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Since my title is Wedding Photographer, it should be pretty obvious that I LOVE weddings. I love attending them and being in them, but most of all, I love photographing weddings. I adore capturing the moments that will last forever on my couple’s special day. Thankfully I’ve built a business that allows me to do […]

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I am so excited to share photos from an amazing maternity session at UC Davis Arboretum in Davis, California. The Arboretum and Public Garden boast some incredible places for photo sessions and a general day of exploring with family or friends! From Oak Groves and Acacia Groves to Native American Contemplation Garden, US Davis Arboretum […]

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We planned an engagement photoshoot at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, which is the perfect location for any engagement session! The park spans over 1k acres and offers various backdrops all year long. From lakes to botanical gardens and waterfalls to meadows, Golden Gate Park is incredibly diverse and gives a range of options […]

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create and bloom sacramento photography studio rentals

Create and Bloom Studio’s Mission Create and Bloom Studios is a photography studio and creative workspace ideally located in downtown Sacramento. After 14 years as a photographer, I opened the studio as a place where I could create and invite other local creatives to grow their business and skill. I dreamed of owning a photography […]

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brand photoshoot outfits

Brand photography is an essential part of creating a personal brand. But, before you show up for your brand photoshoot, there are some things you can do to make sure your brand photos are the best they can be!  1. Have a clear idea of your vision for your brand photoshoot. The first step in […]

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mother's day mini sessions at create and bloom studios

Celebrating Motherhood Moms deserve to be celebrated all year long, but especially on Mother’s Day! (If I had it my way, Mother’s Day would be once a month! Is anyone else with me?) Being a mother has been my biggest accomplishment and the biggest blessing in my life. While raising babies is the best gift […]

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Moss Beach and Half Moon Bay Engagement Photos

A beach engagement session at Moss Beach and Half Moon Bay, California that started off with a couple of shy lovers turned into an amazing celebration!

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what to ask your wedding photographer

As you plan your wedding, one of the first things you will do is look for a photographer. Maybe you have inquired with photographers about your wedding day, and now it’s time to hop on a consultation call with them. No idea what questions you should ask during a consultation? Here are some of my […]

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wine country wedding in lodi ca

Air Force Pilots’ Wedding Serena and Brandon’s celebrated their wedding in Lodi, California at Wine & Roses, a local hotel, spa, and restaurant. These two are both pilots! They met in the Air Force and have such a fun energy about them. There was lots of joke-cracking and genuine laughter on their wedding day. Serena […]

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sunset maternity session in rocklin ca

Mama to Be Session at Boulder Ridge Park Today I’m sharing photos from an incredible maternity session at Boulder Ridge Park. Boulder Ridge Park is located in Rocklin, California, and has some of the best views of Sacramento, the Sierras, and Mt Diablo that you can find. The maternity session was right at sunset, so […]

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