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Love Times Three

Here we are. My sisters and I. Triplets. Looking back on these photos brings me so much happiness. These treasured photographs have stood the test of almost 33 years. We don’t have thousands of photos like I do of my kids but the photos I do have of my sisters and I are priceless. Having these tangible prints within a simple white, 3 ring binder will forever be one of the most valuable things I own. 

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Wells Family // Corona Del Mar Beach Session

The warm sun, setting in the mid December sky. The weather perfect for a family beach photo session at Little Corona state beach. I'm greeted with the warmest welcome from the beautiful Wells family, all dressed to perfection! (I fell in love with Makinzee's long tulle skirt and blush lace top!) Baby Pierce was about to turn one, and stunning momma Makenziee had just announced she and Jason were expecting baby number two! (How amazing does she look?!) Baby Pierce was all smiles, ready to explore the beautiful beach covered in little pebbles and soft sand.

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HEATHER // CORONA DEL MAR MATERNITY SESSION

Have I ever told you how obsessed I am with maternity sessions?!! Well, they're my all time favorite type of session to photograph!

Heather and I had been in contact several months ago. I ran my first ever, photo session giveaway on Instagram, and Heather was the lucky winner! She had just recently announced her pregnancy and knew she wanted to save the session for a maternity shoot. I was thrilled because I ADORE maternity sessions!! Did I already say they are my all time fave?!

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BABY MARIN // LAGUNA NIGUEL NEWBORN SESSION

How picture perfect is this sweet new family of three?! Welcome to the world baby Marin IV! I was blessed to be able to document Cynthia and Marin's maternity a few months ago. The excited soon-to-be parents were over the moon about their upcoming arrival of their baby boy. Fast forward a few months, I was honored with the opportunity to capture some newborn photos of baby Marin, and his beaming parents Cynthia and Marin ( the family name 'Marin' goes back four generations!!!). 

 

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Thomas Riley Wilderness // FAMILY SESSION

I feel so honored to have been able to capture some special moments for the beautiful Stotesbury family!

Krista contacted me regarding a family session, stating that she, being a photographer herself, was never in any of the photos with her kids (ahem, sounds very familiar!). She had seen my work from a photography group we are both apart of. When Krista first booked, she thought it would just be her and her two little ones, Zach (Zackie) and Gemma. But session day came, and her husband Dean wanted to join in on the fun! I'm so glad he did because it made the family dynamic complete.

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SUOZZI FAMILY // NEWPORT BEACH FAMILY VACATION

What do you get when you plan to surprise your dad on his birthday vacation to the west coast?? A whole lot of SUNSHINE and SMILES!

The lovely Suozzi FAMILY vacation to Southern California is a trip they will definitely remember forever, thanks to beautiful daughters Paige and Alexis. Paige found me via Instagram and contacted me to book a family session. However, this wasn't just any regular family session. This session was to celebrate their father's 60th birthday! Their dad, Ernie, and mom, Andrea, planned a trip to Newport Beach for Ernie's birthday; just the two of them. Little did Ernie know, Andrea and their daughters were planning to SURPRISE him on his birthday vacation by showing up!

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DREW // SAN CLEMENTE NEWBORN SESSION

Who doesn't love a squishy, adorable, sweet NEWBORN! Everyone meet baby Drew. Drew, meet the world! 

When Nicole inquired about a whole first year package, (not gonna lie) I was over the moon! I was so excited about the idea of meeting a family and their soon-to-be newborn, and being able to capture special moments as this beautiful family grows. I mean, how amazing is that?? Nicole and I became Facebook friends so I could see when her second baby boy would arrive. I got a message that baby Drew was born and was so excited to finally meet this adorable family in real life!

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