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Classic and Romantic Garden Wedding at Green Gables Estate – Jen and Burke

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Wedding

This romantic and classic garden wedding at Green Gables Estate was a beautiful day filled with love and joy. Jen and Burke met towards the end of college at Harvard and survived two years long distance before reuniting in NYC. On one misty day in Central Park, alone at a secluded pond, Burke got down […]

Modern and Organic Floral Bridal Inspiration with Native Poppy – Southern California Wedding Photographer

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Editorial

From Native Poppy: “Winter branches with the first few leaves of the year, unripened tomatoes and eggplants growing in my garden were begging to be picked and displayed on this table as well as garden roses in soft neutral tones. I played with a balance of minimal ikebana style arrangements and lush garden style centerpieces. The […]

San Diego Wedding at Martin Johnson House and Scripps Seaside Forum – Madeline and Josh

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The best way to describe this San Diego wedding is heartfelt. This beautiful day at Martin Johnson House and Scripps Seaside Forum was a long time coming for Madeline and Josh. And there’s something about these two that screams “soulmates”. And that couldn’t have been more evident in the way that they looked at each […]

Southern California Dreamy Editorial for Beaute Nouveau 2017 Lookbook – Fine Art Film Photographer

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Lately, we’ve been craving those slow, lazy days. Those moments in between when all is still and quiet. When we lay next to our cats in bed and stare out the window and forget all about the endless tasks, notifications, and chores to be dealt with. This shoot embodied that feeling. That kick off your […]

San Diego Spring Engagement – Winnie and Sean

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Engagements

With the heavy winter rains came a beautiful bloom of lush green grass and wildflowers all across Southern California this spring. And it was perfect timing for Winnie and Sean’s engagement session at Los Penasquitos Canyon and WindnSea Beach. We just loved the spring palette that Winnie chose for her outfits and florals, and even […]

Minimalist Modern Forage – Los Angeles

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“There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.” – Henry David Thoreau When we think about a modern city, we think about fast paced life with rarely a moment of stillness. We wanted to inspire the modern bride who seeks to bring nature to […]

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