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Monterey wedding photographer for people who want “authentic moments of joy” captured naturally and refuse to accept generic images.

 A Monterey wedding photographer
with a style that is :

Joyful. Candid. Creative. Fun.

polka dot red circles laughing bride and groom in a white circle

If you prefer laughter over smiles, we'll get along

Your wedding day is not a photoshoot. It isn’t endless posing and kissing.
It is your epic celebration, and I am just there to document your story.

I guarantee I will make you laugh, so if you are “awkward in front of the camera” I got you!  I love capturing (and making) laughter and real moments. 

My goal as a Monterey wedding photographer is to document real moments to help you remember how much joy there is in your life. 

Awards and Recognition

Hi, I'm Ian!

3 things to know – I like country music, am an avid yogi, and am a back to back fantasy basketball champion 🙂

I know being in front of the camera can be super awkward, so don’t worry – I prefer a candid approach. But when I do instruct you, I will make you laugh, guaranteed! If I can’t do that, then I will just do a handstand and try to impress you at least. 

For a better feel for my style, check out the behind the scenes video I have in my About page below.

Photos that remind you how you felt during your wedding day

Explore my Portfolio



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Wedding and Elopement Resources

Monterey Elopement Photographer

As a Monterey elopement photographer, I try my best to make the wedding experience easy for my couples. Check out the resources below!

It's about YOU and telling your story!

First and foremost, I want you to be happy

Your hair will gray, your skin will wrinkle, and your memories will fade…but the wedding photographs will remain. 

You are having a once in a lifetime celebration with the most important people in your lives, and documenting it is not something I take lightly. 
This is why I love being a wedding photographer in Monterey and focusing on smaller elopements.

I have my memories and photos to remember my Papa and my most favorite image of him is an authentic moment of joy.
As a wedding photographer I want that for you, your children, and for your memories.

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