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/

My goal for every newborn session is to create memories. We live in such a digital age that many time when people think about photo sessions all they think about is posting to social media, and I totally understand that. Social media is in fact social! You get to share your memories with family and […]

These two came from out of state for a little baby moon on the West Coast. Let me tell you, that Carmel light did not disappoint! It was the most perfect day, and there was hardly any wind (which for you locals you know is a miracle). I also found a little nook that over […]

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 […]

Baby Clayton was a part of my baby plan and I photographed from newborn every 3 month till his first birthday. I always love seeing my baby plan babies grow up. Their little faces change yet stay the same all at the same time. Clayton’s 1st birthday party was circus themed, so we went with […]