Journal

A collection of honest moments that celebrate life.

Shane + Lindsay

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in May as Shane and Lindsay prepared to say I do. Lindsay gathered her dress and her bride ...
June 19, 2017

Ethan + Hannah

It is safe to say that Hannah definitely earned her wilderness badge by the end of this rainy waterfall engagement sessi ...
May 25, 2017

Donta + Chantelle

My time with Donta and Chantelle was filled with laughter, thoughtful questions, and honest stories.  After only 4 month ...
May 17, 2017

Ben + Jenessa

I have never discovered a couple more richly in love than Ben and Jenessa Wait. Every photo from their Burney Falls adve ...
February 12, 2017

Austin + Erika

Another unique anniversary session for the books! I had an unforgettable afternoon with Austin and Erika. Erika is the o ...
February 5, 2017

Shane + Lindsay

THESE TWO and their engagement! I don’t think I have ever met a more joyful couple than Shane and Lindsay. They kept try ...
December 24, 2016

Toby + Colette

Have you ever met someone who just gets you? Someone who gives you permission to be that quirky weird version of yoursel ...
December 11, 2016

Mykey + Tori

I think anniversary sessions are quickly becoming my favorites. Married couples are not afraid to just be themselves; wh ...
November 1, 2016

Stephan + Sanne

This has been a rather unique year for weather in Redding. In mid October we already had some snow on the nearby mountai ...
October 27, 2016

Jason + Hannah

When we arrived in Mill Valley it was raining softly and the air was cool. We met with Jason and Hannah at their home be ...
October 15, 2016

Tim + Elevia

One year ago Tim and Elevia met on a trip to the coast for an instameet. Upon meeting they never really expected to see ...
October 8, 2016

Brunch Bunch

On what would have been an otherwise mundane Monday friend Elevia hosted brunch for Katie Walden, Sydney Daigre, and mys ...
September 13, 2016

Adam + Charley

Adam's birthday was coming up and Charley wanted to surprise him with a couples photo session. Adam travels a lot, and t ...
August 19, 2016

Drew + Cassie

This was mine and Justin's first time visiting Santa Cruz, California. The weather in Redding had been really hot, and t ...
July 26, 2016

Eric + Layne

July in Redding is typically very hot, and Eric and Layne's Gover Ranch wedding was no exception. However, you'd never k ...
July 16, 2016

Jeff + Hayes

Lassen Volcanic National Park has only been open for a couple of weeks. I was itching to get up to the top and see what ...
June 7, 2016

Joshua + Brooke

It was a warm Thursday in Discovery Bay, California. The sun was shining brightly and Brooke was getting ready for the b ...
May 27, 2016

Hadley Frances Jewelry

In early March I bumped into Hadley Frances at a local shop in town. She introduced herself to me and said that she want ...
April 14, 2016

Eucalyptus and Elevia

Almost once a week my friend Elevia and I get together to hang out. Every week looks different. Sometimes we have coffee ...
March 7, 2016

Pazos-Villarreal Family

Millville, California is a beautiful location for family portraits, and this family has a special place in my heart. Bal ...
November 24, 2015

Urban Outfitters

November is a month full of friend and family gatherings. We remind ourselves of all the things we have to be thankful f ...
November 1, 2015

Andrew + LaBreeska

From the very first phone call with LaBreeska it was so evident how in love she and Andrew were. They booked a four hour ...
August 9, 2015

Savannah Lagasse

Senior portraits are always so exciting. Documenting someone at this pivotal time is a privilege. Savannah I am so excit ...
March 30, 2015