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        When I first started photography I used to look at other photographers and get all huffy and puffy. It would be easy to take good photos if I had that type of gear. I would be able to take good lifestyle image if I had giant windows in my apartment. I […]

3 Steps to Dreamy Images for Your Blog + Social Media

May 22, 2018


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    Madison of Rosy Avenue Calligraphy is a talented artist. We met while working together at the Big Fake Wedding and I was immediately impressed with her work! I was delighted with the chance of working together again. Her main priority was to get as much variety as possible. She chose to have her […]

Brand Photography: Rosy Avenue Calligraphy

Apr 17, 2018


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Season is for the gal who wants to dress like it matters. These ethically made dresses wear like a dream and are perfect for any season!

Season’s Lilac Dress | Orange County Wedding Photography

Apr 10, 2018


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  Working with Janae was so fun! We put our heads together to try and solve a big puzzle: How to photograph what a coordinator does. As you can guess this is difficult because while coordinators are SO valuable, the work they do is intangible. We came up with tons of great idea but was […]

Brand Photography Wedding Coordinator | Orange County Wedding Photographer

Mar 16, 2018


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As a professional photographer, I feel a great responsibility when it comes to retouching. The images I take, edit and send out to the world tell a story of beauty but I want that story to be a true one. You see, I believe there is so much beauty in the world and in every […]

My Thoughts on Retouching

Jul 8, 2017


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To be honest I was a little nervous walking up to this shoot. If you aren’t a creative entrepreneur or interested style education you might not know Hilary Rushford but . . .

Hilary Rushford’s Brand Photography Session in San Diego

Jun 1, 2017


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I first heard of Verve the summer I was a camp counselor in the Santa Cruz Mountains. On our precious few hours off, a bunch of us would cram into one car and make the windy drive through the foggy redwoods to downtown. Our first stop was usually Verve. If you’ve ever been a camp counselor […]

Verve Spring Street

May 25, 2017


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  In the day of fast fashion and ever-changing trends, Jessie was craving the something that would adapt and transform with her throughout the seasons of her life. She was tired of standing in front of her closet with that sinking realization that nothing seemed to fit right. And when she couldn’t stand it anymore, […]

Season: A Dress For A Flavorful Life

Apr 13, 2017


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Working with new clients is always an exciting thing, especially when they are another creative. Clicking with the vision and making an idea come to life is beyond wonderful. Beth Jones is a style blogger with vision and has been at it for over ten years! Here is some of the recent photos I have […]

Beth Jones Brand Photography

Jul 13, 2016


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The Hubs Films is a husband and wife fine art film team. Jeremy and Meagan create the most beautiful wedding films that uniquely represent their clients. I can personally attest to their fun and dependable character, as I have known them for six years, and their talent because they were the videographers we chose for […]

The Hubs Films Brand Photography Session

Jul 6, 2016


Christa Norman is a wedding photographer based out of Orange County California and Nagoya Japan