Kristin + Drew // Richland Creek Greenway Nashville Portrait Session

Kristin + Drew // Richland Creek Greenway Nashville Portrait Session

In the last 30 days, I’ve been on six different airplanes in five different airports over 15 states and in three big cities. I think I’m all traveled out for the rest of the year, friends.

But I have to say that Nashville, Tennessee, was not at all what I expected. I knew that it would be beautiful and filled with music everywhere you turn. The airport alone was…

Natalie // Coyote Valley Senior Portrait Session

Natalie // Coyote Valley Senior Portrait Session

JOY.

That’s the word that comes to mind as I approach the fall season, the end of Daylight Saving Time, and cozy cuddles with Michael while we binge watch Chuck on Hulu. I think the average person—especially in California—just adores long…

Nick + Emily // Coyote Creek Trail Portrait Session

Nick + Emily // Coyote Creek Trail Portrait Session

What do you get when you marry a home fitness coach to a correctional officer? You get Emily and Nick, two spunky and adorably in love young adults who are starting their family this November. I met these two earlier this year through…

Stephanie + Andrew // San Martin Private Estate and Coyote Valley Engagement Session

Stephanie + Andrew // San Martin Private Estate and Coyote Valley Engagement Session

Traditional? No thanks.

Unconventional? Yes please.

Nothing about Stephanie and Andrew has been ordinary. From meeting online to raising up two incredibly beautiful and loving kids, these two lovebirds have been

Morgan // Santa Clara university portrait session

Morgan // Santa Clara university portrait session

I know a real life Elle Woods. She is intelligent. She is successful. She is gorgeous. And she’s blonde. This badass woman of the law is out in the world and ready to make a difference. Morgan Paterson just graduated from the prestigious Santa Clara University School of Law and is preparing to…

How to Pair Bold Patterns with Bold Colors // Lauren + Brad's Coyote Creek Portrait Session

How to Pair Bold Patterns with Bold Colors // Lauren + Brad's Coyote Creek Portrait Session

I was just hanging out with this little goofball, Evynn Rae, the other day and she’s starting to say my name! That’s a huge win in my book. Life goals: all the kids will say my name and love me forever. A simple dream, I know…

Edgy Bold Celestial Styled Wedding // Chapel on the Hill, Los Gatos

Edgy Bold Celestial Styled Wedding // Chapel on the Hill, Los Gatos

Edgy.

Bold.

One-of-a-kind.

About a year ago, my incredible wedding planner friend, Cera (from Cera Singley Events) approached me with an idea. An edgy, bold and one-of-a-kind idea for an incredible styled shoot featuring some of the Bay Area’s most talented wedding vendors. From the hair color to the…

Bob + Beth // Christmas Hill Park Family Portrait Session

Bob + Beth // Christmas Hill Park Family Portrait Session

For as long as I can remember, Soquel Filice and I have been friends. Our families met when we moved to Gilroy and started attending Gilroy Presbyterian Church in 1997. I don't remember not knowing her—and our entire childhoods were…

Stefanie + Jeremy // San Jose Municipal Rose Garden Engagement Session

Stefanie + Jeremy // San Jose Municipal Rose Garden Engagement Session

It didn't take long for Stefanie and I to become best friends. The moment she and Jeremy arrived for their San Jose Municipal Rose Garden Engagement Session, I was over the top excited! They showed up dressed for Vogue (which is a weird word, don't you think?) and came prepared with two stunning and…

Jenny + Brian // Aptos Seacliff Beach Portrait Session

Jenny + Brian // Aptos Seacliff Beach Portrait Session

The ocean has always been my most cherished happy place. I love to sit by the sea and listen to the waves crash over and over again. There's a certain majesty about it that causes me to cease all thought and listen to the earth that God created for me to enjoy. A whole world is beneath the surface—creatures so small, I wouldn't…