Category Archives: Weddings

Everything about this wedding was MONEY. Sasha and Charlie and two A+ people and they created an amazingly thoughtful and beautiful day. Surrounded by the textured urban sprawl of downtown Los Angeles, this urban wedding was CLASS.
Getting ready at the Ace Hotel LA and then having the awesome overgrown backdrop of the Millwick for the ceremony and reception, it was an honor to be a part of and witness the day’s events unfold as Sasha and Charlie surrounded themselves with all of those that they love and hold dear.
Thank you for having me, you two. It was a treat and a half.
Cheers.

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this wedding day was immense. i’m more than happy to have the opportunity to share these images with you. after their engagement session in yosemite i knew that olivia and levi’s wedding was going to be absolutely amazing. and this is my favorite los angeles wedding to date, easily.

olivia and levi are two of the dearest people and most authentic personalities that you’ll ever meet. they’re the most encouraging and down to earth people that easily open up and embrace you into their family and their world. i know for a fact that i’ll always have a place at the applegate’s table after sharing this beautiful day with them.

take a peek at their wedding story and enjoy what we created together.
its dangerous legit.

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sidekick: brad claypool
venue: the elysian
dress: BHLDN
suit: J Crew
coffee: Augie’s

santa cruz. a coast line that you’d only think existed in in the Pacific Northwest. i didn’t know what to expect until I showed up the day before ali and patrick’s wedding to find a cliffside with beautiful views, somewhat like big sur but in a understated way. and not a tourist to be found.

the epically intimate first look and portrait session turned into an epically wild dance party and for a brief moment all was alright with the world.

thank you to ali and patrick for letting me be their wedding photographer.
it was and always will truly be an honor.

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about a year and a half ago emily and morgan got married. i don’t know what took me so long to share this destination wedding. getting to spend the weekend up in the woods with these cats was so worth it and getting to capture their emotions as they pledged their love to each other was always going to be one for the books.

the lighting next the the lake was next level and i’ve been thirsting for some more ever since.

thanks for having me. it was a riot.
and it’ll forever have been an honor to have been a part of your day.
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the desert has some of the best light and the light in joshua tree on this day did not disappoint. from the start everything was perfectly poised and ready to be captured. the setting, the coolest of people, the hearts of their sleeves.
and on this night, the desert had some of the best people. this intimate joshua tree wedding was a photographers dream….just sit back, photograph, and let the art flow.

thank you krystal and josh for inviting me into your lives, for letting me become one of your friends, and for letting me tell your story in all of its artistry.

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