Alyssa + Sean: San Diego Botanic Garden – Encinitas

Alyssa + Sean: San Diego Botanic Garden – Encinitas

  Here is a small sample of a super fun wedding I shot at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, California. I was not aware the garden did private parties so I was very excited when Alyssa told me of the location. Outdoor receptions are challenging to photograph...
Daryana + Ali

Daryana + Ali

Here is a beautiful set of photos of Daryna and Ali. I cannot think of any better place in San Diego to take formal wedding photos than Balboa Park. But I’ll be honest, when I hear the photos will be in Balboa, the artist in me thinks “again”, because I don’t like...
Chloe: Modeling Swimsuits at Pacific Beach

Chloe: Modeling Swimsuits at Pacific Beach

  Here are a few photos I took this past Sunday of Chloe modeling swimsuits at Pacific Beach, San Diego. Chloe, visiting California for a few months, contacted me to get some lifestyle photos of her in the beach. She was not planning to stay here long so she only...
Washington Family Outing

Washington Family Outing

  It seems that no matter what one does for a living, there is never enough time. I left a corporate analyst job years ago because it was taking my precious photography time. Well eight years of running my photography business and I still find myself short on time. It...
Rae + Russ: Wedding at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego

Rae + Russ: Wedding at the Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego

Here are some photos from Rae and Russ’ wedding. Both local Southern California kids hailing from beach cities, they went to college at UC Santa Barbara and moved to SF after graduating.  Talk about living the California Dream!   Wedding Venue: Bahia Resort Hotel...
Gladys + Jayson: Wedding at Humphreys Half Moon Inn, San Diego

Gladys + Jayson: Wedding at Humphreys Half Moon Inn, San Diego

I love spring weddings in San Diego, yes, there is a higher chance of rain compared to summer weddings. However, it’s Southern California and compared to the rest of the country it’s still rather minimal. Gladys and Jayson hired me for the ceremony and family photos,...
San Diego Wedding Season is Here!

San Diego Wedding Season is Here!

  Thanks to San Diego’s warmish year-round weather, wedding season is just around the corner. Which means couples are likely in the final stages of booking vendors for their wedding and this is where we photographers usually come in, the middle or the end of the...
Krystine + Johnnie: Temecula Vineyard Wedding

Krystine + Johnnie: Temecula Vineyard Wedding

Krystine and Johnnie planned a dream wedding in Temecula’s Wine Country. However, like many things in life, things don’t work out exactly as planned. The wedding ceremony was delayed something like two hours, what was supposed to be a late evening ceremony turned out...
La Sierra University Photo shoot

La Sierra University Photo shoot

A few weeks ago, I did a casting for young (local) talented people that needed to add some polish to their portfolios and the photos here are the results of the team effort.  I am not even sure if these are the best photos because I had way too many to choose from and...
Therese & Nick’s Wedding in San Diego

Therese & Nick’s Wedding in San Diego

Last Saturday I had the privilege of being the wedding photographer for Therese and Nick’s wedding at Saint Michael’s Catholic Church in San Diego.  Before the ceremony, I met with Therese to photograph her lovely family, some “detail shots”; of course, I also...
PSA for future Brides

PSA for future Brides

Here is some advice for soon-to-be brides shopping for a wedding photographer. In recent years, the industry has been plagued with scammers trying to make an easy buck at your expense. They steal other peoples work and pass it off as their own. Back when film ruled...