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You got engaged and now the planning frenzy has begun, but where do you even begin? Thankfully, I am here with all the tips and tricks to get you on the right start. Note: there is not one right way to plan a wedding. You have to do what is best for you both as […]

Planning a wedding? I have some tips for you!

A lot of you have been asking if I have someone take my photos on trips or how I take “selfies” and photos with Brennan while traveling or even at home. I’m going to let you in on a secret: I grab my tripod, set up the shot, start the 10 second self-timer and run. […]

How to take the perfect travel selfie!

Kevin & Catie said their vows in Dixon, CA on their working family cattle ranch. Their property is rock throw away to her Dad’s where they threw one heck of a party to celebrate with family & friends. They were surrounded by so much love on their wedding day and I am so honored to […]

Dixon, CA Private Estate Wedding | Kevin + Catie

  We traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada for Ryan + Molly’s engagement session at the Neon Sign Museum and then to Red Rock Canyon in the desert for sunset photos. I had the best time capturing these two and running around the desert. Layers of Lovely made this stunning bouquet for Molly and it was […]

Las Vegas Neon Museum Engagement Session | Ryan + Molly

  Hi Y’all!   I figured it was about time to jump on here and give everyone an update on where I am at with life. I announced in January that I quit my full-time marketing job in Sacramento to pursue my passion. As of January 1st, I officially became a “full-time photographer”. This is […]

More Than the Offseason

  This was an extra special engagement session for me to capture. Stefan and Alexis got engaged right before the new year and I was beyond thrilled to hear the news that my cousin got engaged! Alexis and I grew up next door to each other, and capturing their engagement while running around where we […]

Stefan + Alexis | Loomis, CA Engagement Session

  What is Valentine’s Day without a celebration with your best gals?! We had so much fun sipping champagne and eating a few too many desserts to celebrate.   Clothing/Outfits: @greyhanger Donuts: @bad.bakers Florals: @thistle.and.honey Ladies: @kendallmgeist & @leakristinaray Photography & Styling: @madisonlaurenphotography  

Galentine’s Day Party | Sacramento, CA

  Matt & Erin got engaged this past summer while hiking a glacier in Alaska.  We drove up to South Lake Tahoe, CA  for this adventurous couples engagement session in the mountains. If you can’t tell from these images, Matt & Erin have so much fun together. We may have had to make a little […]

Matt + Erin | South Lake Tahoe Engagement Session

We’ve all seen them. Heck, most of us have wedding boards filled with them. I’m talking about those perfectly styled images on Pinterest of an invitation suite with wedding bands, florals, and lace. How do you ensure these end up in your wedding album you ask?! The secret is planning, my friend! My biggest advice […]

How to Ensure You Have the Best Detail Shots on Your Wedding Day

  Chris and Lisa’s McKinley Rose Garden wedding on Saturday, July 29, 2017 was filled to the brim with love and laughter. Their friends and family traveled from all over and endured the Sacramento heat wave to celebrate the two. Chris and Lisa shared their first look across the street from the Hyatt Regency Sacramento […]

Chris + Lisa | McKinley Park Rose Garden Wedding










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 The photos I capture are the start of your legacy together and I don't take that task lightly. It is an honor to shoot each and every love story. My mission is to tell your love story through images so you can go back and relive each and every emotion and precious moment from your wedding day, with your newborn, and engagement session.

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