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Esmeralda + Kenny
Petaluma Engagement Session

I had a great time on Esmeralda and Kenny’s engagement session in the Petaluma Riverfront and Helen Putnam Park. These two are such a blast to be around! I can’t wait to photograph their Autumn wedding at Running Rabbit Ranch, in Santa Rosa. I just know it’ll be bursting at the seams with goodness. Between the fun vibe these two exude and Esmeralda’s crafty attention to detail I just know it’s going to be amazing.wedding sunglassesbootspetaluma river frontcute couplecute couplepetaluma warehouse districtpetaluma river front portraitamericapetaluma riverfronthelen putnam portraithelen putnam portraithelen putnam picnichelen putnam picnic

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A Love Letter to San Francisco
San Francisco Engagement Shoot

Ah San Francisco! My love for this amazing city only continues to grow. Once I start to think I know everything about it goes on to surprise me. My engagement shoot with Jen and Edward is a testament to this.

I know North Beach is chalked full of stairways that make it nearly impossible to directly drive through, with stunning views of the San Francisco Bay. But I did not know about the Vallejo Street Stairwell, nestled in at Montgomery and Vallejo Street. A true gem when it comes to urban gardens.

We also visited Hotaling Place, which was originally called Jones alley,  a small street that runs between Jackson and Washington Streets. The original shoreline of San Francisco Bay was located where Hotaling Place is today. Jen works in the Transamerica Pyramid, located on the south end of Hotaling Place, so we made sure to include the epic building in the shoot. Enjoy!

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Bodega Bay Dunes
Anna + Eric Part III

Hold on to your hats folks, there’s a Part 3 to Anna and Eric’s amazing wedding.  These two are champs and meet me the next day for a dreamy post-wedding day shoot at Bodega Bay with horses! We lucked out with a gorgeous sunny morning, no fog in sight.  Enjoy these stunning photos.

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Many thanks to Rêve Events and Chanslor Ranch, Bodega Bay.

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Helen Putnam Park Petaluma
A WHOLE LOT OF LOVE part I

Thrilled to share these stunning pictures of Dani at Helen Putnam Park in Petaluma. She’s absolutely glowing in these photos, I am glad to have had the chance to photograph her. Dani contacted me about scheduling a portrait session while visiting Petaluma and also in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband- those photos to soon come- we only had 20 minutes to shoot because storm rolled in just as we got started. Although the weather cut our time short the lighting was amazing and made for some great photos.

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Make up by Ashley Hance

Hair by Barbara Thompson

Maternity gown by Porsche Ray

Special thanks to Allison for helping out.

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