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I love photographing beautiful wedding ceremonies in Napa Valley. Napa Valley is not only a local wedding spot but a location for many destination weddings. The beautiful venues and scenery in Napa bring couples from all over to celebrate their weddings. There are so many beautiful wedding venues in Napa Valley that all offer a […]
What Outdoor Wedding Spaces Provide Outdoor wedding celebrations are always beautiful. There are so many benefits to an outdoor wedding space. It is my personal opinion that if the circumstances permits, every bride should figure out a way to plan even a portion of their wedding outdoors. An outdoor wedding guarantees certain elements that are […]
If Rachel Parcell wears a swimsuit and a gorgeous dress to a family session, I know it’s a great idea! Some of my favorite inspiration pieces for beautiful beach dresses, swimsuits, and sandal that would be perfect for an organic and elegant beach session.
Because every day in isolation still deserves to be beautiful! And one day, when portrait sessions resume, we can all come out of hiding looking like superstars, I’m sure of it. So, if you are like me, highly inspired by fashion, color, and distractions from the world, here are some beautiful pieces of inspiration! More […]
A stolen moment. The kind that almost feels too sacred to capture. I like to step back, to observe. Us knowing each other first gives me the ability to better anticipate these moments, to wait, and allows you to be comfortable with me waiting in the distance with the camera to my face.
Today, Michael and I are celebrating 4 years of marriage. We got married in Arizona on a hot, 112 degrees to be exact, day! It was magical, beautiful, and better than I ever dreamed. We’ve been so lucky to celebrate not only our honeymoon, but every anniversary since, in Disneyland! We do go often but […]
Darren and Joanne just celebrated their first year of marriage! They met on match.com and really were such a perfect match. We photographed their engagement session in Downtown San Francisco, which is also where they live and met. They were married last August at the Four Seasons in Palo Alto. This was a special […]
A little weekend recap. A small snapshot of our lives this week! Guests at a wedding, a girls night with my best girls that included shopping and Sees, food budgeting and meal planning, motherhood sessions, and reflecting on this crazy beautiful career we have.
Guide on products and tips for how to keep your hair healthy before your wedding day.
Inspiration for making your family photos on the beach to look elegant and casual. See how Rachel Parcell nailed the balance of elegant and casual.
See the timeless wedding at the magnificent Rosecliff Mansion and a religious ceremony at the prestigious Our Lady Mercy Chapel.