Nice to meet you here!

Now for reals- if I’m not working my full-time job or random odd jobs, I’m with my fiancé Donavan-we've been together almost 8 years (4 of those being long distance) and now we are wedding planning! YAY! We love to be outdoors, I may not be the best hiker, but I love it. During the winter season you’ll catch us on the slopes in the Tahoe area snowboarding! 

Like I said, I'm a total busy body. If I’m not with Donavan I’m with my family. We get together all the time because we’ve always lived so close to each other. When I was young, we would have weekly Sunday dinner at my grandparents with all of my aunts, uncles, and cousins because we were literally all neighbors. Everyone used to call the properties the “Culp Compound”.

When I was in 4th grade, I made honor roll and as a gift my mom had gotten me the cutest point and shoot camera to take on my field trip to the Exploratorium, I was beyond excited and filled up the SD card WAY too fast. I would take that camera with me everywhere after she got it for me. So that’s where the love of photography all began….

When I'm not photographing your beautiful memories, I’m still working.. I’m a busy body to say the least. lol. I have a full-time job working in an office on top of photography and love what I do! Straight out of high school I posted on Facebook trying to find opportunities for work (babysitting, housesitting, random odd jobs) I was lucky enough to start babysitting the sweetest little girls and they have been a part of my life ever since (now with 2 little brothers as well) 

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I love plants.

As a girl I grew up gardening and loved to watch as the plants would grow from little seeds and then suddenly, I have 500 tomatoes that I have no idea what to do with. I’m still gardening vegetables with my dad but of course my plant love also grew into houseplants. It’s mellowed down a bit because they can be hard to keep up with, but It's basically therapy for me. 

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I have my own greenhouse!

Shout out to my parents for this one-they got tired of my collection of cacti and succulents on their back porch, so next thing I knew there was a greenhouse that was delivered to the front door for my birthday. 

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I have 3 dogs!

My Chihuahua/terrier mix (Sparkles) is about 10 years old, she's a feisty one. My fiancé and I just recently rescued a hound/English pointer (Molly-roughly a year old) and she is such a love bug! We also just got a golden doodle puppy at the end of September and are so excited to add another pup!

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I'm a 2023 bride!

My fiancé proposed in March 2022, and we will be getting married in April 2023. I'm beyond excited for this day (took him 7.5 years to propose lol) and can't wait to celebrate with our family and friends!

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I loveeeee Chinese food!

Every year for my birthday since I was probably 9 or 10, I have been going to the same Chinese restaurant with my family for my birthday! I think everyone is probably tired of going there except for me....

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Elopements, weddings, golden hour, I'll be there for you.

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