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 […]