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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Engagement photos at Sand Canyon Ranch 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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November 23, 2019

November 16th, 2019 Beautiful fall wedding at JEH Ranch in Bakersfield CA Happy Saturday, Friends! This week’s blog is from our last wedding of the year, and it was an interesting one. We had quite the entertainment across the street during the ceremony, but that didn’t stop Mallory and Adam from having the perfect wedding […]

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November 2, 2019

October 26th, 2019 Incredible Springville Ranch wedding in the hills of Springville, CA Wow!!! This Springville Ranch wedding is very important and special to me. David, the groom, is the son of a fantastic portrait photographer in Springville, CA, and she happens to be one of my best friends as well. AWE!!! I love this […]

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October 19th, 2019 Long awaited high school sweet heart fall wedding at Kern County Basque Club! When Brooke first laid eyes on Nick, she had no idea that a beautiful adventure that was about to begin. Brooke & Nick met through a mutual friend in the summer of 2009. The following week after they met, […]

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October 18, 2019

October 12th, 2019 Incredible fall wedding at The Belle Rae in Bakersfield, CA In the bustling city of Bakersfield, there is an iconic place of business, of charm… and love. The Belle Rae, built-in 1959, formerly a single residence home, has been since established into a breathtaking wedding venue! Even as ordinary city business takes […]

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