Category Archives: Children + Families

Balboa Park San Diego Family Photos | San Diego, CA Photographer

We feel so blessed when couples reach out to us to capture their first official family photos with their children. SoView full post »

Moments I Am Thankful For This Past Year | Southern California Portrait and Wedding Photographer

It’s the Monday after the long Thanksgiving weekend — the waistband to my pants feel a bit snugger thanView full post »

Duke’s Malibu Dol Birthday Photos | Malibu, CA Photographer | Elise’s 1st Birthday Party

As I experience motherhood the second time around, after a long 19-year hiatus, I’ve come to realize how preciousView full post »

Palace of the Fine Arts Family Photos | San Francisco, CA Photographer | The Coutrayers

Tommy spent part of his childhood growing up in the Bay Area of Northern California and it’s just one of thoseView full post »

Adoption Finalization Hearing Photos | Monterey Park, CA Photographer | The Blandford Family

In my past life I was a legal assistant for an awesome labor and family law attorney. In fact, my old boss whom I lovedView full post »

Lake Park Family Photos | Huntington Beach, CA Photographer | The Ciarelli Family

It’s crazy to think that I have known Tommy for 16 years now, that is almost half my life! And though we haveView full post »

Lisa + Francisco | Malibu, CA Maternity Session

I’ve never been a woman who glowed when I was expecting, but that’s OK because the universe makes up for itView full post »

Hazel + Isaac | Orange, CA Maternity Session

Being a mother is hard, I’ve been reminded of that lately as a new mommy to an infant 🙂 We often forget how muchView full post »

The Durons | Griffith Park, CA Family Session

One of the best things about being wedding photographers is keeping in touch with our couples and bonding a friendshipView full post »

Celia Ward-Wallace | Los Angeles, CA Lifestyle Shoot

Aside from the question, “What should I wear?” The other question our clients often ask us is, “DoView full post »

The Gillenwaters | Coto de Caza, CA Family Session

I love surprises, especially when I am an integral part of them 🙂 So when Caitlin + Becca reached out to me with plansView full post »

Burke-Ray Family | Cerritos, CA Family Session

Families come in all colors, shapes and sizes. And I think it’s this unique diversity that makes having family soView full post »

Zoe is One! | Coto de Caza, CA Family Session

The older my not-so-little-anymore daughter Cheyenne gets, the more we find ourselves getting asked when we’reView full post »

Catch-Up is Apparently My Favorite Condiment | Teasers Galore :)

I have so much to do but life has gotten in the way. I think I need to make t-shirts that say this, oh and maybe someView full post »

Party of Five + One On the Way | Orange, CA Family Session

Dear Photography, You have blessed me in so many ways over the past year, but I always feel inclined to give you extraView full post »

The Palustre Family | Central Park, NY Family Session

These past few days in New York City have been a whirlwind full of delicious food, up and down weather, tons of walkingView full post »

Ava, Julianna + Santino | Huntington Beach, CA Family Session

It’s been a while since Tommy and I have gotten the chance to shoot a family session, but last week we had theView full post »

NYC Here We Come!!! | NYC Specials + Discounts 4/14-4/19

“In Neeeeeeewwwwwwwwwww Yooooooorrrrrkkkkk, Concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing youView full post »

The Torres Boys | Family Session Teasers

I love surprises especially when I’m on the side that’s keeping a big secret 😉 Although I’ll be theView full post »

The Ragbirs + The Browns | Family Session Teasers

It has been an exceptionally cold winter in Southern California this year. And while I know many of you East CoastersView full post »

The Greiner Family | Family Session Teasers

As a photographer one of the amazing things I’ve discovered is the ability to find unique beauty in everyone,View full post »

U.S. Military Homecoming | Military Homecoming Teasers

Tommy and I have had the privilege to photograph so many amazing events, moments and people in our first year ofView full post »

A Beautiful Family ~ The Lujan Family | Family Session

I’m sure she doesn’t know it, but I’ve admired her love affair with her husband from afar. Her sweetView full post »

Love Full Circle ~ The Gomez Family | Family Session

Nothing means more to me than family, and it’s always been like that ever since I was born. I’d be lost ifView full post »

Babies | So Cal Shootout Seal Beach #1

Never stop learning. These are words I try to live by. No matter how good I think I am at something or how much I thinkView full post »

The Gomez Family | Family Session Teasers

The warm summer-like weather in So Cal arrived a little late this year and in short periodic spurts. But when theView full post »

A Mother’s Love ~ Stephanie Loves Eythan | Maternity Session

In a week my daughter Cheyenne will be starting her first day of school. Awwww, cute right? Actually not really.View full post »

Petite Sophisticate ~ Samarie + Family

I’d like to think I’m a worldly person. I LIKE learning about other cultures because I think life is aView full post »

Fierce and Fabulous ~ Little Miss Mya | Portrait Session

My obsession with dissecting photography blogs began a few years ago when I started planning my wedding. I can’tView full post »

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