Sam + Morgan Baby Love

Such a gift to be able to capture this growing belly! Just last year I was able to capture their wedding now this bump!! Very soon they will be welcoming their sweet baby into their home and their hearts will explode in the best way possible. This time is soo very special and I love being able to capture it! 

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Lennard Newborn Photos

Soo you never ever know what is going to happen at a newborn shoot. Sometimes they sleep just as we hope they will. Sometimes they are awake the entire time. No matter how hard the parents try to get them to sleep. Well this little angel just wanted to be held the entire time, so since we are in the business of keeping babies happy, we went with it. Guess what Mama loves and cherishes the photos that much more, because really that's what the newborn stage is all about anyway. SOO many sweet snuggles 

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Martin Family Maternity Photos

Photos with a toddler go like this, cross your fingers, say a prayer and try your hardest to make them laugh. Oh and a little bribe never hurt. But every once in a while you don't need any of these things and they show up and have a good time. We got so lucky Savy who mind you I am obsessed with showed up and was an angel. YAY. 

Usher Family Mini Session

Ohhhh just my bestie and her adorable family here. She was convinced we didn't get one photo and she ended up loving all of them. You think she would trust me by now. LOL  How many Mamas have felt this way getting photos of little ones?! But the truth is they feed off your energy and if you stay chill and happy then 99% of the time the shoot turns out awesome. 

Schooler Family Lifestyle Newborn Photos

This was a fun newborn session! Typically they are indoor only, since I focus on lifestyle newborn photos where the connection with the family and the new baby is the key. Lets face it there's no place like home, but since this cute family had a yard that looked like this. I couldn't resist a few outdoor as well. Check out that yard!!! 

Christmas Mini Sessions

Everyones favorite time of year, brings all the Dads favorite activity. Family Photos. LOL. I actually had one Mom that didn't tell her husband they were taking photos that day until about 15 minutes before. hahaha Gotta do what ya gotta do to get those pics right?!

Honestly, I love these mini sessions. They are 20 minutes and painless for everyone! Annnddd you end up with a ton of cute photos. Win win. Here are a few from this years mini sessions. 

 

 

Lucille + Miguel's Newborn Love

Nothing sweeter than capturing the love of a brand new baby. This little guy was such an angel. Happy awake, happy asleep. What more can you ask for?!  A sweet lilttle pup. OK got that covered too. :-)

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Newborn Love

Catching up on posting and this cute family was just what I needed to kick me into gear! Aren't they the cutest?! Lifestyle newborn shoots are my favorite. I love the focus on the bond of the family and capturing the love for the newest family member. 

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Sam + Morgan's Baby Announcement

This was to date one of my favorite shoots. The couple decided on the Halloween announcement and no surprise to me the got into the theme and she rocked their makeup. I meannn how good does that look. Might just be the best announcement ever. 

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Howe Party of 7!!

I have said it before and I will say it again, I feel so lucky to have the best clients. I met the Howe family and instantly loved them! The boys were SOOO well behaved. I'm not sure how these two super parents do it but they have 5 of the sweetest boys. I loved that Mama was a girly dance teacher with 5 boys who told me she figured  "she is meant to be a boy Mom". Cheers to this party of 7!!! 

York Family Maternity Photos

How beautiful are these two. I met this amazing couple when I photographed her sisters wedding last year, and was soo excited when I got the opportunity to shoot their maternity photos. They live in Los Angeles and we decided to meet in San Clemente to take these photos. We SCORED with this amazing field. Can you even believe how pretty these wild flowers are?!
I can’t wait to meet their sweet baby boy who is going to be here in a few short months. We know one thing for sure, he’s going to be sooo handsome, and most importantly full of kindness just like his family!!!

Zien Family

My oldest friend and her awesome hubby were just blessed with two of the most beautiful baby girls you will ever see. I couldn't be more excited for this sweet little family I get to call friends. 

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Epp Family Newborn Photos

I've said it before and I'll say it again. I absolutely love when I get to shoot the same families over the years. There's nothing like seeing a family grow and watching it become complete. I couldn't be more happy for this gorgeous family who are as kind as they are beautiful. 

Chang Family Newborn Photos

I love when I get to do maternity and newborn photos. Something so magical about seeing the belly grow and then getting to see the sweet new baby. This little angel did not want to sleep, as hard as we tried. Sometimes newborns do that, but hey, we go with the flow and get cute photos anyway. Actually sometimes I like them even better, and in this case i LOVE her little faces she made and love how much character this tiny little human brought to her first close up. 

Tonya + Mike Newborn Photos

I can't tell you how excited I was to shoot these photos! I was able to photograph Mike and Tonya's wedding last year, and this year there beautiful baby girl. You spend so much time with a couple on one of the BEST days of their lives to be able to capture another BEST is such a gift for me. So happy they have been blessed with their perfect little girl! 

Holiday Mini's Part 2

Day two with more of my favorite families!! 

 

 

Holiday Mini's Part 1

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! I cannot tell you how grateful I am for each and everyone of these beautiful families I was able to photograph this year. Here is day one at one of my favorite locations! 

Alisha + Jay Baby Love

Couldn't be more excited for this family, about to welcome their baby girl! There is truly no greater gift in life that a precious baby. While the last months of pregnancy are often surrounded with more aches and pains, it's a time to be celebrated and documented! Soon you will be missing that little bump my friend! 

Alyssa + Andrew Newborn Photos

Love my newborns! You never know what's going to happen when you get there, which is why i love my lifestyle sessions. Mama's can stop to nurse, you have everything you need and you're in your little nest. This was an especially exciting newborn session for me as I absolutely love Alyssa and Andrew, they've hired me a number of times and I've been there with them through many milestones. This is the most exciting! Thanks for allowing me to be a part of your lives!!! 

Wilburn Family Newborn Photos

I love this cute family, and was so excited to shoot their baby girl. I've worked with them a few times previously (most recently for maternity photos) and it's always a blast. Their little man is such a sweetie I know their newest member will be equally as sweet! Isn't she a beauty?!?