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Reading other human's stories through literature will always be my first love. Now I get the opportunity to write some of my own stories through my clients’ journeys. Choose your own adventure below, because what’s life without choices? 

I must be so incredibly lucky because I was the photographer for Jorieden and Mitch for their engagement session, but also their wedding in January of 2021 and their reception in June later that year! I am intentional about how many weddings I shoot a year because booking and serving clients who align with my […]

Couples, Love, Wedding

September 22, 2021

A Beautiful Wedding Celebration: Jorieden + Mitch

Pasadena City Hall is a fantastic location for an engagement session with its clean lines and architectural details. I was so excited to shoot in this space with a couple whose love and constancy reflected their chosen venue. Meeting Jorieden + Mitch This is the beginning of a long but a so worthy story of […]

Couples, Engagement, Lifestyle, Love

September 18, 2021

A Modern Engagement Session in Pasadena City Hall: Jorieden + Mitch

When Carly contacted me for a family photography session in the Pomona area, I was excited because she said she was excited to work with me. To find that perfect 1:1 match with a client is such an AMAZING opportunity to create beautiful images with a family that will thoroughly treasure them. Finding the Perfect […]

Family, Lifestyle

August 21, 2021

A Heartfelt Family Photography Session: The Gomezes

The Gomez family smiling and laughing during their family photography session in Pomona.

Jo Anne came to me knowing two things: One, she needed professional images for her virtual assistant/online business manager (OBM) business. Two, she wasn’t sure what that meant or how to put those together. This honestly excited me because booking a branding session with me is not just about the photos themselves, but the entire process from start to finish.


August 14, 2021

An Uplifting Branding Photography Session with Bright One Solutions

One of the first things Alejandra said to me was “I need to have my session in September because this baby is definitely coming in October.” This baby already had determination and I’ll tell you a funny story further along this post about the baby’s middle name. Alejandra and I graduated from the same Master […]

Family, Maternity

November 13, 2020

Irvine Regional Park, Orange Maternity Session

An image of an interracial couple (an Asian male and a Latina female). The male is hugging her from the side and kissing her temple. The female has her hand on her expectant belly.