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Posts tagged ‘Destination Weddings’

{rebecca + mike} timber cove . sonoma coast

This romantic wedding was held at the  elegantly rustic Timber Cove Inn, near  Jenner on the majestic Sonoma Coast. Mike, a biologist & Rebecca, an artist- both lovers of all natural things & madly in love with each other. Ever since my first conversation with Rebecca, I was looking forward to this intimate coastal wedding. She was so obviously smitten with her love & so excited about all of the thoughtful details that they put into the day. It was a delight to photograph their love on this joyful day!

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{lauren + jeff} auberge du soleil . napa valley wedding

Lauren & Jeff looked at each other with giddy smiles & joyful glances…it was a pleasure to document their love.

Venue: Auberge Du Soleil

Florals: Jessica Switala / Fluers de France

DJ- AMS Entertainment

Officiant: Tim Mills

{when you love somebody…}

when you love somebody its hard to think of anything but to breathe

– fruitbats

{emily & andrew} paso robles wedding

I am so pleased to be sharing these images with you! Emily and I attended Cal Poly together and I was thrilled when she shared that she had found true love in Andrew. Their wedding was simple with a beautiful backdrop surrounded by friends and family that traveled afar to share the day. They exchanged rings under a giant oak tree at Stacked Stone Cellars and I couldn’t be happier for them!

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{aruba images} polaroid sx-70

Here are some more of the images that were shot with my vintage Poloaroid sx-70 on this summer’s destination Aruba wedding!

{destination hawaii: sx-70 polaroids} destination wedding photography- personal work

The last two weeks have been a joyful swirl of travels, beaches, blissful days, beautiful brides & amazing locations. We have just returned from two destination weddings: Hawaii & Aruba!  I have so much to share but wanted to begin with a bit of the personal work that I did while traveling around Hawaii. I bravely took along my SX-70 vintage Polaroid and had great fun experimenting with different shots. It is such a mental shift from a typical day in wedding photography and a breath of fresh air to my sense of creativity. Here’s a few from Hawaii:

Holy Moly 2010 Bookings!

Wow…can I just say that 2010 brides…I love you!  In the last two weeks, I have been flooded with 2010 inquires. So far I may be going to San Francisco, Aruba, Central Coast & of course, my home turf of the beautiful Napa Valley! Thank you to those of you who plan ahead. I’m loving hearing about these fabulous weddings and I can’t wait to be a part of them. I am always honored when you trust me with your wedding day and I am thrilled to share my work with you.  Keep ’em coming…

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{Where’s the…?? Desination Wedding Maps}

Project wedding…(a must visit for those brides & grooms looking for inspiration, ideas & tools for wedding planning.)..now has a new trick up it’s sleeve. Wedding maps can help your guests find your key locations as well as navigate through the must-sees and must-dos while in your wedding locale. For out of towners this map is a gem!  Check it out: