It was 2015 and Melissa’s birthday. She was gathering with all her family and friends to celebrate her birthday dinner at Karl Strauss. Melissa had no idea Leilani ever wanted to get married. Leilani had a special surprise planned for this birthday dinner. She had both of their kids wear t-shirts underneath button up shirts. […]
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.
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.