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San Diego Beach Wedding | Jaydah & Ben

This incredible San Diego Beach wedding styled by Jade Magnolia and Alisha Crossley was right out of a dream! Though I was born and raised in New York, I’ve always felt that I’m a California kid at heart. There is so much beauty and variety here, it’s breathtaking. I’m lucky to be able to come […]

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California Beach Engagement Photos | Luke & Amy

These California beach engagement photos styled by the talented Daniel Kim & Imoni Events was absolutely incredible! The session incorporated everything I love about Southern California. Warm weather, palm trees, surfing—plus aren’t Amy and Luke such naturals in front of the camera? We started the session inside this cute house on the beach. The goal […]

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Snowboard Engagement Session | Katie & Sal

Katie & Sal’s snowboard engagement session was one of my favorites so far this year! I love dreaming up unique engagement session ideas with the couples I work with. When Katie & Sal told me that snowboarding is a big part of their lives I knew it would make an awesome session. As a snowboarder […]

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Adirondack Wedding

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Planning your wedding can be a mix of exhilarating, exciting, exhausting and overwhelming—that’s why a wedding planning checklist is essential. Think of it as a general guide that’ll help you stay organized, avoid unnecessary stress and find more joy in each part of the planning process. This wedding planning checklist is a combination of what […]

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How to Plan an Amazing Adventure Wedding

There’s nothing quite like an adventure wedding. Picture this: You and your fiancé at an amazing location, without the external pressure from family and friends. You get to celebrate your love exactly the way you want to. What is an Adventure Wedding? An adventure wedding (sometimes called an elopement) is all about celebrating your marriage […]

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Hero Shot Yosemite Elopement

A Yosemite Elopement Adventure | Alexis & Reuben

There are few places in the world better suited for an adventure elopement than Yosemite National Park! Alexis and I have met years ago when I worked at Apple. When her and Reuben told me they were living in San Jose (only a few hours from Yosemite) and soon to be married, I knew we […]

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RGNY Wedding | Erin & Michael

Erin & Michael’s RGNY wedding was such a beautiful celebration. Erin and Michael first met in a bar on Bowery and Spring Street in NYC. As Michael went to leave the bar that night, Erin tapped him on the shoulder and said, “I can’t let you leave without saying hello.” Years later, he proposed on […]

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An Intimate Paris Elopement | Francesca & Brendan

What better location to celebrate your love than the city of love itself? In this intimate Paris Elopement, we start at the heart of Paris (the Eiffel Tower) and made our way down the Seine river, eventually to the Jardin des Tuleries.   Francesca & Brendan are from Atlanta, Georgia. They are both frequent travelers […]

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