09.24.2014 Jake {Senior}

When I first met Jake, he was just a little boy in the church nursery.  Look at him now!  Tall and handsome and an all around great guy.  Enjoy your senior year!

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08.19.2014 Lily {Senior}

A beautiful night, and a beautiful girl.  What could be better than that?  Lily was a natural, and it shows!

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I first met Claire when I photographed her Bat Mitzvah, and here she is a senior already!  She is gorgeous, a natural in front of the camera, and so much fun to be around.  Claire has a great spirit that I think is captured here beautifully.  Best wishes for a fun and memorable senior year!

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06.16.2014 Olivia

I had a great time with this 9 year old beauty.  She is a natural in front of the camera, and her smile brightened my day!

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Introducing Jacob Daniel.

An absolute sweetie with the yummiest chubby cheeks ever! Congratulations Joy and Jon and Big Brother Caelum.

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Tanya and Ryan couldn’t have picked a more gorgeous fall day for a wedding.  The sun was shining, and the weather was just perfect for an outdoor ceremony.  This wedding party knew how to have fun, and the smiles were contagious.  The day started with the happy news that Ryan’s sister was in labor, so the day had even more reason to celebrate. Tanya and Ryan have certainly found true love in each other, and I wish them all the happiness in their life together!w blog1 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog2 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog3 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog4 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog5 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog6 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog7 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog8 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog9 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog10 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog11 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog12 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog13 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog14 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog15 Tanya & Ryan {Married}w blog16 Tanya & Ryan {Married}WEB SIG 10002 Tanya & Ryan {Married}

Wedding Gown: The Dresser, Orange County, CA

Hair & Makeup: Merrill Hair Design – merrillhairdesign.com

Cake: Lunds

DJ: Matt Mayfield – mattmayfieldmusic.com

Caterer: Town & Country Catering – tcreserve.com

What a gorgeous fall day to be outside!  Lily and Gabriel were so much fun to photograph, and they were the easiest kids I’ve photographed in a long time – always smiling and listening intently to my suggestions.  I think they had fun too!

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Little Sasha is as sweet as she can be, and only 6 days old!  She was awake for quite awhile, and then drifted off and let me get out the tutu! Congratulations Kate and Dan – she is a beautiful addition to your wonderful family!

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This wedding and this couple are proof that fairy tales do come true!  Annie and Jack just glow when they are together.  Seriously, you can just feel it when you are around them. The weather was cold, windy and cloudy, but there was nothing but smiles and happiness all around. Their wedding was truly a celebration of the love they share, and the love their family has for them.  It was just beautiful, and I was honored to be a part of it.  Congratulations Jack and Annie, and happiness always!

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Here is Samuel, so sweet and adorable at age 1.  He was so calm and collected, but we managed to get some giggles too.  Happy first birthday Samuel!

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