Category Archives: Weddings

Sonoma County Elopement, Backyard Love Celebration Sebastopol

Shaun & Elena wanted to have an “elopement” in Sonoma County, but without any signing of legal paperwork. They’ve been together for years and wanted to declare their love for one another in front of their closest family and friends in an elopement-type ceremony, without any of the legal mess behind it. They rented an...

Villa Chanticleer Wedding Healdsburg: Christina & Kyle

Christina & Kyle were married at the Villa Chanticleer in Healdsburg. I’ve shot quite a few weddings here, so it’s always a nice feeling to return to familiar territory! I loved them off the bat. So positive, fun, laid back and FLEXIBLE. These are the best clients to have, you feel like they’re truly having...

Rosewood Events Wedding: Katherine & Matt

Before I even start talking about this incredible wedding, I have to start by saying the Bride & I go waaaaay back. Katherine and I met our freshman year of college at SSU, and were roommates for 2 years after that. Some of my funniest memories, best times, lowest lows, and most treasured memories are...

Villa Chanticleer Wedding: Kathryn & Chris

Kathryn & Chris were married at Villa Chanticleer in Healdsburg, CA. Such a beautiful, intimate yet large wedding with amazing guests and family! I’ve shot at Villa Chanticleer before, but I love how no wedding there is the same–this one featured a quartet playing their entrance music, a cocktail hour in a different spot than...

Grand Island Mansion Wedding: Jocelyn & Jake

Oh man, where do I even start with these two? I’ve known the Westhorpe family for years, I went to college with Jake (the groom)’s sister, Samantha, and shot her and Andrew’s wedding a couple years ago. I’ve done their family photos too, and have officially asked their parents to adopt me–seriously the most fun,...

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