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Summer backyard weddings are perfect for the couple who wants a DIY wedding. They can take a lot of extra work and planning, but can end up being the perfect day! For Marcus and Casey, their backyard wedding consisted of a church ceremony with a backyard reception. Keep reading for more insight into the planning […]

Elopements, Weddings

How to Plan a Church Wedding with a Backyard Reception

One of my favorite unique things about a wedding is a ceremony exit in place of a grand exit! There are a few reasons why this might be a better choice for your day, BUT as always, if you are envisioning a grand exit, then do a grand exit! Your wedding is all about you […]


Why You Should Do A Ceremony Exit Instead Of A Grand Exit

Logan and Lisa’s wedding at Windmill Canyon Ranch in Beaumont was the perfect summer day! This 40 acre venue is located in the rolling hills in Beaumont and has stunning views of the surrounding area. The bride and groom photos are so gorgeous with the perfect sunset and this amazing view. Not only that, but […]


A Chic Summer Wedding at Windmill Canyon Ranch

Weddings are not just about exchanging vows with your beloved partner. It can also be an opportunity to create an ambiance that reflects both your style and taste. One element playing a crucial role in setting the tone and enhancing the aesthetics of a wedding is florals. Because florals can transform a venue into a […]


My Favorite Southern California Wedding Florists

Southern California wedding florals

As a Southern California Wedding Photographer, I LOVE shooting weddings in Oak Glen! If you’re dreaming of a picturesque wedding surrounded by the beauty of nature, look no further than Oak Glen, California. Oak Glen has a unique blend of rustic charm and natural elegance! These qualities make it an ideal destination for couples seeking […]

Couples, Weddings

Oak Glen Wedding Venues: My Favorites as a SoCal Photographer

Bride and Groom Standing in front of Oak Glen Sign

Okay, this romantic fall vow renewal ceremony was an absolute dream! Cass and Gilbert had their vow renewal at The Harmony Estate in Murrieta, CA. Oh, and did I mention that they own this venue?! How perfect! Cass and Gilbert got married 10 years ago but it wasn’t exactly the “wedding of their dreams”. Because […]


A Rustic Fall Vow Renewal Ceremony at The Harmony Estate

bride and groom kissing at the aisle

As a Southern California wedding photographer, one of the most stressful times during a wedding can be the wedding family photos! I have many tips for how to create the best experience for you and your partner on your wedding day! My number one goal is to help you not feel rushed or chaotic during […]


Tips For Your Wedding Family Photos

California wedding family photos

I know for a fact that you are going to fall in love with this romantic backyard fall wedding! My love for backyard weddings is unmatched and this backyard wedding was one that I will never forget! Not only because of how emotional the whole day was but because of the fall wedding décor that […]


Backyard Wedding in Fall | Yvette + Rodrigo

Heidi and Brayden’s wedding took place in her Aunt’s backyard. Heidi and Brayden were going to have a courthouse wedding but her family wanted to put on a special event to celebrate them getting married. They had a small intimate wedding with gorgeous sunflower and greenery details. Heidi and Brayden decided on doing a first […]


Intimate Backyard Wedding | Meet the Daniels

I have known Jacob and Morgan for quite a few years now, before they even started dating! They both attended a local youth group in Redlands, CA, and later started dating. They are such a sweet couple who love the people around them and put Christ at the center of their relationship. Jacob and Morgan’s […]


Beautiful Backyard Wedding | Meet the Bruch’s