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It’s that time of the year again! If you got engaged over this holiday season, you probably have a lot of things running through your mind right now. You might be wondering where to start with all of the wedding planning. And you might wonder whether or not you should plan an engagement session. I’m […]

5 reasons to have an engagement session

San Francisco Engagement Photo Locations It felt like we were on top of the world at Raymark and Kat’s San Francisco engagement session! We visited, not one, but two incredible locations during their session: Skyline Views at Bernal Heights Park Bernal Heights Park overlooks the city of San Francisco. On the day of this engagement […]

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Pacific Grove, Monterey County Engagement Just 3 hours southwest of Sacramento, you will find the quiet beach town of Pacific Grove. It’s located in Monterey County, one of California’s most beautiful counties. There is so much to do in this area and there are some incredible engagement session locations! We chose to take Taylor and […]

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A Unique Wedding Venue for a Much-Anticipated Wedding This private airplane hangar wedding was easily one of the most unique weddings I’ve had the opportunity to photograph! The sweet couple had to adjust their wedding plans multiple times because of the pandemic. Finally, they were able to celebrate their long-overdue wedding on a beautiful and […]

Northern California wedding at a private airplane hangar

Aaron & Carley Get Married Carley and Aaron’s wedding day at Catta Verdera was the sweetest day! This couple met way back in middle school and ended up connecting with each other in 2013 in college. Their first outing was an ice cream date where they sat and talked for hours, never wanting their time […]

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Park Winters Wedding Venue The Staley’s wedding was such a romantic day at Park Winters. Park Winters is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in the greater Sacramento area and has so much to offer. In my opinion, everything was designed with photography in mind. The indoor and outdoor spaces are perfectly curated so […]

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The Best Places in Sacramento for Photos As a Sacramento wedding photographer and studio owner, I have visited hundreds of photo spots in the area! A few stand above the rest and have become my favorite go-to spots for photo sessions. Sacramento is a beautiful city year-round, and there are some incredible outdoor locations that […]

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Today I’m sharing Spencer and Britt’s engagement session and, let me tell you, these two went all-in for their session! Most of us aren’t models, which means we aren’t 100% comfortable in front of the camera right away. Taking professional photos can be awkward, but Spencer and Britt came ready to shake off any uncomfortableness […]

5 ways to make your engagement session more meaningful

Palace of Fine Arts Engagement Session Jodie and DeAndre chose to take their engagement photos at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. The Palace of Fine Arts was originally built in 1915 for the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition and is considered by many to have been the most beautiful structure featured at that exhibition. […]

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Wedding at Catta Verdera Country Club We love everything about this Catta Verdera Country Club wedding! This wedding venue is just outside of Sacramento and features all of the amenities you need to make your big day super dreamy and elegant. Catta Verdera has separate private retreat areas for getting ready for your ceremony, outdoor […]

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