Awaiting baby Lola

This is an extra special post because my youngest sister and her husband are anxiously awaiting the arrival of their first child, a little girl. It is hard to imagine my baby sister having a baby of her own but I couldn’t be more thrilled for them and know they will be awesome parents. A couple weeks ago our family took a trip to Ojai, which was the perfect setting for her maternity photos. Green, lush and captivating, I was inspired at new heights and I am in love with the photos we took. Five more weeks until my niece is due!

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Puppy love

I photographed this Manhattan Beach couple to capture their love for one another and for their newest family member, their puppy Winnie. She was so sweet with the softest puppy fur and oversized paws. The couple is engaged and wanted to capture engagement photos and also wanted to do a thank you photo for their wedding “thank you’s”. They also wanted to take pics of their adorable puppy. It was Winnie’s first time in sand and it was so fun to watch her explore this new turf. Such a fun day!

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Fire trucks and tutus

This gorgeous family welcomed their sweet angel to their family and I was so lucky to get to document this special time in their lives. We did a variety of different shots from family, individuals of the kids and the siblings together. At first, big brother was a little unsure of posing with his sister but all of a sudden he leaned over and gave her a kiss and my heart completely melted. So many beautiful moments captured as the love and warmth was felt throughout. Here are a handful of favorites:

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Sweet Siblings

Giggles and play were a theme with these two adorable kiddos. They laughed, ran, danced and played as I snapped away. This family could not have been sweeter and I love the wonderful and real moments that we captured. Here are some standout photographs from our shoot at the park:

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Welcome baby Piper!

This family was so photogenic and kind-hearted to boot. It was such a treat to photograph this picture perfect family at their home in Manhattan Beach. They recently welcomed their third child to complete their clan. As you can see from the photos, these kids absolutely adored one another which was so touching to watch. I had a blast with this family and here are a handful of the many photos that captured my heart:

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Malibu beach house shoot

The beach is one of my favorite places to do shoots. This shoot was done at a home in Malibu while the family was on vacation and it was the perfect location. We had the beach style home to use as well as the actual beach which provided lots of great locations. We had perfect weather, happy kids and a wonderful location making this one of my favorite family shoots to date. I had such a hard narrowing down my selects but here they are!

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