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. Living in Oklahoma City, Sam had always dreamed of proposing to his partner Haley (originally from Eureka) 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 wedding and elopement photographer based in Arcata, California. Servicing the local areas of Arcata, Eureka, Trinidad and the surrounding region. Specializes in soulful portraits paired with cinematic moments creating vibrant, heart centered wedding photography. Humboldt County is home but available for travel.