September 22, 2021

Best locations for fall family photos San Diego

Yes, we live in San Diego, right on the coast, and the beach works beautifully for family photography sessions no matter what time of year. But it is fall, and, especially with the recent cooler weather, you may be getting that… feeling. You know the one. Common signs include pulling out your apple/cinnamon/hazelnut/pumpkin/latte/spice/whatnot candles from […]

May 12, 2021

Coronado Beach is the Best Beach for Family Photos

As a long-time San Diegan, a mom, and a San Diego family photographer, I’ve had my fair share of all the great stuff there is to do around here. There are the big, obvious things: the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, the beach, Legoland. But maybe you’re looking for something fresh and new, something that […]

March 18, 2021

One of the things I love about photographing graduating seniors is finding out what their unique interests are, and then thinking of creative ways to incorporate those interests into their photos in a natural way that feels authentic to them. Add in the concept of lifestyle photography, and the result is rich, meaningful images that […]

February 4, 2021

I want to start off by saying that this is in no way a criticism of photographers who do do mini sessions. Actually, it’s quite the opposite. If you are a photographer who can turn out beautiful, connected images within 10 to 15 minutes of meeting a new family, you are a wizard and my […]

January 21, 2021

Congratulations on your sweet new baby! You’re now settled back in at home and your in-home newborn session is on the calendar. But since it’s still early, you and your baby’s schedule is still a bit unpredictable, and your energy level isn’t up to cleaning the house, preparing the perfect outfits, and putting on a […]

January 7, 2021

As a San Diego family photographer, the overwhelming majority of my sessions take place in San Diego. This year, I had the fun of traveling to Idaho and Wyoming for sessions – Wyoming, as in Yellowstone National Park! It was as cold as it looks, hovering right around 30 degrees, and I figured I’d have […]

November 13, 2020

As a San Diego maternity photographer, I understand the significance of beautiful photographs. But if you’re anything like I was during my pregnancy, you’re on the fence about whether to have maternity pictures taken. They’re a luxury item, and you’re on a budget. Plus, well, why do what everyone else is doing? Let me give […]

November 3, 2020

If you’re anything like me, you love looking at before and afters. Doesn’t everybody?? Just for fun, here’s a slideshow illustrating client photos before and after the hours of editing they undergo. To see how much love and care goes into your images, click the slideshow arrows to view each before & after. ❤️

October 18, 2020

Gone are the days of white shirts and blue jeans for the entire family, and thank goodness. “Coordinated individuality” allows for far more depth and nuance in your family’s look. What to wear 1) Mom, let’s start with you. Pick something for you, first. Something you love and that makes you feel beautiful. Find that, […]

April 28, 2020

Due to the stay-at-home order, you can’t leave home these days to have professional portraits taken of your child – but it’s still so important to capture them, just as they are, today! I’ll show you how to create a beautiful portrait of them in your own home. Here’s what you’ll need: your cell phone […]