P.S. I love you.

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A message to my true love: travel. This is perhaps one of my favorite pictures ever (do I say that often? Oops.) I have come to terms with my gypsy soul and its unquenchable thirst for exploring. I could have a lot more money in my savings account but I sure as hell wouldn’t be as happy. The world feels like a source of endless possibilities waiting to be explored. So this Valentines Day I am happy to be taking yet another trip and sharing the holiday with one of the cities I love most! Keep posted for which one it is, hehe.

Sunny day in the Windy City.

Processed with VSCO with c1 presetRecently went to visit my cousins in Chicago after not having seen them for 3 years! And I seemed to have brought the California sunshine with me because we got perfect weather the whole weekend I was there. Sunny and warm, not exactly normal fall weather for Chi-town. My first time visiting when I was 16 definitely did not do the city justice. Perhaps because I was  not able to free roam and drink cocktails at happy hour? Perhaps. I love this shot I captured of the Bean, which is still one of my favorite tourist spots I’ve ever been to. Go to Russia Tea Room if you have the time! I am still dreaming of that food. And Dylan’s Candy Bar if you have a hankering for a cotton candy martini!

Strolling Sacramento.

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I would say at least 50% of my work is the result of my random meandering around the towns I visit. There’s something magical about stumbling across a beautiful sight and capturing it. Here, I found this beautiful Victorian home while taking a walk downtown and the result was great. (Hope the home owners don’t mind me loitering in their front yard hehe.) I like to think photography is a bit of metaphor for life, you never know what beautiful things life will bring to you.

Home is where the heart is.

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My out of town friends know better than anyone that I am one proud Sacramento resident. I will tell anyone who will listen about the great restaurants and bars or its proximity to great daycation destinations like Tahoe and San Francisco. I won’t lie, it has not always been like this but with time and growing I have come to treasure this place as my second home. You will often see pictures of sights around town and I hope that if you have not already, you will consider visiting. #VisitSacramento

Telling the story.

Processed with VSCO with c8 presetI believe every picture tells a story. In my work, I strive to capture candid real-life moments. Sneak peeks into the best times I experience. I want to hold these memories dearly and being able to look back brings me a great sense of comfort. For example, this was a perfect day reuniting with my college friends after months of being apart. We drank mimosas, danced in the rain and got scouted for a TV show. It is these magical days I want to showcase here.