Category: Legacies

Balboa Island Maternity Session

Sean and Christina are dear friends of mine who asked me to photograph their Balboa Island maternity session a couple months ago. We headed down past Newport in the late afternoon and started on the b... Continue Reading

Maui Connection Session in Lahaina

While I was in Hawaii for Charis & Ben's Mt. Haleakala wedding, Becky and Scott asked me to shoot some portraits for them. For their Maui connection session, I first met them at their room at Ka'a... Continue Reading

In-Home Newborn Session

I photographed Baby C's newborn session in the warmth and comfort of Krysten and Brenton's home in Lake Forest. Usually newborn sessions take place at 4-10 day mark after the baby is born, but due to ... Continue Reading

San Francisco Connection Session

A connection session is simply a phrase used to describe a casual shoot done for couples that aren't looking for an engagement or a family shoot. The couple could be dating, engaged, or even married. ... Continue Reading

What Is the Purpose of Portrait Photography?

The term 'portrait photography' evokes mixed feelings, often bringing up memories of the mass-market mall studios that churned out sessions faster than you could even get yourself dress... Continue Reading

Millbrae Family Session

Over the last few years, I have had the privilege of photographing Stephanie & Ben's family annually. Back in February, they asked me to photograph their Millbrae family session when I was in the ... Continue Reading

Half Moon Bay Family Session

Since their wedding in 2012, I've had the pleasure of photographing Kimberly & Ian's family a few times now. In addition to my shoot in Millbrae, I was able to set aside some time for a Half Moon ... Continue Reading

Jeffrey Open Space Trails Family Christmas Session

I met the Roseblade brothers through some mutual friends well over a decade ago. Prior to seeing them at their family Christmas session, I last recalled a 2009 Mat Kearney concert in LA where I had la... Continue Reading

Portrait Mini-Session in Costa Mesa

I met Christina and Drake at the bible study they used to lead at Grace Fellowship Church. Early on, they had shared the tragedy their family had been through when they lost their son some years befor... Continue Reading

Birthday Mini-Session in Corona Del Mar

For Baby L's birthday mini-session some years ago, we went down to Corona Del Mar to this beautiful bridge sitting atop Bayside Drive Park. I'd previously photographed a couple engagement sessions the... Continue Reading