Tags archives: farm

  • Creative Retreat in Potter Valley

  • Soon after I returned from Amsterdam, I headed three hours north of San Francisco for a little overnight retreat with some friends. My friend Eileen is a photographer and a scout for Hipcamp, which is kind of like Airbnb but for campsites and outdoor-oriented stays. So she invited a group of us alon[...]
  • Black Diamond Alpacas

  • ALPACAS! Squee! I have this thing with alpacas. They are funny looking and wonderful, and ever since spotting some in New Zealand, I've been seeing them everywhere. (Or partly seeking them out everywhere.) When one of my clients told about Black Diamond Alpacas in Brentwood, about an hour east of Oa[...]
  • Amber & Ben | Buffalo, New York Wedding Photography

  • Amber and Ben first met at a bar in New York City, where he was donning a mullet wig and making ridiculous faces all night, but she somehow saw past all that and wanted to get to know him better. He soon won her over with humor and wit, and despite the fact that Ben was already in the process of mov[...]
  • Ashley & Chad | Sea Ranch Wedding Photography

  • They met at the CIA (the Culinary Institute of America and not the Central Intelligence Agency). They had grown up across the country from each other, Ashley in Pennsylvania and Chad in Las Vegas, each with a wide range of interests. But their love of cooking drew them to California. They bonded ove[...]
  • The Smell of Fall | Apple Picking in Sebastopol

  • I came out of my building and saw the spotted concrete... it rained? There are only two main seasons in the Bay Area-- rainy and not rainy. Just this past week, it was still 85 and sunny. Perhaps I've just lost track of days and months, but I wasn't expecting the rain quite yet. Undeterred, I drove [...]