I love just hanging out. You keep doing you – work on your car, do your favorite hobby, plan something special. It doesn’t matter to me. I just want to see what is important to you. That’s where we’ll get the most images that are true to you.
During this session with Purva and her family, we started out making pancakes, reading, and playing in the living room. We followed that up with a trip to grandma and grandpa’s where Rowan rode bikes and delicious scones were eaten. Your day can be filled with whatever you choose – what do you want toContinue reading “What does a half day session look like?”
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”
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”
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”
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.
In my first family session in Los Angeles, we explored Fryman Canyon and TreePeople, ate ice cream, and rode bikes.
Booking for January ’22 in Los Angeles is now open!
Lauren Harris writes a guest post about our Day in the Life family photography session and her #proofofmom moment.