unfortunately, had to postpone their wedding ceremony-reception THREE times only to be […]

California Dreamin’: Santa Barbara Engagement Photos

Engagements, Portraits

engagement couple kissing along a beach cliff - bride has one leg up

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Camille + Rob’s elegant garden wedding took place at the Heritage Estates in Arroyo Grande, California. The manicured gardens complimented Camille’s vision with lots of greenery and natural setting. They both love the outdoors, so this was the perfect location for a nature-themed wedding. Camille organized all of the California wedding details while living in […]

Romantic Garden Wedding at Heritage Estates | Camille + Rob

Weddings

photo so husband and bride-holding the bouquet on green grass

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Don’t you love hearing the engagement story of a couple and how they met? You can see their eyes light up when retelling the story of the moment they first saw each other, and how they knew it was true love. Kate and Derek’s Engagement Story Kate and Derek’s engagement story begins as they met […]

Engagement Story and Photo Session | Kate + Derek

Engagements

engagement story - close up of engaged couple on ocean cliffs of montana del oro

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KJ + Alise showed such excitement to take beach wedding photos. Hours before this session, they shared their intimate wedding vows virtually with family, friends and the Santa Barbara Court House. The couple decided to celebrate their wedding photos at a beach. They chose Montana del Oro State Park in Los Osos, California. Montana del […]

LGBTQ Beach Wedding Photos at Montana del Oro State Park in Los Osos, CA

LGBTQ Weddings, Weddings

Two brides on rugged rocks at Montano del Oro State beach beach wedding photos

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When an engaged couple considers a winery wedding, you MUST consider a Sunstone Winery wedding! It is one of the most beautiful wineries in Santa Ynez, California and the entire Central Coast of CA. The beautiful vineyards and Tuscan style assist the guest in imagining how it feels to visit Tuscany, Italy. Wedding at Sunstone […]

Sunstone Winery Wedding | Kiely and Curtis

Weddings

bride and groom walking in winery - sunstone winery

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Being an engagement photographer, I was eager to see this well planned surprise proposal flow well. Joe and I met when he was an undergraduate student at the local university. He returned to the Bay Area after graduation. I remember when he said he met this amazing woman, but that was all. We continued to […]

Engagement photographer | Joe and Simone | Terra Mia Paso Robles

Engagements

engagement photographer spotlighting recently engaged couple

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One thing that I LOVE about being a wedding photographer in California is a when the couple adds their specific style to the planning. Jaalah and Nastacia planned a Steampunk themed beach wedding ceremony in April. Due to shutdowns from to the pandemic, they had to reschedule their wedding date. Luckily, they were able to […]

Steampunk Beach Wedding

LGBTQ Weddings, Weddings

Wedding photographer - 2 brides kiss - they are legally wed -Avila Beach California wedding

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As an intimate wedding photographer in San Luis Obispo, I love it when couples include cultural traditions into their wedding ceremonies and receptions. According to Korean tradition, mandarin ducks stay with their partner for life. When I saw the beautiful gift of two wooden mandarin ducks at the gift table, I became intrigued by cultural […]

Small Garden Wedding in San Luis Obispo | Andrea and Tim

Weddings

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