How I plan a newborn session: When I first started newborn photography, I didn’t have a studio. I did posed newborn photography in my clients home for 5 years…that’s right 5 years. While my SUV was always stuffed to the brim, I always made sure everything was planned out, so I could pack as “light” […]

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 […]

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 […]

There is something about being in front of a camera that will make you immediately aware that you have hands and no idea where to put them. This is universally true. I would say at this point I should be pretty comfortable in front of the camera, but that lens is pointed on you it’s […]

What’s one of the first things you do when you plan your maternity session? You think “what in the heck am I going to wear?!?!” Right??? So then you google “what to wear for maternity session.” You will see tons of beautiful dresses and lots of rules about what to wear. I love having some […]

Fall Mini Sessions are a great way to get updated portraits of your beautiful family! Plus, it’s never too early to think about what pictures you’re going to be putting on holiday cards. So get dressed up and make some memories! Mini Sessions are 30 minute total, including 5 minute at the beginning and end […]