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A Retro Palm Springs Branding Photoshoot with Alexandria Monette Photography at the Sands Hotel

For this branding shoot, I had the immense privilege to work with a fellow photographer. Alex had a colorful editorial vision but wanted to also show her playful side. I think we married sophistication and fun perfectly. We started our first half of the shoot in the desert, then ended at the infamous Sands Hotel. […]

A Modern, Groovy Editorial Photoshoot with REVOLVE & Content Creator Sherilyn Rue

I took to the streets of Oceanside with Sherilyn Rue to capture some groovy looks for Revolve. This place has been touched by sixties and seventies, with such a unique vintage look, as if time has stood still in the coastal city. It was the perfect location for a chic and funky editorial photoshoot. The […]

A Intimate, Mid Century Modern Style Wedding The Lautner Compound – Palm Springs, CA – Kelsey & Kevin

Kelsey and Kevin had an intimate, and chic wedding at the Lautner Compound, a venue well known for its unique mid-century modern architecture and mountainous desert backdrop. It was the perfect canvas for this understated yet classy romantic celebration. Scroll down to read and see more from this desert micro wedding. One of the best […]

A Monochromatic White Modern Style Wedding at JULEP Venue – San Diego, CA – Sherilyn & Justin

Today on the blog we are talking about Sherilyn & Justin’s Monochromatic White Modern Style Wedding at JULEP Venue. This downtown San Diego wedding was full of all white florals, outfit changes, dance routines, and runway level glam – it’s THE BONDOC ENERGY for me! These two are some of the most fun and lively […]

A Bright & Sunny Carlsbad Beach Engagement Session – Carlsbad, CA – Kristin & Jon

I am obsessed with this Bright & Sunny Carlsbad Beach Engagement Session. It’s giving me beachy van life livin’ aesthetics. Kristin & Jon live in Carlsbad and are planning for their wedding to take place in Carlsbad. So, of course, we had to shoot their engagement session in Carlsbad. I so enjoyed shooting this this […]

A ROMANTIC GARDEN STYLE WEDDING AT TIVOLI ITALIAN VILLA – FALLBROOK, CA – CHRISTINA & COLIN

Dramatic minimalism and understated elegance describe this garden style celebration between Christina and Colin. Held at the Tivoli Italian Villa, the earthy tones and mountain views were enchanting. The kind of nature that makes your heart stop. I am in love with the way the rich forestry encompasses Christine and Colin in so many of […]

A DREAMY, OPEN FIELD ENGAGEMENT SESSION – SAN DIEGO, CA – EDNA & RYAN

Edna and Ryan’s golden hour engagement session was set on a dreamy open field at the Los Penasquitos Canyon Trail. Our familiar, yet always awe-inspiring, golden hour provided this shoot with gorgeous juxtaposition and harmonious contrast. The light, the energy, and the stylish vibes from this session are my favorite. I love all the creamy, […]

A Romantic Paris Cafe & Skatepark Engagement Session – PARIS, FRANCE – ASHGABES PHOTOGRAPHY

I know you all want to continue to live vicariously through this Paris engagement shoot, so let’s take another trip, shall we? There is nothing more quintessentially Parisian than a café, and for part two of Melissa & Senate’s Paris Engagement Session, we shot at their favorite café, Les Deux Magots. This location is so […]

AN INTIMATE MONARCH BEACH RESORT WEDDING – DANA POINT, CA – ASHGABES PHOTOGRAPHY

Intimate, special, and anticipated, this quaint wedding was full of breathtaking and grand moments, like cascades down lofty staircases and butterflies floating around at golden hour. Like many couples, Arman & Kaylin had plans for a larger wedding, but due to the pandemic they downsized, and I don’t think the day could have turned out […]

A Playful & Dreamy Engagement Session at Sunset Cliffs – Erica & Chris

Today I am sharing Erica & Chris’s playful & dreamy engagement session at Sunset Cliffs. This sweet couple met in Ocean Beach and have continued to plant roots there with their two sweet pups. Given how much they love OB, it only felt right that we shoot their engagement photos there. Erica & Chris wanted […]