Bakersfield Family Photographer for playful, fun loving families!

Authentic laughter, unstructured moments, real connections

Hey there, Nice to meet you,

I´m Linsey

A Bakersfield Family Photographer

I’m a Bakersfield family photographer who uses play, engagement, and joyful connection to capture your authentic moments. Documenting your family that is authentically you, and all those little moments in between. Let’s focus on the moments, not the perfect pose and you’ll feel the love and joy when looking at your photos from your session.

 What You’ll Get

Interaction + Genuine Reaction = Photos to Treasure

Looking natural…let’s face it, doesn’t come easy in front of a camera. I’ve been in front of the camera too, and thought what do I do and where do I look? Then comes the deer in-the-headlights look.  Not to mention the kids staring at the stranger behind the camera and deciding they want nothing to do with it. Something tells me that wasn’t the look or experience we are going for. 

So to skip all that uncomfortable and stiff posing, I’ve determined that families who interact with each other usually evoke those authentic and genuine reactions which make those awesome photos that make you feel something when looking at them.

There’s a time and place for those “say cheese” and “look at the camera” moments still, but to look back and remember those special candid moments for years to come, those genuine and candid moments will be what tells your family story.

My goal is for you to just live in the moment with the ones you love, your family, while I document the love and connection you share. 


All collection includes:

  • Up to 60 min of shooting time
  • Retouching and color correcting
  • Printing rights so you can print wherever
  • 30+ images
  • Online gallery to download and share

Starting at $300


All collection includes:

  • Up to 60 min of shooting time
  • Retouching and color correcting
  • Printing rights so you can print wherever
  • 20+ images
  • Online gallery to download and share

Starting at $300


Newborn sessions take time because we are on your precious little ones’ time, and that’s okay! Sometimes your little peanut needs a change or to eat before they settle back down, so we have plenty of time to work with whatever is given. 

All collection includes:

  • Up to 120 min of shooting time
  • Retouching and color correcting
  • Printing rights so you can print wherever
  • 25+ images
  • Online gallery to download and share

starting at $400

Capturing unfiltered experiences





“Linsey went above and beyond to make us all feel comfortable during our family photo shoot. She interacted with our kids so well and they loved her. We were so happy when received our photos. Exactly what we wanted. Can’t wait to book another family photo session with Linsey in the future.”

Linsey took family pictures for us and did SUCH an amazing job! She was so patient and dedicated with both of my young boys, and managed to capture the best pictures! I love how much I was able to interact with them during the session. Nothing felt forced, and every smile and laugh was completely genuine. I can not recommend her enough! Thank you, Linsey!

“Linsey is a truly gifted photographer. She was able to capture our family in our element by making connections with us and providing us with prompts to do as a family. These are not your typical prompts either because not once did I hear her tell us to “say cheese”; instead she provided us with well thought out prompts which resulted in genuine and priceless reactions.”

The Process


The first step is to reach out (link below)  to get things started.  We will work together to schedule a day and time (usually near sunset time) that works best. I can suggest locations for you to pick from unless you have a particular spot you had in mind. I also help with wardrobe suggestions if you need help, but most of my families come and nailed their family style! Once I have your signed contract and non-refundable retainer, you’re session is officially booked!


Now comes the fun (and sometimes stressful to parents) part, your family session! Since it can be a little uncomfortable to have a camera in front of your face and we barely have gotten to know one another, I keep it very casual at first with traditional shots. Once the kiddos start (let’s be real) getting ansy, it’s time to start playing for those awesome moments to capture.

Your Gallery

After your amazingly fun family session. I begin editing by curating a beautifully designed family gallery that tells your story. Not only will you enjoy viewing them on your gallery, but you can share the gallery and also download the images directly from the gallery. The best way to view your Family Gallery is for all of you to snuggle up on the couch with your laptop and prepare for the smiles and stories and memories to flow from the images.

Frequently Asked Questions

Before filling out the form, here are a few FAQ’s to check out to see if we’d be a good match for eachother!



I am located in Bakersfield, CA. However, I also work in San Diego and Central Coast. I love traveling, and am up for going practically anywhere!



If you like what you’re seeing, let’s connect via email. Send me a quick email and I’ll get back to you within 24 hours.



I require two things to officially book me as your family photographer. I require a signed contract (done online) and a non-refundable retainer fee of $100 to hold your spot. Once I receive both of those, CONGRATS!!! You’ll have officially booked your photographer and excitedly check that off your to-do list!

You ready, let’s go!

Want those genuine, authentic moments reflected in your weddings? Reach out now to get things started.



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