When I imagined what it would be like to be a mom....

When I imagined what it would be like to be a mom I thought that life would be more busy, less sleep, changing diapers all day, playing peekaboo 5 billion times, being a milk machine, and not getting my bed back. And you know what I was so freaking right. And so wrong at the same time. It was all of that along with this indescribable joy that’s int...
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Gideon's 1st Year of Life... a recap

I cant believe 1 year passed by so quickly. I know along the way everyone kept telling me it was going to be fast but I really didnt think it would be THAT fast. I'm trying my hardest to cherish each and every moment as much as I can but I can't seem to catch up with myself at all. I love this kid so much that I prepared my body for years prior be...
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Nguyen Family at the Long Beach Exchange, in Long Beach, CA

It wasnt that much long ago, 10 years to be exact where I got to witness Gemie & Peter's wedding ceremony in Huntington Beach, California. 10 years later, 2 kids, and a lot of stories to share between the two of them, they will be celebrating their 10 year wedding anniversary with a vow renewal session this week! I'm SO excited to witness them rene...
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An & Ruth at The SmogShoppe, Los Angeles || Part II

Part I Part II Continued Below After their wedding ceremony we had a chance to sneak An & Ruth away for some sunset photos around the venue! It was truly a beautiful day with a beautiful sunset in the late afternoon, along with shade all around. Once we got our final bride and groom photos in, it was time for the reception and Cafe Au Love put...
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Do Family Session at Oso Park in Mission Viejo, California

I first met the Do family several years ago, which began a sweet relationship between me and their family! I've had the opportunity to watch both their kids grow up over the years and it's been so amazing to see all their changes. Mama Christine always has creative ideas for outfits and I love how she pieces unique ones together every year. Chloe a...
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Gideon Huy Vi & Karen's Birthday Bash

VI and Karen hosted one of the most epic birthday parties ever! It consisted of a DIY spring roll table where you can load up on seafood and beef, home made fried rice with the most amazing texture, a DIY boba bar with honey boba and flavored sake. It was a party that was planned and executed to the T! It was so fun, celebrating the twins Huy & Vi,...
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Friday Introductions!

Friday introductions! Hi! If you’re new here to my blog just wanted to say hello and introduce myself! I’m Christina, and this is my husband Katzy. Though my full time job is a photographer, my other full time occupation is a mama to the little dude who just turned one in my previous three posts! Katzy and I are full time parents, and have full...
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Kathleen & Her Boys | Huntington Beach Central Park Mommy and Me Session

Never in my life have I met someone more resilient than Kathleen. She and I met in college nearly over a decade ago, and we bonded quickly over the fact that our last names were alphabetical while assigned seating were arranged in our Biology Class at Orange Coast College. Her's is Chung, mine is Cho. It was a friendship that was meant to be. Over...
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Gideon's First Birthday | Lifestyle Day Session

Today is the day I’ve look forward to and dreaded the most. It’s the day YOU my darling turn one. I never thought that in those moments when we had our hardest times that it would come this fast. I thought time was passing by so slowly that it was never going to get any better than this. But it just keeps getting better with you. Every day. Every m...
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An & Ruth at The SmogShoppe, Los Angeles || Part I

An and Ruth had their wedding at the SmogShoppe in Los Angeles and it was one of the most beautiful days ever! I had first met An over 2 decades ago in our family's church. We soon parted ways to attend different churches later on in life. An met Ruth at his new church, and soon started a sweet relationship between the two! I got to finally meet Ru...
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