Family, Engagement and Wedding in Dana Point, CA – Annie and Marcus


The best thing about being a wedding photographer is watching the dynamics of two families come together through the unity of two people. I absolutely cherished the time I had with Annie and Marcus in California and watching as Marcus and his three children become one with Annie and her son. I’ll never forget the tears that I witnessed on the cheeks of the kids as they hugged one another as a new family just after the ceremony.

I was fortunate enough to not just shoot their wedding, but I also had the pleasure of doing some family photos and even a brief engagement session the day before their wedding. Two amazing days in the center of the beautiful Dana Point, California at the gorgeous St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort.  Annie and Marcus were supported there by their close friends and family who all made the trip to come out and celebrate with them. Big shout out to Melissa Munding who joined me on the day to help second shoot the wedding with me. Hope you enjoy the photos and as always feel free to pin your favorites to Pinterest. Thanks!

When I found out at the ceremony that they were going to be doing a white dove release I was quite excited. It was a beautiful moment!

One of my favorites of Marcus embracing his new stepson just after the ceremony.

As the night was coming to a close we stepped outside and grabbed this sweet photo of Annie and her parents. I love it!

What an incredible couple days. Thank you Annie and Marcus for allowing me to be there to photograph them.