Let’s start off by just putting it out there. I freakin’ love this thing! I saw one like 5 years ago for the first time and then had a bit of sticker shock and then totally forgot about it. A few years ago I was looking into backlight options and how to get a pure […]

There are a lot of different lighting scenarios you can use in your newborn photography. Most of the time when you like a photographer’s “style” it has a lot to do with their lighting setup. Most of these lighting styles can also be done with natural window light. The difference is instead of moving the […]

Monterey Newborn Photographer

This workshop mentorship review  for Son Kissed Photography by Kristen Mackey is long overdue! I did my 1:1 hands on mentoring in September 2019 and now it’s March 2020. But better late than never right? At the time I’d been a full-time newborn photographer for almost 7 years. I felt very comfortable with the controls on my […]

Thank you Quianna for these incredible announcement photos, and Brave and True Designs for our sign! When/How did you find out you were pregnant?   We’ve been trying to get pregnant for 3 years and at this point I was very used to taking pregnancy test, hoping for 2 lines, staring at it for a […]

The Talbott family is getting a new addition! Watch their touching video here about Corey’s journey.  I am so incredibly happy for them cause we had a very similar journey with miscarriage and infertility and I’m about 2 months behind her. I loved doing this gender reveal with Tydus and Ryatt, they are such sweet […]

Valentines Rose Petal Mini Sessions: $275 Date: January 25th   Location: Suite Q, Cannery Row   Includes: 5 high resolution digital images   Theme: Red, White, Roses   Length: 30 minutes   Valentine’s day is just around the corner and what could be more fun than letting your baby play with rose petal confetti ( […]

When moms send my photos of their nursery and tell me they love neutrals, whites and soft pink they are basically speaking my love language! I couldn’t have been more excited for Alice’s newborn session. I also did a Christmas setup because she was born just a few weeks before Christmas and I always think […]

I’m going to let you in on a little secret…99% of the time if you see a dog and a baby in one of my photos I have photoshopped them together. There are a couple reasons I do this. One, trying to get a good photo and control a baby and a dog at the […]

Keira seemed so tiny to me but she was almost 9lbs! I think it might be because she was a long baby and all that 9lb goodness was stretched out. I gasped with excitement when I first saw her-all that hair! Usually babies that have a lot of hair have very dark hair but hers […]