Outdoor Family Session: A Mom + Her Sons

Outdoor Family Session: A Mom + Her Sons

Valerie and her sons are very close. She's an incredible mother and she's doing an amazing job at raising respectful, smart, and kind men. When Valerie graduated from college in May, her mother purchased this family session for her as a gift. You can never go wrong...

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Why do I use models for my portfolio?

Why do I use models for my portfolio?

I've used models in my business for over 15 years. As a photographer, I need to show what I want to shoot. I can't break into new fields if there are no examples for people to see. It's a great way to practice my skills in posing, lighting, and creativity. It has also...

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Picnic Maternity Session With Vintage Truck

Picnic Maternity Session With Vintage Truck

Are you looking for a way to make your maternity session unique, fresh, and interesting? Lidia and Avi chose to use a vintage truck! She set up a picnic in the bed of the truck with a banner to celebrate their baby girl. She included some baskets, pillows, blankets,...

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Modesto Newborn Session: Medrano Family

Modesto Newborn Session: Medrano Family

Newborn photos are precious images that will be cherished through the generations. As your baby grows, you can show him or her the album full of their newborn pictures, pointing and saying, "Who's that? That's you!" Kayla and Robert invited me into their home for this...

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Boudoir Q&A: Sanae

Boudoir Q&A: Sanae

What were your biggest fears about doing a boudoir session? My biggest fear in doing a boudoir session was having the confidence to pose in front of a camera. I had never done a photoshoot where I was the target focus let alone a boudoir photo shoot. I wasn’t sure I...

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Are Maternity Photos Worth It?

Are Maternity Photos Worth It?

Recently, a good friend of mine told me how much she regrets not doing an outdoor maternity session. They had some photos taken in their home, and while those are special and cute, she wishes she had gorgeous outdoor photos to hang on their walls. She missed out on...

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UOP Stockton Maternity Session

UOP Stockton Maternity Session

This beautiful family invited me to capture their maternity session. After two girls, they were thrilled to find out a little boy would be joining the family. When should you do a maternity session? I like to schedule the photoshoot for 34 weeks. This ensures your...

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Mariposa Microwedding: My Last Wedding Blog

Mariposa Microwedding: My Last Wedding Blog

As I say goodbye to weddings, I'm thinking about the good times and the things I really loved to do. I loved photographing the bride while she was getting ready. So much anticipation and excitement made for special moments, especially between the bride and her mother,...

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Sexy Boudoir Session: Morgana

Sexy Boudoir Session: Morgana

Boudoir in 2022 is all about breaking free of rules and standards. Every woman has a place and an opportunity to unleash their personal beauty and sexual being. More photographers are trying new things like creative outdoor sessions, props, unique locations, and...

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