Our friend Thayer Allyson Gowdy shot the captivating Christine Williams at her sun-soaked sanctuary in Ojai. This creative duo love to collaborate together, both highlighting a vision of the light and beauty in the world. It comes as no surprise that photographer Thayer recently ventured into the territory of design, with her keen eye for composition, elegance and simplicity. With the initial goal of moving to Portugal, The mountainous valley of Ojai, California had to win her over. Thayer describes the landscape around her home as surrounded by warm rocks, golden grass, lemon and tangerine groves. It’s safe to say, Thayer managed to bring the best elements of Portugal to her California haven.