Things Aren’t the Same as Before As a wedding photographer, I do a wide range of weddings. Usually my couples are those whose hearts beat to a different drummer, take the unfamiliar and adventurous path, and whose spirits embody a love thats free and true. There is a thread of nonconformity with all of them […]

August 5, 2020

Micro Wedding Ideas: Love & Marriage in 2020


I’ll start by saying this was one of the most fun I’ve had on a weekday in a long time and not only because it was photography related. I had only conversed with Julia via email and text for months, so meeting each other for the first time was rather surreal – since it was […]

August 17, 2019

A Playful Engagement Session in Joshua Tree National Park

two brides in a labyrinth


I’ve been thinking about writing about this for awhile. Its something my wedding industry friends talk about it as its becoming a more and more common thing. With social media becoming the new portfolio platform, I’ve seen so many beautiful styled shoots, some with many of the same models, and some in amazing far off […]

May 14, 2019

Why Styled Wedding Shoots and Workshop Shoots are Great…and Not So Great.


Brook & Sandon Tie the Knot at Spencer’s I love photographing weddings at Spencer’s Restaurant. It’s a beautiful location for a classy and romantic wedding, and with the details that this bride and groom had planned, I knew it would look amazing.  My style of wedding photography can be described as editorial meets fine art. […]

April 21, 2019


Idyllwild Wedding by Matthew David Studio


An Idyllwild Wedding more like Idyll-a-awhile This is a good story. Two artists fall in love, one loves metal and the other is a skilled potter and ceramicist. Adam and Sarah were married in the woods amidst colored cabins, themed rooms, and with no shortage of kitsch.  I have a heart that beats to a […]

October 12, 2018

Hicksville Pines Buds & Breakfast Wedding / Idyllwild


A Palm Springs Wedding Moorten Botanical Garden Wedding Since I moved to the desert a few years ago, I have loved spending a lazy afternoon at the Moorten Botanical Garden – you’d likely be finding me at the front – asking Clark Moorten 101 questions on how to keep my succulents alive (easiest plants to […]

October 9, 2018

Moorten Botanical Garden Wedding


Home is where the Heart is Hillary & Michelle both have busy lives working for two major fashion retailers.  Finding a peaceful retreat in their Palm Springs home was so easy to do, especially when the home is a picture perfect mid century modern desert hideaway. When planning their Palm Springs wedding, they envisioned both […]

August 12, 2018

A Palm Springs Wedding, Hillary + Michelle


Babe, Lets Have a Tiny Wedding Laureen and Tom have had a pretty damn special for a few years so it was about time they made it legal. A nod to Tom’s Irish roots had them gearing for a St. Paddy’s day wedding, but alas, due to logistics and timing – they decided to have […]

July 23, 2018

Laureen + Tom / Palm Springs Wedding at Casa de Monte Vista

Bride and groom at the Parker, Palm Springs, CA


The Uckos Get Hitched in Palm Springs   I love myself a Palm Springs Wedding at the Parker. And that was probably the very first thing I said when I met Dan and Steph over the phone several months ago. We talked about their plans for a cozy and close friends & family wedding at […]

February 2, 2018

A Palm Springs Wedding at the Parker

Joshua Tree elopement


A Joshua Tree elopement to remember Sandra + Emmanuel traveled from far away Sweden to have a secret runaway wedding in the high desert wild. Their love for Americana, road travel, and culture inspired them to say their wedding vows amidst the rocky boulders of Joshua Tree. They had an amazing road trip planned following […]

January 26, 2018

Sandra + Emmanuel…A Joshua Tree Elopement


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