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Just months before their big day, Melanie reached out to me with a vision for her wedding that I couldn’t wait to be a part of. Due to Covid they had to cancel their big wedding in Paris last year and wanted to bring a bit of Parisian charm to Southern California instead. With Kimberly […]

Destinations, Weddings

September 25, 2021

A Wedding inspired by Paris France, Melanie and Francis’ Kimberly Crest Wedding day

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This gorgeous engagement session at the whimsical New Inn in Temecula was so much fun. We captured the last rays of sunset for Megan and Travis’s session and spent the evening adventuring around the winery for some romantic photos in the vines. They started out in their casual outfits, perfect for a fall engagement, and […]


September 4, 2021

Megan and Travis’s Romantic Sunset Engagement shoot at The New Inn, Temecula

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One of the things I love most about photographing weddings is creating a story for my couples to remember their day by. The wedding day passes by so fast and it often feels like it is all a blur, so one of my goals is to help them re live the entire day through their […]


September 1, 2021

Kayla and Aaron’s Wedding at Pine Rose Cabins

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This year’s summer wedding season has been so incredible! After a devastating 2020 season, it has been such a breath of fresh air getting back to work and back to doing what we love most, capturing love stories for our brides and grooms. Daisy and Tejler’s wedding was no exception, their love story was one […]


August 28, 2021

Daisy and Tejler’s whimsical wedding at Hidden Creek Lodge

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When Kelly told me her vision for their 2021 family photoshoot I knew the perfect location to do them! Kimberly Crest Mansion in Redlands is a woman owned and operated business with a romantic and intimate garden inspired by french architecture and design. The grounds offer a variety of backdrops and set the tone for […]


August 9, 2021

The Hoff Family Fine art session at Kimberly Crest Mansion, Redlands CA

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When you dream about your wedding day what comes to mind? A whimsical wedding in the woods surrounded by nature, streams flowing over rocks and wind blowing through the trees? Emily and Ryan’s incredible wedding day at Pine Rose cabins was exactly what I think of when I envision a perfect day. We lucked out […]


August 6, 2021

Emily and Ryan’s Romantic Wedding day at Pine Rose Cabins, Lake Arrowhead

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This gorgeous bohemian momma contacted me at the start of this year to schedule her maternity session and I was so excited! When she told me her vision for the shoot I knew it was going to turn out magical, we started at sunset and though our first location choice was closed we improvised and […]

Families, Maternity

July 27, 2021

Ana and Adam’s Bohemian Maternity Photoshoot

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If you are looking for a quaint, quintessential wedding venue in California that will transport you to another continent, The Summit House in Fullerton is the perfect option. They have such a beautiful garden cottage aesthetic for their weddings, and with views overlooking the city if the perfect spot to host your wedding reception. When […]


July 6, 2021

Jamie and Ariya’s Whimsical wedding day at Summit House Fullerton

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I love having the opportunity to photograph other wedding industry professionals and photographers branding sessions for them. It is such an honor when another photographer chooses you to capture their brand and help them grow their business reach. Samantha’s gorgeous shoot down in Palm Springs was a blast, we were sweating our tooshy off but […]


July 1, 2021

Samantha Black Photography’s Fine art branding shoot in Palm Springs CA


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