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Romantic, golden hour engagement photos at Red Rock Canyon in Cantil, California Hi friends! Let’s all give it up for one of the most in love couples in the world: Brett and Leslie! And, can I just say one thing? I’m OBSESSED with Brett and Leslie, their story, and their gorgeous engagement photos at Red […]


We meet again, wonderful blog readers!  Sunday I photographed Martin & Bianka’s engagement photos at Hart Park. This soon-to-be wedded couple will be getting married on June 1st, 2019. My husband, I have the privilege of documenting their wedding very soon. We are super excited to serve them on a big day. Martin and Bianka […]


Golden Hour Harley Davidson Engagement Photos in the Bakersfield Mountains These golden hour Harley Davidson engagement photos are seriously a DREAM! Social media is a powerful tool in this day and age. That is precisely where it all started for Mallory & Adam, with a friend request on Facebook. Mallory noticed Adam’s profile in her […]


golden hour kisses during Kern County engagement photos

April 12, 2019

April 7th, 2019 I met Lupe at the Kevin Rush’s bridal show in January. She was our engagement session winner. Yayyyy!!! Sunday was a perfect day for their Kern County engagement photos. The weather was warm but not hot. Who else is scared of our summer coming? I am !!!!! I’m so excited that these […]


Nick & Brooke Happy Friday Friends!!!! Currently, in Maui 🙂 Be on the lookout for our vacation blog in a couple of weeks. Meet Nick & Brooke. One of our newest ML Couple. They are getting married this October in Bakersfield, Ca. Brooke chose Knapp’s Castle in Santa Barbara for their engagement session. I was […]


Baldemar & Rebecca  |  Fall Engagement Session in Bakersfield! Oh My Gosh!!!! Aren’t they the cutest ever. I believe so!!! Rebecca & Baldemar are one of our newest ML Couples. Rebecca is friends with another one of my ML Brides. Thank you, my sweet Cheri. The biggest compliment a photographer can receive is a referral. I love when […]


February 8, 2019

A winter engagement session at Springville Ranch in Springville, Ca I have been excited to share this engagement session at Springville Ranch as I was apart of David’s surprise proposal to Abby at Hart Park. David’s mom Danielle is a very close friend of mine and a fantastic newborn/ family photographer. I have known David […]


  Midday winter engagement session at Hart Park We first met Kaitlyn last year at a bridal show here in Bakersfield. We connected from the minute we met. I remember thinking to myself she is the kind of bride I want over and over again. Funny, intelligent, and super excited. When she came back a […]


January 16, 2018

Stunning engagement session in the Tehachapi hills Happy Tuesday! Enjoy our first blog for 2018 Tehachapi is probably one of the most beautiful places I have taken engagement pictures and it less than an hour away!! We lucked out with perfect weather. I was kind of worried because the last time I shot an engagement session […]


January 2, 2018

  Short & sweet engagement session in the hills of Kern County!! I usually don’t blog engagement sessions, but guess what? In 2018 we are making changes. I can’t wait to share all our couples with you this year! I had the pleasure of meeting Carly & her mom in November after being referred from […]


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