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Edith and Juan are married! These two originally planned their wedding then postponed because of Covid. As the day approached and some restrictions were lifted they decided to continue with their wedding only 1 week before the date! So much to do and plan, and they didn’t have a photographer. Edith reached out to me […]

Weddings

St John’s Cathedral Wedding, Fresno CA

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This Styled Shoot was a passion project between myself and Michelle from Gunn Shot Photography. A styled photoshoot is a staged wedding where a team of wedding vendors come together and collaborate to bring their vision to life. It allows all the different vendors to really be creative and create something they may have otherwise […]

Styled Shoots, Weddings

R Wedding and Events – The Westside Island – A Whimsical Blush Styled Wedding

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Do you guys remember Lilly and Tucker’s Engagement Session blog? Well, the day came and they finally got married at the beautiful Wonder Valley Ranch Resort in Sanger. It was truly a beautiful day where they were surrounded by their family and friends. When I received my wedding invitation in the mail I saw Lilly […]

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Wonder Valley Ranch Wedding – Lilly and Tucker

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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 […]

Weddings

Visalia Wedding Photographer – Ethan and Mackenzie are FINALLY married

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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 […]

Weddings

Kristina and Randy’s Fairy Tale Wedding

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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 […]

Weddings

R Wedding House The Ranch in Selma – Cristina and Roger are married!

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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.

Weddings

Shandon Chapel on the Hill Wedding – Paso Robles Wedding Photographer

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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 […]

Weddings

Camp Wrightwood Styled Shoot – Styled HWY 2 – Whitney & Steven

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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.

Weddings

Steven & Radhika – Spring Tenaya Lodge Yosemite Wedding

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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 […]

Weddings

Simonian Farms WEDDING – ROMANTIC NIGHT TIME CEREMONY – FRESNO