Filed in : Personal

It has taken me years to gather up the courage to sit down and finish typing out the story of Reed’s birth. I always knew I would, but to be honest the thought of writing out what happened was so unbearably overwhelming, so I kept putting it off.  I would write a little here and […]

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Reed’s Birth Story

May 18, 2024

Filed in : Engagements

This engagement session was extra special because Max is actually my little brother.  Getting to photograph him and the love of his life, Jenn, was such an honor and just so fun.  I was thankful they were up for an adventure hiking around the cliffs and beaches of Palos Verdes because I love how the […]

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Jennifer & Maxwell | Palos Verdes Engagement

April 29, 2024

Filed in : Weddings

Congratulations Lauren & Sameer —wishing you a lifetime full of love and happiness!! See more of their gorgeous wedding here on Style Me Pretty! It was truly a pleasure getting to work alongside the incredibly professional and skilled Amorology team + all the other talented vendors for this special day.  I’ve put together some of […]

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Lauren & Sameer | La Costa Resort Wedding

March 18, 2024

Filed in : Engagements

Lauren & Alex decided to have their engagement photos taken at a beautiful beach in La Jolla, California.  We were so lucky with the most beautiful light and colorful sunset which was the perfect way to end the session. I had so much fun walking the beach and getting to know the two of them […]

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Lauren & Alex | La Jolla Beach Engagement

October 4, 2023

Filed in : Weddings

From the bride… “My husband and I met during the spring of 2014. We shared mutual friends and at the time Daniel owned a nightclub in Ventura, Ca with my childhood friend’s husband. It was a Saturday evening, and I had decided to go to the club with my girlfriends and enjoy a night out. […]

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Jennifer & Dan | Pasadena Wedding

July 31, 2023

Filed in : Personal

Our little ones grow too quickly.  I constantly find myself trying to catch up with time. As a photographer, my life is full of documenting precious moments for other families and it is easy to forget to capture my own family.  The thought of a photoshoot often feels overwhelming or daunting (especially with kids) but […]

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Haren Family | Summer 2023

July 8, 2023

Filed in : Weddings

Katie & Michael tied the knot at the beautiful Rancho Bernardo Inn, in San Diego California. Below are some of my favorite images from the day.  You can view the full Style Me Pretty feature here. From the bride, “Growing up in Rancho Bernardo it was always a dream of mine to get married there. […]

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Katie & Michael | Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding

April 28, 2023

Filed in : Portraits

How adorable is the Willis Family? Jacob and Christin are actually photographers themselves so I was incredibly honored to photograph their beautiful family! You can find their work here. We started their session at their home on their front porch and ended in an empty field with beautiful golden light! Thank you Willis Family for […]

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Willis Family | Carlsbad, CA

October 21, 2022

Filed in : Portraits

Documenting motherhood and families is always such a special treat for me as a photographer. This beautiful family of four, soon-to-be family of five was a joy to work with! I can’t wait for them to meet their little one so very soon!

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Irvine Hills Maternity | Family Session

September 20, 2022