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    I grew up and presently live in Northern California. It's a pretty incredible place to live, considering I'm a wedding photographer and Napa Valley is a prime destination wedding location. I'm surrounded by dream-like wedding venues of vineyard-covered hills and the rocky, sandy beaches of the Pacific Coast.

    I appreciate the raw moments of every day life, and I value each day that I'm alive. The fleeting moments that we have with our loved ones are the moments to be treasured. Those are the moments that I want to catch through my lens ~

    I'm a lover of running, dark chocolate, red wine, integrity, sunsets, my girlfriends, reading, traveling and music. Caffeine is my drug of choice. My playlists are random from Taylor Swift to the Beatles.

    AND PHOTOGRAPHY…Well, it's my passion, and I am well aware of how lucky I am that I get to wake up every morning doing what I love - taking pictures and creating imagery that will be valued for many generations.

    If you'd like to contact me, please feel free to email me at 71,105,110,97,64,71,105,110,97,80,101,116,101,114,115,101,110,80,104,111,116,111,103,114,97,112,104,121,46,99,111,109moc.yhpargotohPnesretePaniG@aniG.


Robert Young Estates Wedding Photographer / Milestone Events/ Caitlyn and Noah

Caitlyn and Noah Robert Young Winery Milestone Events Just a lil’ sneak peek for this couple before they head off to their honeymoon. Come back soon to the blog for their full posting. xo ~ G

Vintner’s Inn Wedding Photographer // Renata and Michael’s Wine Country Wedding

Renata and Michael’s incredibly breathtaking (and incredibly fun!) wine country wedding Sneak Peek Full blog posting to come Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 Vintner’s Inn Windsor, California

Valley of the Moon Wedding Photographer // Daniela and Michael // Sneak Peek

Daniela and Michael’s Sneak Peek Friday, June 16, 2017 Just wanted to share a few images from D&M’s beautiful Valley of the Moon wedding.  Looking forward to sharing the full blog post after the collection is done, but until then…Enjoy

Healdsburg Country Gardens Wedding Photographer // Phil and Danielle // Married

Phil and Danielle’s Sneak Peek Healdsburg Country Gardens Ru’s Farm Weddings Friday, June 16, 2017 The backdrop for this breathtaking wedding was wine country at its finest.  Phil and Danielle’s wedding was gorgeous on all counts.  I can’t wait to share more with you.  For

Soda Rock Winery Wedding Photographer // Molly and Jonathan // Wine Country Wedding

Sneak Peek Molly and Jonathan Soda Rock Winery Healdsburg, California Friday, June 2nd, 2017  

Vine Hill House Wedding Photographer // Wine Country Wedding // Stevee and Matt

STEVEE AND MATT Bravo Weddings Sunday, May 21, 2017 Vine Hill House

Robert Young Estate Winery Wedding Photographer // Milestone Events // Sonoma Valley

Here’s a lil’ sneak peek into this gorgeous wedding that took place overlooking Alexander Valley… Mina and Pete May 5, 2017 Robert Young Estate Winery Milestone Events

Paradise Ridge Winery Wedding // Wine Country Wedding Photographer // Brenna and Tom

Brenna and Tom February 18, 2017 Paradise Ridge Winery Choreographed and Fabulously Executed by So Eventful‘s Jessica.  

Garden Ridge Wedding Photographer / Carmel Valley Wedding / Debra and Dan

Carmel Valley Garden Ridge Wedding Debra and Dan are Married March 25th, 2017

Madrone Estate Winery Wedding Photographer / Napa Valley Wedding / Blaire and Garrett

Blaire and Garrett Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 Madrone Estate Winery

Trentadue Wedding Photographer / Amy and Tony / Sonoma Wedding Photographer

Amy and Tony Trentadue Winery Wedding Geyserville, California Milestone Events

Madrone Estate Wedding // Blaire and Garrett // Napa Valley Wedding Photographer

Blaire and Garrett Sneak Peek Saturday, October 23rd, 2016 Madrone Estates Winery Glen Ellen, California

Cornerstone Wedding / Destination Wedding Photographer / Marisa and Michael

Saturday, September 10, 2016 Marisa and Michael These two Texans celebrated their wedding day in the heart of wine country. Sonoma, California at Cornerstone Gardens Big thank you to Dandelion Events for making the day fabulous.

Cornerstone Wedding Photographer / Marisa and Michael / Napa Valley Wedding Photographer

Marisa and Michael Sneak Peek Cornerstone Sonoma More incredible images to come from this couple and this classy, beautiful wedding brought to you by Dandelion Events. You won’t want to miss it…

Napa Valley Wedding Photographer // Napa Destination Wedding // Stevee and Matt

Meet Stevee and Matt… Stevee and Matt flew out from D.C. for their engagement shoot and to wrap up a few details for their Sonoma destination wedding.  I vividly remember talking to Stevee during our phone consult.  She had been following me on Instagram and was an admirer of my work.  I

Trentadue Wedding Photographer / Trentadue Winery / Erica and Chad = Married

Erica and Chad are married… Trentadue Winery Geyserville, California Uhm, how cute is this first picture….Yes, can you believe it?  It’s THAT cute! Almost a decade later, and they still look like the perfect HS couple. Erica and Chad…so adorable and so in love.  He still

Sonoma Wedding Photographer / MSK Ranch Wedding Venue / Erica and Bobby = Married

Erica and Bobby Saturday, June 25, 2016 MKS Ranch Sebastopol, California I had such a difficult time choosing images for this teaser, but I’m pretty sure that the ones I chose will have you coming back for more once the full blog post is done.  My second (Dawn) and I had an incredible time

Sand Rock Farm Wedding / Napa Valley Wedding Photographer / Susie & Dan

Susie and Dan Saturday, June 18th, 2016 Sneak Peek Sand Rock Farm I can’t say enough about how beautiful this venue was.  There were tiny bits of heaven around every corner.  Combine that with a couple that’s in love so much you can feel it, beautiful details and the golden colors from

Paradise Ridge Wedding Photographer / Dodgers VS. Giants / Enid & Marcus

Enid and Marcus Sneak Peek Paradise Ridge Winery Thursday, June 9th, 2016 These two baseball-fan rivals tied the knot.  Catch your first glimpse of this Paradise Ridge wedding.  It’s going to give you a good case of the feels.  Enid and Marcus both have a love of baseball…but they show

San Francisco Wedding Photographer // San Francisco Engagement Shoot //Bringin’ the Bubbles

Molly and Jon ARE ENGAGED… I met up with Molly and Jon on Memorial Day for an evening shoot that brought us from Shakespeare Garden in Golden Gate Park to the Sutra Baths. They both came well prepared…dressed with style and sporting a bottle of bubbly.  My kind of people 🙂

Triple S Ranch // Calistoga Wedding Photographer // Stephanie & Robert

Stephanie and Robert Sneak Peek Triple S Ranch May 10, 12016 I cannot wait to share the full wedding with you ~

San Francisco City Hall Photographer / Sneak Peek / Christina & Josh

Just a lil’ sneak peek Full Blog Post Coming Soon San Francisco City Hall Monday, May 10, 2016 ~ Christina and Josh ~  

Paradise Ridge Wedding // Sonoma Wedding Photographer // Jaime and Kirk

Jaime and Kirk Paradise Ridge Wedding Sneak Peek Jaime and Kirk’s wedding was my last wedding of 2015.  They held the wedding and reception at Paradise Ridge, which is a beautiful winery in Sonoma County. Known for many things, Paradise Ridge is known for the art sculptures that provide much

St. Helena Hill Inn Wedding / Traci and Dani = Married / #Lovewins

Dani and Traci ~ Sneak Peek Saturday, October 10th, 2015 Harvest Inn St. Helena, California I don’t know where to begin to write about how unbelievable gorgeous this wedding was and how fortunate I was to be Traci and Dani’s photographer, to witness the emotion and beauty that

Olympia’s Valley Estate // R & A = Married // Wine County Wedding Photographer

Rachel & Andrew Saturday, September 5th, 2015 Sneak Peek Olympia’s Valley Estate  

Meritage Resort Wedding // Napa Valley Destination Photographer // Elle and Bryan

I see a lot of love ~  a lot;  It’s one of the great things about my job. I get to hear couples’ stories about how they fell in love and what their love means to them ~ It’s pretty damn awesome, frankly. Seriously…these two and their story… Romantic.  Magical.  Dreamy.  Poetic.

San Francisco Engagement // San Francisco Wedding Photographer // #LoveWins

San Francisco City Hall Engagement Traci and Dani Celebrating their wedding day on October 2015 in St. Helena, California I met Dani and Traci on the day of their e-shoot at the Blackbird Bar on Market Street.  They both wanted the images to be significant of who they are as a couple, so beginning

Wine Country Wedding Photographer // Engagement Shoot // Puppy Love

Jaime, Kirk & Rorie Coming Soon:  Their Paradise Ridge Winery September 12, 2015

St. Helena Engagement // Rivals in Love // Napa Valley Wedding Photographer

“These rivals set a date” These two Giant/Dodger fans will be tying the knot in a beautiful Sonoma County wine country wedding next summer. June 9, 2016 Enid and Marcus….I can’t wait. (So darn cute together!) G ~ XOXO

V. Sattui Winery Wedding // Napa Valley Wedding Photographer // Diane and Zack

Diane and Zack {Sneak Peek} Friday, June 26th, 2015 V. Sattui Winery Every wedding has a personality of its own, and with the right planning, the day will unfold just the way it was planned to. Diane and Zack had a vision for their wedding day that combined the romantic backdrop of the Napa Valley

Buena Vista Wedding Photographer // Wine Country Wedding // Kelsey and John

Kelsey and John Saturday, April 25th, 2015 Buena Vista Winery Sonoma County Wedding held at Buena Vista Winery. “Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was out of my control.” G ~ XOXO   A big shout-out to Lisa from Bravo Wedding

Olympia’s Valley Estate Wedding Photographer // For the Love of Adventure // N & G

They vowed to never stop dreaming, traveling and living life as an adventure together…(be still my heart). Instead of signing a guestbook, the guests “chose their next adventure” on a personalized map of the world. Here’s just a quick look into Nancy and Garrett’s wedding

Rancho Nicasio Wedding Photographer // Sean and Abbe // Swoonworthy

Abbe & Sean tied the knot This first look was pretty sweet to be able to capture…love, sweet, love. {Sneak Peek} Saturday, June 20th, 2015 Rancho Nicasio, California

Olympia’s Valley Wedding // Sneak Peek // Briana & Keith

Saturday, June 6th, 2015 Briana and Keith Olympia’s Valley Estate {Sneak Peek} I’ve been looking forward to this wedding since last fall when I spent a few days with Briana and Keith shooting their engagement shoot in New York .   We had some serious fun together, and a bit of sangria …

St. Vincent’s Wedding Venue / Wine Country Engagement // Marin Wedding Photographer

Kelsey + John = Engaged  St. Vincent’s School for Boys, Engagement Session Dance. Love. Laugh. Repeat. and they did and they will forever XOXO, G~

Meritage Wedding Photographer // Sneak Peek // Elle & Bryan

 Sneak Peek These two San Franciscans tied the knot this last weekend at an elegant Napa Valley wedding venue, Meritage Resort & Spa. The weekend was filled with fun, surprises, spirits and love ~ Here’s just a little glimpse of the celebration of Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Fulton. XOXO More to

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