I believe that life should be lived with your whole heart. We are meant to dream big, love deeply, and live adventurously.

Adventure means living life to the fullest, being intentional in all you do, dancing in the kitchen, and taking spontaneous trips to soak in the nature.

I believe in living life with your heart first, continually seeking inspiration, and inspiring others. 

True elegance is found in simplicity and grace.

My happy place is at home with my family. Music on, wine in hand, and cooking delicious food with my husband. 

Thai food is my staple, sushi is always a good idea, and donuts are my love language. P.S. Margaritaaaas!

"I feel that there is nothing
more truly artistic than
to love people."
my story

After my husband and I moved to Hawaii on an adventurous whim in 2008, I found a deep rooted passion for photography. I was uncertain where it would lead me but had always said, 

“If I could do anything,

I would photograph weddings.”

Since then, I’ve photographed over 100 weddings, including the wedding of actress Aimee Carrero. In 2015, MODwedding listed me as one of the Best Wedding Photographers in Colorado. My work has been featured in many print and online publications, such as, Harper's Bazaar, The Knot, Colorado Weddings Magazine, Luxe Mountain Weddings, Magnolia Rouge, Wedding Sparrow, Cottage Hill, Style Me Pretty, and more. 

 

Nothing brings me more joy though, than to work with couples who are natural and heartfelt. Giving you the opportunity to walk away with a visual legacy of your love that is not just beautiful, but is timeless and authentic to who you two are as couple. Something your heart can really connect with.  

My heart and soul goes into every wedding, therefore, I only accept 15 weddings per year. Get in touch to see if we are a good fit for each other. 

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