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Lisa & Danny Wedding - Galena Creek Reno, NV - July 2018

July 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Lisa and Danny’s wedding day was one for the books! Not just because of the extreme weather (I’ll get to that in a minute), but because of the obvious and overwhelming love that they have for each other, and that their friends and family have for them too… The day started with a 40% chance of rain and we got the wedding festivities going just like...
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Vintage Beach Swimsuit photo session!

June 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Maddie and I bought this oh-so-perfect vintage swimsuit (on amazon!) for another shoot and it just didn't have a chance to get the amount of time it deserved. So we decided that we'd do a bonus session to highlight not only this amazingly cute vintage swimsuit, but also Maddie's larger than life adorable personality in front of the camera! Oh! A...
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Top 25 Up and Coming Senior Photographers of 2017 award!

December 31, 2017  •  1 Comment
I am beyond thrilled to announce that I have been awarded a spot on the prestigious list of Top 25 Up and Coming Senior Photographers of 2017!!! Words cannot express how honored I am to be included!! Fabulous and SUPER talented photographers from all over the country (and world!) submitted their work for this honor, and I am humbled to have been ch...
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Kirkwood Alpine Mountain Wedding - Kirkwood, CA - Stephanie & Dan

October 02, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Take a second to put yourself in this setting: Crisp Alpine mountain air, lush green meadows and pine trees reaching towards the sky. A quiet calm, very few noises except far away laughter and beautiful bird songs. This was Stephanie & Dan’s wedding day! And it was AMAZING! Nestled in the Alpine meadow of Kirkwood Resort in California, the wedding...
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Rustic Ranch Wedding - Yerington, NV - Ashly & Blaine

September 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It all started in High School for Ashly & Blaine. They met in their small town of Yerington, NV, and were inseparable from the start. They have been through lots of amazing highs and equally emotional lows, but they have made it through it all together, and better in the end as a couple! Ashly and Blaine's wedding day was just so special. The typi...
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Class of 2018 Senior Models Stylized Destination Shoot - Donner Tunnels

August 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Here’s an exclusive inside look at this year’s Class of 2018 Senior Model Destination Shoot! The incredible Alana, Allison, Maddie, Sydney, Taimani, Taylor, and Vanessa were a part of it this year – and they freaking SLAAAYED! With a completely stylized wardrobe and conceptualized hair and makeup by the super talented Jess and Stephanie from Drag...
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Genoa Lakes Golf Course Wedding - Genoa, NV - Sierra & Nick

June 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Sierra & Nick’s beautiful morning wedding at Genoa Lakes Golf Course was absolutely delightful. From the moment I met these two love birds a few years ago on a completely unrelated photo session, I could instantly tell that they were meant to be together! Long story short, a few years later, I got the email that they were engaged and wanted to meet...
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Coachella Wanderlust Destination Session

February 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Wanderlust: a strong desire or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world An irresistible desire to travel to understand one’s very existence This is the Destination Shoot we did last summer with my amazing senior girls Megan, Nicole, Hailey, Angelle, and Jillyan! From the Coachella stylized wardrobe, to the amazing conceptualized hair a...
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Prom Dress! Rent a designer gown!

February 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Did you know that you can RENT a dress for Prom? Can you believe that more than one of these gorgeous dresses worth $1,300 --- and you can rent it for only $26 (after using my discount!)?!?!? I've rented from Rent The Runway 3 or 4 times for special events and I have LOVED the experience! You get a back up size, in addition to the one you order,...
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Jillyan - Lake Tahoe Senior Portraits

January 29, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Class of 2017 Senior -- Jillyan! When I sat down with Jillyan to plan her senior session, the undeniable recurring theme was that she wanted to be at “The Beach… any beach” So I knew we just had to go exploring up at Lake Tahoe for her senior portraits! After getting her hair and makeup done and finalizing her wardrobe selections, Jillyan, her mo...
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