I LOVE how creative Vanessa and her husband got with including their family members in our photo session. Their parents and siblings live in different cities and states, but we were still able to capture their relationships by including them through FaceTime. So many of us have spent the last two years FaceTiming with familyContinue reading “Getting Creative with FaceTime”
Tag Archives: Day in the Life
What is your why?
Something I love asking the people I photograph is why they want these photos taken. The why behind your session is sometimes the most insightful guide I can use when taking your photo. Why do you want these images? Why now? What’s happening in your life that you want to capture? What feels fleeting? WhatContinue reading “What is your why?”
Embrace Your Family’s Unique Identity
Each session is going to be different because each individual and each family is different. What I care about is being present with you in the moment. I’ve been photographing people in a wide range of environments for ten years, and one reason I keep coming back inspired is because of the diversity of scenesContinue reading “Embrace Your Family’s Unique Identity”
Letting Life Happen
I love this sequence of photos because it’s human. Ka’eo, 2, stopped and cried on several occasions throughout our half day session, and that’s completely ok. That’s life. Seeing the way his brother, his mom, and his dad took turns calming him throughout the day was lovely. That connection, that love, that support, is whatContinue reading “Letting Life Happen”
The extended goodbye
A Los Angeles grandmother waves goodbye to her grandson in a universal sign of love.
I hear from a lot of moms that they want these photos as a proof of their existence. Validation of their experience as a mother, as a parent, as a person. Often times moms aren’t in their family photos because they’re always the ones taking them. As a photographer, I can relate. I don’t haveContinue reading “#proofofmom”
2022: Choosing Joy
I got a notification the other day that it’s time for me to renew my website, and it made me realize that I started building this new branch of my photography work a year ago, in early 2021. 2020 had been a hard year, and I wanted to start seeking out ways to capture moreContinue reading “2022: Choosing Joy”
Mixing in a few formal family photos
Setting a few minutes aside for formal photos gives us more variety in our images without taking away from the natural flow of the day.
Booking for January ’22 in Los Angeles
Booking for January ’22 in Los Angeles is now open!
Guest Post: Lauren Harris
Lauren Harris writes a guest post about our Day in the Life family photography session and her #proofofmom moment.