Brittany & Mike // Tucson Engagement

Brittany & Mike // Tucson Engagement // © Gabriel Gastelum Phot

I don’t even know where to start. Sometimes you have a vision. You have a goal. You have a photo in your mind. But to be honest, most of the time I don’t. I go with the flow. I capture… Continue Reading

Kati & Steven // Engagement

Kati & Steven Engagement // Gabriel Gastelum Photography

I’m going to start and say that while this is an engagement shoot of Kati and Steven, the real star was their pup Mars. I spent the entire afternoon riding in the back with Mars and we obviously became the… Continue Reading

Ashley & Andy // Engagement in the Desert

Ahsley & Andy // Phoenix Engagement

Meet Ashley and Andy. Their story is romantic and fun. They are an incredibly happy couple and I love that about them. Happy people are really awesome aren’t they? Yes? Good. I’m glad you agree. Also, one thing about these… Continue Reading

Colby & Brandon // An Engagement

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Colby & Brandon. I’ve worked a lot with these two and they have become incredible friends. No fancy lights, no magazine or online features, no concepts. Not this time. Just love. Colby and Brandon are fighting hard for their love.… Continue Reading

Renee & Jonathan // A Desert Engagement

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High School Sweethearts. Just writing that makes me smile. Let me add up the ways this engagement makes me smile. I went to high school with both these youngsters. We also photographed in my hometown. My first engagement ever in… Continue Reading

Sneak Peek // Colby & Brandon // Engagement

Colby & brandon // Marriage Equality // Engagement

Something special is coming soon to the blog. Not only because they are close personal friends of mine, but because we are at a turning point in history. I see a lot of love as a wedding photographer. Love is… Continue Reading

Rachel & Nathan // Engaged // Costa Rica

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In Costa Rica I was surrounded by so much love. Whether it was someone who was getting married, people that were already married, friendships forming or even newly engaged couples. I met Rachel & Nate on a whirlwind trip to… Continue Reading

Jessica + Will

Jessica & Will // Santa MOnica Engagement

Los Angeles is a little diva when it comes to photography. So many places require permits or permission to have a little session in, especially when it comes to the Santa Monica Pier. Did we get permits? Did we have… Continue Reading

Larissa & Paul

Larissa & Paul // Powdered Colors Engagement Session

When Larissa & Paul first suggested we meet to talk about their wedding, they recommended we meet at a cafe that serves churros and hot chocolate. It was meant to be.  I’m incredibly honored to be working with Larissa &… Continue Reading

LYNDSAY & ADAM : ENGAGED

Lyndsay & Adam: Engagement Photography in Pasadena

“I have to warn you, that Adam is a horrible picture taker. He just can’t have a good smile in a picture!” Lyndsay warned me over coffee when we first met. I told her that it reminded me of an… Continue Reading

Susan + Andrew // San Francisco Engagement Photography

Susan + Andrew / San Francisco Engagement Photography

To say that Susan + Andrew make each other smile is an understatement. It was all the little things I noticed. The way they grab each other’s hand while they walk, the way he covers her from the cold, the… Continue Reading