When Jake and Shelby said their ‘I do’s” at their Santa Barbara Hilton Beachfront Resort wedding, it was a sight to see.  Surrounded by 151 of their closest friends and family these two became one along the coastline of Santa Barbara at the Hilton, Beachside Resort.  Once again I couldn’t help but be entirely grateful […]

Shelby and Jake – Santa Barbara Hilton Beachfront Resort wedding

August 1, 2019

  Care. I promise to really, truly, deeply, care about not only your wedding but about you and your fiance as I do with any other of my friends. I truly care about your success in marriage and in life.  AND I care about photography, I care that you receive beautiful and timeless imagery that […]

My TEN promises to you as your wedding photographer

July 29, 2019

It is no doubt that I absolutely love intimate Sunday weddings in Santa Barbara!  And Christina and Andrews wedding was no different. Held on the rooftop of the Kimpton Canary Hotel in beautiful downtown Santa Barbara their intimate wedding was a sight to hold! Surrounded by their closest friends and family Christina and Andrew shared […]

Christina and Andrew – Kimpton Canary Santa Barbara Wedding

July 26, 2019

I recently had the pleasure of touring around the newest Santa Ynez Wedding Venue, Leiff Estates.  And let me be the first to tell you it is to die for!  This expansive venue provides the perfect canvas to create the wedding you’ve been dreaming of!   While there I met with coordinator Shayna Leeds, who […]

Leiff Estates: Wedding Venue Spotlight

June 23, 2019

Ariel and Rick met when they began working together at a Veterinary hospital 3.5 years ago.  While they were both a bit hesitant to date someone they worked with they eventually couldn’t help themselves.   Fast forward to a couple years later Ariel and Rick spent some time designing Ariel’s engagement ring and set of bands […]

Ariel and Rick: Mattei’s Tavern Wedding

June 20, 2019

  Cutting out sugars and carbs except for Sundays of course.  Eating healthy is work and on Sundays we rest 🙂 Signed up for a gym and am actually going regularly. Which is different than the past when I would only go once every couple weeks. Diversifying the ways I am active. Golf, Walking, Zumba, […]

Operation Healthier Me – What I am doing to make 2019 my healthiest year yet.

June 13, 2019

There is no doubt that the Santa Ynez Valley has any sort of shortage in amazing wedding venues.  Between it’s contemporary, traditional, vineyard or farmhouse venues I truly believe our valley has the perfect wedding day venue for everyone.  I recently had the opportunity to tour the Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse. While I have photographed weddings […]

Figueroa Farmhouse: Wedding Venue Spotlight

June 6, 2019

A few weeks ago I had the enormous pleasure of staying at three of the finest boutique hotels in Palm Springs, California.  As you might know, Palm Springs is a photographers dream.  Between its spectacular scenery to its mid-century architecture, this desert town is a must see.  To boot, there has been an up rise […]

Getaway to Palm Springs

May 13, 2019