Simple Joie offers boutique photography services, committing to a limited number of clients each year in order to give our full attention and creativity to each memory. We do not offer props or cookie cutter screens and every session is designed with your vision in mind and the world as our backdrop. We specialize in capturing intimate moments, handpicked details, and letting you be silly. Our team is truly blessed to have had the opportunity to share laughter and tears with our clients on their biggest moments of their life… and the little ones too… We love grabbing coffee and tea, talking shop, and breaking bread; we can’t wait to be apart of your journey. Servicing the Bay Area, Central Coast, Central Valley, and all of Greater California!
Will it date me if I tell you that I've been shooting weddings for more than 10 years. Time flies when you're having fun! I am extremely passionate about chasing light and finding beauty in the small things. I started my career with shooting sunsets and the moonrises and fell in love with the emotions of people and weddings. I think that the perfect event can be summed up with great food, music, close friends and family! You'll notice that I don't interfere with what's going on, rather capture your day the way it is as it unfolds naturally; but don't be mistaken that I won't be there to help you with your process. I've done everything from boutonniere pinning, tying ribbons & ties, making bouquets, sewing dress straps back in place, holding grandma's hand, decorating the cake with flowers, holding onto cellphones, and you name it - I've probably done it!
I think laughter is contagious and try to fill my days full of the people I love so we can share stories and inspire each other. I spend my free time with my dogs on back-roads getting lost and found. I love traveling to nearby cities to find great food and far away cities to discover history and cultures. It would be a lie if I didn't admit that business is hard at times but getting to do what I love everyday with its ups and downs is much more rewarding than the going through ups and downs of something else. It has been such an honor and I am truly blessed to have shared in all the beautiful weddings of past clients and I can't wait to meet you and capture your story.
I think I've almost perfected blue steel when you're not looking... People tell me that my laugh is infectious and I can almost always make any baby laugh (or cry). I started to get into photography because my sweetheart is so good at what she does and her passion is so empowering. I enjoy capturing macro images and will mainly capture your detail shots that you didn't see coming but don't be fooled - some of those epic shots are mine too. I couldn't dream of anything more fulfilling than to spend my off time traveling the world with her hand in mine and wish to capture your love story in the interim.