Entries by Eric Leslie

Diablo Grande Wedding // Cassandra + Dylan Krolczyk

This has been a wedding season for the books. When you plan a wedding, you don’t really think about how a wildfire 100 miles away will affect it. The ‘Camp Fire’ that destroyed Paradise, CA was blowing smoke all the way down to the Diablo Grande County Club. Thankfully, it wasn’t so thick that it […]

Andrea + Brian get married at TBS Ranch

The wedding story for Andrea and Brian at TBS ranch started out like most. But I knew right away that these two are people on a level above most. When the schedule started to slip, they both stayed calm, they both stayed happy with an extra helping of gratitude and grace. I bring this up […]

The Perfect Wedding Schedule

Over the years I’ve seen many brides go into their wedding day thinking that the key to getting great photos comes down to the perfect makeup, perfect weather and having the best locations. They’re important, yes.  Often overlooked though, is having enough time in the schedule. On the surface, it’s clear you need to have […]

Yreka Wedding // Grace & Kevin

Shasta Valley set the stage for a beautiful day to get married at Grenada Berean Church. It was a warm day with clear views of Mount Shasta. Moving quickly, I jumped right into details with the dress and rings before the formals and a hidden prayer together. The look from both Kevin and Grace when […]

The Sheltons at the Camden House in Redding

You families are always a whirlwind of energy and emotion. It was fun trying to keep up with them at the Camden House. Smiles and laughter to play and naptime. The grounds at the Camden House are like stepping back in time. The mansion was build in 1852 a the head of the California Gold Rush. […]

Cottonwood Rodeo Queen Sydnee

Sydnee started off the session saying, “I have an idea.” My ears perked up and after finding the right place in the stables with the setting sun and Crystal nailing the pose and angle, the following photo was made.