The most important thing when selecting your wedding photographer is that you absolutely love their work and you love what their work stands for. My passion is capturing moments that evoke emotion in others that see it. My work is my art, and I bring that to your wedding day 100%! I pay attention to the smallest details because I want your photos to be perfect! I am not a picture taker, but a memory saver. You MUST feel comfortable with me, we will be spending the best day of your life together! If you love Dogs, Sushi and Mimosa's we will get along! If you don't like any of those, Ill forgive you and we can moved passed that.
Vintage Arizona Wedding// Jamie+ Mirnes
This wedding is a long time coming! Jamie + Mirnes have been together almost an entire decade. They were highschool sweethearts, but life took a turn and they took a break, but they just couldn't stay away! Mirnes is Bosnian which meant having a non-bosnian girlfriend was tough to hear for his parents. But Mines’ family grew to love Jamie as their own daughter. So when he asked Jamie on a plane “Why aren’t we married yet” and they decided to get married his parents were overjoyed!
Intimate Temecula Wedding// Jeanine + Ryan
Jeanine is the epitome of a glowing bride. Within her natural beauty, you can see her grace and happiness in every single photo. She made everything look so easy! And check out that backless DRESS. It’s difficult to find the perfect dress, but when you do… you just know.
Abrielle + Danny// Pure Love
Abrielle & Danny met about 5 years ago, and became best friends almost instantly. Danny went to her house every morning at 7am to read devotionals with her, and would stay at her house until 3am helping her family. They finally gave up staying "just friends" and became official, because they just couldn't imagine their lives without eachother.
La Jolla Engagement // Wesley + Courtney
After a life time of friendship Wes and Courtney decided to tie to knot! With years of history between them they decided they couldn't live without eachother. Being a military man, Wes was gone for a few years. At that point they werent together, but when he returned they decided to go get lunch. He wanted to start a relatioship again (he saw what he was missing out on), but she made him work for it! Thing worth fighting for are rarely easy to get. He made up for lost times with his romantic proposal.
Harry Potter Wedding // Joey + Casaundra
“I am not worried, Harry,” said Dumbledore, his voice a little stronger despite the freezing water. “I am with you.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
I feel like I need to go watch all of the Harry Potter books after this wedding, because seriously, how can you not fall in love with all of this detail?! From the getting ready process to the end of the evening send off with hand made wands, you can't go wrong.
The Bernstein Bears// Isaiah + Haleigh
This marine here is my youngest brother and the last one of my siblings to get married. I could not be happier for these two. My brother, has never had a good track record of "good women" in his dating life, so we were all leary of having another woman enter his life. On my twenty-first birthday my brother, his best man, and my boyfriend, drove out to Santa Barabara to hang out with my cousin. We were supposed to stay out there but he needed to get back to "this girl" I was so mad that we left early because of another doosey. BOY WAS I WRONG, and this is why...
Dancing in the rain// Oakglen
"Aaron has an energy that is intoxicating and brings laughter to every room. He can always make me smile. He is my magnet." -Jen
"Her kindess and compassion and I married her because I can't live without her. she is my light when I feel I am in my darkest times." -Aaron
Winery Engagement // Megan + Stephen
These two love birds couldn't get enough of each other at the Fazeli Wine Cellars in Temecula CA. They met because of their shared love for teaching, being placed in the same state they fell in love and got engaged three years later... AND HERE WE ARE! Their chemistry was undeniably profound.
The greatest love of all// Aaron + Megan
When planning a wedding during the Winter/spring months, rain is a factor that brides should always take into consideration. Aaron and Megan picked the perfect location for this time of year. In the beautiful area of Calimesa, a unique country club was readily available for the two of them to exchange their vows. Origionally the plan was to have an outdoor wedding and indoor ceremony. However the weather did not allow for this, so the ceremony took place inside.
This bride was given 6 months to live 3 years ago
"Jonathan never flinched or questioned his feelings for me even through the tough times. Very early in our relationship my health plummeted yet again. New tumors grew rapidly and there were so many questions left unanswered. Jonathan stood by my side with his head held high confident we could fight this. That day he put on the face of a fearless warrior ready to battle anything that would come our way. I knew then not only was he fighting with me but he was ready to fight for me." -Alicia
Tale as Old As Time// Marisa + Keith
Even though Keith is nothing like a beast, but a gentleman in every way, Marisa's love for him is just as strong as the one Belle had for the Beast. Their Beauty and the Beast themed wedding was perfectly fitting for the two of them, as they both share a love for the movie.
Destination Beach Wedding// Sarah + Evan
Sarah and Evan Met in college in Seattle Washington, Evan has always had a love for California and all of Sarah's family is from Southern California. It was only fitting for them to tie the knot on the beach, since thats what California is all about. where else can you have a beach wedding in the middle of December?
Santa Barbara Engagement // Joshua + Terry
Terry and Joshua made my 3 hour drive to Santa Barbara totally worth it! After a long search for the perfect location for their session, we finally found these two GORGEOUS places! We couldn't have made a better decision!
Marisa + Keith// The Secret Grove
Although Keith and Marisa are not your "every-day-love-story", their story is beautiful and so true to their personalities! These two are polar opposites, Marisa is the calm to his crazy, and there is no doubt these they are totally in love! Mushy love is the best kind of love, and they got lots of it!
The Wedding Beneath The Great Oak
The ceremony was held beneath "The Grand Oak". It has been estimated to be between 900-1300 years old. This would make it the second oldest Coastal Oak in the world. This tree symbolizes the strength and longevity of Ruthanna and Davids beautiful marriage.
VINTAGE LOVE// ALYSSA + ALEX
When two worlds collide: A creative woman in the field of graphic design, with a love of everything vintage. A Man with a career of truck driving and impeccable attention to detail. Two were united as one under the open skies of Riverside, California. Who would have thought these two different people could create such a beautiful bond. Alyssa has a passion for planes and travel which they incorporated into their wedding day with the theme "California Adventure"!