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Weston Makes 2

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Why I Cried While Visiting Barcelona

During a recent visit to Barcelona, I found myself surrounded by the architecture and genius of Antoni Gaudi. I remember studying him during Art History, writing papers about his forward thinking designs, and discussing him at length withView full post »

Miss Deriyl

Please help me welcome the Cadavid’s newest family member, Miss Deiryl. Every so often I am honored to come into a family’s home and photograph their newborn. I’ve been working with the Cadavid’s since they were pregnantView full post »

Love is Timeless

Welcoming a child into your arms is a wonderful, beautiful, and life changing moment. [Long Beach / Los Angeles Newborn Photographer/Behind the Scenes ]View full post »

Miss Charlie

This little angel was ready to say hello a few weeks early. Dad’s already started her shoe collection, no doubt it will soon rival his, and Mom will make sure she’s dressed to impress. I helped them sorted through countless bows andView full post »


This sweet little girl’s photo session was filled with love, smiles, and lots of cooing. Her parents are warm, inviting, and I felt like part of the family from the moment I started clicking the shutter. Kato their Corgi wasn’t quite sureView full post »

Brett & Danielle

Danielle is a strong confident young woman who’s decided to serve her country by joining the Air Force. Before leaving for basic training in June her dad arranged for me to spend the day with them while visiting their favorite spots inView full post »

Caela Class of 2015

This beautiful young woman graduated with the Class of 2015. We went to the same location her first birthday photos were taken. It was a tinny bit sentimental however with the excitement of prom, laughing with your sister, and college on theView full post »

A Day with Nan

I had the best time with Nan & Owen during their morning playtime at the park. Nan was visiting from out of town and her daughter gave her this photo session as a gift, so sweet and thoughtful. It was an honor to capture their time together andView full post »

Baby Makes 3

On warm summer nights this couple’s favorite pass times to head down to Manhattan Beach and enjoy the sunset. It’s the perfect place to grab a bite at their favorite restaurant then stroll on the beach hand in hand while the sun goesView full post »


At 6 days old baby Senna was absolutely perfect! The morning was spent laughing, cuddling, and the occasional “oops”. The whole family got involved including the doggies. They were so sweet and curious about the new addition to theView full post »


Hidden in the heart of downtown Long Beach you can find this little cutie. After spending 2 weeks in the NICU his parents were relived and excited to finally have him home. I had the pleasure of spending the day with him and capturing all hisView full post »

Family Love

While visiting our dear friends in Portland Oregon over the 2015 holiday I had the honor of photographing family portraits. Their family of three recently expanded with the adoption of Violet, now Rosie has a sister and they are a happy family ofView full post »

Miss Cadavid

Tucked away in Long Beach is a magical place with cute benches, beautiful flowers, and quiet places to ponder. This garden was the perfect setting for this wonderful couple to capture the joy, love, and beauty of pregnancy. They areView full post »

Toddler + Corgi = Adorable

What is more adorable than a toddler + a corgi…….. nothing! I always love when the families include the whole family into their photo session which for this family includes Riley, their corgi. From playing with bubbles to takingView full post »

Billy & Fiona

When a gorgeously fun couple who share a love of architecture ask you to take their engagement photos, the only place to photograph them is the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown LA. [ Los Angeles Engagement Photography]  View full post »

Summer Fun in September

It was late September but felt like the middle of July! What better way to cool down then with an enormous Icy in Newport Beach? After the sugar high this sister duo headed to the beach get their feet a little wet. I had a total blast and lookView full post »

Nan Came to Town

When Grandma Nan comes to town it’s time to play.  Nan lives in Chicago and makes it to the west cost a few times a year. During this visit her daughter arranged this photo session as a surprise and gift. I surprised them just afterView full post »

And Baby makes 4

Nestled in the quaint East Side neighborhood of Long Beach this beautiful couple is expecting their first child. She loves to read, he loves board games, and their cat Violet loves seeking into the nursery.  Their stylish home provided theView full post »

My First Lesson

The first photography lesson I remember was from my dad. He was teaching me about photo composition. He always said a great photo starts with good composition. But as a kid it’s hard to understand big words. My dad has a way of explaining so thingsView full post »

Ani & Andre

The first time I met Ani & Andre I knew they were kindred spirits and belong together. They were engaged while visiting Chicago during St. Patrick’s day weekend. She loves Ferris wheels, he loves basketball, and at heart they are a coupleView full post »

Beach Day Fun

After a stroll down the dog friendly 2nd Street in Belmont Shores it was time to hit the beach. It’s fun to play with your best friends. [Long Beach Family Photography]View full post »

Travels with Owen

The day after I gave my notice at the bank I get a call from one of my husband’s co-workers asking whether I’d be interested in babysitting their son Owen for a few hours a week. The timing couldn’t have been better. Transitions are hard noView full post »

Turkey Hipsters

On Thanksgiving morning I headed to Huntington Beach for a fun photo session with my friend Chris and his girls. The morning sun was warm, there was a light breeze, and the girls came dressed to impress. During the week I’d been receiving textsView full post »

Adoption Love

If you’re looking to add a companion to your family think about adoption. My friend Christina adopted Mindy from the Long Beach Animal Shelter. She is fast, playful, and loves the beach. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to capture theirView full post »

That Smile

Can you believe the cuteness of this family? Little Miss Kayla was full of energy and smiles. Words can’t express the love and warmth this family shares. I am truly blessed by their kindness and capture the fun of the evening. [Torrance/South BayView full post »


In the surf city of Huntington Beach this little bundle of joy was born.  His happy parents welcomed him home as did the curious family dog Miki. James cuddled, cooed, and smiled for us all morning. I am blessed and thankful to have spent theView full post »