I’m Charissa (and that's my husband, Jonny, over there). And yes, that's a selfie, taken with a selfie stick and absolutely no shame. We got married in 2016 and I convinced him (and my landlord) to let us adopt a dog in Kauai on our honeymoon. We live in a little, one-bedroom cottage with our pup, Kirra, in Northern California. You can catch Jonny casually running a half marathon around our neighborhood. You can catch me taking naps and binge watching Meredith Grey's face.

I have always been so freakin’ fascinated with people and what makes each person tick. My heart has always been to help people and make sure they feel loved (I'm a 2w3. Any fellow enneagram lovers out there?). This is honestly why wedding photography is my jam because being there for people is literally just my favorite. 


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"Not only did we come back with
AH-MAZING pics from our engagement session (I mean magazine-worthy pics), but we felt like we walked away with friends (her hubby, Jonny second shot for us).

Charissa is a very personable, genuine and really and truly loves what she does. I feel very lucky to have found Charissa to capture these important moments for us. We had the HARDEST time picking out our favs from our wedding because they’re ALL amazing. I would recommend her to any of my closest friends and family in a heartbeat (and already have)!"