A few months back I had the pleasure of photographing Esmeralda and Oscars engagement at Ellwood Park in Goleta, CA. I had met Esmeralda a few weeks before and was beyond excited to meet this down to earth lovable fiance of hers! Esmeralda described Oscar as being Generous, Dependable, Patient,and caring.  And I have to […]

Engagement at Ellwood – Esmeralda & Oscar

September 11, 2019

It is with great honor that I blog Ellen and Alex’s Santa Barbara Courthouse and Butterfly beach engagement session today!   Spoiler alert. I’ve actually already shot their wedding and am playing a bit of catch up in the blogging realm but I really just could not help myself and had to blog their epic session!  […]

Santa Barbara Courthouse Engagement – Ellen & Alex

August 30, 2019

Ever meet someone who is just so cool you feel like you have to be friends with them? Maybe I am the only one, but that is exactly how I felt when I met Christina.  We worked in the same office with each other for a little less than a year and I thought she […]

Christina and Steven – Malibu Creek State Park Engagement

May 9, 2019

I captured this central coast engagement photo shoot of KC and Lauren’s a couple weeks ago and I am so thrilled to blog all about it.   Their love and connection to one another was clearly evident throughout the session making my job incredibly easy.  We adventured around the central coast and had the time […]

KC + Lauren – Central Coast Engagement Photoshoot

February 4, 2019

One of the things I love the most about the Santa Ynez Valley is the diversity of the people that come to this gorgeous town of ours.  There are many reasons people visit here including family reunions, proposals, vacations, or just to simply return to the place where they grew up.  This could also include […]

Julie + Steve : Couple photoshoot at Sarloos and Sons Winery

January 25, 2019

First off…CONGRATULATIONS! What an exciting time in your life!   You just got engaged!!!!! Yes, there are literally a MILLION things to plan but take a moment to experience all the emotions and joy that you get from getting “engaged”!!! Set a budget that focuses on what matters to you both. For some couples that […]

5 Tips for the Newly Engaged Couple

January 21, 2019