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...

Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is very aptly named. That said, I've gone hiking here a bunch, and have done other shoots here, and it has *never* been as windy and cold as it was for Katy and David's engagement shoot. It had been a...

Vasona Lake Park is a really popular destination for photographers, and as such it sometimes get a bad rap. We're always looking for something new and cool and unknown. But honestly? I kind of love it. The light is gorgeous in the evening, and there...

Happy Sunny Tuesday world! It's really feeling like spring around here, and what better way to ring in the season then with some photos of people in love in some wild flowers? No, I know, I couldn't think of anything better either. So suffice it...

Even though the weather can't figure out if it's winter or spring, engagement season is in full swing over here at Juniper Spring headquarters :). I've been scheduling shoots in between rain showers (though if someone wants a nice cold rainy session, I'm down for...

As you might by now know, I have a particular fondness for redwoods. Well, trees in general, but redwoods in particular. I enjoy the feeling of being so small among these steadfast giants. So, of course, I was pretty pleased that Katie and Kevin decided...

If you live in the Bay Area, you know that weather in January, especially at the beach, is pretty unpredictable (you know, as far as California beaches go). It could be 90 degrees and sunny inland and 60 and overcast on the coast. Or vice...