Okay, friends, I’ve got a trendsetting fairytale for you. This may not be a tale as old as time, but I think it’s even sweeter (and definitely more fashionable). If you’re looking for unique wedding ideas for your nontraditional wedding, I know this one will inspire you. Once upon a time, in the funky Frogtown neighborhood of Los […]

Los Angeles Restaurant Wedding | Unique Ideas for Your Nontraditional Wedding

I’ve got a secret. Okay, it’s not so secret if you’re familiar with the Southern Californian landscape. But prepare to be dazzled, nonetheless. Pasadena City Hall is one of my all-time favorite places to photograph editorial engagements and elopement sessions. PCH is not your ordinary, bland City Hall with boring brick walls. Its architectural beauty […]

High-Fashion Engagement: Pasadena City Hall Photos with an Editorial Twist

The appeal of film photography in the digital age has definitely increased over the last couple of years, especially in the wedding industry. In the bustling and picturesque settings that Los Angeles offers, incorporating film photography can transform your wedding memories into timeless pieces of art. My personal journey with film photography deeply influences my […]

Why You Should Incorporate Film Photography Into Your Los Angeles Wedding

Santa Barbara wedding photographer

There’s something undeniably enchanting about Santa Barbara, California. Nestled between the sparkling Pacific Ocean and the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains, the sun-soaked city is a dreamy backdrop for saying your “I do’s,” and there are plenty of stunning Santa Barbara wedding venues to choose from.  Additionally, unique Southern California city is known for its Spanish […]

9 Stunning Wedding Venues in Santa Barbara, California

Hanna Walkowaik Photography

Tucked away in Beverly Hills, Greystone Mansion showcases timeless elegance with a nostalgic vintage feel. Greystone is not your typical LA wedding venue. It truly looks like a stately manor from a movie. Imagine a scene where the couple romantically runs off into the garden to sneak a kiss while partygoers carry on. It’s the epitome of romance, and […]

Garden Rendezvous at Greystone Beverly Hills: Planning Your Portrait Session at the Mansion

My heart skipped a beat when Alexis and Jennings reached out about photographing their wedding. When the idea of moving to California first popped into my mind a few years ago, I offered a few free couples sessions to get a feel for the area and see if SoCal was a good fit. Alexis and […]

Things to Know for Your SoCal Sunset Beach Engagement Session

Embarking on the journey to tie the knot is thrilling, especially when it involves a destination as enchanting as Italy. From the sun-kissed Amalfi Coast to the rolling hills of Tuscany, Italy offers a variety of breathtaking locations for your dream wedding. However, planning a destination wedding in Italy requires careful consideration (and planning!) to […]

A Guide to Planning A Seamless Destination Wedding in Italy

Sara and Noah were such lovely clients. They fully trusted me to give them photo magic, which means the most. Before their wedding day at Quail Ranch in Ventura, California, I also had the pleasure of photographing their rehearsal dinner at Westlake Village Inn (another amazing wedding venue!). I love wedding weekends because they tell the full story of […]

Quail Ranch Weddings: A Private Historic Hacienda in Ventura

spring picnic proposal

These two incredible ladies decided on an intimate double proposal where each one made her own special gesture to the other. Melissa and Vanessa opted for a completely private moment with just the two of them, and then I showed up on the scene about an hour later to document the celebration of their mutual […]

Los Angeles Engagement Sessions: How to Style Your Engagement Photos

oceanside wedding california

Micaela and David booked a fabulous lakeside wedding venue with skyline views, perfect for capturing some striking editorial wedding photography. These two are so fashionable they could be models, yet they’re the most fun and laid-back couple you’ll ever meet. Their wedding day reflected their personality beautifully. Instead of a wedding party, they opted to […]

5 Tips for Getting Editorial Wedding Photography

One of you popped the question, the other said, “Yes!” Now, it’s time to say, “I do!” In your eagerness for this long-awaited day, it’s easy to fly through the wedding ceremony and miss the details. It’s natural. You’re hopped up on adrenaline, and before you know it you’re joining your guests at the reception. […]

Wedding Planning // Preparing for your Wedding Ceremony

Joshua tree wedding locations

Lizzy and Landon planned a super fun and intimate Joshua Tree elopement. It was just the two of them (and me) there to celebrate their love. There’s no greater honor than being trusted to document the intimate memories of such a monumental life event. While they wanted a private and adventurous elopement, they still wanted […]

Saying ‘I Do’ in the Desert: 8+ Most Scenic Joshua Tree Wedding Locations