I am working on getting better at blogging, which means sharing more of my work and all of these beautiful moments I’ve been honored to capture. One of my favorite lifestyle sessions from last year was the one I’m sharing today—a lifestyle newborn session I captured just over a year ago.

It’s crazy to imagine that this sweet nugget is already a year old! He has grown SO much in the past year and I can’t wait to capture some adorable moments at Lexi & Tyler’s wedding this June. Colton is such an adorable baby, I can’t even. Why do they grow up so fast? I can’t imagine how proud Lexie & Tyler are about their handsome little man.

If this newborn family session doesn’t make you want to snuggle on the couch with a hot chocolate, nothing will. Check out these sweet cheeks & beautiful parents.


















Lifestyle Newborn Session for Police Officer

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Sunstone villa flanked by olive trees--a wedding venue in Santa Ynez, Calfornia built with old-world, European charm

In the world of California venues, there are many that take your breath and offer a luxurious space to enjoy your day. Sunstone is one of the most iconic. Noted for it’s old-world charm and homey interior, this space feels less like you’re getting married at an estate and more like you’re getting married at home. Your very, very beautiful, Tuscan-inspired home.

Black and white editorial wedding photograph of bride and groom. Groom is wearing a black tuxedo and standing int he shadow. Bride is wearing a white wedding dress and standing in the sun. Yin and Yang wedding photos.

Nestled just to the east of the Napa River, this beautiful resort is home to a variety of modern farmhouse-inspired suites and bungalows, intermixed through the grape vines. Guests enjoy the privacy of their own lodgings with the ease of a weekend together, making this spot an ideal home base for a weekend of festivities. Accessible from three airports, Oakland, San Francisco, and Sacramento, Stanly Ranch is ideal for relaxed destination weddings.

As a wedding photographer, I am asked over and over how much film I shot at weddings, etc. Short answer? I wasn’t. But now I think this is a small joy I’ll continue granting myself.

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