A couple months ago Josue & Bailey told me they were interested in hiring me and that they wanted me to do whatever I wanted for their engagement photos. I had always been conceptualizing an editorial engagement shoot that was among a secret garden. After a couple months of planning with our stylist Ben, we had a solid crew of people that came together to make this vision come to life.

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A huge thank you to Wolf Camp Studios for providing the best creative space I could’ve hoped for. Thanks to the Tao Twins who helped with lighting. And to Ben and Rachel who crushed the overall vision for this shoot like bosses.

  • Goboo - Nice pictures and gorgeous light!

Amy & Chris are getting married in LA at Smoky Hollow Studios later in April so rather than industrial we went with a woodsy engagement. It was sunny and windy and all things that are good. Pretty neat when you have all the right elements like that. Things turn up pretty rad.

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  • Mav - I love the locations and the contrast in these photos! Well captured! ­čÖé

  • Matt Lim - You’re killing it w/ your posing/directing, dude. Nice

  • Clarke - love the tone. Love it!

The Big Sur coast is a magical place and when your reason for visiting is for an elopement it’s even cooler. Filled with forest, trees, beach, and fog it brings together a lot of elements conducive too making great photographs. So when Amanda and Jimmy wrote me and said they were flying in from South Carolina to have a Big Sur wedding, I was all about it. What I didn’t realize then, was that I’d have the opportunity to choose where the ceremony location would be, and with a backdrop like Big Sur you don’t really have to look too far to make something epic.

Myself, Logan and Austin got there a day early and scouted all over the coast until we found a spot overlooking the sea. Later the next day Amanda and Jimmy said their vows with the ocean and us as an audience.
It was beautiful.

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  • Gerry - Love your tones

  • Mamad M - Such magical light. Great work.

  • Mel Durham - LOVE LOVE LOVE the ceremony location! Beautiful!

  • steven - Beautiful work dude!

  • Hailey - Amazing as usual.