I’m a Lake Tahoe based wedding and portrait photographer, and fan of unposed, giddy-in-love, melt-my-lenses-editorial-style moments … oh, and t-shirts and jeans.
Traipsing around the gardens of the Black Bear Lodge with the Carlson Family
Check out Melissa’s company, Beau & Arrow Event! When I first photographed this awesome dude, he had just become a big brother. I like to ask kids random questions, catch them by surprise and usually get a smile out of it. I had asked him if he had a belly button. He paused, like most […]
Winter Family Portraits in South Lake Tahoe, California. A South Lake Tahoe native, Elan and her family wanted to capture their time during an autumn visit. With fall colors hanging on …
The Open Range It is about time to start overflowing this blog with the heart-warming sessions I’ve been fortunate to photograph this season! Beginning with this summer session with the Green Family while they were in town visiting family. Having grown up in Gardnerville, it was important to Geoffrey to capture that familiar horizon looking […]
Would you believe this was their first family portrait session? I still think they bluffed me, then again, it’s all about showing up with a “this is us” attitude and going with the flow! They did just that and their images take on such an effortless vibe! The Baker family is a rad bunch and […]
Any reason for family to get together is a good one and I love that so many families take advantage of portraits during their stay in Tahoe! A portrait session is a great way for me to share some of my favorite locations with out-of-towners and add to their vacation by exploring hidden zones with […]
I’m bringing autumn mini sessions to Reno! Sierra Water Gardens will host us in their enchanting setting, be sure to reserve your spot! 10-15 minute sessions from 3:30-5:30pm. Email me for availability. Hope to see you!
Summer in Lake Tahoe means sandy toes and warm breezes while the snow slowly melts from the mountaintops. Being a kid in Lake Tahoe is full of exploring and adventuring. It’s an easy place to forget those screentime addictions. I love the way this session really embodies the carefree spirit of childhood!
Everyone, meet my pal Romyn! He’s four, he’s a comedian, a ball of energy and has more hilarious facial expressions than any kid I know! He showed me how he flosses, raced with cousins and we share a love for sour watermelon gummies! I was lucky enough to spend time with him and his family […]
When Lucy proposed the idea of shooting their portraits on their newly acquired piece of Nevada land, no setting sounded better. “There’s not much except fences, but we’d love to celebrate this new chapter by doing portraits here,” she said. My google maps search gave me an idea of the setting, but my jaw dropped as […]