Ryan + Rochelle {Engaged}

I recently had the opportunity to work with Ryan and Rochelle and my heart was just melting during their entire shoot. They are the sweetest couple and they snuggled up to one another and giggled the entire time I was shooting. Now, that’s a photographers dream right there!  You can see how much they adore each other in just about every photo and I honestly couldn’t be more in love with these two or the amazing farm location that they chose for their engagement shoot.

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Tran Family Session {Portrait}

Seriously, the Tran family is the sweetest and most laid back family, ever!  I probably say that way too often but, they really were just so darn nice.  We had a fantastic time at their family session, with lost of laughs  Their son, Cameron was a total ham and I almost lost it with his cuteness.  Pretty sure he stole the show at his family session and we loved it!Tran FamilyTran Family-2Tran Family-4Tran Family-7Tran Family-8Tran Family-10Tran Family-17Tran Family-21Tran Family-24Tran Family-26

Mahtab Maternity Session {Portrait}

I have known Mahtab for many years so when she asked me to photographer her maternity session, I was extremely honored.  She and her husband are expecting their first child together and I adore them so, I jumped at the opportunity to document her cute baby bump.  We chose to shoot at Thomas Riley Wilderness Park, which happens to be one of my favorite location in Orange County, CA.  These are some of my favorites images from this super sweet maternity session.  A huge congratulations goes to the new mama, due this December.

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Baby Winter {Newborn}

Winter is here! No really, she is. My sister welcomed her new baby girl, Winter Nicole into the world this September.  Yes, I know I’m bit late posting on the blog, nevertheless, this is my precious niece!  To say that I am excited would be an understatement.  I am an aunt for the first time and simply can not get enough of this little angel.  I flew back home to California to meet her as soon as I could.  The first time I laid eyes on my niece, my heart melted and I knew she was going to be one of the best things that ever happened to me.  I am beyond grateful for this new addition, and I instantly fell in love.  I  feel comfortable enough to say that she is one of the cutest babies I have ever seen…  however, I could be slightly biased.  🙂  Welcome to the world, baby girl.  I am honored to be your aunt and simply can not wait to see what the future has in store for you and to watch you grow.

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Vo Family Photos {Portrait}

I’ve been booking a lot of family portrait sessions lately.  Guess it’s that time of the year! So, when Sandy contacted me, I was beyond excited.  I truly do love and enjoy family portraits especially where kiddos are as adorable as hers!  We met at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, TX,  and the family brought along a cute teepee and props which worked out perfectly.  I had a great time with this gorgeous little family and couldn’t be happier with the way their photos turned out.

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Palmer Ann’s First Birthday {Portrait}

This little munchkin just turned one. To celebrate her birthday, we went to a park and along with a cool cake, some balloons and a whole lot of love, we let her do her thing! When presented with the cake, she was not impressed. Come to find out, little Palmer doesn’t have much a sweet tooth.  She wanted nothing to do with the cake. I believe she got more frosting on her face, legs and arms than she did in her mouth!  Although, she may have not enjoyed her cake as much as we wanted her to for photo purposes, she still has a fun time running around. Happy first birthday, little one!

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Texas Life {Personal}

It’s been about a year since my last personal post and things are going well over here in the great state of Texas.  I can’t tell you how happy I am, both in my marriage and in my personal life.  I married the best man I know, who supports every decision that I make and loves me unconditionally, which makes me feel overwhelmed with gratitude.  I am beyond blessed! Career wise, I am still working toward my Rad Tech degree and currently volunteer my time at a local hospital in the Radiology department,  gathering as much information as I can in order to help me along when it comes time to enter the Radiology program.  As much as I love shooting weddings and photo sessions, I find the medical field quite intriguing, and always have. I have a feeling I have found my calling.  If you think about it, photography is basically reflected light rays from the object to expose the film to produce an image.  In radiography, X-rays that pass through an object to expose the film to produce an image.  Both of these fields produce images to help people or make them happy.  So, in a sense, radiography allows me to do both.

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Jimmy + Heather {Wedding}

What else can I say about these two other than that they were undoubtedly made for one another.  Their adorable senses of humor just mesh and their love is so genuine.  I thought I had the best time on their engagement shoot but, their wedding was nothing short of laughs and even more fun than I could have imagined.  The two celebrated their special day in Newport Beach, surrounded by their closest friends and family. Congratulations, you guys!  Cheers to you and your happily ever after.  ❤

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Jimmy + Heather {Engagement}

I had the privilege of traveling to California recently to photograph Jimmy and Heather in Newport Beach, CA.  What a beautiful day we had!  These two were an absolute joy to photograph, and the location they chose was perfect.  Each moment spent with them, I could tell that their love for one another was genuine and it melted my heart.  I am beyond excited for them and look forward to shooting their wedding this Fall.  Congratulations you two!1-21-31-41-51-61-71-81-10

Mark + Christie {Wedding}

It was a gorgeous spring day when Mark and Christie got married. They said their vows in front of their friends and family at Franciscan Gardens in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Not only was the venue and decor to die for, but the bride and groom looked absolutely stunning, as well.  After their first look at the Mission, they tied the knot and spent the night laughing and socializing with their guests.  It was a wonderful wedding and I was honored to be a part of it.  Congrats again, you two!

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Nathan + Jennifer {Wedding}

Nathan and Jennifer said “I Do” with a beautiful ceremony at Serra Plaza in San Juan Capistrano, CA. They were surrounded by their close friends and family and it could not have been a more beautiful wedding. Nathan and Jennifer are such a wonderful couple and so full of fun and laughter that it made every moment spent with them on their special day a total blast! They truly are a meant for one another. Congratulations to the happy couple!

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Baby Alison {Newborn}

I was contacted by Susan when she was weeks away from delivering her daughter.  Shortly after sweet Miss Alison came into this world, I shot right over and documented her cuteness! She was just a doll to photograph and I was beyond excited to meet the newest addition to the Tran family. Congratulations on your adorable bundle of joy!

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