Jump, slam dunk and smile

This was my second shoot with this loving family (here was the first). We started the shoot at their gorgeous home. The boys each took a turn posing in their rooms which lead to taking turns slam dunking the bunk bed hoop (a first for me!) I love the energy and love that these boys shared. Some of my favorite photos are the action shots we captured. We ended at the park in the park throwing leaves and then after I said goodbye the boys played on the basketball court. Such a fun shoot and so many favorite photos. Here are a few:

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Fire trucks and tutus

This gorgeous family welcomed their sweet angel to their family and I was so lucky to get to document this special time in their lives. We did a variety of different shots from family, individuals of the kids and the siblings together. At first, big brother was a little unsure of posing with his sister but all of a sudden he leaned over and gave her a kiss and my heart completely melted. So many beautiful moments captured as the love and warmth was felt throughout. Here are a handful of favorites:

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Sweet Siblings

Giggles and play were a theme with these two adorable kiddos. They laughed, ran, danced and played as I snapped away. This family could not have been sweeter and I love the wonderful and real moments that we captured. Here are some standout photographs from our shoot at the park:

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Baby bump to baby boy!

Photographing this beautiful couple was such fun as they were awaiting the arrival of their little angel. Shortly thereafter, I got to come back and photograph their son Graham as a newborn! They lived near the beach so we divided the maternity session between the beach and their home. Their sweet and energetic dog was thrilled to meet baby boy as they cuddled for photos together. Here are my favorites from the two shoots:

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Let’s Celebrate!

It was so fun to photograph my great friend and her beautiful family in San Diego. Not only was the shoot to document her little girl’s second birthday, but she and her husband were getting ready to celebrate their 10 year wedding anniversary. To capture this special time, we started at their home and then drove to the site of their wedding so they could show their children where they were married. So many happy pictures captured, here are just a few:

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Rock on!

A couple years ago I photographed this family when their oldest daughter was a newborn. We did some really fun and creative shots using musical instruments to tie in the dad’s musical career. For this shoot, we photographed the newest member of their family using new instruments from dad’s collection. Big sis was such a sweetheart and had lots of love to give her baby sister. Another wonderful shoot with this loving family!

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Boy oh boy!

I recently photographed my beautiful sister, brother-in-law and nephew to capture this special time in their family as they await the arrival of their baby boy due in June. We went to the beach where my nephew Beckett could run and play. They are beach lovers (like me) so it was a perfect location for their shoot. I am in love with all their photos and couldn’t wait to show them the photos we took. Here they are:

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Fall fun.

Last fall I did a home session in this sweet family’s back yard for their holiday card. The trees and grass, combined with the color palate of the clothing and their warmth and laughter made for a really special shoot. It was so hard for me to narrow down my favorite photos as we captured so many fantastic moments. Tons of laughs and great fun was had by all, especially me. Here are my selects:

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Energy for days…

I have had the pleasure of watching these sweet boys grow before my eyes over the years. Our first session together was when their oldest son was just four months old, one of the first baby shoots of my career. From moving homes to welcoming family members, I have been lucky enough to capture their special family moments. For this shoot, we went to a local park and let the boys be boys. Another wonderful shoot with an awesome family:

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Mommy-to-be….here comes #3!

Well, this shoot was done many months ago when this sweet family was expecting there third child. They have since welcomed their little girl to their loving crew. Big brothers Henry and George were full of energy, laughter and spirit. We did a mix of photos inside their gorgeous home and outdoors where boys can be boys. Here are some favorite moments captured:maternity and family photography los angeles_1073

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