If You Want Amazing Photos Of Children, Do This One Thing

When I’m doing a shoot, I often hear parents tell their children, “Smile for the camera… Listen to the photographer….Get over here, NOW.” I hear it a lot. I’m sure parents [...]


Why I Prefer Photojournalism Over Posed Portraits

As a kid I remember what it was like running up and down the stairs of my childhood home. I remember the smell of the carpet. I remember racing to the bars at the park, and having round-up [...]


Los Angeles Wedding Photography Workshop Featuring Springtime Florals & A Corgi

Some photos from a recent workshop at my studio in Los Angeles. Thanks to all who came! Dresses: Jinza Bridal Make-up & Hair: Cindy Stirling Flowers: The Bloemist Dishware: Casa de Perrin [...]


San Francisco Baker Beach Family Photos

Maren emailed me on a Monday. She said, “I gave birth to my 2nd child on Friday. Can we plan a shoot?” Efficient woman. I dig it. I had so much fun documenting this gorgeous family. [...]


Joshua Tree Bridal Photography Workshop

A few photos from my bridal photography workshop in beautiful Joshua Tree. Dresses: Watters Florist: The Bloemist Invitations: Bliss & Bone Cake: Intricakes Jewelry: Quore Jewelry Models: [...]


Los Angeles Manhattan Beach Surf Photography

The other week I decided to get out of my comfort zone. Surfers. I want to take photos of surfers in the water, I decided. A lot of my ideas toggle between being great but also utterly stupid. [...]


Vaquez Rocks Bridal Photography Workshop

Below are photos from my bridal photography workshop at Vasquez Rocks. Thanks to these vendors for helping make my vision come to life! Dresses: Watters Hair & MUA: Kelly Zhang Studio [...]


Los Angeles Maternity Photography: Marcy & Vance

I photographed Marcy & Vance’s wedding 4 years ago and was so excited when they called for maternity photos. They’re going to be the funnest parents ever. Belly buuuump! These [...]


Mom’s Closet: A Photoshoot Gift For My Mother

My mom’s house got robbed a few months ago so my sister and I went over to help her clean. In the process we bagged up things to donate, like hundreds pieces of clothing from the [...]


London Blogger: Sarah Mikaela of Framboise Fashion

I was sitting in a coffee shop in London and noticed a cute girl working next to me. By the way she was clicking at her computer, I asked, “Are you a fashion blogger?.” Things like [...]