Phil + Carrie-Anne : Maternity Shots

Phil + Carrie-Anne Maternity Shots

Our original plan for this shoot was to meet outdoors, on a sunny, Southern-California day.  Mother nature had other plans.  On our way to the location it started to rain.  Luckily I remembered of a park on the way that had a huge covered stage.  I gave Phil & Carrie-Anne a call and we met there and ended up with …

Shannon + Bryan : Beach Bride & Groom Portraits

Bride and Groom Beach Portrait

When Brian and Shannon asked me to shoot their bride & groom portraits I was honored. I had known them for only about a year but I knew that they had something special and I was glad to capture that for them. Being that they met in San Diego (at a Chargers game but I won’t hold that against them, …

Shannon + Cameron : Bride & Groom Portraits

Mayfield Bride+Groom Portrait

Here’s a quick post about a bride & groom portrait I shot over the weekend.  Shot at Paramount Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains, this one was one of my favorite shots…  

Erin : Beautiful First-timer Headshots

First-Timer Headshots of Erin Maestas

This shot was especially fun given that I was photographing my lovely wife. She had always wanted some portraits of herself and when the opportunity arose for a workshop to be at our home we jumped on it. She did a great job for her first photo shoot. She was moving in front of the camera like a natural.  Here …

Travis + Jill : Engagement Shoot in the Vineyard

Travis + Jill Engagement Session

This was definitely a fun engagement shoot! I met with the happy couple at a beautiful vineyard that was tucked into the mountains of Malibu called Cielo Farms.  The owners were nice enough to let us have free roam throughout the property so I made the most of it.  We shot in arched doorways, on a rock wall overlooking the …

Kirstan : Engaging Headshots

Kirstan Villasenor Headshots

Here’s a shoot that was both challenging and fun at the same time.  Kirstan had come to me wanting to freshen up her head shots for her acting career.  Since her last headshot shoot she had died her hair and lost some weight.  She definitely needed an updated portfolio.  She also wanted to be considered for some more serious roles. …

Blessed Baptisms

Baptism Photography

Just a quick post with some of my favorite baptism shots.