El Matador Engagement Photos Seirha and Ryan have been in love for a long time (over 13 years) and their relationship is reminiscent of two people who have known each other for lifetimes. They’re laid-back, calm and fun-loving with one another. We ran through El Matador Beach in their fierce outfits capturing photos in between […]
Encinitas Engagement Photos Natalie, Will and I wandered around a cloudy Encinitas sometime last year and caught their light-hearted love. I might become a broken record, but these two had to postpone their wedding to August 2021 due to COVID, which only means I get to spend extra time celebrating their love 😉 Grabbing shots […]
Glamis Sand Dunes Engagement Driving out to the otherworldy Glamis Sand Dunes is always a treat for me. Something about the open spaces, the endless dunes that make you feel like you’re on another planet, and the quiet solitude that keeps me wanting to come back. It’s close enough to Palm Springs that the 2-hour […]
SAND DUNES ENGAGEMENT TIPS Choosing the glamorous and ethereal sand dunes as your engagement photoshoot backdrop? Here are a few tips to take with you! PLAN YOUR SHOOT DURING COOLER MONTHS The best time to have your engagement session in the desert is when the temperature is between 65-80 degrees so that you can enjoy […]
Victoria Beach Pirate Tower Engagement Photo Shoot In a private community, down a few flights of stairs and tucked around a corner, you’ll find the famous Victoria Beach Pirate Tower. I had never been here before but was stoked to meet Deanna and Alex here for their engagement photos! They both love the beach, Deanna […]
Keys View Joshua Tree Photoshoot For Ashley and Tim’s engagement session, I took them to one of my FAVORITE spots in Joshua Tree. Keys View lookout point is one of those spots where you can stare in awe at how creative nature is. We’re in the depths of the desert, yet simultaneously at the top […]
Michelle and Tanner might have had to postpone their wedding to 2021, but their love still reigns supreme. They chose to elope in Yosemite on their original wedding date, so I thought it’d be a beautiful day to also share their engagement photos. Glamis Sand Dunes Engagement Traveling the world and keeping the adventure alive […]
Being a Palm Springs Wedding Photographer, I get the absolute pleasure of meeting people from all over the country and world and showing them how beautiful our little corner of the world is. Snowy Joshua Tree engagement sessions are rare unicorns, so I feel lucky we got to experience this day! Ellen & Rahul Ellen […]
SAGUARO HOTEL PALM SPRINGS ENGAGEMENT Looking for neon signs, colorful backdrops, and an overall FUN vibe for your engagement photo shoot? Think about planning your Palm Springs engagement at Saguaro Hotel! Hilary and Courtney grabbed a hotel room for the night and kindly asked the team there if they’d mind us walking around for some […]
PALM SPRINGS ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS Palm Springs is known for its modern design, bright color palette, and the windmills that line the road into town. The windmills in Palm Springs are one of my favorite spots for engagement photos, especially when we get to watch the colors change in the sky and get a light breeze. […]
JOSHUA TREE PROPOSAL TURNS INTO PALM SPRINGS ENGAGEMENT SESSION I WAS SO EXCITED FOR THIS DAY! We spent four hours taking photos between Joshua Tree and Palm Springs, cruising through some of my favorite spots like The Ace Hotel, Hotel California and my favorite mountain backdrop in Palm Springs. Now that we’re currently quarantined, I […]
EL MATADOR STATE BEACH PHOTOSHOOT El Matador State Beach has that laid-back California charm all outside travelers come here for. Epic sunsets, crystal blue ocean, coves to hang out in and an easy drive up PCH, just miles from Santa Monica Pier. It’s a little more tranquil here than the pier and can make for […]
4100 Bar Los Angeles Where it allllll began. Lindsay and Mike had their first date at this vibey Moroccan bar in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles. It’s where they continued to come back with friends for years, and why it made for the perfect setting for their engagement photos. The owner of the bar […]
Venice, Italy Talk about a dream! Our 2018 Europe trip had so many highs to it. One of which was meeting up Ashley and James in Venice, Italy to capture their last vacation as a family of two, while eating all the gelato and pizza along the way. We had no real plan but to […]
Mt. Tamalpais Engagement Photoshoot Breane and Jaron are originally from a small agricultural town called Davis, north-east of the Bay Area. Their love for hiking, nature and hanging with each other outdoors naturally made hiking through Mt. Tamalpais a perfect fit for their engagement photoshoot. We stopped off the side of the road a lot, […]
Balboa Park Engagement Photos I’ve said it five times by now, but wow wow wow Balboa Park is a special place. If you don’t want to venture too far but get variety in your images – this is THE place. From the luscious cactus garden minutes away from the zoo, to mini-jungle spots, to dope […]
Most Joshua Tree engagement photoshoots happen only at Joshua Tree National Park. I was stoked to get to bring Ashley and Andrew to a cute, quaint coffee shop, then roam around town to find quirky corners, street art and bright colored walls before heading into the national park. Love this place so much because you […]
Palm Springs Engagement Cassandra and Ryan are style icons; they chose the PERFECT outfits for each part of their engagement session. A red polka dot dress on her and some casual army green slacks for him for the first round added fun color and playful vibes to the streets of Palm Springs. Then part 2 […]
A woodsy engagement session is something a lot of couples in Southern California dream of. Places like Yosemite, Big Sur and the Redwoods up north are sometimes hard to plan for when you’re living down here. While we couldn’t make the trip to NorCal to drift through the epic redwoods, Brianna shared a super secret […]
Gina knew she wanted something romantic and badass for their engagement photos, so a Palm Springs windmill engagement was already on the table. She had seen the 2019 Desert X exhibition photos pop up on her Instagram feed, immediately sent some snaps of this pink building over to me and confessed her vision for the […]
"I can say with 100% confidence, you will be doing yourself a huge favor by hiring Alex for your big day! I cannot thank her enough for the unbelievably gorgeous photos, the ease of the entire day, the process leading up to it, and for her wonderful and fun personality."
"Let's talk about the actual wedding day. She HANDLED. She was the director of the whole shebang, making sure everything went smoothly, gracefully guiding everyone into place, and putting on music so we could feel ourselves. She helped make us feel easy, breezy, and sexy/sweet/romantic as hell!"
"She captures the real, candid moments on your wedding day that you will cherish forever while you are casually going about your wedding day and soaking up every moment. She will capture photographs that will make you sob like a baby and smile so much it hurts. She will be one of your BFFs on your wedding day... your confidence will be up and she will encourage you to make out with your significant other with no reservations. "