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xo, marianne

September 19, 2020

Elegant Ridgecrest wedding rescheduled due to COVID…making it happen!!!! August 29th, 2020 Aaron and Ivy’s rescheduled COVID wedding in Ridgecrest turned out better than I could have ever imagined. Due to COVID, their original date was postponed. THEN their second date was almost not possible. But Aaron & Ivy MADE IT HAPPEN! They transformed their […]


Let’s face it. Wedding planning is HARD! It should be one of the most special times of our lives. But really, it’s stressful. Especially if you’ve only done it once. So, let me help you! I’ve been a professional wedding vendor for many years now. I’ve photographed lots of weddings. And, I’ve learned a lot […]


Stockdale Country Club wedding in Bakersfield, Ca Chris and Kristi’s wedding at Stockdale Country Club was one I was looking forward to for so long! I love photographing siblings’ weddings, and this was just that. Kristi’s twin brother, Martin, is a #mlgroom and I loved photographing him and his gorgeous bride, Bianka on their wedding […]


It’s one of my favorite things as a photographer to have families come back to me for more and more photos! This was the case with Casie and Michael’s Bakersfield wedding. I had already photographed her sister’s and her sister-in-law’s weddings, and loved every second of them! So when Casie reached out for her wedding, […]


Engagement photos in Tehachapi, Ca Oh, friends! I’m back to work and I couldn’t be more excited! Renata and Oliver’s engagement photos at Sand Canyon Ranch was my first session since the COVID-19 outbreak and it was the perfect way to kick off a new season of shooting and celebrating love! I can’t tell you […]


Engagement photos at Wind Wolves Preserve Lisandra and Ray have the kind of love story we all dream of. The kind you see in the movies. The kind that makes every happy heart swoon. So, before you take a peek at their engagement photos at Wind Wolves Preserve, let me tell you their story… Lisandra […]


Engagement photos at Montaña de Oro State Park & Paso Robles These engagement photos at Paso Robles and Montaña de Oro State Park are making me so nostalgic for the good old days when beaches were open, social distancing wasn’t a thing, and I was able to take gorgeous photos like these! Although I’m nostalgic, […]


Engagement photos at Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, CA Another day, another beautiful #mlcouple to hit the blog! Alvaro and Gabby’s classic and timeless engagement photos at Allegretto Vineyard Resort are absolutely gorgeous! Gabby and Alvaro met through mutual friends at their church. Gabby had no shame when she admitted that it was Alvaro’s […]


a romantic moment between a couple during their desert engagement photos

April 10, 2020

Red Rock Canyon desert engagement photos in Cantil, CA Hey friends, fans, and fam! The newest #mlcouple to hit the blog is… Aaron and Ivy! Their Red Rock Canyon desert engagement photos are the definition of SWOON WORTHY! Aaron and Ivy met through a mutual friend. After their first date (which was a double date […]


romantic couple during their cotton field engagement photos

February 28, 2020

Beautiful Bakersfield blooming cotton field engagement photos Hi friends! Meet Marco and Andria, one of my gorgeous #mlcouples! I’m so excited to share their stories and their Bakersfield cotton field engagement photos with you! Marco and Andria agreed to something I rarely get to do…two engagement sessions! We first met up at a hidden, secluded […]