Sarah & Bret | Engagement Video

Posted in Engagements

So I must say, my new friends (also clients), Bret & Sarah ROCK! They took their engagement photos and made this awesome video to go with it! Check it out on here on Facebook! Big shout out to them and their creative forces and for allowing me to post their video to share the love! Have […]

Jess & Joe | Sneak Peek Engagement

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I had so much fun today shooting with Jay Runquist for Jess & Joe’s engagement shoot that I just had to share a sneak peek! You may recognize this lovely couple from Captured Proposal‘s post about their proposal shoot in August. Check back soon for a full posting of their engagement shoot and their wedding […]

Sarah & Bret | Save the Date Postcard

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Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make you smile from ear to ear. Today I received something special in the mail, Sarah & Bret’s Save the Date postcard! I am so excited about it I just had to share! Isn’t it adorable? I just love what they created!      

Sarah & Bret’s Engagement | Coronado, CA

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What a joy it was to hang out with Sarah & Bret all day! These two are so in love and it truly shows. I can’t wait to witness and capture their wedding day in March!     This is the fountain where Bret popped the question to Sarah just a few months ago!   […]

I’m Back!

Posted in MISC

Hello Friends! I’m back from serving in Guatemala ~ oh what an amazing trip! So much happened and I have so much to share. Keep your eyes peeled for a posting with some photos soon! Cheers, Jess

Contest Winner!

Posted in Press

Last Friday I was smiling big ALL day because I won SnapKnot‘s photo of the week contest that was posted on their Facebook fan page! This was the first photo contest I’ve ever entered, and I couldn’t have won with all the wonderful support from my fans, thank you all who voted! You are the […]

Sarah & Bret | Wedding Save The Date

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Last week I had the pleasure of shooting Sarah & Bret’s engagement photos, what a lovely couple! The magic between them is so energizing! We spent the day in Coronado having a blast hitting several fun spots near the hotel, beach and even a cute little church. One thing that I love most about what […]

Allison & Tim | Post-Wedding Shoot

Posted in Weddings

Allison and Tim were married on April 16th, 2010 at the beautiful Grand Tradition Arbor Terrace in Fallbrook. Allison did an amazing job at personalizing her and Tim’s wedding with hand made invitations, designing and crafting all of her decorations. Check out Allison’s blog to read about all of her fun adventures as a newlywed! After the wedding […]

Joe Proposes, Jess says “YES!”

Posted in Engagements, Proposals

Congrats to my friend Jessica on her recent engagement to the love of her life Joe! I’m so happy that Captured Proposals could be there to capture their unforgettable memories! Read their story and watch their slideshow at     To get more updates on the most recent proposals follow @proposalphotos on Twitter or […]

Alyssa says “YES!” to Ben!

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  Alyssa says, “YES!” to Ben when he proposed to her. See more from their proposal shoot at  

Captured About This Time Last Year

Posted in MISC

Last year, on June 23rd, I left on an adventure that I will never forget and would love to expand on again some day. With one backpack and one camera bag, I took off and toured the country. I started out in Minneapolis and made it to chicago by MegaBus, from there I boarded the […]

Baby E | Newborn

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  [tweetmeme] What a sweet little boy Easton is! He was very expressive and wanted to se what was going on at all times durning his shoot. Naturally, Mom and Dad were able to comfort him enough to get some sleeping shots, although he never fell asleep. For my first staged new born shoot (outside of […]

Missions Trip 2010

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Give Today and Deliver a Miracle to Someone in Need IAOMAI ee-ah’-om-ahee meaning to heal and cure. Dear family and friends, As many of you may know, my good friend and fellow photographer, Jay Runquist and I have the opportunity to serve in Guatemala this year as a photographer on a life-changing medical outreach with […]

Shooting a New Model

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[tweetmeme]I was contacted through Model Mayhem by a new model who was looking for some help building her portfolio. She told me she was looking for something “high-fashion”, now I’m not a high-fashion photographer. In fact, this would be my first attempt. Was I nervous? Oh heck ya! Here I thought I was going into […]

Baby Easton | Teaser

Posted in Newborns

Meet baby Easton! Here’s a sneak peek of the fun we had last weekend getting to know baby Easton when he was only 5 days old. He wasn’t much of a sleeper, but I was able to catch him a few times with his eyes closed! Stay tuned, more of baby Easton to come!


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Shooting bubbles sure was fun, but challenging as they pop quite quickly when landing on the cactus!

Justin & Lauren

Posted in Proposals

Check out Justin’s proposal to Lauren at!

Photo Walk Del Mar

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Last week I took a photo walk around my neighborhood and these are some of the thing I saw!


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US Mail

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I found these on my photo walk in my neighborhood last week. Neighbors’ had matching mail boxes, I wonder if they planned it that way or just both have similar taste…