matt + molly // joshua tree engagement

Matt and Molly are the bomb. I’ve had the privilege of knowing this feisty duo since college. While Matt and I sweated over film theory classes, Molly sweated in India, Thailand, and Vietnam during her Semester at Sea. Matt and Molly began dating…

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LEVI POWELL

The Powells are great friends of mine, and they have a cool story to share. Megan and Adam began their adoption journey in early 2015. Finally, in December of that year, after MONTHS of waiting, they were finally approved to foster…

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Bri + Adam + Baby Bump

  Brianna and Adam Brill are two spectacular humans. Bri (pronounced Brye, not like the French cheese) is an actress, model, musician, dancer, artist, and fitness enthusiast. When we first met, we were hiking in the mountains with some friends. I…

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Jay + Cindy

Jay and Cindy Yoon are two very special souls to me. Jay is a teacher and Army Chaplain (yes, he actively does both jobs!) and Cindy recently realized her dream of going back to school for a career she’s long…

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Michael + Sadie Cathedral City CA Wedding

Michael Gilmore is one of my very best friends from high school. That’s right, we go waaaaay back to the Nebraska days. Now, he lives a mere 2.5 hours from me and is a pastor at Northgate Community Church in Cathedral City,…

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darcy + ross disneyland engagement photos

Guess what? Before this photoshoot, I’d never been to Disneyland before…and I’ve lived in LA for 3 years. Kinda pathetic, no? So of course I jumped at the chance to go with the absolute most Disney-knowledgeable people I know! Without…

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Christensen Family Photos 2015

The Christensens are a truly hilarious family. Little firecracker Xavier had kept me laughing the whole time! And the love these guys have for each other is SUPER obvious. Enjoy these photos of this adorable family.

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Wolter Family Photos 2015

I’ve had the privilege of taking the Wolters’ photos for three years in a row now. Here’s year 1 and year 2. And now this year they have a little baby in tow! I suppose I shouldn’t say “little” –…

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amanda wolter + baby bump

Amanda Wolter has become one of my very best friends since I moved to this crazy city. She’s graced this blog with her presence many times (here and here and here) and now I’m thrilled to share the most recent set of…

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Krystle + Phil Pacific Palisades Wedding

  Krystle and Phil approached me to do their wedding, and I was super excited because they are awesome people. As we discussed details, Krystle said hesitantly in a nervous voice, “There’s one thing…” My heart dropped. Was someone dying? Were…

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