Entries by Eric Leslie

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.

Shelby & Lyle Engaged in Red Bluff

One of the many joys in my life happens when I get to shoot my friend’s engagement (and their wedding, eventually) photos. It’s such a special and meaningful time in their lives and I love getting to come alongside them to photograph it. The grass was green and the wildflowers were blooming, so we did the […]