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beautiful wedding at the nirvana estate I was so excited to photograph David and Lorena’s wedding at The Nirvana Estate. It felt so good to be back shooting at my favorite venue in Bakersfield! The Nirvana Estate is so pretty. I mean, GORGEOUS. I always love shooting there. So, of course, it was so fun […]


February 19, 2021

intimate winter wedding in bakersfield, ca Jeff and Kristina’s intimate winter wedding in Bakersfield, CA was EVERYTHING. It was literally the perfect first wedding of the year for us. A great way to kick off our wedding season! 🙂 Kristina is from Texas and she’s the epitome of a Texas southern belle. So sweet and […]


October 28, 2020

Beautiful & intimate wedding in Delano California September 12th, 2020 Wedding planning during COVID is weird. Ray and Lisandra had to choose a new venue for their wedding in Delano, California, but it ended up being so perfect! They had an intimate Catholic ceremony. Only ten guests were allowed to attend! It was actually really […]


Ridgecrest Mirco rescheduled COVID Wedding in Ridgecrest, Ca

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, […]


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