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Julie and Tony’s Butterfly Beach Engagement photos were so much fun! They met working for the same company, and ended up falling in love and getting engaged. Sadly, they are moving to Colorado, so they wanted photos that captured this season of life in Santa Barbara. You can’t get much more Santa Barbara than Butterfly […]

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December 11, 2020

Butterfly Beach Engagement Photos – Julie & Tony

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Cindy and Shang were supposed to have a big wedding with all of their friends and families present. Wow, don’t you miss celebrating and dancing with people like that?! Instead, it was just the two of them at Hotel Californian for a romantic elopement wedding in Santa Barbara. Like so many other couples, covid completely […]

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December 7, 2020

Hotel Californian Elopement Wedding in Santa Barbara

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Madison and Kent have such a cute love story, and it’s so obvious that they’re meant for each other. The Carpinteria Bluffs was the perfect place for their engagement photos! It perfectly encompasses coastal California with its tall grass, cliffs, and beaches all wrapped up in one. Madison and Kent couldn’t stop giggling with each […]

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September 24, 2020

Carpinteria Bluffs Engagement Photos

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This Santa Barbara boho elopement is full of soft colors, minimalistic table design, and a unique ceremony floral installation! Since covid-19 became a part of our reality, so many couples have had to adjust their wedding plans. For some people, it looks like downsizing their wedding to just close family and friends. For others, it […]

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September 24, 2020

Santa Barbara Boho Elopement Inspo

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The morning of Anne and Felipe’s Ellwood Bluffs elopement, the family didn’t know what was about to happen. Anne’s family gathered at a Santa Barbara airbnb together for a weekend. The engaged couple decided to SURPRISE everyone by inviting them to their wedding that same day! The family was shocked but overjoyed. After everyone took […]

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May 30, 2020

Ellwood Bluffs Elopement Santa Barbara

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An El Paseo Wedding in Santa Barbara is always a special occasion, but this one was particularly so. The historic Santa Barbara restaurant is where the bride’s grandparents announced their engagement 65 years ago. After doing long distance for three years, the bride and groom were finally able to celebrate their marriage and new life […]

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May 19, 2020

El Paseo Wedding – Santa Barbara, CA

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When planning a wedding, one of the things that often gets overlooked is finding a beautiful getting ready location. It may not be as important as the venue or the dress, but it’s still a huge part of your special day. You want to have gorgeous photos when you’re putting on your makeup and your […]

Advice

April 17, 2020

Tips For Choosing A Wedding Getting Ready Location

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This Hidden Oaks Ranch wedding styled shoot is unbelievably gorgeous. As a wedding photographer in Santa Barbara, I’m always trying to find ways to expand my creativity and grow my business. It’s such a joy being able to collaborate with other vendors and capture their talent and creativity. It was an absolute honor to participate […]

Advice

March 25, 2020

Hidden Oaks Ranch Wedding Inspo – Santa Barbara, CA

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Not sure what to wear for engagement photos? You’re not alone. Most people stress over what to wear, but all this could be avoided with these 5 SIMPLE TIPS. 1. Confidence – Go All Out! Your engagement photos only happen ONCE. This is a chance to show your personality, to dress up, and to have […]

Advice

March 11, 2020

What to Wear For Engagement Photos

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This styled Santa Barbara sailboat engagement session makes you dream of a warm salty breeze, a glass of rosé in your hand, and nothing but romance. Daisha and Jonny are absolutely adorable and in love, and wow do they look good on a sailboat.  As we stepped onto the catamaran, the calm breeze brought the […]

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March 10, 2020

Santa Barbara Sailboat Engagement | D+J

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