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Jules and Brandi are featured on The Knot today! See the full feature HERE! A few weeks ago I got to spend the most amazing afternoon with Jules and Brandi at The Venice Canals in LA. I first met Jules and Brandi last year when I shot their proposal in Temecula and I am so excited that they have […]

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Last October I hosted a California Dreaming retreat for some amazing photographers. During the retreat one of our shoots was at Avensole Winery and it was a dream! This week we have been featured on Weddingwire for their 20 Elegant Wedding Cakes That Will Always Be In Style. The Cake from our retreat was designed […]

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Today on my IGTV I am talking about mindset. You can watch HERE and follow along with the blog below. What can you do to practice mindset growth? The good news is that anyone can cultivate a growth mindset, it just takes a bit of practice. Here are three ways that experts say you can […]

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The reason I love engagement sessions so much is because I get to spend a few hours with my couples one-on-one learning about them as a couple, watching them love each other and interacting with each other. All of these things help me paint the picture for their wedding day. I love learning how they […]

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During an elopement one of the most rewarding parts of my job is getting to be apart of the planning process of my couples wedding day. One of my favorite things to do with my couples is create the timeline. Creating the timeline with my couples, hand and hand helps us both to understand the […]

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Today on my IGTV I am talking about the meaning of Manifestation. You can watch HERE and follow along with the blog below. According to the principles of Law of Attraction (LOA), manifestation is essentially bringing your thoughts into reality. Basically, what you think and visualize is what you will experience.  Here are 3 easy […]

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There are many reasons why people choose to elope VS having a large scale wedding. Sometimes people are overwhelmed with the stress of a large wedding, some couples just want to run away and sometimes couples just want it to have close family and friends with them on their wedding day. Here are a few […]

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Phew, has it been a long few weeks or what! I wanted to check in today and tell you what I have been up too The first thing I did when I found out I would be in the house for an extend time period was to start a Facebook Group to help spread positivity, […]

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I have lived in California my whole life and I absolutely wouldn’t change it for the world. The beaches, the sunsets the people everything about it is beautiful. Over the last week I have shared a lot about elopements. Today I wanted to share some of my favorite places to elope in California. Lake Tahoe: […]

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Cindy and Eric met me in LA for an epic engagement session! We explored the Venice Canals and then headed down to the beach to shoot under the pier, they jumped in the water and had a blast chasing the golden light. Cindy and Eric are getting married at the Temecula Creek Inn in June. After our […]

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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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