This family has two girls, a babe on the way, and less than a week before their trans-global move. I was honored to document one of their last few days as Angelenos!
Part elegant and part fun-loving, this family's photo shoot covered all the second baby maternity bases! Check back soon for their upcoming newborn shoot.
This is one of the hand-full of families I'm working with that has a toddler my son's age and a new baby due right about now! It's exciting and moving to document the maternity and newborn stages with these great people. And it absolutely helps me to mentally and emotionally prepare as my own family is about to grow.
Justin rode his bike to the beach this weekend and Cal and I met him there for a picnic. The sky was overcast and the light glorious. So I took a test shot of Justin, set the exposure and focal point, and told him to keep the little square on my eye while I frolicked in the waves with my munchkin. I am SO impressed by and grateful for the way these pics turned out. Had I known, I would've picked out a prettier outfit!
My high school buddy Adrian couldn't have picked a more elegant, lovely woman with whom to make a baby. I'm so very happy for these two (and the pup, Ollie)!
This was a dream shoot. Sloane possesses the poise and body awareness of an experienced model. And she's a non-profit executive, so she's smart and kind-hearted to boot! And Kevin couldn't be more charming. This is one super baby in the making.
I met Paula at Mommy and Me class when our boys were six months old. She struck me as effortlessly gorgeous (the best kind) in her yoga leggings and ponytail. She's also quadra-lingual, Brazilian, and an actress. I knew she'd make a great subject.
Needless to say, I was thrilled when she requested a maternity shoot at her Tudor-style home, from which they'll soon be moving. I cherish childhood photos where I can see details of our old houses. These backdrops and details provide otherwise forgotten context for the various stages of our lives. This is one reason I love to document families in their homes.
On a side note, these photos are an excellent example of why getting your hair professionally done for family photos is a GREAT idea.