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Today, I share a sweet surprise proposal that took place among the scenic setting at Halter Ranch Vineyard. As an LGBT proposal photographer, one of the best things about my job is meeting beautiful, loving people and being part of their important life events. Recently, I captured a winery proposal between Lissa & Lauren at […]

Surprise proposal at Halter Ranch Vineyard

Engagements, Portraits

Couples proposal


You’re ready to ask the love of your life to marry you. Is this whole “marriage proposal” feeling a bit overwhelming to plan? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right spot. I am a seasoned San Luis Obispo proposal and wedding photographer. I help you navigate the process to reduce stress and make sure your […]

Three Step Game Plan for a Stress-Free Marriage Proposal

Engagements, LGBTQ Weddings, Portraits

newly proposed couple showcasing the wedding ring


One of the most heartwarming and lovely weddings I have ever seen was Stacey & Hank’s non-traditional, vintage, and romantic wedding at the Madonna Inn. The couple was amazing to work with – there were so many beautiful and emotional moments from the wedding that I will adore for a lifetime.  Till Death Do Us […]

Non-traditional wedding at Madonna Inn

LGBTQ Weddings, Weddings

Bridal party holding their ceremony flowers


LGBT Photography in California “You’re the kind of experience most people wait lifetimes for.” – Anonymous As a couple’s photographer with a special love for LGBT photography, I had the absolute pleasure to be a part of a session that embodies the beauty of LGBTQ love. Love finds its way into the hearts of many people, […]

Ethereal LGBT Couple Photography Session at Pismo Dunes

LGBTQ Weddings

2 women laughing in the sand


A miles-long shoreline, secluded coastal plains, beautiful streams, sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, canyons, and majestic hills, this is what this engagement session with my gorgeous couple, Bailey and Koleman, was all about. We did this fun session at Montana de Oro Park State Park, Los Osos, California. it was an absolute pleasure to photograph these […]

Montana de Oro Park Engagement Session with Bailey + Koleman


Montana de Oro engagement session, heart shaped rock, kissing


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


Guy on one knee proposing to girlfriend


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


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


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


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


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


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 Photography – Kiely and Curtis


bride and groom walking in winery - sunstone winery

Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Wedding Photographer