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Weddings and Engagements



Welcome to my visual journal! Here you'll find posts of some of my favorite weddings and engagement sessions, educational tips and insights on photography and wedding planning, and personal photographs of my trips around the world. Enjoy browsing! 

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Choosing a wedding photographer is a huge decision. Use these questions to help choose the right photographer for you.

Questions to ask your photographer | Tips | Courtland Photography


Nestled along the picturesque coastline of California, Carmel-by-the-Sea is a charming village that exudes romance at every turn. With its quaint streets, stunning beaches, and lush landscapes, Carmel serves as an idyllic backdrop for capturing the essence of love. This is magical place speaks to Sara and Gabe, so naturally it they chose to have […]

Carmel, California | Engagement | Sara + Gabe

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Experience Kat and Rob’s paintball engagement session in Petaluma, CA.

Petaluma, CA | Engagement | Kat + Rob

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Experience Nicole and Alvin’s engagement session in Jenner, CA.

Jenner, California | Engagement | Nicole + Alvin

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Why are engagement sessions are important? The reasons may surprise you.

Why engagement sessions are important | Education | Courtland Photography

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Miranda and Joe’s engagement session at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, CA.

Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe | Engagement | Miranda + Joe

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Engagement photo on a dock with a lake and clouds in the background.

Taylor and Michael’s engagement session at Clear Lake, California.

Clear Lake, California | Engagement | Taylor + Michael

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Shelby and Erik’s engagement session in Jenner, CA.

Jenner, California | Engagement | Shelby + Erik

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