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Carmel is the perfect location for a wedding…or a beautiful elopement! Carmel-by-the-Sea elopement. Mrinal & Preeti were married on July 14, 2022 at a gorgeous, cliffside home in Carmel, California. This sweet couple met while working at Google and became good friends. As time went on, their friendship turned into something more. When Preeti began […]

I love getting to know the couples we photograph. Hearing their love stories and about their relationship is beautiful. And when I asked Aidee about theirs, she said, “We truly feel like we are each other’s soul mates”

Jesse & Judy were wedding clients a couple years ago and it was SO FUN to now be a part of their maternity and newborn photo sessions as they welcomed baby June into their lives!

Springville Ranch is a stunning barn wedding venue in Central California. Adam and Jordan were married at this beautiful Big White Barn at Springville Ranch on September 19, 2021. Our talented team photographed this beautiful wedding! Adam & Jordan are literally the cutest couple! Their wedding style and vibe were perfect for this beautiful barn […]

Summer maternity photos are so dreamy! Summer maternity photos are so dreamy! I’m bias but the California sunlight in the summertime is the most gorgeous light! The way the sunlight glows in the background is seriously dreamy! This session was even sweeter because it was for two amazing friends expecting their first! Click HERE to […]

Newborn photos are some of our favorites, especially when we do we love being able to do them for couples we’ve photographed before! Jesse and Judy were married in 2019 (see their Wolf Lakes Park wedding HERE) and I was over the moon excited to take their maternity photos and their newborn photos!! Quite frankly […]

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Used gear is an excellent way to build your arsenal of photography tools, while staying within your available budget. These tips are designed to help you make smart buying choices and stay safe when making purchases online.

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Are you pricing yourself to be successful? Is your pricing hurting your business? I’m dishing all the deets, PLUS providing a free spreadsheet for photogs and small business owners to set your prices for success!

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Are you starting a business? One of the most important aspects of starting any business is making sure you’re business is set up legit. Business licenses, permits, bookkeeping and everyones favorite…taxes! These small business tips are all important steps towards creating a legit business. Without proper planning before you begin your business, you’re putting your […]

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Standing out in a sea of talented wedding photographers is a challenge, but this year, I took a step back to take a look at how to improve the overall wedding photography experience. See what helped me stand out and have my most successful year yet!

Does your heart stop thinking about shooting an outdoor reception after sunset? Check out tips and gear suggestions to build your confidence with off camera flash!

Investing is a great way to save money and watch it grow. Savings accounts can only do so much, so I found an app for MICROINVESTING! It’s perfect because I don’t even miss my spare change. Check out what Acorns is all about and get $5 invested today when you join!

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With cheaper DSLR cameras readily available at affordable prices, it seems like new photography businesses are always popping up. But how do you begin a successful business from the ground up? You find a mentor!

It’s easy to get caught up with the business game, but it’s important to remember to serve those who choose you.

Finding my photography style was a huge struggle when I started my business. I knew what I wanted to achieve, but making it happen was a whole different ball game. The reason your style matters is because a client who is choosing to pay you for your work wants to know what they’re going to get. Consistency is key, so here’s some tips to help you hone in on your photography style.

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Are you struggling to book clients? I’ve been there, and I’ve found some amazing tips that have given me a full calendar and allowed me to double my income spending less than 10 minutes a day.

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