Irma and Vince, From our first meeting, you were wonderful. I enjoyed your energy and most of all the chemistry you have between the two of you. Covid derailed your wedding plans multiple times, and gave us the opportunity for TWO beautiful engagement sessions, but your special day finally came—and it was wonderful! Your wedding […]

Wedding, Wedding Reception

September 3, 2022

Wine County Northern California Wedding


I first met Lia when she was a little girl back in 2010 at Mendocino College in Ukiah. Her mother and I were brushing up on our Spanish and happened to be in the same class together. Just a little girl then, Lia sat in on one of our classes. Her pearly, blue, beautiful eyes […]

senior portrait session

July 2, 2021

Northern California Senior Session


Robin and Jack, from the first moment I saw you together, I knew that I had lucked out as a photographer. Your chemistry is amazing and you made every photo look dreamy. You only needed to be *you* together, and my job became easy. Thank you for hiking up the hills and sticking with me […]

Engagement session

June 17, 2021

Sunset Northern California Engagement Session


Covid has upset the weddings of so many brides and grooms. With only a few family members to witness their vows, Brittney and Alonzo decided to go through with their wedding plans at the gorgeous Hans Fahden Winery in Calistoga anyway, scaling it down to a micro wedding. I cannot imagine a more beautiful couple. […]

Wedding, Wedding Reception

August 8, 2020

Brittney & Alonzo’s Calistoga Hans Fahden Winery Micro wedding


I liked Stephanie and Marcos immediately. From our first Skype consultation, they were the friendliest people who made me feel like I could be part of their family. Their daughter is also names Mila. 12 I love my job. I get to see people in love all the time. It’s rosy and makes the world […]

Engagement session

July 10, 2020

Stephanie and Marcos Engagement Hans Fahden Calistoga


Irma and Vince have been together for over seven years and have two beautiful children to show for their love. They are planning on officially tying the knot in July! They are the kindest souls and are beautiful inside and out! Irma, people, she’s a stunner! She’s a beautiful human and a great mother too. […]

Engagement session, family portrait session

February 16, 2020

Irma and Vince Northern California Engagement and Family Session


This beautiful family welcomed another little girl into their lives, making them a family of four. I was so very honored to come to their beautiful northern California home and photograph all this loveliness. I had not been well for a few days, but thankfully, as the day approached, I was back on my game […]

family portrait session, Lifestyle, Newborn

February 7, 2020

Northern California Lifestyle Newborn Photoshoot


Kayla and Chris as absolutely the cutest together. It’s like they were meant for each other. Their chemistry is a Jim and Pam vibe (for any The Office fans out there)—deep and relaxed. We chose the beautiful and historic Palace of Fine Arts for the first half of their photoshoot. Surrounded by hundred of tourists, […]

Engagement session, portrait session

November 23, 2019

Palace of Fine Arts and San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge engagement session


Erik and Sauli and wonderful people and I am honored to call them friends. After chaos ensued in Venezuela, they opted to move to northern California where they had family ties. They left their jobs as ophthalmologists and began a successful catering service called Pilon Kitchen, serving traditional (and mouthwatering) Venezuelan cuisine. A week prior […]

Maternity session

November 9, 2019

Norcal Hills Dreamy Maternity Session


I photographed Melissa and Cole during the spring when she was pregnant with Zadie, their youngest. When she asked me about taking their family photos for their now larger family of five, I was delighted! Let me take a moment here to reminisce on the last time I tried to take photos for my own […]

family portrait session

November 2, 2019

Melissa and Cole—A Beautifully Warm Fall Family Session