Desert Engagement Session at Moorten Botanical Gardens | Palm Springs, CA

Such a perfect day to shoot Cassie and Austin’s engagement session. You can usually bet on Southern California sun especially in the desert, but surprisingly we were met with overcast skies. We started at the botanical gardens (be sure to check their hours!) and ended with a little session in the desert terrain.

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Mountain Engagement Session | San Diego, CA

Jessica and Tyler’s mountain engagement session ∘ The drive up was filled with clinging, dense fog and wondering if we’d even be able to shoot. It made everything extra bewildering and mysterious. Pressing onward the valley floor brought warmth, sun and singing songbird’s.

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Imperial Sand Dunes + Salvation Mountain | Desert Mama Maternity Session

Desert and desserts were the theme of this maternity road trip session.  As Taylor and I planned her maternity session, we got a little ambitious.  I proposed a trip to the sand dunes.  Taylor grew up going to the dunes, and I had never been.  So we thought, "let's go for it".  

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The Living Desert and Zoo Wedding | Palm Desert, CA

Brooke and Austin's wedding day was such a fun way to end the 2017 wedding season.  Brooke's gorgeous color palette couldn't have matched the Living Desert or the evening sky more perfectly.  The gorgeous soft pinks, peach, deep pinks and accentuated black bridesmaid's dresses, was all just too good.  With the beautiful ostrich hair fur coats fitting very nicely with the wildlife all around from the giraffes and addax on green, rolling hills, to vultures, zebras, and camels...one in particular whose name just happened to be Diamond.

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PHOTOSHOOT DATE WITH YOUR MATE | Palomar Mountain, CA

You know those cards couples have you fill out at their wedding?  "GIVE US YOUR BEST DATE IDEA AND WE'LL DO IT!"  Now even though, I'm a photographer I get more creative than just putting "PLAN A PHOTOSHOOT TOGETHER!" if you're a couple that thoroughly enjoys adventuring together, dream up a place you haven't been before and see if a photographer might not join along.

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