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Not just a photographer, a visual storyteller for loved-up souls

If you're here, that probably means you're engaged and in the planning phases. If that's the case, I'm ecstatic for you! As a former teacher, my goal as a photographer is to share all of my expert advice I've learned. My blogs are packed with helpful tips that is aimed to assist you throughout the entire process of your wedding planning.

Mission Santa Clara Wedding

The Mission at Santa Clara University is beautiful and makes for the perfect place to get married. Check out Christina and Jack’s wedding!

Santa Clara Wedding

The Venue at Wildwood

I am so excited to show off The Venue at Wildwood to you all! This is a beautiful intimate wedding venue with a historic past, and I think it could be the perfect spot for the right couple.

How many hours of wedding photography coverage do you need?

Deciding on how many hours of wedding photography coverage you need can feel super overwhelming. You may think you want a photographer there for the whole day, or you could be on the other end of the spectrum and think you only need a photographer for a few hours. What I’ve learned as a wedding […]

Do you need to hire a second shooter?

As you’re doing your wedding planning research, you may have heard or seen the phrase “second shooter” pop up a few times and wondered what it meant.

5 Alternatives to a Guest Book that your Guests will Love!

Just as with anything, weddings have trends that ebb and flow. One that has stuck around for a long time is a guest book! There’s a reason that it’s been a staple at weddings for so long. It’s a way for your guests to give you advice, warm wishes, and congratulations! Guest books are also […]

3 reasons why you should consider a private last dance

A private last dance is where all of your guests, including your wedding party and family members, clear out of your reception and allow you and your spouse a moment on the dance floor all to yourself!

Questions to ask your wedding photographer before booking

It can feel overwhelming to know what to ask your wedding photographers I get it! You probably know a bit of what you DO want, but aren’t sure what to ask to make sure you’re finding it. 

Things to look for when choosing your wedding photographer

We are going to tackle a big topic today: choosing your wedding photographer. There are so many wedding photographers out there and I know it can be overwhelming trying to decide who to hire.

Why you should take golden hour photos at your wedding

Golden hour aka sunset photos, is the hour in which the sun is setting. Photographers (and in turn our couples) love golden hour so much because it makes for absolutely dreamy and glowy photos.

Top 10 wedding planning tips

Are you stuck on wedding planning? I’ve photographed many weddings and now I’m sharing all my wedding planning tips.