Category Archives: Family

I met Andrea online through the San Diego Special Needs Support group on Facebook. I was in need of a friend, and she reached out to me. I’m so glad she did. When we shared our stories with each other, we were able to be a encouragement and be a support for one another.
This mama is such a strong mama (even if she doesn’t feel like it). Her youngest is special needs and had a stroke in utero and he has Cerebral Palsi. But despite the challenges that come with being a special needs family, there is so much love in this family.  It was truly blessing and a pleasure to be able to be this family’s Family Photographer and have some fun at the Scripps Pier in La Jolla!

Having a special needs child comes with a lot of hardship and a lot of trips to the hospital and specialists. Andrea and her family have a GoFundMe account and if you would like to donate to help ease their burden.

 

family sitting on the beach

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I got to meet this mama from a Poway mom’s facebook group. In the past they had had not great experiences with photographers so I wanted to put my best foot forward for her and her family! In addition, I also went outside my normal “sunset” time and had their family session at 4pm.

I’m so beyond excited about how the McDonnell family session turned out!! Let me tell you, the lighting was beyond beautiful! Don’t take my word for it, check out their session!

 

Mcdonnell Family Session | San Diego Family Photographer

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I had the pleasure of meeting Jaclyn and Mike for their maternity session. These two were so adorable together and anyone could tell they were over the moon excited for their little miss to arrive. Once little miss came earth-side, Jaclyn got in touch with me and we immediately made plans for me to come over. I had no idea what I was going to walk into when I arrived at their house. I instantly got excited as everything was so white and chic and beautiful….and they had JUST moved in a few weeks earlier. As you can tell, her favorite color is white and it totally worked for their newborn lifestyle session! Lil miss’ session was a dream and I’m still in love with how it turned out. Every time I see the moments of Jaclyn and Mike swooning over their daughter…my heart melts…every single time.

Little miss is so well loved. mom and dad, you are doing such a great job already loving your little one, keep up the great work! Congrats Hornacek Family!!!

Newborn Lifestyle Session | San Diego Family Photographer

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Every family session I’ve done, every time, they are always concerned and stressed about wardrobe. Without fail, they ALWAYS knock it out of the park when they arrive for their session! Picking wardrobe may seem daunting, but don’t under estimate your abilities. EVERYONE has this ability!

Couldn’t have been happier with the Jackson family and their wardrobe picks! Picture perfect!!! Of course, it helped that their two lil squirts were hams in front of my camera!! When I brought out the bubble machine, oh my goodness, their faces just completely lit up!!

Jackson Family Session | San Diego Family Photographer

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I was pretty excited for this session as all the family was from out of town and they asked me to do their family photos on the beach (my fave place!). When I got there, I got a little intimidated because the mom was a photographer as well and had brought her camera and was taking photos of her kids. Once we dove into the family session, I very quickly realized why she was photographing her kids.

Her three children were like picture perfect and knew how to work the camera!!! I kept asking the family if the kids had ever modeled before, haha. I was loving it! Couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have a little creative fun with them while we were there.

I love how the session turned out and even the creative shots! Take a look, you wont be disappointed!

Salter Family Session | San Diego Family Photographer

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