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Earlier this year I found a new obsession that I had no idea was hiding inside me: dance photography. I’ve been wanting to photograph SOMETHING on the lookout point of Highway 46 in the spring for years. Every year, I’ve let the season come and go and I miss my chance with those gorgeous green […]

Fall. Family Photos. Holiday Cards. What’s the next word that comes to mind?…..Mini Sessions! I’m going to drop some truth bombs right now and it just might blow your mind. Call me crazy, but I do not typically offer mini sessions. Well, I DO offer them during the wildflower bloom but that is only because […]

  I will be the first to admit that I love a good Fall Family photo. I love the way the colors are changing everywhere. I love that we finally get to break out our jeans and cozy boots. And I love the build up to the holiday season while visiting some of my favorite […]

It’s never too early to begin thinking about your outfits for your family session, and as a mother I know how stressful this part can be. But never fear! I have compiled a list of advice to help you through the process and hopefully make it as pain free as possible! Pick a color palette […]

  One would think that choosing your location for your family session would be easy peasy. Think again! We are spoiled rotten with the wide variety of landscapes here on the Central Coast which doesn’t make finding the perfect spot for you and your family a walk in the park. There’s just too many perfect […]

I get asked all the time – “Do you have any favorite beaches you recommend for our session?” Yes! William Hearst Memorial Beach in San Simeon. And my reasons are three fold.   It’s not super touristy. We will not be fighting crowds and I won’t be spending hours editing people out of the background […]