Sexy + Classy Boudoir: Clarissa

Sexy + Classy Boudoir: Clarissa

This beautiful creature is my personal trainer, and I'm so blessed to have her in my life! When Clarissa comes into my home, she brightens up my day. Her training in Yoga and Pilates has helped me so much already, relieving stress and improving my health. Clarissa has...

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Kid Photography ~ OMG I Need a Nap

Today I spent some time with the Avila family, photographing Ami & Victor (whose wedding I photographed in 2006), 4-year-old Brooke, 2-1/2-year-old Hank, and 21-day-old baby Hayden. I write this from my bed with my cat, watching Project Runway, half dead. WOW kids...

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To Robin Williams, Thank You for the Gift

The passing of Robin Williams will affect everyone who watched his films. He brought so much joy to the world with his humor, and no one knew the true extent of his suffering. I had no idea he suffered from severe depression. This should bring awareness to others...

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Birth of a Polaroid Project: It Could Happen to You

Meet Mike and Dog, a couple of really nice guys who live in an RV that cost $200. “Watch this, watch this,” Mike said. “Get it!!! Get your tail!!!” he said to Dog, who chased and barked at his tail with vigor. I laughed hysterically. This truly brightened up my day....

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Borges Park Modesto Wedding ~ Leah & Cesar

Leah and Cesar, high school sweethearts, have been together for nine years. On Saturday, August 2nd, they were wed at Borges Park in Farmington, California, a gorgeous ranch-style venue with amazing backdrops and huge trees. Everything about this wedding was...

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Throwback Thursday ~ Groooovy Baby Yeahhh!

I had to share another vintage pic of my mom, because she looks so groovay!!! This photo was taken for the company catalog and other marketing materials when she worked for Robert Bosch as a secretary. She said there was a really pretty blonde in the office, but the...

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Baby Photography ~ Kulfan Family

I'm not going to lie, this photo shoot was a challenge, like a lot of newborn shoots. Poor little baby Eden was NOT HAVIN' IT! She really really didn't want to have her photo taken. But between Dulcenea feeding her and Tom singing to her and me snapping photos between...

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Polaroid Madness, Take One

I wanted to make the Polaroid shenanigans a separate blog from the behind the scenes because this was my first time shooting Polaroids! I'm quite proud of the prints, not of the negatives I attempted to make... This was the first image from the day and my first...

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