These blog posts elicit a strong sense of family and love, intertwined with adventure. 

A small adventure can make all the difference in the world for a memorable photo session. That’s what I took away from this San Pedro engagement shoot with Johnny and Moriah. If you’re willing to go the distance, you’ll find yourself surrounded by natural beauty. What could have been a session per usual becomes a […]

My engagement shoot with Alison and Joe left me thinking on thing: there’s no excuse for any Cal State Fullerton student to not visit the Fullerton Arboretum. May as well be a portal to another world. You can’t escape the diverse vegetation, vibrant colors and immersive atmosphere. The location gave me a plethora of opportunities to capitalize […]

“There’s a place on a blank stretch of road/ Where nobody travels and nobody goes,” Bruce Springsteen sang of hidden slices of heaven on his song “Moonlight Motel.” It’s an ode to the places made priceless by the passage of time. That’s what makes 1880 Union Hotel in Los Alamos such an exquisite location. Part […]

It’s easy to catch a contact high when you’re involved in the happiest day of a person’s life. When it’s one of your oldest friends, you’re experiencing it right alongside him. For that reason alone, Ray Patchen’s marriage to Tori became a particularly memorable photo-shoot. Temecula Creek Inn had beautiful pockets of great locations to […]

Venue/Caterer: Five Crowns Restaurant Wedding Coordinator: Lily Mac Events  Videographer: David Moore Florist: Cabbage Rose Weddings Cake: Simply Sweet Cakery Hair: Mallory Boaz Makeup: Ms. Victoria Beauty DJ/Band: Steve Burdick Gown Designer: Essense of Australia Bridesmaids Attire: David’s Bridal Groom + Groomsmen Attire: Friar Tux  Jewelry: Haute Couture Intimate weddings can be a bit of […]

Sea Legs Wedding in Huntington Beach uses the best attributes of its location for a beautiful wedding. Most people know Huntington Beach as the world capital of surfing, but to the people at Sea Legs Wine Bar in Bolsa Chica State Beach, it becomes a prime spot to celebrate a marriage. All the variables can […]

A city like San Gabriel has a plethora of exquisite vocations, which can become a double-edged sword when it comes to choosing specific places to shoot. For something as once-in-a-lifetime as a wedding, it’s hard to think of a better hotspot than the San Gabriel Grapevine Arbor Wedding area. The two spots have a respective […]

Sometimes it’s not how far you travel to find the best locations, but how smart you are during your search. That’s what I’ve discovered while shooting in Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park. It’s not too far outside Mission Viejo, the wildlife sanctuary’s natural beauty feels incredibly immersive after short walks through the meadows and forests. […]

Q&A w/ Nicole & Jim: Q1: What did you love most about having your wedding at Old Ranch Country Club? And why did you both choose this particular venue? A1: What we loved most about Old Ranch was the location and that the ceremony and reception were in the same place.  We picked this venue […]

Taylor & Paul wanted to get out of Los Angeles and shoot their engagement session somewhere in nature. I was instantly very excited! After going through a few different options we settled on Idyllwild! It turned out to be the perfect spot for them. Idyllwild is very beautiful, quiet and is surrounded by tall pine […]