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Romance Requires Planning I received a phone call from a woman asking if I was available to shoot at a Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay proposal. I asked her for some details and such and it turns out she was asking on behalf of her brother! This proposal was going to be a complete surprise. Wil […]

January 22, 2019

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Pleasantly Surprised: A Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Proposal

Roots in Colorado, Growth In California Tamara and Matthew coincidently grew up in Colorado but met in college while attending UC Berkley. The world has a funny way of bringing people together, doesn’t it? They are going to have their wedding back in their home state with their family and friends at a picturesque mountain venue, so […]

December 4, 2018

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A Magical Redwood Regional Park Engagement Shoot

A Stroll Down San Francisco Lovers’ Lane Brad and Jen are an adorable couple that has a deep love for each other based on friendship and respect. The couple had requested an engagement shoot at a location that was woodsy. I gave them a few options, and they ultimately decided on a place neither they or […]

July 24, 2018

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A Romantic San Fransisco Lovers’ Lane Engagement

Put your feet up and get ready to enjoy these Muir Woods and Mt Tam Engagement Photos! Danniel and Jessica first met in sixth grade, but they didn’t start dating until 9th grade when they had class together. She wasn’t really into him before that because all the girls liked him and she wasn’t falling […]

April 10, 2018

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Mt. Tam Engagement Photos: The Forest by the Sea

Angel and Kyle have been together for about a decade now, and it shows in their San Francisco engagement photos. I love shooting engagement photos at Crissy Field because it has everything from an iconic view of the Golden Gate Bridge to classic beaches and tidal marsh overlooks. And, of course, the aptly named Warming Hut. […]

March 27, 2018

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San Francisco Engagement Photos: Golden Gate Bridge at Crissy Field

Tara & Brendan’s Bay Area engagement session ran the length of the spectrum, from romantic to playful, as we moved through Muir Woods and Sutro Baths. Where else in the country can you reach seaside and redwood trees, hiking trails and 130-year-old bathhouse ruins, in the space of an afternoon? These two met at work, […]

February 13, 2018

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Bay Area Engagement Session: Muir Woods and Sutro Baths

I’m dreaming of a Redwood engagement session, with muted sunlight filtering down to the magical silence below. I’m dreaming of roses and deserts and of love in the simple things. And where can you find a Redwood grove within walking distance of a desert? At least one place in the Bay Area – the University […]

January 30, 2018

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A Romantic Redwood Engagement Session: Berkeley Botanical Gardens

Grace and Craig are incredibly kind, caring people. I knew right away that we would be a great fit! As Grace put it, “I tend to gravitate towards the more fun, relaxed, spontaneous shots showing the couple laughing and enjoying each other.” And their Marin County engagement session at Phoenix Lake was all that and […]

January 18, 2018

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Playful Marin County Engagement Session: Phoenix Lake

Foggy Engagement Session on the Santa Cruz Coast I was feeling slightly nervous as I waited for Jordan and Josh to arrive for their Santa Cruz beach engagement session, the fog was rolling in quickly and we planned for a sunset shoot, I should’ve known better as a native Californian because in the hot summer […]

August 1, 2017

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Foggy Santa Cruz Engagement Session