Spring Is In The Air!

"Spring adds new life and new joy to all that is." -Jessica Harrelson Looking forward to more sun, flowers blooming, and fresh crisp air! Spring is definitely one of my favorite times of the year because of the newness of life it brings. It translates into a light, airy feel when it comes to photos of your family and loved ones! Here are a few o...
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Vietnamese Tea Ceremony

What goes on during a Vietnamese Tea Ceremony? The Vietnamese Tea Ceremony or Đám Hỏi is a time when couples exchange rings, pay respects to their ancestors, and honor their parents. Ususally, the groom's side of the family will line up in a procession outside the house bearing gifts underneath red cloths that will be given to the bride and her fa...
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HOW TO DRESS FOR YOUR FALL FAMILY PHOTOS

Fall is finally upon us! The crisp, cool air. The changing weather. The falling leaves. The pumpkin spice everything (lol). What I love most about the autumn season is the changing of how the sun's position makes for a warmer type of lighting. You will want to select the type of clothing you wear so you can take advantage of the fall season's...
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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO TAKE FAMILY PHOTOS? My Top Three Reasons

My favorite season of all-time is the fall! Autumn just brings out such a different vibe no matter where you are. Here in Southern California- especially down in Newport Beach located in South Orange County, although you don't get the classic falling leaves you do in the East Coast, that doesn't mean you can't experience the fall season in all of i...
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TOP SECRETS TO HAVING FUN DURING YOUR FAMILY PHOTO SHOOT

Shooting the A. family is always a joy because they are so much fun. This family photo session was taken in Newport Beach, CA which is known for their year-round temperate weather meaning it would easily translate into a gorgeous sunset photo session right on the beach! As you can see, they are a blast to be with and it shows in these pictures. The...
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MY FIVE HACKS TO A STRESS-FREE BEACH FAMILY SESSION

With fall coming up and the holiday season around, that means it's time to take those annual family portraits! And for those of you who live in Southern California, the beach is a POPULAR spot- particularly sunset! Take for instance, the E. Family. This particular family photo session was taken in Oceanside, CA during the fall. You may think pho...
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Community Garden Home Family Session

a What I loved the most about the Serna Home Family Session was that they took me to their community garden in Long Beach, CA and showed me how they planted, cultivated, and harvested!
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Huntington Beach Pier Family Session

“No one can ever take your memories from you – each day is a new beginning, make good memories every day.” –Catherine Pulsifer The Benson family stepped into new chapters in their lives boldly, confidently, and full of hope. I was blessed to behind the camera and document their new journey together!
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Mommy and Me

A sweet preview to a Huntington Beach Garden Mommy and Me moment! I loved their sweet spring colors and how they shared this adorable moment together!
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Gideon's 2nd Birthday

Dear Gideon, It’s midnight and I’m laying in bed while you have your feet on my chest laying side ways on the bed. While me and papa are forced to share less than half the bed on the other side. And honestly... I’m thinking... this won’t last. Cause one day you’ll want your own bed. One day you won’t want to snuggle in bed with me any more or let...
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