pup in the city Felicia and Jon spent the first few years of their relationship living in downtown San Jose. They had a lot of nostalgia about certain places they'd visit or walk by, so it seemed like a great option for their engagement shoot. Plus,...

It was fun to be back on my home turf for Cassie and Keith's Palo Alto engagement shoot. We started downtown Palo Alto, at a coffee shop where they had their first date. I loved the idea of going back to where it all started,...

I first encountered Kristine and Desmond as guests at Arianne and Marcel's wedding in Tahoe a couple years ago. When we met I instantly recognized them from dance floor photos I had taken :). Now it's their turn to get married, and it's been so...

The Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga is one of the grandest locations in the south bay. Comprised of hiking trails, formal gardens, a park, an arts center, and the Villa Montalvo mansion, it is a photographer's paradise. So, of course, I was super excited when...

It's time for the first engagement shoot of 2019! Greg and Lisa met on Coffee Meets Bagel, and their first date was at a Philz, so they figured it would be a great spot to start off their engagement shoot. I'm pretty sure this is...

Woot! First blog of 2019! And there are more in the pipeline :D. But first - this adorable Santa Cruz engagement session. Ozgur and Nadja fell in love while Nadja was here in the US studying abroad from Brazil. After she went back home they...

For Tori and Anthony's engagement shoot we ventured over to Henry Cowell State Park in Santa Cruz (well, technically, Felton, but close enough). I know it seems like this is the only place I do engagement shoots, but I swear it isn't! It's just a...

Santa Cruz engagement shoots have been big this year, and this location - Henry Cowell Redwoods mixed with Natural Bridges Beach  - is probably the most popular spot for my couples. I love the combination of forest and ocean that is so quintessentially California. Lauren...