The holidays are right around the corner and it’s time to update your family photos! The Holiday Special is a 1 hour session and includes 30 digital images for $475 (that’s a $175 discount from the regular price). You get to choose from the locations below and one of the available dates below. LOCATIONS DATES […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Baby Lucas cracks me up! He absolutely loves to dance and do the arm pump, and if Baby Shark comes on well it’s game time! Mom chose a Mickey Mouse theme for the cake smash, and actually made the cake. She did an incredible job! I usually warn people about doing dark or very saturated […]

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 […]

The holidays are right around the corner and it’s time to update your family photos! The Holiday Special is a 1 hour session and includes 30 digital images for $450 (that’s a $100 discount from the regular price). You get to choose from the locations below and one of the available dates below. Times: available […]

Carly ended up being a 4th of July baby! Her parents are so in love with her is just melts my heart! You can see the final video here: https://youtu.be/6JRcsGEyvz0 Kite Maternity Session: http://socutephoto.com/salinas-golden-field-maternity-photo-session-kite-maternity/ Carly’s Sitter Session: http://socutephoto.com/salinas-baby-photographer-6-month-bay-carly/ Carly’s Ice Cream Themed Cake Smash: http://socutephoto.com/ice-cream-theme-cake-smash-baby-carly/