Journal

A collection of honest moments that celebrate life.

Beautiful Mount Shasta Wedding // Gabe + Elisha

The sun glowed brightly in McCloud, California as Gabe and Elisha started getting ready for their wedding. Elisha got re ...
September 13, 2017

Adventurous Heart Lake Couples Session // Tommy + Margie

This adventurous Heart Lake couples session was unforgettable. Justin and I had been dreaming of photographing there sin ...
August 9, 2017

Creative In Home Session // Ben + Jenessa

Ben and Jenessa have become dear friends of ours. When Justin and I found out they were moving we were so happy for them ...
July 18, 2017

Woodland Shingletown Wedding // 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

Whiskeytown Engagement // 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

Whiskeytown Couples Session // Donta + Chantelle

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

Burney Falls Anniversary // 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

Cottonwood Anniversary // 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

Shingletown Engagement // 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

Russian River Couples Session // 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

Shasta Lake Anniversary // Mykey + Tori

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

Mount Shasta Anniversary // 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

Mill Valley In Home Session // 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

Lost Coast Couples Session // 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

Whiskeytown Couples Session // 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

Sand Rock Farm Wedding // 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

Gover Ranch Wedding // 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

Lassen Volcanic National Park Couples Session // 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

Discovery Bay Wedding // 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

Redding Brand Session // 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

Friendsgiving with 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