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Downtown Los Angeles Family Photography

I have been photographing this mom and daughter since 2009… and instead of meeting at her beautiful home in OrangeView full post »


Of course, one of the best things about living in California, especially in the los Angeles area,  is the weather.View full post »

Last session of 2011

This was SUPPOSED to be the last photo session of 2011…I managed to squeeze in a last minute editorial shoot onView full post »

On a Rainy Afternoon

Scheduling an outdoor shoot in California is usually a low risk bet. Even in December. So when I was told that ourView full post »

Homage to Irving Penn


Oh My Gosh is right – It has been a MONTH!!!! of no posts…no facebook, definitely no tweeting…andView full post »

Happy New Year!

my new year’s resolutions 1.  stretch my body every morning 2. watch one good movie a week 3. this one’sView full post »

The princess and the frog

There’sa new Disney movie with that subject matter-I read it’s got a double twist to it, I would go with myView full post »

Backyard goddesses

“what if they don’t want to pose?” their mom asked They’re not supposed to pose! (her friendView full post »

three kids and a swing

up down up dowevery mom out there knows that more one of the things that really makes her own life easier, is the dayView full post »


I am trying to put into words, and failing, the inspiration I got at my family shoot today. After the 2 hour shoot, IView full post »


Every year, as the Holiday Season nears, I am always amazed at the weather here is Sunny Southern California. Now youView full post »

Jingle Bells announces its arrival; Holiday Season is here!

I know Halloween has barely passed and there’s still candy left over to eat, and that the Turkeys are justView full post »


B. words cannot describe this sweet little girl. B. she is gorgeous, sweet, smart, talented…and 6 years old. AndView full post »


Who doesn’t love Halloween….? I’ll tell you who does love it…Dentists!!! lots of work for themView full post »

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