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Today I am reviewing the best digital camera for film photographers, my latest digital camera setup to achieve images similar to the Contax 645 with Zeiss 80 mm f/2 lens. With the discontinuation of Fuji 400h film and the increasing prices of Kodak film, photographers who love film have been looking for ways to save […]
A wedding at Cal-a-Vie Spa is certainly one that dreams are made of. Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is a little slice of provincial France in the heart of Southern California. And it is such an exclusive wedding venue that it has been on my bucket list for years and years. Arriving at the venue, I was […]
A Holman Ranch wedding turned intimate celebration at Montage Laguna Beach could not have been a more wonderful outcome for Claire and Tyler’s wedding day. Like so many 2020 couples, these two were faced with the difficult decision to postpone their larger celebration to ensure the safety of their family and friends. At the beginning […]
This San Diego wedding at Loews Coronado Bay Resort is one of my all-time favorites. And after having our own son, I was even more struck by the moments with their sweet baby boy throughout the day when re-visiting these images. His face on the last image is priceless! So today I’m sharing some of […]
This Coronado Beach proposal was years in the making and it is one of our favorite sessions to date! Scroll down to check out the custom engagement ring from Susie Saltzman. It is so stunning! In 2017, we met Kendall and Marco in the city of love – Paris. Although we were all living in […]
This Temecula wedding at Ponte Winery will surely inspire brides who want that garden wedding feel. The day started out cloudy and unusually cool for the area. But it brought a sense of stillness and peace to the start of the day as Paige and Justin got ready. Paige and Justin are the sweetest couple […]
For this gorgeous French-inspired engagement shoot, Dani of HauteFetes planned something super special at her home Bastide de Bonheur in Rancho Santa Fe for our couple getting married later this fall. It was a cozy and intimate picnic with a chic twist for this sweet couple. Here’s more about them straight from our lovely bride: […]
Rachael and Casey’s engagement session near San Diego was one for the books! We had such a fun time hanging out with them at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park where we trekked through some wilderness to find the perfect spots for photos. We are so glad they were willing to hike around with us because that […]
Marian Bear Memorial Park is one of our favorites for engagement and anniversary sessions. It has different access points that have several hidden and tucked away fields with beautiful tall trees. And I love that while most of San Diego doesn’t appear to have much in the way of seasons, the canyon parks can beautifully […]
It was a beautifully sunny summer day in Temecula, when Allie and Gwinn tied the knot at Mount Palomar Winery. Set at the highest point in Temecula, the views of lush grape vines cascading down the hill were breathtaking. Allie wore a romantic Leanne Marshall gown and was joined by her closest friends in shades […]
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