Category: storyteller

Featured – Expecting Clyde

I like to really get to know the families I photograph and sometimes it’s during our initial phone call and other times it’s from following each other on social media and seeing the different family dynamics. If you follow me, especially on Instagram,you already…

A Minimalist Christmas – Gift Ideas

(This post was originally published on Orange County Moms Blog) Back in October I was in the hardware store and there were Christmas decorations that greeted us as we walked through the sliding doors. We as a family totally love Christmas and really the…

Focusing on what’s Important this Holiday Season

The forecast mentioned rain today… but I really didn’t believe it. Was I being pessimistic or a realist? I think a pessimist is someone who says “it’s not going to happen, or won’t happen” (when referring to something good or beneficial). As oppose to…

Homeschool Photography Class

Photography 101  This is a 9 week class that meets once a week starting in October, from 3pm-4:30pm. See below for more details.   Photography is such a great way to express yourself while also being a life documentarian, you just need the right…

Mom’s with Cameras

Mom, it’s time you learned to use that nice camera. You want to be able to take pictures of your children and family and you don’t want them dark and blurry. Now is the perfect time to pull out your camera and start documenting…

Featured – Bodhi’s Birth Story

I strongly believe a woman should birth wherever she feels the safest and most comfortable to do so. And if your birthing location has a pretty great view then that’s definitely a bonus. 😉 Aimee and I only met less than a month before…

My Photography Journey

When I was a little girl I would take pictures of my cats. I would pose them on this little wicker end table and use almost a whole roll of film just on them. Then when I was a little older I always took…

Learning to See, a 2018 Project 52

I’m finally saying yes to a Project 52 this year! I never committed to one before, I think it’s because in my head I already knew I wouldn’t be able to finish it, so I basically failed before I started. Maybe I have commitment…

Featured Story – Amelia’s {Home} Birth Story

I love documenting the birth day of the a precious babe. It’s always surrounded by so much love. I received a text in the early morning that labor had begun, but by mid morning the contractions became inconsistent and actually grew further apart. I…

Christmas Mini Sessions and Thanksgiving Deals!

Here’s your last minute chance to get some cute Christmas pictures of you and your children! The Christmas Mini Sessions will be held Sunday afternoon on December 3rd. There are a very limited number of sessions so make sure to snag one quickly! Details…

Belly Stories and Big Sister Cuddles – Southern California Maternity Photographer

Jen contacted me when she was already in her last month of pregnancy. She was going to forgo maternity pictures this time (2nd baby) and just focus on the newborn session but she started to feel guilty that she wouldn’t have pictures to look…

In Home Newborn – Jaxon Cash

I recently realized I haven’t been sharing with you all the glowing newly weds, beautiful families, adorable children, gorgeous mamas or squishy babies that I’ve been able to document with my camera this year! The first one I’d like to share with you is…