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Matthew & Ciara: Four Season’s Orlando | Maternity

“Look Colin, look what I have!”  I exclaimed in the courtyard of the Four Season’s Orlando resort.  Colin’s straight face brightened up as he saw me holding a bandaid.  A bandaid!  How unique is it that a 2 year old finds bandaids interesting!  Colin didn’t want candy or cookies, he just wanted some Incredibles-themed bandages! […]

August 9, 2019

Family, Portraits

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Salazar Family: Four Seasons Orlando | Family Session

Standing outside the Four Seasons Orlando resort, I say, “Liam, give your sister a hug.”  Liam turns towards Stella and squeezes her tightly, showing just how much he loves his sister.  You can tell that Liam has a big heart and lots of love for his family.  Full of personality, he kept wanting to do […]

July 8, 2019

Family, Portraits

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Valentina’s 2nd Birthday

Valentina’s 2nd birthday is here ALREADY!  It feels like just yesterday that I was doing her mom’s maternity shoot.  Time really does fly- they grow up so fast! I still remember her first birthday session.  She was just learning how to walk and her personality wasn’t so evident.  Now, she has SPUNK! Now a sassy […]

June 28, 2019

Family, Portraits

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Tracy & Lori: Baldwin Park Maternity Session

Our session at Baldwin park was a cloudy (but luckily, not rainy) one.  We started taking photos by the lake and as soon as I began shooting, a nice breeze came by and gave us the best “Beyonce” wind I could ask for.  Tracy’s blond, curls fluttered and her smile grew as I squealed from […]

June 20, 2019

Portraits

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Lanh & Joey: Braydon’s Labor and Delivery

  We welcomed our baby Braydon in to the world on Tuesday May 7, 2019.  It was a rough labor and delivery but the reward was well worth it.  After 40+ weeks of carrying Braydon, we were finally able to meet him.   It was one of the toughest yet  most joyous days of our lives. […]

June 13, 2019

Personal

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Danielle & Elise: Bok Tower Engagement Session

  Danielle is from New Jersey; Elise, Minnesota and as fate would have it, they met and fell in love in Florida.  Both ladies signed up for a Disney work program and happened to be looking for a roommate at the same time.  With just the roommate ad alone, they knew they were compatible.  Starting […]

April 11, 2019

Engagements, Portraits

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the Adventure begins | Our Baby Shower

  Blessed, to say the least, to have such wonderful friends and family who threw us a beautiful baby shower!  Our self proclaimed daughter, Amy, was the mastermind behind the whole theme and set up.  Our friends Brenda, Box, and Phe helped as well.  All our friends know how much we love to travel and […]

March 21, 2019

Lifestyle, Personal

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Lanh & Joey: Our Maternity Session in Snow

  This February, Joey and I traveled to Colorado for our babymoon.  We decided that it would be perfect to have our maternity session done at the same time.  I’ve photographed many maternity sessions and always yearned for the day when it would be my turn.   So, I was beyond excited to have photos captured […]

March 15, 2019

Personal, Portraits

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Guillermo & Breonna: Colorado Ice Castles and Mountain Session

Guillermo and Breonna have known each other since they were 7!  After attending school together, Guillermo’s family moved to Florida,  They reunited after a few years and their friendship stayed alive through Guillermo’s visits to Colorado.  Eventually they started dating and Bre was able to convince him to move to Colorado.  They’ve been together since! […]

February 28, 2019

Portraits, Wedding

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Brenda & Box: Lake Louisa Family Session

We pulled up on the dirt road at Lake Louisa Park.  Rowen realized that we were parked and whimpered indicating that she was ready to get out of the car.  When we put her down, she was ready to walk and explore! We signaled for her to walk on the road but her curiosity took […]

February 20, 2019

Family, Portraits

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