Picnic on the beach

Nothing is more romantic than having a picnic on the beach in beautiful Monterey, California. The sun setting along the ocean, warm snuggles with your loved one, and a drink in hand. It’s simply perfect. Kris and August enjoyed their evening together eating pizza, donuts, and relaxing on the beach. I collaborated with Picnic By […]

January 12, 2021

portraits

Monterey Stone Chapel Wedding

On a day where the sun is shinning in Monterey, Jennifer and Gabriel said I Do. They had big plans for their wedding. They wanted to gather with friends and family and celebrate love. Covid, however, had other ideas. Due to the changes in Monterey, Jennifer and Gabriel did not want to wait. They decided […]

elopements

January 7, 2021

bride and groom in front of classic car in monterey

Wedding Planning Advice

The engagement season is upon us, for December through February are the three months out of the year with the most proposals. Not surprising with the holidays in that time frame! As a wedding photographer, I have seen it all with wedding planning. I have worked with so many planners. Most of the time, I […]

January 5, 2021

engagements

Poquoson Virginia Wedding

2021 mindset and goals

Word of the year: MORE. Every year, we (business owners) love picking a word of the year, and then using that as our theme to live and work by. It can be something as simple as money or growth, or something more complex. For me, MORE is going to be my word of the year. […]

personal

January 1, 2021

My 2020 in review

My 2020 in review It was finally time to write up my 2020 in review. After reading the blog that mentioned my 2020 goals, I am excited to say that I accomplished 3/5! That was all about prepping for my move to Monterey, giving each wedding my best, and to stop being trendy. My Instagram […]

December 29, 2020

personal

Monterey, California Photographer

| The Ati Family | Being a Monterey, California Photographer, I have come to the conclusion that I am so lucky to get to experience my life as a business owner here in Monterey. Let me explain. It’s because I get to shoot at beautiful locations. My couples and families who reach out to me […]

portraits

December 23, 2020

family walking on the beach