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2017 Mini Sessions are filling up!

For Mini Sessions this year, I’m returning to some of my favorite outdoor spots. I’m offering a limited number of minis at theView full post »

Baby Hope

Little Hope has to be one of the sweetest babies I’ve ever met, but I wouldn’t expect anything less knowing the rest of herView full post »

Family Photos in Coronado

One beautiful thing about springtime is that gives me a little bit of a breather after a very busy fall and winter season. DuringView full post »

Happy Mother’s Day!

The Mom & Me sessions we held at So Childish this year are truly  some of my most favorite photos. These photos were extra specialView full post »

Pax is 8

It’s unreal to think that eight full years have passed since this amazing little boy joined our family. We are daily inspired by hisView full post »

Welcome little Holland!

What an honor it was to capture these precious moments of this family celebrating the arrival of their newest member. Sweet HollandView full post »

Cactus Garden Mini Sessions

I’m continuing to revisit all the photos from last fall’s mini sessions and I wanted to share some from my first round in theView full post »

Eucalyptus Grove Mini Sessions

What a treat it’s been to revisit all the photos from last fall’s mini sessions! These beautiful families joined me forView full post »

Family fun at the pier

Living in San Diego, we are spoiled with beautiful locations for photos and the pier in Pacific Beach is one of my favorites! I lovedView full post »

Pancho Family

It has been such a treat to reconnect with old friends! Brad and I went to high school with these two and the four of us belong to aView full post »


I have to say that I am really enjoying these grandparent sessions that I’ve been shooting! I love capturing the specialView full post »

Martinez Family

The light, the colors, the trees, but most importantly this beautiful family made for simply perfect photos!!! I love every minute I get toView full post »