Wednesday, September 23, 2009


My life journey as a photographer enables me to meet some extraordinary people & to share life changing moments. Val was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and wanted to document this pivotal moment in her life. The photographs, I took of Val are some of my best work. She has the most soulful eyes, incredible bone structure and elegant hands. I really played with the light, moving it all around her during the shoot to focus on her eyes, face & hands. Valerie wrote to me after our shoot together, “I really appreciate you giving me the opportunity to do something empowering in a situation where I often feel very powerless.” The good news, Val is now a cancer survivor.


Thursday, September 17, 2009

Isaac's First Birthday

This shoot was so much fun. I had a blast capturing Isaac's demolishing his birthday cake.


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Baby Noah

I had the pleasure of shooting the maternity of this lovely family back in February of this year (see blog entry from February 19, 2009). Now they have adorable Baby Noah, and I spent an afternoon with them recently on our second shoot. Such a gorgeous bedroom! I could not ask for a better backdrop. Picture perfect family!


Thursday, September 3, 2009

My Niece Brittany

My niece, Brittany, came to visit me last month. She lives in Oregon. It was fun hanging out with her. I have always loved taking photographs of Britt because she is very photogenic. I once took a photograph of her blowing bubble gum and it popped on her face, and she somehow made it look adorable!!

These photographs were taken @ Victoria Beach in South Laguna. I used to live within walking distance of Victoria Beach, and it a special spot for me as I spent a lot of time there.