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Sara and Kayla’s Pismo Beach wedding was something special.  I’d met up with them earlier in the year for their engagement session, which was such a blast that I knew I was in for it with their elopement. In the best way. When I showed up at the Victorian Estate at 7:30am and drove around […]

Pismo Beach Wedding

Pismo Beach elopement

This Milwaukee courthouse elopement was such a sweet goodbye to summer. Phaedra got ready at an incredible, industrial AirBnB in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. It’s the arts and fashion district in the city, with restaurants, galleries, the Public Market, and a river walk. All in a “warehouse setting.”  I’m into it. High windows, white brick, […]

Milwaukee Courthouse Elopement

Milwaukee courthouse elopement

Looking for some Big Sur Wedding Inspiration? I love the Central Coast. From Pismo Beach to Monterey, it’s all lovely to me. Sand dunes, forest, rocky coastline, beaches… you can’t go wrong. And most of the time, you can see a combination of all of them in one place! Throw in some Jurassic Park vibes […]

Big Sur Wedding Inspiration

Let’s get on the same page: what do I mean when I say wedding timeline?   It’s basically the schedule of your wedding day. Depending on how many things are happening, a wedding timeline can get pretty complex; it’s important to sort it all out and make sure everyone knows what’s going on. Early in […]

Developing a wedding timeline for amazing photos

Seattle wedding photographer

So you’re engaged–hell yes, congratulations! And you want images that capture your engagement–hell yes again! But how in the name of pants do you choose an engagement session location? There’s a lot to unpack here, so listen up, because I think this is really important: You’ll enjoy your session (and your photos!) so much more […]

Tips for choosing a location for your engagement session that doesn’t suck

Scottish Highlands

For this Pismo Beach elopement, we’d been watching the forecast all week;  you never know with coastal towns. And when you’re getting married on a clifftop, anything can happen.   The final instructions had been passed along, Danica was in the car waiting to marry the love of her life, and Mike was standing with […]

Pismo Beach elopement

Pismo Beach elopement