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 […]

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: Kite Maternity Session: Carly’s Sitter Session: Carly’s Ice Cream Themed Cake Smash:

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 […]

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 […]