the blog.

These images are as much the people in them as they are me. 

BOOM that’s right! I own a photo booth, and it’s super awesome. Before I get into how awesome THE FUN CRUSHER PHOTO BOOTH is let me break down the how and why I came about to adding this little piece of incredible to my services. THE WHY I am at so so many events every […]

“Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it’s the moments that take your breath away.” ~ Alex Hitch ~   So much happens in ones life that sometimes we forget about what it took to get to where we are. From the very small to the enormous life changing events we all endure. […]

One thing I’ve been DYING to do is to give back to all of the INCREDIBLE vendors I work with who I see going above and beyond for my brides and grooms. I work with A LOT but there are a select few that have always stood out in one way or another and most […]

” I don’t associate with people who blame the world for their problems. You are your problem. You are also your solution. “ ~ Bridesmaids ~ In what may be easily the most entertaining film about getting married lye a quote that contradicts the comedy. The truth of it ringing in our minds and yet most […]

Of all the reasons I can tell you why I love this picture none of them would compare to the reasons of why I loved shooting this wedding. What a way to wrap up the year with Janice and Johns MALIBU LAKE CLUB WEDDING. This year was an incredible experience for me and my last […]

You’ve found your venue, booked your photographer ( hint hint ) and now are looking to get on all of your other dream vendors. One thing is for sure though, you need a killer timeline in order to maximize your time with them. Your wedding day will be over in a blink of an eye […]

” The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. “ ~ Eric Hoffer ~ I had to throw this quote in the mix, it’s too damn awesome not to. Francis is a Mathematician ( and an amazing one at at ) so what better way to start this story than […]

Our brains are such incredible little devices. Throughout our lives we chalk up memory after memory and they stack upon each other like the layers of rock in Antelope Valley. We all have our favorites, some disappear completely and others we can recall with just the slightest little mention of something associated with them. But […]

” Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” ~ Jack Ma ~ Amen to all of that! One sentence, all the meanings for many different aspects of life. Sometimes we find ourselves in places and think ” self, how in the hell did I get […]

“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.” ~ Nicole Krauss ~ Can you imagine a world without this feeling? Love drives us so much in ways that we actually do spend our entire lives trying to […]