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Fun and Silly Family Portraits | Family Photography

Here’s a throwback to fun family session in Orange County. My favorite images from this set are of the mom and son! They’re so adorable and priceless :) These photos just remind me how valuable individual portraits of you and your child are. They do grow up fast! Having these memories to keep will allow you to cherish every step of the process and relive the moments as often as you’d like.

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Queen Mary Wedding Photography | Vintage Art Deco Inspired Wedding

Did you know that Queen Mary is available for weddings? This historic and elegant venue offers nothing short of an extraordinary experience for couples and their guests. Ever since Queen Mary arrived in Long Beach, California, on December 9, 1967, she has never left again. This beauty is a worthwhile attraction if you ever get a chance to visit her in Southern California. For the lucky few, the next chapter of your lives may very well start here :)

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Top 5 Reasons: Photo & Video on Your Big Day!

So this post is probably more about whether you should hire a videographer. Most couples understand why they hire photographers, but are on the fence about video. Wedding films are easily dismissed by couples with their wedding budget. But before the cost makes that decision for you, we hope that you take the time to evaluate your values in life.

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Is a First Look Worth It??

What is a first look, you ask? Well, I’m so glad you did. A first look has become a popular event at weddings. It is where the bride and groom see each other for the first time in their wedding attire, usually in a private and intimate setting.  There are many reasons why most couples choose to do this. Here are couples’ top 4 reasons for choosing to do a first look on their wedding day!

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What are “Mommy & Me” Portraits | Session Tips and Ideas

The bond between mothers and their children is like no other. Theodore Reik described it best, “The relationship of mother and child remains indelible and indescribable… the strongest bond on earth.” This is why Mommy and Me sessions are becoming more and more popular. Here’s our fun breakdown of the 5 “W” for mommy and me portraits :) We hope you find them helpful and fun!

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Spring Maternity Photoshoot in Bakersfield

Lana and Frank’s maternity photoshoot in an almond orchard is definitely one-of-a-kind. We had a blast working with them! Thanks to the dad-to-be for driving a total of 6 hours to and from Bakersfield to make this session possible!

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A Sweet Maternity | At-Home Lifestyle Session

This simple yet beautiful maternity session took place at the couple’s home and around their neighborhood and is especially special to me. This is my soon-to-be niece! The photoshoot authentically represents their daily life. We first started the session at home, then walked over to the toddler park right across the street, and finally visited the community center near their home.

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At-Home Family Portrait Session | Lifestyle Photography

If you are looking for a either a unique session or one to truly showcase their beautiful family, a lifestyle at-home session is one for you! This reminds me of how I fell in love with photography. It was for the people and to capture their relationships along with all the touchy-feely stuff :) Of course, I often have to “pose” or direct my clients but only in such a way that feels natural to them.

THROW BACK! | ORANGE, CA MATERNITY SESSION

Going back to a simple and pretty maternity session at a park! Sometimes, the best things in life are simple, full of life, and unconditional, just like the photos below.

For some, a maternity session is a definite. Mommy-to-be’s know they want this experience to be documented and may already have ideas in mind. For others, this is completely new or

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Reception at Shutters on the Beach | Wedding Photography

I love weddings that have beautiful simple details and centers attention on what matters most- love and relationships. This beautiful wedding reception at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica was just that. Caroline and Ted included details that gave their guests an intimate celebration. The most important part of the day to them was to laugh and make memories with the people they love most.