Another year has flown by and going through all of my shoots from the previous months has become one of my favorite rituals. I sit with a hot cup of tea, keeping warm and cozy during these chilly winter days, as I remember with gratitude all of the amazing folks that have chosen me to document their lives.See more “Highlights of 2022”
Three by the Sea
It was a chilly Autumn morning when I met with this sweet family for a film session in Downtown Port Townsend. They traveled over on the ferry to get to my side of the pond and we spent our time exploring near the shore and around this historic charming town that I get to call home. Here are some favorites from our time together!See more “Three by the Sea”
Best of 2021
2021 looked a lot different than year passed, one reason being that I relocated up to beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Washington and I had to travel down to Southern California for many of my sessions! I feel so honored that so many of you were willing to organize shoots around my travel schedule. I really do have the best clients ever.
My plan is to be in LA in the Spring and Fall and am also booking sessions in the lush Pacific NW (including Seattle/Portland) so please spread the news ❤ And for now, here are a few of my 2021 favorites!See more “Best of 2021”
Bare feet, warm hearts // Malibu family session
I heard the happy screams and giggles of kids coming from the house as I walked up the path to the front door where I was greeted warmly by a smiling faces, and bare feet. From this moment, I KNEW this was going to be a good time. We ended the sesh at a local Malibu beach, where we had the whole shore to ourselves. It was one of those evening that you wish could have just gone on forever.
Shot on Kodak Portra 400 & Tri-X film, my my fellow film nerds.See more “Bare feet, warm hearts // Malibu family session”
Party of Five // Family session in Culver City
This family is what my photo dreams are made of! It is so obvious how much they enjoy each others company with smiles and hugs all around…and it made me grateful for my own big, loving family and 3 siblings.
We spent the last light of the day running around one of their go-to parks in Culver City, California. Here are some of my favorite snaps from our evening together.See more “Party of Five // Family session in Culver City”
Feels like Fall // Griffith Park family session
I’ve been photographing this family since the oldest boy was a newborn and documenting this growing family has been SUCH a joy for me! We spent an early morning together in Griffith Park and were beyond grateful the sweater weather and autumn leaves. Anyone else want some warm apple cider after looking at these images, or is it just me? HA!See more “Feels like Fall // Griffith Park family session”
Best of 2020!
Oh 2020…what a roller-coaster of a year you have been. Starting off strong with some of the sweetest in-home sessions and then halting suddenly when Covid shut down the world. No work for months led to lots of creative brainstorming (and bread baking!) and, despite it all, I feel incredible grateful that I was still able to create love-filled images with so many of you.
I will never take hugs and smiles for granted again.
Now for some of my personal faves from the year! It was SO hard to narrow it down since I love ALL of my clients & sessions but sharing 500 photos would just be too much. haha.
Thanks for stopping by & cheers to 2021 being better than the last!See more “Best of 2020!”
The last of Spring // Topanga Canyon family session
Right before summer hit, I had the pleasure of photographing this family in a flowery field in Topanga Canyon. I love that this beautiful mama was into the experimental/playful side of film and that she was open me shooting some light leaky goodness! #filmFOREVERSee more “The last of Spring // Topanga Canyon family session”
City Slickers // Family session in downtown Los Angeles
I photographed this sesh back in late 2019 and I can’t believe it took me this long to finally share it here! I’m just so CRAZY about it all – the love, the light, the colors. I don’t shoot in cityscapes super often and loved that this family had the idea to set our photo date in Downtown LA.
This playful, affectionate bunch had me smiling from ear to ear the whole time and I am just so dang grateful that I get to call this “work”.
Here are some of my personal faves from our time together!See more “City Slickers // Family session in downtown Los Angeles”
Archie // Portland family session
Me and this lovely mama go back 20 years and I was SO happy to be able to reconnect in person this summer on my west coast road trip. We have been in touch over the years through the good ol’ Instagram where I have gotten to drool over her beautiful desserts and creative eye, giggle at her IG stories, & watch her grow a family and move across the country – but getting to hang in person…what a DREAM. And don’t even get me started on Archie. (Is he not the cutest creature you’ve ever seen!?)
We started our time together at their sweet home in one of my favorite cities, Portland, and adventured out for some sunset light and blueberry picking. Here are some of my favorites from that day.See more “Archie // Portland family session”