Welcome to the blog

A collection of recent love stories I've documented & industry tips/tricks for your best day ever!

A Magical Crystal Bay Surprise Proposal

15 minute hike uphill in the snow + an insane view = the most magical Crystal Bay Surprise Proposal in Lake Tahoe.


A Guide to Wedding Planning and Lake Tahoe’s Top Venues

Hell yeah – you just got engaged!! And, now? You are jumping on the massive task of planning your dream wedding and picking between Lake Tahoe’s Top Venues.

Here are some of my top 5 favorites in the area!

Tips, Wedding

Managing My Photography Business with Photo Apps and Platforms

Dive in to five recommendations I have for must have photos apps and platforms for managing your photography business.

For Photographers, Tips

Streamlining Success: The Must-Have Software for Every Photographer

Five softwares I’ll live and die by. They changed the game for me, and I hope they change the game for you!

For Photographers, Tips

Sentimental Fireside Lodge Engagement Session

Spoiler Alert. But, this Fireside Lodge Engagement session just so happened to be one of my favorite shoots everrrrr.


Navigating a Wedding Photographer’s Wardrobe Woes: A Curvier Gal’s Guide

The age-old question of “what do I wear!?” — trust me, it’s plagued me too, especially as a wedding photog. But I have found some solid pieces that I love and in this blog I share my faves with you!

For Photographers, Tips

Dani Rawson, a destination wedding photographer, shares her simple tips for eloping in Yosemite National Park.

Your Simple Guide to Eloping in Yosemite National Park

If you are new here, HI! I am Dani, the face and brains behind Dani Rawson Photo! I am a destination wedding photographer based in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area. In this blog, I am covering the basics when it comes to eloping in Yosemite National Park.

Elopement, Tips, Travel

Engagement Bliss on the Shores of North Lake Tahoe

An engagement session days before the wedding? SAY LESS. Take a peek at B & B’s North Lake Tahoe engagement session!


Rainy San Jose Maternity Photos: Love in the Pouring Rain

Maternity sessions are always special. But these rainy San Jose Maternity photos?! I can’t. Sometimes, the unexpected happens, and that’s precisely what occurred during Laura & Kyle’s maternity session. In the midst of an atmospheric river, we ventured into the pouring rain to create epic memories.

Maternity, Travel

Intimate LGBTQ+ Lake Tahoe Proposal 

A stunning proposal at a a locals-only spot in Tahoe!? Sign me up!!