the stories of my couples and their biggest adventure yet
We danced to music, explored lake side, they took their shoes off and got their feet a little wet and dirty as they navigated over the rocks, and celebrated the fact that they’re now married!!! Getting the chance to become such close friends with these two, and then getting to capture their
We bundled up and ran outside to start their engagements on the pier in Lake Tahoe!!! We ran around on the beach together and Jessica’s hair was all over the place hahaha. It was amazing. We were getting too cold so we ran back inside to warm up and take a break.
So we decided on a location in North Lake Tahoe as the final plan. We had gone back and forth with a few different locations, but with the amount of snow Tahoe got this winter, I figured this beach would be perfect!
We woke up super early and decided to have their first look at Emerald Bay just as the sun started to come over the mountains. It was beyond gorgeous. Maivi and Neil drove from their house together to Emerald Bay and used a sheet to cover the front seat to the back seat lol! They wanted to have their first look overlooking the water, so this way they could drive together without seeing each other– genius!
Carlene and Bobby wanted to celebrate their anniversary doing their favorite thing– exploring around Lake Tahoe with their pups while playing in the snow. We had the best time having snow ball fights, laughing with their dogs running around and exploring their backyard together this winter. Thanks for letting me capture this beautiful time in your lives!!
Maivi and Neil reached out to me about a month before their elopement, and wanted to squeeze in their engagement session as well! So we drove up to Lake Tahoe and shot in the prettiest snow-filled meadow as the snow started to fall. Very quickly we realized that the light snowfall turned into a straight-up blizzard hahah and we toughed it out to make magic!! Then we ran to the cars to warm up for a bit and thaw out our fingers. We explored North Shore a bit and hit a beach to finish out their adventure– it was an absolute dream!!! Cannot even wait to share their magical winter elopement soon. Enjoy!
Erica and Chad’s Wedding day in Fresno this fall was an absolute dream– so intentional and beautiful in every way– from to the smallest of details to the most heartfelt speeches. It was such an honor to be their photographer
Madison and Talon met up with me in North Lake Tahoe and we ran around the beach and captured their engagement photos this fall! We ended the evening taking photos of them rolling around in the sand on the beach and it was amazing hahah. Such a fun evening! Congrats you two!!! So excited for this next chapter in your lives!
Rachel, Ozzy and I met up in South Lake Tahoe to shoot their adventurous engagement session and connected on such a deep level and totally bonded, explored South Lake Tahoe in some of my favorite places, and it was a total dream evening this fall!
Haley and Derek wanted to do something a little bit different for the engagement photos– they wanted to explore and adventure somewhere they’ve never been before to capture their love. What better way!?! So We headed to South Lake Tahoe and hiked a few miles to this secluded lake together at sundown. We took photos along the way, capturing their goofy, fun personality and love in one of my favorite places in Lake Tahoe!
"When looking for a photographer for our elopement, Bridgette came highly recommended by a friend. After spending time browsing her photos, I knew we could not pass up the opportunity to shoot with someone who could capture mine and my husband’s quirky love so well! Bridgette was so accommodating and excited from the first time we spoke. She continued to show the accommodation and excitement through the cold weather during our engagement shoot and wedding day. She goes above and beyond and came so well prepared it made the day a breeze. Her sunny personally and calming effect really helped ease the stress of being in front of the camera. The photos turned out so beautiful, and that is just the icing on the cake during this whole experience. We feel like we became friends with Bridgette and can’t wait to work with her again in the future!"