Wedgewood Wedding in Carmel

Lindsay and Dillon had an incredible Wedgewood Wedding in Carmel California. August is known for being one of our foggiest and gloomiest months. However, these two still lit up the wedding with their warmth and love for each other. Monterey Wedding Photographer Hey, there! Before I tell you all about this wonderful micro wedding for […]

August 21, 2022

weddings

Wedding at Carmel Wedgewood

This Wedding at Carmel Wedgewood was perfect for Cody and Crystal. They celebrated in the best way with their friends and family! It may be easy for many reading this blog to believe that I cried twice during this wedding day. My heart and soul goes into serving couples like Crystal and Cody. I remember […]

weddings

June 13, 2022

Carmel By The Sea Anniversary Session

Jessica and Jake are here in California visiting and to celebrate their marriage, they had a Carmel By The Sea Anniversary Session. These two decided to hire me to photograph it all! As a photographer, I get to meet couples from all over the world. Jessica is actually a photographer as well. The mentors she […]

April 7, 2022

engagements

Carmel Engagement Session

Maria and Christian had a beautiful Carmel engagement session to celebrate their engagement and the love they both share. A story so beautiful, I am excited to share more about these two and how Paris, France brought them together. Dana Arnold Photography Hey, there! My name is Dana and I am a wedding and engagement […]

engagements

March 31, 2022

Ribera Beach Wedding in Carmel, California

Megan and Chris had a beautiful Ribera Beach Wedding in Carmel, California. Surrounding them were their close friends and family and the weather, although windy, was also sunny and filled with a warm glow! These two had their dream wedding at what we call Lover’s Rock. Carmel Wedding Photographer Hey, there! My name is Dana […]

March 15, 2022

elopements

Beach Engagement Photography | Carmel Wedding Photographer

Lindsay and Dillon celebrated their engagement with a photo session. I am excited to share with you some beach engagement photography! This session was done at my favorite spot in Carmel, California. Better yet, the session was done at golden hour! My favorite time of day to photograph a session! Carmel Wedding Photographer Hey, there! […]

engagements

February 8, 2022

Sold my Nikon for a Sony, but regretted it right after

Invested in education courses 

Shot my first solo wedding

2017

Decided to go part-time photographer 

Took a photo of my friends naked son on a beach

Upgraded to a Nikon 5500

2016

Thought I was so cool with my grainy photos of blurry horses

Took photos of landscapes for fun 

Bought a Nikon 3300

2013

my first solo wedding – 2017

Met some incredible industry friends

Started to fill up 2020

Booked up 2019 in about two months

2019

I moved from Hawaii to Norfolk, Virginia

Shot three amazing Hawaii weddings

Went full-time

2018

experimented with all sorts of editing styles 

Prepared myself to go full-time

Switched back to Nikon and got my first full-frame

2017

brand photoshoot – 2018

Established my brand and editing style- 2018

California has welcomed me with incredible 2020/2021 wedding couples

I booked a trip to Seattle and Alaska 

This year, I am making it all about creativity

2021

I moved from Virginia to Monterey, California

I invested in my 2nd mastermind- I refuse to lose this business

Covid Hit the wedding business

2020

I invested in my first mastermind

I figured the type of photographer I wanted to be

2020 was booked in full by the end of 2019

2019

Week in Spain with my husband -2019

2013-2021

business

my journey

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