After the Rain - Orange County Family Photographer

To answer your questions in advance:  Yes, this Mom really has four kids and still looks this amazing…and No, it isn’t fair!  :)

It had been raining off and on all day and was actually raining just about 20 minutes before the beginning of our session.  I thought we were going to have to cancel, but then the sun started to peek through the clouds and we had the most beautiful light for our afternoon together.  I can’t believe how lucky we got with the weather!  

All I can say is beautiful light + a beautiful family = 1 happy photographer!  Thank you J Family for allowing me to photograph you all again this year!!!

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And Baby Makes Four - Orange County Family Photographer

I’m so excited because this amazing family is having a little girl in just a few weeks.  That means our baby girls will be only a few months apart and THAT means I have a firend to text when I’m up all night for feedings and another Mom to commiserate with through the first few months share newborn stories with.  :)  Love you guys and can’t wait for our girls to meet each other! 

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Fall Mini Session - Orange County Family Photographer

What can I say?  When you have a gorgeous family (inside and out) AND beautiful light, it’s like magic for a photographer.  I look forward to seeing this family everytime they book a session, and although it’s bittersweet to watch these girls growing up in front of my lens I feel honored to have photographed them throughout the years!  Thank you all for being a part of this year’s Fall Mini Sessions, and for another great afternoon together.  :) 

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Back to School - Ladera Ranch Photographer

Gage is undoubtably one handsome little dude!  The hard part is, catching him for long enough to snap a pic before he takes off to his next adventure.  :)  He is definitely all boy, which explains his love for all things Star Wars!  He was very excited to show me his new Stars Wars back to school supplies, and couldn’t have been any cuter during our session!  This little man is off to Pre-K, and let’s just say the force is definitely with him! 

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Pink Newborn Session - Orange County Newborn Photographer

I LOVE that Croft’s Mom had everything pink, girly and princess-like ready to go for this newborn session!  Beautiful Croft was surreounded by tiaras, tutus, a Princess and the Pea set-up and of course lots of love (including some kisses from one of their pups)!  Cher, it was so great to see you again!  Thanks for inviting me over.  You have two of the cutest kiddos I’ve ever seen!

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Ladera Ranch Back to School Minis

The kids that came out for this year’s Back to School Minis were beyond adorable!  It may have been 1000 degrees that day, but these cuties were up for some fun!  First up, beautiful Teagan… 

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Newborn Annistyn - Orange County Newborn Photographer

This little beauty was so sweet to photograph.  She was a great sleeper and gave us a few smiles along the way.  :)  In fact, the entire family couldn’t have been any nicer.  It was such a pleasure to meet you all!   Congratulations again and I hope you enjoy your images of your precious baby girl…

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Irvine Family Photo Session - Orange County Photographer

I met one of the most fun families EVER this summer!  This was our first session together, and I’m so honored that they trusted me with not only their family photos, but also the images that now represent their business.  They own Snyder Law, which handles Trust and Estate Planning.  Feel free to take a look at their awesome new website here:  www.snyderlawpc.com

Thank you to the entire family for such a fun afternoon!  I wish you nothing but success with your business and I hope to see you all again soon.  :)

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Addy Turns One!

I hadn’t seen Hilary since our college days.  It was so much fun to not only reconnect but also to finally meet her beautiful family!  Her daughter, Addy, will be turning one soon.  So, it was the perfect time to capture some special family moments and to celebrate this big milestone.  Oh, and scroll down to see the cutest Daddy-Daughter tea party ever!  Happy Birthday Addy Dawn!  :)

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Long Beach Newborn Session - Orange County Newborn Photographer

I might quite possibly have a small obsession with this family, mainly because the Mom is super creative and always brings such fun ideas to our sessions!  Kristen even makes learning fun with her Long Beach-based tutoring company Kids Under Construction!  If it were up to us, the sessions would last all day as we would probably never stop talking and incorporating new props into the mix!  They recently added the sweetest little boy into their loving family.  His name is Grant, but also goes by the nickname ‘Little Tomato’ (incase you were wondering why he is holding a little red tomato in the last image).  :)  Here are some favorites from Grant’s newborn session…

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