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Family Session: Valtier Family

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite families! I’ve been photographing the Valtier family for a couple of years and every time is a delight!  The kids are SO fun and funny and we had the added bonus this year of everyone knowing the lyrics (and I mean […]

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Senior smiles in between flowers during her session in La Jolla Windansea beach.

San Diego Senior Photographer: Mia | Senior Session

There is just something special about high school seniors these days.  They have grown up with access to a phone camera and spend a lot of time taking pictures with friends. So they know posing and angles and how to show off their personalities!  It was an absolute blast to […]

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Sophie: Senior Portraits

Back in 2018, I was in a production of Beauty and the Beast at the Redlands Bowl. There are always a lot of people in Redlands Bowl shows.  There’s no other theater experience like it so many local thespians audition for the chance to perform on that historic stage.  A […]

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Redlands Family Photographer: Mielke Family

March 15, 2021 /

Oh boy, was this one fun! Baby Liam was born during the pandemic so I haven’t gotten to cuddle this little squish as much as I’d like. So it was great to meet up with the Mielkes and really take our time with this session. The girls were so cute […]

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A man dips a woman in front of a sunset at Treasure Island Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Engagement Session: Jules and Jon

I have a confession to make: beach sessions make me a teensy bit nervous. Getting to the beach, traffic, parking when we get there, making sure we meet at the right spot… it can all be stressful! Then hoping you picked a spot without crowds and breathing a sigh of […]

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a son, mom, dad, and daughter balance Happy Camper Creamery cups of gelato on their heads. They are the owners of the company in Redlands CA.

Redlands Family Session: Horan Family

I finally got the Horan family in front of my camera! I met Kevin at The Energy Lab (our gym in Redlands), and it wasn’t until we were in weight training class together when we got to talking. They had family pictures scheduled for last year but had to reschedule […]

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Bride and groom take portraits in front of San Bernardino Mountains at Mile High Oaks wedding

Married! Erin and Mike: Oak Glen wedding

Most photographers know how to watch something with one eye and something entirely different with the other eye. Like during the speeches, you’re listening and watching the speaker but also looking around the crowd for the reactions.  You’re also trying to listen to the speech and catch the reactions from […]

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Bride and groom embrace on top of a rock at Thurman Flats California elopement

Lauren and Travis: Married and Eloped

Oh 2020! What curveballs you’ve thrown us. Lauren and Travis were scheduled to be married this summer in Washington with so many of their friends and family.  In the end, they decided to take some portraits down here in Southern California and elopement with only their closest family members in […]

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Two women face the ocean at sunset at Windansea Beach in San Diego engagement

Zoe and Sophia: Portrait Session

I’ve known Zoe and Sophia for years and have been dying to get them in front of my camera.  Both talented musicians, they met at the University of Redlands and were friends for several years before they got together. I can’t tell you how fun it was to run around […]

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Los Angeles Wedding Photographer: Erica and Zach Married!

Oh my gosh, I just realized I had Erica and Zach’s wedding ready to publish but never did it!  Last October, Erica and Zach got married at St. John’s Cathedral in Los Angeles where Zach is the organist.  I met Erica a couple of years ago when I photographed Emily […]

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