This Avila Beach engagement session happened to be on a perfect summer day. My goal for engagement sessions is for them to be fun and relaxed. The more things I can do to help prompt you to laugh or be playful with each other (and not take it too seriously), the better!  These two had […]

Samar and Reza’s Spanish Oaks Ranch wedding in Santa Margarita, California. Samar and Reza’s wedding day was laid back and full of joy. I photographed their engagement session six weeks before their wedding. I often get asked when the best time is to do engagement sessions. It’s hard to give a straight answer to that […]

Four steps to help make the family portraits on your wedding day go smoothly

Have you ever wondered how to help the family portraits on your wedding day go more smoothly? If not properly handled, the family portraits portion of your day can be the most stressful and time-consuming part of photos. I want to set you up for success! I’ve been told that I’m excellent at wrangling large […]

This Avila Engagement session started in some vineyards. Lindsey’s family own a winery in San Luis Obispo, called Filipponi Ranch. Filipponi is where Lindsey and Nick will be tying the knot later this year. When going over possibilities for engagement session locations, I ask clients if they have a background they’ve been picturing. For Lindsey […]

We did Samar and Reza’s Morro Bay, California engagement session six weeks before their wedding at Spanish Oaks Ranch.  This is an excellent example of how there isn’t a specified time you NEED to do your engagement photos by. I get asked when the best time to do engagement photos is often. The answer varies […]