Category Archives: Engagement

Summer in Santa Barbara~Engagement Session

Hana and Jason found me on Yelp. Lucky me! Since they live in Santa Barbara I invited them over so we could meet and come up with a photo experience they would enjoy.  They wanted some photos at Butterfly Beach. They had a couple of simple props they might like to use, but other than […]

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Red Hot Chemistry

Chemistry.When you’ve got it, you’ve got it! This chemistry inspired engagement session was such a joy to photograph. Clay is a chemistry teacher at UCSB and thought it would be unique and fun to photograph he and Adriane in his Santa Barbara classroom. I love that he used the periodic table elements to spell out […]

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Getting to know you~Santa Barbara Engagement Session

Even though we completely connected during our phone conversation, I was a little nervous, (since I hadn’t met them in person yet) but super excited to photograph Tina and Bill. They’d booked me online after some emails back and forth and a phone call. We arranged to do a couple of outfit changes and locations. […]

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Engagement Session~Downtown Santa Barbara~Kara & Matt

Santa Barbara is a destination site for weddings. It’s not unusual for a first in person meeting to be the Bride and Groom’s wedding engagement session. We’ve emailed and chatted by phone, and scheduled a photo shoot between their appointments while Kara and Matt were going to be in Santa Barbara. Kara and Matt flew […]

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Santa Barbara Engagement Session at Sunset

What do you get when you have a ballerina bride and a musician groom, coupled with a secret location and Santa Barbara sunset? Magic.   Leila is a principal ballerina for the State Street Ballet and Chris is a master guitarist. Both have incredible talent and have performed nationwide. It was a joy to photograph their engagement […]

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