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Hi, I'm Kara, a storyteller of life and love through photography.  This journal is filled with my favorite recent work, with a bit of my personal journey mixed in.  Feel free to browse around to your heart's content. Enjoy!

March 30, 2016

Anh and Matt celebrated their wedding day by honoring their Vietnamese and Hawaiian ancestries with a tea ceremony in the morning, followed by a classic wedding ceremony at the Santa Clara University Mission Church.  Anh knew that she wanted a spring wedding filled with cherry blossoms, and the cherry blossoms certainly seemed to have gotten […]

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March 24, 2016

Spring was in full swing for Katie and Chris’ February wedding at the Santa Clara University Mission Church! I was absolutely in love with the blooming magnolia tree right outside the mission in the garden with it’s huge pink blooms! Katie and Chris’ wedding was very classic and romantic with touches of spring flowers, navy […]

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October 5, 2015

Venue: Presentation Center, Los Gatos

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August 31, 2015

Courtney and Matt’s wedding day was beyond breathtaking!  It was a joy to work with a dream team of vendors, who made the day so beautiful!  Many thanks to Allison of Engaged and Inspired for the vision and flawless execution, and Gavita Flora for the spectacular florals!  It was an honor to be there for […]

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August 28, 2015

Launa grew up on a ranch up in the hills of Mt. Hamilton, which has been in her family for generations.  Not only is it BEAUTIFUL up there, it’s also the location that Launa and Francisco will be getting married this summer.  It’s so beautiful that they also wanted to do their engagement photos there, […]

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August 27, 2015

Ricardo sent me an email a few days before their engagement session and told me that he wanted to surprise Christine.  When he had originally proposed to her, it was in their living room in their pajamas with Christine’s mother’s modest engagement ring.  It was all very sweet at the time, but he wanted a […]

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