Holland Beauty

I recently had the pleasure of photographing my first international client!  This BEAUTIFUL little girl came all the way from Holland for our photo shoot.  Well, okay, maybe that wasn’t the ONLY reason that her family was vacationing in the States, but I sure was glad they made time for a fun photo session in Orange County while they were here.  :)  

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At first I was worried that the language barrier might make it difficult for us to have fun and let loose, but somehow we got over that and had a great time!  

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 Oh, and did I mention that she LOVED to run???  I definitely got some exercise while trying to keep up.  :)


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 I convinced Mom and Dad to get in on some of the photos, too. :)  So glad they did!

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…and then the most amazing/slightly scary thing happened.  Our little model’s pink balloon floated away and got stuck in a tree (this isn’t the scary part).  After seeing her sad face, Dad decided he was going to climb a HUGE tree to get the balloon back!!!  This is when I started to panic.  However, I couldn’t help but snap away as all the action was happening…

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I can tell that this sweet girl gets a lot of love from her Mom and Dad (which of course, she should)!  Thank you for a wonderful day.  I hope I get to see you again next time you come to visit.  :)  

Ladera Ranch Spring Celebration!

I had so much fun photographing the Ladera Ranch Spring Celebration this year!  There were a ton of people there…the first photo below is only one of four egg hunts they had during the day.  It was great to see so many families out together, enjoying the sunny weather and fun activities.  The only scary moments came when two children went missing.  Unbelievably out of everyone there, Ty found one child, and I found the other!  So, apparently if I photograph an event, my husband and I can act as the security team as well.  :)  It was a great day with many happy faces, and I was so glad to be a part of Ladera Ranch’s Spring Celebration!!! 

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Good Morning!

The other day, when my little one woke up, I just had to snap a few photos of her in her crib…where she couldn’t escape from my camera.  :)  I just can’t get enough of this sweet face!

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Baby Adam

I’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of Baby Adam in Ladera Ranch ever since I did his Mom’s pregnancy photos a few months ago!  I’m so happy he’s finally here!  He was already a few weeks old at the time of his newborn shoot, so he was already past his sleepy newborn phase.  I am so glad though, because we got so many photos of his amazing eyes!  He was completely happy and content the entire time…such a sweet baby boy.  Here are a few of my favorites… 



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Baby Gavin

I LOVE photographing newborns, and this photo session was particularly special because it was my college roommate’s first born!  Gavin was a little excited about his first photo shoot, and did not want to fall asleep for us.  :)  Grandma deserves an award for rocking him until he finally couldn’t resist those sweet baby dreams!  I love these photos, and hope you all do, too!  

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St. Patty's Day

This St. Patty’s Day my parents brought over some cupcakes, and my little girl could not have been happier!  In full disclosure, she actually broke into them the night before!  These photos just make me smile.  It’s amazing how much joy a child can get from eating a cupcake.  :)


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Spring in the Park

Well, okay, it’s wasn’t technically Spring when we shot these photos, but it sure felt like it!  We had rescheduled this photo session a number of times due to bad weather, so I was so happy that the sun was finally out!  It was also great to reconnect with a college friend and meet her amazing family.  Here are a few of my favorites…

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Spring Mini Sessions Are Here!

 Announcing my Spring Mini-Sessions!  I’m excited to offer two days of mini sessions to my wonderful clients.  :)  Put the kids in their Spring/Easter outfits and get ready for some fun and fresh photos to share with friends and family.  Each day will be a different location, and space is limited, so contact me today to reserve your spot and preferred location!

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These two have quite possibly the cutest smiles ever!  I was so happy to be able to photograph them during one of my Ladera Ranch photo sessions.  In fact, just being around them made me smile.  :)  I loved meeting this adorable family during one of my Valentine mini-sessions, and I can’t wait to photograph them again!

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Ray of Sunshine

Little Miss Natasha definitely added some sunshine to my day when she showed up with her bright yellow tutu and adorable smile.  I was so happy to be able to photograph her during one of my Ladera Ranch photo sessions.  She is about to celebrate her 1st Birthday, and I am so happy that I was able to capture a few images of this beautiful little girl…I hope your 1st Birthday is amazing Natasha!!!  :)1-small.jpg


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Photographing Ladera Ranch, Aliso Viejo, Newport Beach and all Orange County newborns and their families.