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Fall is a beautiful season to get married in and definitely one of our favorites! We love to see unique textures, deep hues, and beautiful foliage incorporated into wedding reception tablescapes. These stunning vision boards were inspired by earth tones & garden style florals. Linens & Napkin: BBJ https://bbjlatavola.com/ Tabletop: Hostess Haven http://www.hostesshaven.com/ Floral Inspiration: […]

Fall Tablescape Inspiration

Styled Shoots

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Portraits

Cheers to Marisa & Andrew! These two are tying the knot in November and we marked the occasion with an engagement shoot at Windansea Beach in San Diego. Marisa & Andrew love watching beach sunsets, and Andrew proposed at the beach as well. So what better place to celebrate their engagement? My favorite candid photos […]

Bubbly at the Beach

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After saying “I DO”, it’s time to say “YES!” to the dress! One of the many joys that comes along with wedding planning is finding the perfect outfit to walk down the aisle in. I’ve compiled a list of To Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to finding the perfect wedding dress: BOOK APPOINTMENTS Schedule […]

Wedding Dress Shopping Tips

Fashion

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Styled Shoots

Sungrown Florals and I came together this past February to make some magic! This styled shoot was inspired by Spring pastel tones. We transformed this space at Coto Valley Country Club to fit our vision. The ceremony site looked like a Spring garden with the use of wildflowers. I love how the asymmetrical floral arch […]

Modern Spring Styled Shoot

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Congratulations, you’re engaged! You are on cloud nine, can’t stop staring at that beautiful ring and you are so excited to tell everyone! Amidst all these happy emotions, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed thinking about the next steps. Wedding planning can be a very daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! With […]

The Ultimate 12 Month Wedding Planning Guide

Weddings

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Weddings

Anna & Adam got married on December 28th, 2021 at the LDS Temple in beautiful San Diego. The pops of vibrant color in Anna’s bouquet brightened up this gloomy day! After the ceremony, they celebrated with close family and friends nearby with a game of pickle ball and delicious side car doughnuts! These two are […]

Vibrant San Diego Wedding

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Waking up at the crack of dawn to meet these two beautiful people in Mesa, Arizona was well worth it! Haley & David have been family friends of mine for many years and I adore capturing their love any chance I get. Haley’s outfit was perfect for this desert setting, with her flowing Free People […]

Desert Sunrise

Portraits

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Personal

Living in Southern California has its perks. One of those being all of the amazing staycation spots! Palm Springs is a city like no other. It is full of retro boutique hotels, colorful homes, and the trendiest restaurants & bars. I got to spend the weekend there for one of my dear friend’s birthdays, and […]

Palm Springs Travel Guide

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I am so excited to share this BEAUTIFUL family with you all. We took Mykal & D’Amato’s maternity session at Thousand Steps Beach in Laguna. I love the way these dreamy photos turned out, especially the ones captured on film. These two reached out once they welcomed their sweet baby boy into the world, and […]

Welcoming Banx

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Weddings

Derek & Valerie celebrated their special day at the beautiful bayside Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn on September 28th, 2021. Like many other couples the past year, Derek and Valerie had an intimate elopement in 2020 due to the coronavirus. I’m honored to have photographed this day for them as they finally got to celebrate with […]

San Diego Bayside Wedding