Best of 2016 / Santa Cruz California Wedding and Elopement Photographer

Best of 2016 / Santa Cruz California Wedding and Elopement Photographer

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What an incredible year it has been! I’m singing from the rooftops with gratitude for all the wonderful people I’ve met this year, the privilege to take care of important memories and the opportunities to shoot in some insanely gorgeous places with wonderful humans. As I reflect back on 2016, I can’t quite believe all the adventures I’ve had this year and all of the personal and creative growth I’ve undergone. To all my past and current brides, grooms, and portrait clients: it is a huge honor for me to be let into your lives and defining moments. Getting to know each of you, earning your trust and photographing you is something that gives me a lot of joy. Thank you for giving me that privilege!

There are many more amazing moments that I didn’t include in this post, but I wanted to throw together a few of my favorites from the past year. Here they are!

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In order of appearance:

Haleakala Summit Shoot // Red dress: Sew Trendy Accessories

Lake Tahoe Wedding // Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort // Florist: A Bud and Beyond

Mammoth Lakes Wedding // Convict Lake Resort

Redwood Forest Wedding Felton, California // Fern River Resort // Planner: Big Sur Weddings

Wente Vineyard Wedding // Wente

Malibu, California Wedding // Venue: Calamigos Ranch, Malibu, California // Coordinator: Holly Orr of Paper Heart Events // Flowers: Acton Creative Flowers // Makeup: Emily Allison of Mist Airbrush // Hair: Jackie Romero

Vintage Trailer Resort Engagement // Long Beach, Washington // Sou’wester Lodge

Canary Islands Wedding Session // Isla La Graciosa // Dress: Aurelia Gil // Menswear: ROE

Maui Bridal Session // Oheo Gulch, Hana // Kapalua // Dress by Design by C Boutique // Turquoise pendant: Flight of Fancy from Botanic and Luxe // Bouquet Ku’au Store

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