Mountain House Estate

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Katie & Vinny A Mountain House Estate wedding was such a breath of fresh air. This venue is set in the rolling hills in a small town north of Healdsburg. Not only is the property beautifully breathtaking, but it was the perfect venue for Katie & Vinny’s wedding. After 3 wedding dates, and the stress […]

A Mountain House Estate Wedding

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One of the hardest things you have to do with planning your session is picking a photoshoot location. Oahu is filled with so many different types of scenery, it seems as though it would be nearly impossible to choose. This is where I come in. As a professional, I have spent countless hours exploring the […]

How to Choose Your Photoshoot Location

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A new way of capturing family portraits If you are here, it’s safe to say you value family portraits, but do you dread them? OMG, me too!!! I have been a professional photographer for 11 years and I STILL dread getting our OWN family portraits taken. Session day in and of itself is stressful for […]

Reinventing Family Portraits

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Tips and tricks for brides, and photographers, to ensure for a quick and efficient set of family formals!

Efficient Family Formals

Efficient Family Formals

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Maximizing Reception Events Most of the time, the reception timeline is planned out by the DJ and the wedding planner, if you have one. However, this is usually planned without the ending coverage time in mind for the videographer and photographer. Now, I will say that I have stayed well past the time I was […]

How to Plan out Your Reception Timeline

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Where to Find them Before I start in on this post, I need to recognize that the title of this blog almost sounds like the start of a JK Rowling wedding planning guide! “Wedding Invitation Templates & Where to Find Them” I wonder if she’ll get on that? haha! I recently teamed up with Basic […]

Wedding Invitation Templates

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A multi-location engagement session on the beautiful Coast Guard base in Petaluma. This post is one that is bitter-sweet. Diana & Evan first contacted me a few months ago about photographing their wedding at Foxtail Golf Club in Rohnert Park. I talked to them for just over an hour about everything wedding-related the first time […]

Diana & Evan | A Petaluma Engagement

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Understanding the Basics of On AND Off Camera Flash (OCF) This post is going to be really long. For those photographers who are having trouble understanding the basics of OCF, this is going to be of great use to you. Learning On Camera Flash If you are new to flash, the best thing is to […]

Using On & Off Camera Flash (OCF)

Fairview Sonoma Foxtail Golf Club

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Whether it’s for socializing, celebrating, or simply for pleasure, food & beer has a way of working its magic of bringing two people together.

Katie & Vinny Engagement

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A list of the top 20 wedding venues in the Bay Area of California all in one place.

California Wedding Venues | Top 20 Venues in the Bay Area

California Wedding Venues

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