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Congratulations on your engagement!

Now that the excitement has settled a bit, it’s time to capture the essence of your love through engagement photos. The key to unforgettable pictures is feeling comfortable and connected during the session.

Here’s a guide to help you avoid awkwardness and look fantastic:

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Time to Plan for your Photo Shoot There are a lot of pieces to put together as you plan for your next photo shoot. You need to find a photographer you’re comfortable with and think of a location. Then you plan outfits, maybe even shop for outfits, make sure your hair and makeup are on […]

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We could stare at this dreamy SLO Engagement session forever. We had a beautiful afternoon at Thousand Hills Ranch for Linsday & Jake’s engagement session. It made me so excited for their New Year’s Eve wedding reception that will be held at this same location. We cannot wait to close out the year with them! […]

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Choosing the best engagement session location can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! As a Wedding Photographer based out of San Luis Obispo, California, I spend most of my days finding the best locations! This is why I have put together a list of things to look for when choosing where to get […]

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Dogs are a big part of your life and in turn, your relationship! As a photographer and fellow animal lover, I welcome every opportunity to add your dog(s) to your engagement photos. With that being said, there is a right and a wrong way to do so! I want you to know essential tips to […]

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I met Lindsay and Joe just a couple of days before their wedding at Montana De Oro in Los Osos. These photos highlight what a California Engagement session will look like! They live in Southern California and since our schedules didn’t match, we decided on doing their engagement photos when they arrived on Friday afternoon. […]

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Megan and Kyle drove up from Southern California for their engagement session at Montana De Oro. We got spoiled with some beautiful warm weather. We chatted about the wedding, our love for travel and food, and laughed a ton along the way. I can’t wait for their Spring Wedding at Ella’s Vineyard! I know it […]

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I was so excited about our engagement session with Joey Marie and Mason. You know that kind of sweet, sincere and kind love that just makes your heart so happy and you can’t stop smiling? Well, that is the kind of love these two have for each other. We ventured through the Dana Powers House […]

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I met Christiana through one of my previous brides and then met her fiancé. We met for coffee and treats and chatted for hours at the local donut shop. For anyone who is visiting the Central Coast and likes donuts, check out SLO Donut Company. Every month there are specials and their galaxy marshmallow and […]

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Wow. I can’t even describe all the amazingness that you will witness below from Kim and Joe’s engagement session at the cute downtown Arroyo Grande Village. I knew Kim and I would become good friends after our first phone conversation. Laughing and giggling like we had known each other for years. Well that continued well […]

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I have made it my mission to celebrate the intimate moments in life - big and small. Having your photo taken shouldn’t be stressful, but rather a time to celebrate where you are in life. So I aim to give you clear direction all the while letting your unique personality shine. I strive to be your biggest advocate, cheerleader, and the best third wheel you could ask for.

Welcome to my little space. Grab your favorite beverage and stay awhile. I can’t wait to meet you & your family!

A fine art san luis obispo Wedding & Portrait Photographer 

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