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And thanks for stopping by! My work reflects my desire to add some whimsy, enchantment and beauty to the world. It is my way of sharing a bit of my heart. I love the laughter and smiles, but I am also drawn to the quiet, intimate moments that are filled with emotion. My goal is to capture the essence of your wedding day, all the little things that come together to paint the big picture. 

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Self Portraits in Umbria | Spello, Italy | Wedding Photographer

Couples/Engagement

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that Sam and I just got back from our honeymoon in Italy and France. Wedding season is about to be in full swing (pray with me that the rain lets up a bit on Saturday for Brad and Irene‚Äôs Saratoga Springs wedding!! Who would have thought […]

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A personal note

Pieces of Life

It’s been a bit quiet around here lately, so I wanted to share why. I posted about this on Instagram already, but for those of you that don’t follow me there… My grandpa was a big part of the reason I decided to become a wedding photographer. My incredibly talented friend Bre Thurston was my […]

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San Francisco Michelin Night | Dinner with friends

Pieces of Life

I’m not entirely sure who came up with the concept, but in the last year or so, my friends have started to host events they call Michelin Night. The basic idea is a potluck… but fancy. Gather a group of ~10 people and tell each person to prepare their own dish, with servings for every […]

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Summers in Oregon | Clear Lake + Sahalie Falls

Pieces of Life

When I was little we would make the 9 hour drive up to my grandpa’s summer home in Oregon every year. Located between Eugene and Springfield, surrounded by evergreen Douglas firs, the summer home is the perfect place to escape the world. As children, even when internet and cell phones became a common part of […]

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Couple watching sunset on Kamaole Beach II in Maui

Three Maui Beaches with Incredible Sunsets | Travel Photos

Couples/Engagement

Sam and I love to travel and we’ve been lucky enough to travel everywhere from Korea to Paris together. I think our favorite place we’ve been, however, is Hawaii. The first time we went, it was just a few months into our relationship. We chose to visit Oahu and spent an incredible long weekend there. […]

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Mountain View Self Portraits | Bay Area Photographer

Pieces of Life

When I first started learning photography, I was often my own model. I hated asking my friends to model for me because I was afraid I was bothering them! Learning to take self portraits was actually one of the best things I could have done for my photography. Not only did it make me comfortable […]

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