Best Wedding Photographers in California
I don’t really know the exact moment I fell in love with photography. It’s just one of those things that I’ve always been around. My parent’s home is filled to the brim with printed photographs from my childhood. They’re hanging in frames on the wall, stuffing overflowing albums, and resting on every single shelf in their house. I can’t recall a moment of my childhood where there wasn’t at least one camera present. I remember not always loving being in front of the camera, but boy do I absolutely love looking at all of those images now. I love seeing my life chronicled out and feeling it in my hands. I love that I can show my boys and my husband what my life was like. I have proof that shows I’ve always loved jumping in the mud and catching green anole lizards just to make them hang off my earlobes like earrings. While I was home for 2018 Christmas in Louisiana, my mom came across an old paper of mine from middle school. The topic was a common question adults ask kids; “what do you want to be when you grow up?”. What was my answer? Well, apparently, even in middle school I wanted to be a photographer. Which is something lame that a lot of people say, but I honestly have no recollection of writing this poorly composed paper. SO here I am, also being that lame person that says I’ve always wanted this. And if you ask for it I’ll send you a photo of the paper; just remember I was in middle school okay; you can’t judge too harshly. I did ultimately go on to college to major in photography. Like most people, I didn’t know what the heck I was going to do with my degree when I graduated. In my sophomore year I stumbled into wedding photography when a close friend who had always loved my photos asked if I would photograph her wedding, and knew that I was the perfect person to document their day. She trusted me with something so precious, and honestly, that was the beginning – I was hooked, and couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else.
My photography style is documentary. I am driven by the feelings and relationships that fuel your wedding day. I create images that remind you what it was like to be there; images that bring you back to how it felt to be there. I want to capture those cuddly, heart-warming, boundless, joyful, deep, breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime moments together. It’s the small, individualized moments of love, passion, and devotion that I strive to capture, with the heartfelt belief that marriage itself is powerful, and specifically, uniquely expressed by the two people involved. I want to get to know the both of you, how you met, how you fell in love, even what your biggest dreams are for your marriage. I want to create something incredible with you. I want to tell your story, honestly.