I love a wedding that ends with tequila and a dance party.  Desert weddings become more popular every year.  It’s a trend that I don’t see going away ever.  It’s easy to see why couples are drawn to desert venues, it’s a warm beautiful place filled with wide-open skies.  In the California desert, you have […]

In The California Desert: A Lago Vista Ranch Wedding

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From day one of meeting Sean and Sarah, I knew it was going to be a fun, bright wedding to be a part of.  We met a few weeks ahead of the wedding to scout out locations around the venue for their couple photos.  Emerald Peak is one of the most versatile outdoor wedding venue […]

Before the pandemic hit us, a good friend of ours started his own sushi business in Pacific Beach.  It was our go-to joint to find fresh San Diego sushi, and it was called Umo and was located in a renovated auto garage and served up from a two-man kitchen situated in a gutted ticket booth.  […]

The Goat Canyon Trestle Bridge hike is a fucking beast, and I’m SO happy we tackled it!  From what I understand, there are 2 different ways you can get to the trestle; one is by starting at Carizzo Gorge Road, and the other starts at Mortero Palms.  We started at Mortero Palms.  I’d love to […]

A whimsical ranch wedding, with a wild dance party to round out the night.  Sounds pretty perfect in my book, and these images are proof.  This was one of those weddings where that one person who always says they don’t dance, finally gets up and has some fun.  This group had some moves, which was […]

bride and groom portraits.

Take a look at this elegant Japanese wedding at the Maravilla Gardens.  The traditional Japanese ceremony is a Shinto ceremony, though many Japanese in America celebrate weddings with a Buddhist ceremony. The most popular tradition during a Shinto-style wedding is the exchange of nuptial cups, which is called san san ku do. So san san ku […]

Bride and groom portraits at sunset.

walking through the orchard and I see… pear, fig, persimmon, apple, plum making fruit look sexy   Fine Art prints available. Please get in touch HERE with your specifications.  All printing is done in-house.  

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You will never meet a husband and wife team quite like Danny and Nicoletta. Aside from being incredible humans, these two are the most incredible chef’s. Open fire, farm to table cooking is their specialty, as well as, some incredibly authentic Italian dishes that will put you straight into your Nonas kitchen. After living in […]

cooking eggs in mini cast iron skillets

A one-of-a-kind romantic garden wedding at The Inn At Rancho Santa Fe. The Inn is a whimsical venue that transforms into a secret garden for your reception and late-night festivities. On this particular wedding day, from start to finish, was big laughs!  Tess and Matt are big energy, and their family was 10x that energy!  […]

Discovering these secret wildflower fileds made this California wildflower engagement session a freaking dream! The super bloom of 2019 was somthing else. All over San Diego flowers were finding a way to bloom on any piece of land they could find. ROund abouts, Medians, sides of the freeway even looked pretty for a monet. Flowers […]

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