couple on the rocks at sunset
bride and groom hugging close during a beautiful sunset in monterey
mom and teenage daughter sitting in flowers
monterey photographer couple on the beach
Mom nursing a baby on a beach in Santa Cruz
pregnant woman and husband walking on the beach in Big Sur
happy baby with mom and dad on the beach at sunset
Big Sur elopements
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Monterey Elopement and Family Photographer

Bold, Emotional and Full of Life

woman in a white boho gown on the cliff in Big Sur

Meet Your Monterey Photographer

Hello and Welcome! I am Anastasia a California transplant working on making it my home. I am originally from Eastern Europe and have moved around a lot since I came to the United States. No matter what State I am in, outdoors is where I feel at peace. I am always out exploring alone or with my family. Let me take you on an adventure and show you the beauty of Big Sur, Monterey or anywhere. I want to know your vision (or help you find it). I am here to tell your story. Let's make magic together!

More About Me

Are we a match?

If you love the small in between moments. If you think you are awkward in front of the camera. If you have no idea what to wear. If you need help with finding the right location. If you value intimate moments over everyone smiling at the camera. If you have no idea how to plan a proposal. If you are afraid of not feeling beautiful in front of the camera. If you need help finding the right vendors. If you appreciate someone who will be gentle but honest when you ask for an opinion. If you want someone who’ll will almost feel like family by the end…then I think we found each other!

Family Photographer Serving Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur and Santa Cruz Areas.

family near mount Baker with a beautiful reflection

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings

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Where to begin?? Anastasia is beyond incredible. Her artistic eye for capturing amazing, natural & heart warming shots combined with her patience with working with even the most strong willed littles makes her, hands down, the best photographer I have ever had.

couple kissing in the Big Sur redwood tree

Big Sur Elopement

Pfeiffer Beach Big Sur

There's nothing like exploring a little bit of the California red woods, cliffs and dramatic coast all in one session. Big Sur is showy like that. We also got lucky with an incredible golden sunset which always makes things better.

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