KOALA LOVIN’

Our stay in Australia was wayyyy too short. We spent a day in Brisbane and a day in Perth on our way to Thailand, and itView full post »

KIA ORA

Immediately upon landing in New Zealand, we were blown away by: 1. How drop dead gorgeous the Island is. 2. How crazyView full post »

RUNAWAYS

I have been putting off blogging about our trip earlier this year because I haven’t known where to start.. But IView full post »

RIGHT BEHIND YOU

I was in the passenger seat of my sister Molly’s two-door Subaru on a summer day several years ago when she turnedView full post »

HIDDEN OAKS INSPIRATION SHOOT | san francisco wedding photographer

This styled shoot was a collaboration with so many talented vendors down in Southern California, executed by theView full post »

RALL FAMILY | orange county family photographer

I am catching up on posting some sessions from last fall :) We took these family pictures at the pier, because it isView full post »

MARISA | orange county portrait photographer

A few images from a short session I did with Marisa, an animation & graphic artist based out of Long Beach. SheView full post »

JAMES + SHANNON | orange county wedding photographer

I always encourage my brides to do a portrait session a day or two before the actual wedding. That way we can time ourView full post »

TERRY FAMILY | orange county family photography

Just a few of my favorites from a short session with this sweet family. They welcomed their beautiful baby girl SummerView full post »

THOMSON FAMILY | orange county lifestyle newborn photography

This beautiful mama and her husband welcomed their third son into their family at the end of last year. He’s luckyView full post »

JAMES + SHANNON | orange county wedding photography

I love how by the end of a wedding day I’ve made a couple new great friends. Love this couple and had so much funView full post »

COLE + SAMANTHA | orange county engagement photographer

I had so much fun taking engagement photos last weekend for these two. We took them at Victoria Beach in Laguna and itView full post »

RUBIN FAMILY | orange county family photographer

A few of my favorites from a shoot this weekend. I love that it’s November and still warm enough to play outsideView full post »

OCEAN OF NOISE

Can every weekend be like this one? Good friends, camp fire, and bacon… lots of bacon. Almost too much, exceptView full post »

INDIA

india is a hard place to be when you’re nineteen and feeling free but still unsure of the person who you want toView full post »

FACER FAMILY | orange county family photographer

I had so much fun shooting this beautiful family of four (almost five!) a few weeks ago. Jill is a super talentedView full post »

WARES FAMILY | orange county family photographer

Such a rad couple with two of the sweetest boys ever. I love that these brothers look so different from each other butView full post »

HENNINGS FAMILY | orange county family photographer

Such a rad family. Just hanging at Sano with their van. These kind of family sessions are my favorite.View full post »

MILLER FAMILY | orange county family photographer

We had the sweetest summer hanging out with Chase’s sister, Kelsi, and her tiny crew. Huntington is such a mellowView full post »

BEN + KAIT | orange county wedding photographer

The perks of having beautiful friends. Love these two and am so jealous they are back in Hawaii going to school andView full post »

TRENT + EMMA | oahu portrait photographer

Trent & Emma are friends from Hawaii who are cute and in love. The only time we could meet up was smack dab in theView full post »

GAVIN + BRENNA | oahu wedding photographer

Gavin and Brenna’s wedding on the North Shore of Oahu in August was so much fun! After a week of perfect tanningView full post »

MIKE + BETHANY | oahu portrait photographer

Chase and I met up with Mike and Bethany at their cute home on the point in Laie, HI when we were visiting in August. WeView full post »

GRAHAM CRACKERS

I finally made homemade graham crackers after dreaming about it for months! The recipe came from Deb at the SmittenView full post »

ALICIA + BRIDESMAIDS | orange county wedding photographer

Alicia (in the long black & white dress) surprised her bridesmaids with a pre-wedding photo shoot at the Dana PointView full post »

RILEY FAMILY | orange county family photographer

Chase and I met the Rileys for brunch at Eclipse Chocolate Bar & Bistro in San Diego to take a few photos of theirView full post »

OWSLEY FAMILY | orange county family photographer

We took the Owsley’s family photos in their garage, with all five of their family members: Carrie, Pat, freakingView full post »

GRILLED PIZZA

Grilling is hands-down one of my favorite things about summer. Everything tastes a little better with some grill marksView full post »

ALYSSA IN SAN CLEMENTE | orange county portrait photographer

Shooting this girl was so much fun! She’s a natural in front of the camera and had us laughing the entire time.View full post »

TAYLOR BRIDALS | orange county wedding photography

This beautiful girl was married this past weekend in Portland! We were lucky to meet up with her in San Diego before theView full post »

STEVE + CLARE | orange county engagement photographer

Steve &  Clare were so much fun to shoot! They are students in Idaho home for the summer and just headed back toView full post »

ROAD TRIP FRAMES

We flew to Las Vegas at the start of the month and, from there, embarked on a road trip from Vegas to St. Louis, MO (View full post »

ABBY IN ST. LOUIS | orange county portrait photographer

We had fun taking photos with our little sister Abby as our model during our week in St. Louis this month (Okay, she&#View full post »

BEN + CARRIE | orange county engagement photographer

We had fun shooting for this sweet couple’s two-year anniversary this past weekend. Carrie is from Connecticut (View full post »