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 […]

This was a dream session! I really wanted to do an ice cream them with soft pastel colors and I was so happy Carly’s mom was up for it! I got most of the supplies from Target and Amazon. I really lucked out when I went into Target. Their dollar spot section at the front […]

https://youtu.be/8r_GtDqAWJo Do you ever get distracted working from home? I know I do! This simple setup covers everything you need to edit your photos on location. Whether you just need to get out of the house, don’t have an office space, are traveling, or you’re a wedding photographer and need to get some photos edited […]

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 […]

bath splash, rubber ducky

I’m going to tell you a little secret…ready…sometimes babies hate cake! I know right?!?! What wrong with them? And if you’re a mom and this has happened to you, I want to just let you know, your baby isn’t broken! After 5 years of doing cake smash I’ve come to find it’s a couple things. […]

DIY balloon garland grey white blue watercolor cake

Balloon Garlands have been big hit over the last year, and I’ve always wanted to do one but I was afraid that it would either take an extremely long time, it wouldn’t work, or it would just be a giant pain in the butt! To my surprise I found a process that was fairly quick, […]

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 […]

This beautiful momma to be worked for Mama Bump Rental when they were still in California. So, we definitely had to use a couple dresses ( maybe more than a couple). She made such an incredible maternity model, and that gorgeous Carmel Valley sun didn’t disappoint!