Five Reasons You Don’t Have to Face Your Photographer During A Family Session

Everyone loves a well-posed portrait. These photos sit for generations on someone’s bookshelf, someone’s mantle, adored and admired by all who pass by. And the highlight of the holiday season is when grandparents unwrap an updated family portrait of their grown kids and grand kids. I mean, look at these gorgeous smiles! In between the […]

The Walsh Family and all the waves at Playa del Rey Beach

Friends, its SUMMER!! Give me all the beach, all the sand, all the waves! I cannot think of anything more iconic, more suitable for a Southern California family photography session than some time at the beach. Documenting an early golden hour afternoon with The Walsh Family was the perfect way to get this summer started. […]

Happy birthday, Jean!

Sparkling chandeliers. Red roses. A cool, spring evening. A murder mystery dinner birthday party is underway! I can think of few people more deserving of a gorgeous birthday party than my dear friend Jean. In some ways, she is my peer and in other ways, I see her as a mother figure. She has a […]

A birthday gift for Grandpa

What an incredibly flattering moment it was when I received an email from Ashley asking me to be their family photographer! Her father’s birthday was approaching. With her brother coming to town with his family, she gave her father the gift of professional portraits of all his grandchildren together. What an incredibly thoughtful gesture. Ashley […]

Angelina’s Back to Work Motherhood Session

I always assure my families, “Don’t worry. We will absolutely shoot that posed family photo that Grandma wants on her fireplace mantel.” But the truth is, I’m here for the stories. I’m here to see the bond. I’m here to see the unabashed love families have for one another.  I’m here to click the shutter […]

Lucas’s 4th Superhero Birthday Party

X-Ray vision, super human strength, capes, masks, and … don’t forget the fancy gadgets! It can only be a super hero party! Happy birthday to Lucas! His fourth birthday party at Carlson Park in Culver City was nothing short of an extravaganza full of friends and family and superhero antics.  But what’s a superhero party […]