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The best Colorful Photoshoot Locations in San Francisco, California

It’s no secret that San Francisco is known for its cute homes, colorful corners, and hilly streets. There are a TON of amazing backdrops for photos in the area, but how do you go about narrowing down the best ones for your own photos or your clients? How do you find the secret colorful walls, homes, and hidden corners without spending hours upon hours searching? Well, lucky for you I’ve done all the work for you! 🎉

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When Emily said she had been waiting years for the day when she could email me to take her wedding photos at San Francisco City Hall, I was so incredibly flattered! Plus she’s a wedding photographer too?! Amazing!! It was kind of a pinch me moment when I realized I’ve been in business long enough […]

Couples

Pink Disco California Elopement at San Francisco City Hall

May is celiac disease awareness month, so as someone with celiac disease for many years (you can read about my story here), I wanted to share my favorite tried and true gluten-free snacks, treats, and staples! Of course taste is very personal, so you may or may not love my favorites but at least it […]

Personal

The Best Tasting Gluten-Free Foods For People with Celiac Disease

As a wedding photographer who typically spends 8 hours running around taking photos on a wedding day, there’s a lot of gear that I bring with me! Of course there are my cameras (2 of them), lenses (4 of my faves), flashes (4 plus 2 backup), light stands (2), and other gear directly related to […]

Photographers

6 Non-Camera-Related Things Every Wedding Photographer Should Bring to a Wedding Day

If you’re a female-identifying creative business owner who loves color and community and haven’t heard of Altitude Summit (also known as Alt summit), you have to check it out! The conference started in 2009 as a gathering for design bloggers but has morphed into a space for creative entrepreneurs across all sorts of platforms. For […]

Brands

Alt Summit Mini Brand Sessions at The Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs

Leah + Kevin had the cutest idea for their engagement photos: they wanted a fun and colorful session at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! If you’re not familiar with the boardwalk, It’s a small amusement park right next to the beach in Santa Cruz and is filled with rides, whimsical shops, arcades, carnival games, and […]

Couples

Retro Amusement Park Engagement Session in Santa Cruz, California

Natalie and Miguel traveled up from Southern California to take photos around San Francisco and have a babymoon adventure! Natalie is also a photographer in addition to being a model and actress so she had some creative concepts in mind when planning their photoshoot. She wanted it to have a whimsical, creative, colorful, Alice in […]

Couples

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers Whimsical Maternity Photoshoot

Kelsey and Nick had one of my favorite color palettes ever for their 1970s themed disco wedding in Oakland last year! They combined each of their favorite colors, purple and orange, with her favorite era of music (the ’70s of course!) to create a fresh + fun theme for their colorful day! (Pssst…you can check […]

Couples

Purple + Orange 1970s Themed Wedding at The Bridge Yard in Oakland

When Kristen and Mikey had their first date she thought it was going to be a simple coffee chat for a few minutes, but they actually ended up spending the whole day hanging out and have been together ever since! Sometimes it’s as simple as that when you find your person; you feel so comfortable […]

Couples

Intimate Garden Wedding at Hastings House and La Costanera, Half Moon Bay

Chances are that if you made it to this page, you consider yourself a “natural light” photographer or you like bright images just like I do! There’s absolutely nothing wrong with higher contrast, shadowy, or darker photos…it’s just not my jam! My clients come to me for a fun experience and the bright, happy, and […]

Photographers

How to Make Flash Look Natural | Easy Flash Education for Natural Light Photographers

This fall wedding at Beltane Ranch in Glen Ellen California was such a special one! Grace and Strother have a beautiful love story, and their sophisticated nod to a fall harvest was perfectly incorporated through elegant decor and thoughtful details. The pale yellow southern style home with a large wrap-around porch, scattered bud vases filled with wildflowers, pops […]

Couples

Southern Inspired California Wine Country Wedding at Beltane Ranch

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