Location 1: South Coast Botanical Garden Location 2: St. Francis Episcopal Church in Palos Verdes Model: Meredith Greenberg Comments: This shoot has been on my brain for ages! I found this stunning sea foam green, vintage Vera Wang gown at a Goodwill in Redondo Beach about 3 years ago and have been waiting for the… Continue reading Meredith’s Green Goddess Shoot
Location 1: Various Malaga Cove Locations Location 2: South Coast Botanical Gardens Model: Ryan M. Comments: I used to be Ryan’s nanny, so there was no way I was about to let this girl leave for college without documenting this momentous occasion. Photojournalism is exciting because it allows the photographer an opportunity to document real… Continue reading Ryan’s Bittersweet Beginnings Shoot
The Venue The Redondo Beach Historic Library. For an English major, having your wedding in your hometown’s original library seems like an obvious win. Now factor in the fact that the library just happens to stand atop a grassy hill, overlooking the very beach you and your husband grew up on and there truly is… Continue reading The Day We Said “I Do”
My Flower Power Bridal Shower For my bridal shower, I was spoiled by my mother, sister, bridesmaids and a small army of dear friends and family. It’s true what they say about tribes and vibes- my shower was a bucket of rainbows and butterflies powered by happy tears. There was so much love. I… Continue reading Embracing the Basic II: Flower Power Bridal Shower
There are very few times is a girl’s life, when it is acceptable for her to embrace all things Basic. 21st birthdays, Dirty Thirty birthdays, and bridal events- all appropriate times to embrace one’s God-given talent for being unapologetically basic. Capitol B. I’m talking, nails done, face caked, champagne glass in one hand, iced coffee… Continue reading Embracing the Basic Part I: Bachelorette Weekend in Temecula
To say that I had a rough semester would be the understatement of the year. Not only was my course load heavy, but my schedule was an absolute nightmare. The University dropped one of my classes, due to low enrollment which resulted in me having to take poetry after all. That wasn’t even the worst… Continue reading Spring 2017 Grades & Teacher Evaluations
Josh popped the question on January 29th, 2017! We’ve been dating since high school (12 years, jeesh!), so my answer was obviously HELL YES. Well, to be fair, my first answer was: “oh my god, is that’s for me?!” (in my defense, the ring is freakin’ GORGEOUS). After I composed myself, the answer was an… Continue reading We’re Engaged!