This Luffenholtz Beach proposal was a few months in the making and full of joy. Since laughing until I cry is my go to superpower, I adore spending time with folks who are so happy and at ease in each other’s company. Sam had always dreamed of proposing to his partner Haley in her favorite place – Humboldt. After making it official. Sam and Haley planned a wedding without the support of family but buoyed completely by the most loving and incredible community. Sam had a stand in wedding day Mom via Sara Cunningham of Free Mom Hugs – you can read more here.
Kate Donaldson is a fine art wedding and elopement photographer based in Arcata, California. Serving Humboldt County, San Francisco and Mendocino. Specializes in creative portraits paired with cinematic moments creating vibrant, soulful, unscripted wedding photography. Humboldt County is home but available for travel.