If you’ve never been to a Northern California beach, I’ll let you in on a little secret…they are almost always cold! I think there may be about 2 magical days all year when it might be 80, but for the most part expect it to be in the 50’s and so so windy. It’s the […]

1- When to Book Your Photographer Something to keep in mind is that your photographer might be booked out a month or more, especially if it’s ” busy season” which is the last couple months of the year. Think about what you need the photos for. Do you need them for invitations? Do you need […]

Atlas-isn’t that the coolest baby boy name! I loved it! Grandma came for this session too. I think it’s so special when grandparents want to get involved in the newborn session. It’s really important to tell me they are coming for photos though. That way I can make sure we have plenty of time for […]

After 5 years of packing up my car and doing newborn sessions in my clients homes, I finally found the perfect studio in downtown Monterey! It was seriously a god-sent. Once we got everything moved in a mostly setup I did a newborn model call to get used to my new space, and see what […]

I don’t know if it’s just in my area or if people are just having babies closer together, but whenever I do a newborn session with an “older” sibling, they are usually only about 2 years old. Reasoning with a 2 year old to hold their new baby brother or sister can be a challenge, […]

Monterey Baby Photography Studio

Sometimes parents miss out on the newborn stage. There can be a lot of things going, sometimes there are health issues, and I really think sometimes you are just so in love with your new little baby that those first few months just merge together and you don’t even realize how much time has gone […]

Hutson’s session was a very special for me. It was the last in home session I did before moving to the Monterey studio. While I loved the fact that parents could be at ease at home, and it was super convenient for them-in all honesty it was really hard on me. While I had the […]

Devon’s momma wanted a more relaxed posed newborn session. So basically not a lot of posing. Funning thing is it’s almost harder to do a “relaxed” pose than a regular one. One of the reasons is babies are so used to curling up, they tend to hid their face. Also I’ve noticed they tend to […]