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September 27, 2020

This Styled Shoot was hosted and put on by Tiffany of @thecounteirfeitwedding on Instagram. Once I saw the mood board and those gorgeous tones I knew that I HAD to participate. Originally the shoot was scheduled for March but as the pandemic would have it things got rescheduled, no biggie we eventually got to shoot […]

September 5, 2020

Ethan and Mackenzie are (finally) married! They were my first couple that had to postpone their wedding because of COVID. Their wedding date changed, then their venue changed after the location they were supposed to wed got closed down. What didn’t change was their love for each other and their desire to be married. They […]

July 4, 2020

Kristina and Randy are literally my DREAM clients. When I met them last Summer I knew I had to shoot their wedding. They are sweet as can be, quirky, adorable, they LOVE Disney (Kristina is basically a real-life Disney Princess), a bit nerdy (like me), and they were getting married in Yosemite. I could not […]

February 22, 2020

Cristina and Roger booked me just 6 weeks before their wedding! A friend referred me to them after their original Photographer had an accident and was injured for their wedding day. I’m so glad I was available and able to capture their day for them. Cristina got ready at her Parent’s house while Roger was […]

September 29, 2019

Diego and Jessi got married at the beautiful Chapel on the Hill just outside of Paso Robles in Shandon. This gorgeous Chapel sits up top a hill (hence the name) looking over picture-perfect vineyards and rolling golden hills. There is a small winding road that leads up to the back of the church and a walkway that leads you through the vineyards and up the hill towards the Chapel. I think you would be hard-pressed to find a more beautiful location for a Chapel in California.

September 22, 2019

This cute little backyard barn is the perfect setting for intimate weddings and gatherings. Liz, the owner of Scott Family Ranch completely rebuilt this barn with her husband and I think they did an amazing job. It has such a rustic modern feel to it. Jared and Kyli were the models for the shoot. These […]

September 12, 2019

I got the chance to participate in my FIRST styled shoot that was put on by another group of creatives. A styled shoot is essentially a styled fake-wedding. The couples are usually real life couples who play dress up for several different photographers. Clothing, flowers, props, everything is brought in to allow different wedding vendors […]

July 12, 2019

You guys know that all things Yosemite have my heart. So when Steven and Radhika approached me at the Bridal Collective Bridal Show about their May 2019 Tenaya Lodge Yosemite Wedding I knew I HAD to be the one to photograph their big day. Luckily for me Steven had scoped out all the vendors before coming to the Bridal Show and decided that Dana Rae Photography was who he wanted to capture his big day. And yes, it was his decision, once Radhika knew he wanted an important part in choosing their photographer she let him take over, which I thought was awesome, it’s not often the Groom is the main point of contact.

June 20, 2019

I first met Tasha & Nolen last summer during their engagement session. These two were hilarious and we had such a good time at their engagement shoot. About a month later Tasha saw my booth at the Bridal Collective Bridal Show at Morovia Winery, she came right up to me and gave me a big hug (seriously, she’s a great hugger!). Tasha told me how much she loved her engagement photos and how everyone else loved them. She told me that when it came time to book their wedding photographer they knew it had to be me, that Nolen wouldn’t accept anyone else. I don’t know if they knew how much that meant to me, I do this because I LOVE it and don’t always hear back from clients about how much they love their images so to be trusted with their wedding day was a huge deal to me.

January 19, 2019

Misti and Michael got married on a chilly November evening just after Sunset. It was my first evening ceremony as a photographer and now I am obsessed! Give me all the night weddings. Especially if there are loads of twinkle lights everywhere. Because Misti and Michael were getting married after sunset they decided to have […]