Orange Family Photos

I have this friend, that is not only beautiful on the outside, but incredibly so on the inside too. She’s smart,

2019 Mini Sessions, October

It may be a littttttle early to think about family photos this fall, but this lady is ready to get things booked.

Water is Life

Photos, videos, and stories don’t ever fully prepare a person to step foot on foreign soil. Though one might be used to

Shanghai, Day two

I’m quite possibly one of the most easy going travelers ever. I’m comfortable with discomfort, I’m

2018 Fall Mini Sessions

Alright ya’ll asked for it — you’re gettin it! Lovato Images 2018 Mini Sessions Offered on October 26 and 27

September Headshot Special

I’ve done so many heashot sessions this month, I want to do a few more! THIS WEEK ONLY, offering headshot

Justine and Scott | Yorba Linda Country Club Wedding

High school sweethearts, Justine and Scott had been together for 9 years before they tied the knot. Growing up and what

Twelve Hours in Shanghai

We got the call on a Friday, inviting us to take part in the Indie Coffee Fest in Shanghai. The following Monday our

Warrior Queens

When she told me she wanted to do a maternity photos with her other pregnant friend, never in my wildest dreams did I

Would you change?

I sit here today, listening to the rain tap outside my window, and I find myself swept back to the same sound that


I think it’s easy to look at all the fluff and fantasy through social media these days and experience feelings of

Kestan Community Feature

Wow the last six months have been insane[ly good]! I am notorious for taking on more than I can chew, and somehow


There’s something to be said about this whole superpower we photographers hold in ‘freezing time.’ I

Godspeed | Lifestyle Portraits

Many years ago at this point, two young dreamers formed a friendship, and eventually fell in love. She moved away from

Oak Park Nature Center Family Photos

Katie and Marcus are expecting the newest edition to their family in a few short weeks. Before she makes her debut, we

Less me. More you.

Sometimes we’re so concerned with what’s going on in our heads that we miss the important things right in front of us.

Yay for Mini Sessions

Photographed these Coloradan beauties while they were in town for a very special wedding. Met them for a quick family

Sam and Steve’s Orange Engagement Photos

Steve and Sam individually are two incredible people. I met Steve a few years back and loved him immediately. He’s

Orange County Event Photography

Running is often nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part

Mother’s Day Mini Sessions

Hey, yay! Mother’s Day is in one month! What are you going to do for yours??? How about giving Mom the gift of memories

Motherhood Rising

The circle of life is such an incredible miracle. That two people can come together, love each other, work with one

Baby Vaughn’s Bump

That’s my nephew in there! I am incredibly excited to meet my brother’s son, and was overjoyed to spend the

Don’t miss it

A couple weeks ago I impulsively decided to take the day off and take my favorite little lady to our favorite beach. We

somewhere in South Texas

“Do you still do your blog?” “Are you still running your business?” “I haven’t seen

Traci and Donny’s Newport Beach Wedding

Weddings are not always the easiest thing to plan, do, attend, etc. Traci and her family got a funky little taste of

Traci and Donny’s Wedding

So these two incredible people are getting married this weekend and I couldn’t be more excited to kick off 2017

Family Photography in Yorba Linda

And welcome Sir Thomas of Yorba Linda, the newest, cutest newborn in town. 🙂 So glad I got to share these first moments


I have to say, I’ve been on the fence the last few years on the having kids decision. For someone who’s

First Quarter Headshot Special

Have you had a productive first month of 2017? Are you looking forward to doing more awesomeness in 2017? Have you

Save it for a Rainy Day

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. You resolve to do something… because it’s a fresh year?

Thank you

I was on the phone the other day with a long time client and dear friend, explaining why I wouldn’t trust a


Man today has felt like a day in the trenches. I had some technical difficulties loading new content to my site, upon


Marriage is a life long journey that thrives on love, commitment, communication, trust, respect, patience and


As I sit on the edge of this year, with slippers on my feet and tangles in my hair, I wonder how I got so lucky to live

Traci + Donny + Zoe

Traci and I met at the fresh age of seven, inside the artistic doors of Mrs. Dibble’s first grade class. We

The Intern

Erica is an enthusiastic, hard working and faithful young woman. She’s experienced a lot in her short life, but

Wrapping up the year

As the dust settles from a stupendous final weekend of an over the top month, I find myself counting my blessings even


This time of year everything but slow and serene. And yet I find myself today, between scurrying and hurrying to finish

Tis the Season | Family Photos in Orange

Tis the season to be awesome, fa la la la la, la la la la. Oh wait, it’s still November. But dudes, Thanksgiving

Amila and Stu’s Dana Point Engagement Photos

Orange County Engagement Photography ‘Darling,’ he said, ‘you are all I ever wanted love to

Singing Along with Jill and her dudes

When you get to spend the morning with Jill and her three dudes, you know it’s one of the good ones… If

Newport Beach Garden Wedding

Sherman Library and Gardens Wedding Dale and Dave come from different backgrounds, faiths and families, as we all do.


Welcome to the world, Maeve! You are beautiful and I can’t wait to get to know you and the beautiful girl you

Jeremy’s Proposal

I was at Sherman Library and Gardens on Saturday, minding my own business, busy with business actually, I was

Hannah’s Maternity Photos in Santa Cruz

Maternity Photos Hannah and I have come a long way together since that fateful meeting at London’s Heathrow


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