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An adventure family in Torrey Pines

The Sanders Family Shoot an Adventure at Torrey Pines Getting Outdoors for Adventure Were you ever piled in the car in your finest clothes, and taken to Sears to get your family portraits done? Oh the… memories? Well, maybe the cheeseburger afterwards at least, right. Is your family more into adventure than normal day-to-day goings? Then […]

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Maternity Session with Adventure Couple

Chantelle + Daniel’s Maternity Session at Idyllwild A True Adventure Couple When I think of an adventure couple, Chantelle and Daniel immediately spring to mind- yes, even for a maternity session. This was our third time working together, and what a special way to continue our journey. We did an adventure engagement session in Catalina […]

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Alaska State Fair

A Couple’s Session at the Alaska State Fair Always an Occasion for Love I love shooting in new locations, and The Alaska State Fair was the perfect setting to experience a fun adventure. It’s always great when a couple takes the time to capture special moments; it doesn’t have to be a wedding, birthday, anniversary, […]

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San Diego Sunrise Maternity Session

Devon and Josh’s San Diego Sunrise Maternity Shoot Mount Palomar to San Diego In 2019 Devon and Josh were married at Mount Palomar, and I absolutely loved getting to shoot their wedding day before this one-of-a-kind San Diego sunrise maternity shoot. Devon and Josh are such a lovely couple. I so enjoyed getting to know them […]

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I love photographing senior sessions. I love learning about the goals of their future as they head into the world, no matter what they may be doing. I had the pleasure of photographing Riley, who is graduating from Santiago, HS. Riley is headed to Laguna Beach Art school in the fall. I love that I […]

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I have been photographing Lacey’s family for years at their Temecula Wine Country home. Lacey is the youngest of three, and is headed to Corban University in the fall to play beach vollyball. I love shooting at their beautiful property. They are a very special family to me and it is bittersweet to photograph their last kid […]

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Last year I shot Breanne and Chris’s maternity session at Scripps Beach in San Diego. This month Breanne called me to shoot family photos for Baby Ray’s first birthday I couldn’t wait! I love meeting up with this sweet family every time they celebrate a milestone. Baby girl, Ray is a little ray of sunshine! She waved at every person […]

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Ballet, sunsets and beaches make a stunning combination Last week I got the chance to work with on a dance photoshoot. Creating a dance photoshoot was especially enjoyable to me as it brought back memories of the days I use to dance. I was a competitive at a young age and I spent hours everyday […]

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class of 2020

Poet and Artist I feel so lucky I had the chance to take her senior photos. This girl is off to college and she wants to travel the world and write poetry. I love seeing young artist find ways to express themselves. You Inspire Me This group of seniors, I have had the privilege of […]

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Santa Cruz Slugs Have a New Kid on Campus Congrats to Maddison and the Entire Class of 2020

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I recognized that weddings merit the same kind of heart-pounding adventure. That’s why I transitioned from fine art photography to adventure elopements, using the medium I love to tell love stories that are as real as the ocean is deep. 

Meet Heather

California elopement photographer

Nature inspired me to chase after awe-inspiring bursts of wonder — watching sunrises from Yosemite mountaintops, backpacking through the red rock landscape of southern Utah, surfing in waves that carelessly crash onto the beach and soaking up island sunsets. 

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