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Here you will find tips for your next portrait session, wedding ideas, all my favorite love stories, and a whole lot of my favorite things.

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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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5 reasons you should hire a business coach for your photography business

Should I Hire a Business Coach? If you are a photographer, you’ve probably wondered if you should hire a business coach. You might have a successful business that is running smoothly for the most part, but maybe you’re just not growing the way you hoped you would. Or perhaps you’re stuck at a full-time job, […]

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wedding reception at mastro's steakhouse san francisco

Mike & Venice’s Wedding Day Mike and Venice were a beautiful couple who wanted a heartfelt wedding ceremony, stunning portraits, and a fine dining experience for their closest family and friends. They made their dream wedding a reality, and I loved being there to capture it all happen! Mike and Venice started the day by […]

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family farm photo session

Farm Life in Los Altos, CA This family session in Los Altos, California, captured the Leroy family’s incredible little farm. High in the hills, surrounded by the most breathtaking views, this family created a farm on their property. They have sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens, dogs, and cats (and I’m probably missing a few other animals!) […]

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mentor for photographers

One of my main passions when it comes to photography is helping others as they are starting their businesses. I always say that there is enough sunshine for everyone. As someone who has been in the industry for many years, I feel it is my job to educate newer photographers and collaborate with my community. […]

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wedding day at stable cafe san francisco

Stable Cafe Wedding Venue I LOVED capturing Sydney and Daniel’s wedding at Stable Cafe in San Francisco. Stable is the cutest cafe serving coffee and pastries by day and offering a remarkable space for private events. Their dining rooms and garden patio are easily transformed into a warm, inviting venue. The patio features barista lights, […]

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san francisco engagement session at the legion of honor museum

Unique Architecture at Legion of Honor Museum On my way to another one of my favorite photo locations in San Francisco (China Beach), I came across the Legion of Honor Museum. The beautiful exterior reminded me of when I lived in Maryland, enjoying all of the unique architecture along the East Coast. The museum’s exterior […]

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sacramento wedding photography giveaway bloom photography

Sacramento Wedding Photography Giveaway 2022 is the 5th year I am giving away a completely FREE wedding photography collection to a local Sacramento couple. No catch, no hidden fees, just a wedding gift to one deserving couple each year. If you or someone you know is getting married in 2022 within 1 hour of Sacramento, […]

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