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Mendocino

September 04, 2015 - Wow, friends... can you believe Summer is almost at an end?! It feels like my kids just got out of school, and already (...
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Poppy Jane - A Newborn Session

July 23, 2015 - Oh my goodness, this blog post is definitely bringing a smile to your face... babies are sure to do that, especially thi...
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Ashlei and Steffen - Sonoma Wedding Reception

June 24, 2015 - Ashlei and Steffen May 15th, 2015 The Swiss Hotel, Sonoma CA Sometimes, plans fall apart in order to make way for som...
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Lucia Rae

June 18, 2015 - My newest niece arrived a week and three days ago, and I'm absolutely head-over-heels in love with this little angel! Lu...
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Bonnie and Richard - Cline Cellars, Sonoma Wedding

June 12, 2015 - Bonnie and Richard April 12, 2015 Sonoma, CA Venue: Cline Cellars Vineyard and Winery Officiant: Rev. Blane from N...
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My Niece is Almost Here!!

June 04, 2015 - Hey friends, it's been a while since I've blogged and that's because April and May were extremely busy months! I've been...
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Chasen is One!

April 16, 2015 - I've photographed this family a few times now, and I can't tell you how much I love it... each time not only brings good...
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Caysi // Chic Mamas Fashion Shoot

April 14, 2015 - I'm so excited to finally share this blog post, it's been a long time coming! If you follow my Instagram or Facebook pag...
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Jennifer Hall at The Studio Collective

March 19, 2015 - There's been some buzz in the wedding industry around Grass Valley/Nevada City lately, regarding a new wedding planner/d...
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Styled Faux-Engagement - Parisian Inspired

February 15, 2015 - Today, I'm excited to share my styled shoot with Erica Henderson from Tin Roof Farmhouse, Angela Nunnink of Hair and Mak...
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2014: Thanks for the Memories!

January 03, 2015 - A new year has arrived, and as we're diving further into the Winter season, it's a time for reflection and intention....
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Keenan & Caitlin ~ Baby on the Way...

December 16, 2014 - When I found out that my younger brother's friend, Keenan, was expecting a baby with his beautiful girlfriend, Caitlin,...
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Zoey ~ Children Photography

December 01, 2014 - I've met some pretty awesome people since moving to Nevada City, and the Gomes family is top-notch. I met dad, Scott, in...
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Brandon & Molly ~ An Engagement Session

November 12, 2014 - I absolutely love people that are warm and genuine, it makes me feel safe and free. Brandon and Molly are natural, kind,...
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Trash the Dress at the Yuba River

October 20, 2014 - When one of my sweetest wedding couples suggested coming back up to Nevada City for a trash the dress session at the riv...
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A Styled Wedding ~ Seventh Heaven Vintage Workshop

July 25, 2014 - There's no doubt that my friend, Megan Clouse, and I are often on the same wavelength. Just a day or two after I had bee...
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Lonnie & Birgitte ~ An Engagement Session

July 23, 2014 - I'm so happy to share these photos today, because every time I look at them I smile:) Lonnie and Birgitte are not only...
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Megan & Charlie ~ An Engagement Session

July 02, 2014 - Sometimes, as a photographer, you get dream clients-- where you just click immediately and everything feels comfortable...
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The Hiller Family

May 29, 2014 - Back in February, I ran a contest on my Facebook page for a free shoot which I called "The Love Session" and I was so ex...
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Envolve Winery ~ Alex and Natalya

May 16, 2014 - Yesterday, I posted a blog about my Friday night with Alex and Natalya at Suite D. Today, I'm sharing night two that too...
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Suite D in Sonoma ~ Alex and Natalya

May 15, 2014 - A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of meeting an incredible couple and their close-knit group of friends and family fr...
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Allie & Eugene ~ A Maternity Session

April 25, 2014 - Oooh I'm so happy to be sharing this session with you today! I've known Allie since middle school, and even had the pri...
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Bartholomew Park Picnic with the *Extended* Soukup Family

April 17, 2014 - When I think back to high school, there's one face in particular that stands out as the most bubbly, happy-go-lucky, bea...
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Sal & Kina ~ Magical Maternity Session

April 10, 2014 - It's so beautiful outside today, and Spring is in full swing.... so it's truly the perfect day to share this maternity s...
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Matt & Leilani ~ A Maternity Session

April 01, 2014 - I'm *so* excited to share these photos with you tonight. Matt and Leilani hold a special place in my heart; Matt has be...
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A Portrait Session with Two Wine Country Realtors

March 25, 2014 - Hello Spring! It's been so gorgeous lately, all of the trees and flowers are blooming and it's the perfect time for a po...
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A Star-Worthy Headshot Session

February 06, 2014 - Do you think this Italian American has what it takes to win the hearts of Hollywood? I believe so. Meet Robbie Mero Cane...
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Family Celebrations - The Turnbull Family

January 17, 2014 - This sweet family had me photograph their daughter, Tasha's, 1st birthday photos... and now that her little brother Tora...
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Recap of 2013

January 11, 2014 - Hey all, it's time for my 2013 recap post! When I look back on last year, I'm filled with mixed emotions. It was a year...
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Holiday Spirit with the Sheffield Family

December 22, 2013 - With Christmas right around the corner, it seems only appropriate to share a special holiday session with everyone today...
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Beautiful Inside & Out ~ The Mertens Family Session

December 20, 2013 - Happy Friday:) While I've been battling the flu, I've had lots of time to catch up on sessions and blog posts... so at...
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Valley of the Moon Canning Co.

December 16, 2013 - I've been anticipating today's blog for a few reasons... 1) it involves a sweet friend of mine 2) I'm proud to support h...
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Three Generations Wrapped Into One Christmas Photoshoot ~ Kenwood Family Session

December 15, 2013 - Each December, I look through my sessions over the past year and feel extremely thankful for the fun opportunities I've...
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Preschool Portraits

November 08, 2013 - I feel extremely fortunate to live in such a special place. Nevada City is not only gorgeous, but it's culture and citiz...
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An Irish Blessed Engagement: Brian & Kiva

October 08, 2013 - When Melanie King of Dreamers and Heroes asked me to be a part of this surprise proposal, I was completely honored and b...
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Emilie ~ A Portrait Session

September 12, 2013 - If you follow my blogs, you've probably figured out that I love to connect with my clients in a personal way. Even when...
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Diana & Alex ~ A Maternity Session.... and Sweet Proposal!

September 07, 2013 - Diana and I did everything together when we were younger... school, theater, parties, driving around aimlessly, getting...
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Principal Resource Group

September 03, 2013 - As a lifestyle photographer, I schedule a lot of the same kind of work: family photos, weddings, head shots, etc. I love...
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Hawaiian Ohana Shoot

August 02, 2013 - I've come to find within my relatively short existence on this planet, that the word "family" can stand for many things,...
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Baby Announcement Family Session at Disneyland!!

June 27, 2013 - I am so excited to share this post with you today! This family session not only features some of my dearest friends, but...
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Chateau Montelena

May 29, 2013 - Nestled in the quaint and beautiful town of Calistoga, deep in the heart of Napa Valley, stands a beautiful, old chateau...
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Master Glass Studio... and some exciting news!

April 03, 2013 - I'm SO excited to share this post today for two reasons! First, the glass artwork that I photographed for today's blog i...
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Celebrating 10 Years - Sara & John

March 29, 2013 - One of the best parts of my job, is getting to meet with repeat clients...watching their kids grow, and capturing their...
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Napa Valley Boudoir Marathon - Springhill Suites Marriott

March 09, 2013 - I'm finally getting around to blogging my first boudoir marathon-- yay!! With school, family, work and travelling.. I ha...
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The Third Chapter - Nickel & Nickel Winery

February 19, 2013 - When my childhood friend, Erin (who, really, is more like family) asked if I'd be available to photograph a fabulous par...
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Wild Iris Vintage Lingerie - Trunk Show!

February 17, 2013 - Last weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Wild Iris Vintage Lingerie Trunk Show that was held at Nevada City's o...
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The Whites Visit Old Town Sacramento

January 07, 2013 - Hey all! Happy Monday! My family and I were all geared up to take my son, Jared, back to school this morning after his W...
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Dan and Alana - A Festive Wedding Celebration!

January 05, 2013 - Dan and Alana Hacienda de los Flores - Moraga, CA 10-31-2012 When my husband's former co-worker asked me to be his we...
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The Norman Family ~ Christmas Photos!

December 12, 2012 - After my session with the Coffey family, Jenna's parents and younger sister's family joined us for a few beautiful group...
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The Coffey Family

December 11, 2012 - Some of you may recognize this sweet family-- I took their Christmas portraits last year! It's always so incredibly nice...
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Century 21 Agent: Susan Walker

October 29, 2012 - When real estate agent, Susan Walker, asked me to take professional shots of her to use in her new Century 21 brochure,...
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The Zagari/Pellumbi Family

October 10, 2012 - Today I get to show off another beautiful family that I photographed last week. I've known Mr. and Mrs. Zagari and their...
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The Cureton Family

October 09, 2012 - I had a blast photographing the Cureton family in Lake Tahoe, at a beautiful spot called Sand Harbor. They are a playful...
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Bello Family Tasting Room - Grand Opening Celebration!

September 08, 2012 - I'm so thrilled to finally share this amazing event! I had the honor of attending and photographing the grand opening of...
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Janet & Ryan's Maternity Session & Family Portraits <3

August 28, 2012 - Every time I see a pregnant woman, I find myself dying to ask if I can take their portrait. Even though I myself have ha...
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Maternity Photoshoot - Theo and Freddie

June 13, 2012 - I'm SO excited to share my latest maternity session with all of you! I was introduced to this lovely couple through my b...
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Musician - Chris Earley

May 30, 2012 - One of the many reasons I love my new town of Nevada City, is that there's a HUGE music scene! Singing has always been a...
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The Making of "Rainmaker" (A Video by Lasher Keen)

May 17, 2012 - You may remember these guys... if not, I recommend getting to know them. Lasher Keen is a well-known and respected band...
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The Patterson Family

May 09, 2012 - Today, I'm excited to show you these adorable photos from my session with the Patterson family! Alex and Melissa (aka d...
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The Caldwell/Lage Family

May 07, 2012 - Hello everybody:) Happy Monday!! For today's blog, I'm getting a little personal. Today, I'll be talking about my amazi...
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Bridgeport Bridge's 150th Birthday Celebration

May 05, 2012 - The tiny, adorable town of Bridgeport is just about 15 minutes away from our new house, so my family and I love taking t...
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Jamie T of Studio 13 Designs

March 15, 2012 - I met Jamie back in high school. We were both drama geeks-- yep, that's right. But even better.... we were musical theat...
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Engaged! Jarred and Nicole

February 02, 2012 - One morning, I recieved an email from a sweet woman named Cheryl. She had been searching high and low for a photographer...
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Engaged! Jessica & Justin

January 22, 2012 - I got the text message one evening a few weeks back, "Justin and I are engaged!!" Immediately, I jumped in the air and d...
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The Fay Family

January 22, 2012 - Meet The Fay Family! There's Matt (aka dad), Audra (aka mom), Jaidyn (aka the big brother) and Amaya (aka little sis.) I...
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The Norman Family

December 15, 2011 - I'm really excited to share these photos from my session with the Norman family! I went to high school with this beautif...
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Preview - Part 1 Metzger Family

November 13, 2011 - This past Friday, I drove back to my hometown of Sonoma for a very special family photoshoot. The Metzger Famiy wanted a...
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