This is my FAVORITE place out of my entire website. Every week I will blog something new to read and some new wedding inspiration to look at. I blog every wedding and every engagement session, so definitely check back often and be prepared to see gorgeous portraits with precious stories of each of my ML Brides.

Every once in a while, my husband Victor with take over the blog for some fun and useful tips for your wedding day. You will hear my dreams, passions, goals, adventures and beyond. I am super thankful you are here to join us.

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September 21, 2019

September 9th, 2019 Brett & Leslie’s Big Sur elopement was the thing dreams are made of! When Leslie contacted me about her idea for a Big Sur Elopement, I was ecstatic!!!! Leslie and Brett are an outdoor couple. They love nature almost as much as they love each other. Leslie & Brett chose to seal […]

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September 14, 2019

A summer engagement session in one of my favorite locations near the beautiful Kern River Hi Friends!!! Today on the blog, I’m introducing one of our awesome #mlcouples and sharing their portraits from their engagement session at Kern River. But first, happy Saturday! We are headed to SLO for a family event and back to […]

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September 11, 2019

September 7th, 2019 Sweet & long-awaited wedding at The Old Town Chapel in Bakersfield, Ca The Perez wedding at The Old Town Chapel was the perfect way to start our busy wedding season approaching us. We are very blessed to have so many couples that trust us with this special time in their lives. So […]

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June 29th, 2019 Happy Friday Friends!!! I hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday. I first met Guadalupe at the Kevin Rush bridal show in January. She was one of the winners of our free engagement sessions. I was super excited to start planning their engagement session. During their engagement session, we had a […]

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Hi Friends!!!! I’ve got another wonderful wedding for you guys today! The lovable couple consists of Josh and Lindsay, two people that anyone would love to know. Their Park Place Events wedding was extraordinary; it was Disney themed. I felt like I walked into a fairy tale. Everything looked perfect. Josh and Lindsay have a […]

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Sweet romantic engagement photos in Sequoia National Park near General Sherman Tree I recently photographed Mathew & Yanira’s engagement photos at the Giant Forrest Museum. This soon-to-be wedded couple will be getting married on May 23rd, 2020. We are anxiously waiting to document their wedding this spring. Mathew proposed to Yanira in Lake Tahoe on […]

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Happy Friday! I always adore photographing weddings. There’s so much love in the air and the bride and groom spent so much time carefully planning all the details. It was not any different for Martin & Bianka’s wedding at Koetsier Ranch either! Bianka and Martin’s wedding at Koetsier Ranch was so perfect. Martin got ready […]

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Hi friends! Let’s all give it up for one of the sweetest couples ever: Sabrina & Blake. As a southern California photographer, there’s not much I love more than sweet couples, great love stories, and beautiful photos. Sabrina told me all about how she and Blake met. Sabrina’s cousin Josh brought him to her daughter’s birthday […]

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Red Rock Canyon has become one of my favorite locations for engagement sessions. The light is perfect, and the weather usually has a cool breeze. Rosaura looked breathtaking in her red dress and Joseph’s velvet jacket popped off her gown. I may be biased, but I think these Red Rock Canyon engagement photos are AMAZINGGG!!!! […]

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The weather was perfect for a spring wedding at The Station. The Springhill Suites by Marriott is a very nice hotel here in town. Patricia & Sal both did their prep at the same hotel, which was super helpful for us. So thank you from our team. Patricia was very relaxed as she was getting […]

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