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Klaudia + Evan : love session

“Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.” ― Albert Einstein

Charlene + Sean : love session

“Larger than the moon, my love for you Worlds collide as heaven pulls us through The secret of the world is written in the stars I’m carrying your heart in mine What a beautiful smile Can I stay for awhile? My beautiful love” – The Afters

Megan + Jesse : love session

If I talk real slowly, if I try real hard To make my point dear, that you have my heart Here I go, I’ll tell you what you already know If you love me with all of your heart If you love me I’ll make you a star in my universe You’ll never have to go to work You’ll spend

Cheryl + Paulo : engagement

I want her everywhere and if she’s beside me I know I need never care But to love her is to need her everywhere Knowing that love is to share Each one believing that love never dies Watching her eyes and hoping I’m always there – The Beatles

Anto + Simone : engagement in Verona

They say for every boy and girl There’s just one love in this whole wide world And I know I found mine – Mary Hopkin

This Modern Romance : book announcement!

I’m so excited to announce my book, officially launching on November 15th! This Modern Romance : The Artistry Technique, and Business of Engagement Photography is published by Focal Press and available right now for Pre Order on Amazon, Kindle, Barnes and Noble and Nook. This book focuses on

Joy + Jeffrey : Joshua Tree

“Oh that the desert were my dwelling place, With only one fair spirit for my minster. That I might forget the human race, And hating no one, love her only.” – Lord Byron

Wes + Olivia : engagement

One kiss from you, and I’m drunk up on your potion That big old smile is all you wore Girl you make me want to feel Things I’ve never felt before – Angus & Julia Stone >

Sarah + Ryan : engagement

as long as I have you in my arms, I don’t mind the rain

Liz + Al : engagement

Liz + Al are our very dear friends who were married earlier this year, and their engagement session in a persimmon orchard was featured a while back on Green Wedding Shoes. For a while, they had a long distance relationship, so every night they would make sure to talk to each other over the phone

Tiana + Daniel : engagement

If you were falling, then I would catch you. You need a light, I’d find a match. Cause I love the way you say good morning. And you take me the way I am. If you are chilly, here take my sweater. Your head is aching, I’ll make it better. Cause I love the way you call me baby. And you

Ashley + Tyman : engagement

Ashley + Tyman were married this past weekend, and it was absolutely epic! These two are so sweet + completely head over heels in love! Ashley works at Be Inspired, PR and had Jesi Haack and JL Floral Designs create one lovely event…until I can share the images, here are a few from their

Andrea + Eric : engagement

Andrea + Eric’s first kiss was in Joshua Tree, so the gorgeous high desert was the perfect place for their engagement session.

Stephanie + Jesse: engagement

milk + cookies makes everything that much better

Liz + Michael : engagement

a persimmon orchard + an orange orchard and two of the most wonderful people to spend an afternoon with….

Candice + Amos : engagement

When we were in San Francisco, we met up with Candice + Amos for their engagement session and had an amazing time with these two! While exploring the coast, we encountered killer kites, nudists, and seaside ruins! Pretty much awesome afternoon!

Hazel + Freddie

A few weeks ago, we did a half day mentor session for a super cute photographer from Hong Kong…Hazel Chiu! I love her hair! We focused on lighting, especially when shooting in strong sunlight, directing your subject, and finding your ideal client. For the demo session, Hazel + her husband Freddie

Sharon + Alex : engagement

I can’t help but smile when I look at the images from Sharon + Alex’s engagement session. These two are are so cute! Isaac and I had such a fun session with these two, and I loved the attention to detail in their wardrobe and props – from Alex’s bow tie to the two giant yellow balloons, which