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Becoming the Johnsons | Part Four

The Fourth and Final Part of Our Story The drive home from Eugene was full of phone calls and congratulations to the largest announcement in the relationship yet. Jocelyn & Spencer are engaged! After having dated for nearly four years, they didn’t want to wait much longer to begin their newest adventure. So, they chose […]


Becoming the Johnsons | Part Three

The Third Part of Our Story Although Jocelyn & Spencer came to be known as the inseparable best friends who spent every waking minute with each other, now it was true. They were stuck together, hand in hand. Whether it was walking to class or sitting next to each other, they were holding hands. Which […]


San Luis Obispo Mission Wedding

Kat & Brett sharing a kiss in front of the vineyards and rolling hills during their San Luis Obispo Mission wedding.

Kat & Brett | San Luis Obispo Wedding It was midmorning when we pulled off the road and into the driveway of the Chene Vineyards. Rows and rows of vines ran parallel to each other as we drove along the driveway. As we looked past the vineyard we saw the estate atop a hill with […]

For Brides

Ways to Use Engagement Photos

Creative and unique ways to use engagement photos before and after you're married!

How Will You Use Your Engagement Photos? There are so many creative ways to use your engagement photos, and our favorite part of the wedding planning process pre-wedding is the engagement session! We’ll help style your session by offering suggestions for locations and outfits, and once we’re all together we’ll teach you our poses so you’re […]


Ellwood Bluffs Trail Engagement

John twirling Katharine during their Ellwood Bluffs Trail Engagement session.

Katharine & John | Santa Barbara Engagement Session Rays of sunlight flashed through the leaves of the Eucalyptus trees lining the trails as the four of us walked further into the woods. Along the trail, we noticed a few birds perched atop fallen trees, chirping their songs and enjoying the shade from the branches overhead. […]

For Brides

Choosing Your Wedding Style

Choosing Your Wedding Style | Five Tips Trying to decide what the style or theme of your wedding day will be can be difficult. Let’s face it, planning a wedding is a huge undertaking, even if at the end of it you have a beautiful day and a wonderful new spouse to remember it by. […]


Becoming the Johnsons | Part Two

Santa Barbara Wedding Photographers, Jocelyn & Spencer, share the story of how they became the Johnsons

The Second Part of Our Story Business Calc proved to be a worthy opponent for Jocelyn & Spencer, so they ended up spending a lot more time together than they originally planned. Classes continued and the homework didn’t let up. In fact, it got more difficult and started to take more time. So, they started […]


Courthouse Wedding in Santa Barbara

The couple standing on the railing at Butterfly Beach after their courthouse Wedding in Santa Barbara, California.

Julie & Joe | Courthouse Wedding in Santa Barbara The sun rose to bring with it another beautiful spring day in Santa Barbara California. Although, this was a day that was supposed to have happened already. After a changed date, a new Santa Barbara wedding venue, and a much more intimate guest list, Julie & Joe […]


Becoming the Johnsons | Part One

Jocelyn & Spencer, Santa Barbara Wedding Photographers share their story of becoming the Johnsons

The First Part of Our Story It was the end of summer 2012 in a small town in California. She was lounging by the pool enjoying a fudgesicle and thinking about her next year at the University of Oregon. She would be going back to the currently vacant town of Eugene in a week to […]

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