Derek & Hannah-2014

Hannah & Derek are engaged! I did their engagement video several weeks ago, and we had such a rad time. I knew their engagement photo shoot was going to be just as fun, and it definitely was. One of Hannah’s family members knew a man who owns this property in the hills near Temecula. I could try to tell you how awesome this place was, but I’ll just let you see for yourself. Thanks Derek & Hannah for such an easy, rad shoot!

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Gracie & I did a shoot in the Arts District of Los Angeles last week. I have begun to fall in love with this district recently, and the industrial buildings & street art make for a perfect shooting location. Not to mention Gracie’s style makes everything rad. I love this girl. We had a great time gallivanting around this district, and ending up at the Pie Hole for some really good coffee.

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The Gilberts-2013

Before shooting family portraits for the Gilberts, I spent time with them in the morning getting ready for the day. Jackson and I had way too much fun with the window in the living room while Kate & Amelia cooked breakfast in the kitchen. I absolutely adore this family. They are a phenomenal example of what family can be.untitled7 IMG_8266 IMG_8271 IMG_8300 IMG_8336 IMG_8377 IMG_8393IMG_8406 IMG_8413 IMG_8422 IMG_8426 IMG_8508 IMG_8533 IMG_8572 IMG_8573IMG_8596 IMG_8615 IMG_8649 IMG_8668

Huck & Nova-2013

Huck proposed to Nova on a ferris wheel, so we decided it was fitting to do their engagement shoot at the Santa Monica Boardwalk . This pier at night provided the perfect romantic atmosphere, and the chemistry between these two made my job so easy!IMG_0828IMG_0687IMG_0783IMG_0789IMG_0796IMG_0896 IMG_0932 IMG_0936 IMG_1090 IMG_1198

Jess & Jake-2013

Hair stylist & indie musician, these two had to have a photo shoot worthy of their creative style. So naturally we took a couch to the Art District in Los Angeles. Jess and Jake are both such unique, rad individuals, and they make a really incredible couple.
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This beauty is graduating  this fall from Biola University! We went to Pasadena for her graduation photos. We have a lot of good friends in common so it was great catching up and talking story as we wandered through the beautiful streets and architecture that are downtown.
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Jessica & Chris-2013

I went to Huntington wetlands with these two for their engagement shoot, and the combination of them, their rad style, and the location…it was a recipe for a photographers dream shoot. They are so fun, we had a great time galavanting around. I am so excited for them and their upcoming wedding!

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Kyle Logan-2013

I met Kyle Logan and his wife Tawny only several weeks ago, but they are already two of my favorite people. Kyle is the worship pastor at a church down the road from where I live, and will blow you away with his musical abilities. He has been working on a new music project and it will be available to enjoy soon…so be sure to keep your ears open.
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Carrie + Kevin-2013

So one of my best friends in the whole world just got engaged. And I got to take her engagement photos. I could not be more happy. Carrie Ratcliff, (soon to be Carrie Burch) is my midwest friend who I met at college in Southern California. We did life together for so long, it is so hard for me to have her half way across the country. But she is rockin it over there, and Kevin is so great….I know both of them are gonna have an amazing life in Grand Rapids. I love these two so much.

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