Wanted to wish all those amazing dads, grandfathers and stepdads a beautiful Father's Day.
Wow! What an amazing day Sunday was for me. I had everyone that I love by my side as I officially had my grand opening to my new studio. I even had so many amazing clients stop by to see the new place and it was such a blessing to see everyone who loves and supports my work. Huge thank you to Tiny Delights for all the treats and Ohh My Sweetness for my camera cookies. Rick from Avant Garden for the gorgeous flower arrangements! To Priscilla Rego from PrisBeauty for making me feel so beautiful. I absolutely loved my makeup. Some pictures of the grand opening! Thank you to my intern Anthony for taking these pictures!
Andrea contacted me a while back to schedule her maternity session. When she told me the look she was going for I was so excited to work with her. I love maternity sessions especially when the moms to be want something different and fun! When she came to the studio she looked so beautiful! Andrea got her makeup done by Priscilla Rego of PrisBeauty (www.prisbeauty.com). Here is my gorgeous yoga mommy to be!
So excited to share these sneak peeks of Alyssa's newborn session! She is every newborn photographers dream baby to work with. Not only is she gorgeous but she slept the whole session and we got to do so many looks on her! I can't wait until her mommy and daddy get their pictures of her.
I couldn't begin to tell you how excited I was when Liam's mom asked me to do his shoot at the Perez Museum. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect day. The sun was out and there was a beautiful breeze as we shot outside the museum. We also got to take pictures inside the Perez and I believe for that day little Liam was the museums star attraction. Everyone kept whispering how adorable he was.
Ten day old Lucas was a dream to photograph. He is a strong little newborn and would hold up his head so well. Was very surprised but he slept like an angel and unlike most newborns he hated to be wrapped. Had a wonderful time during this session with his mommy and I can't wait to deliver the gallery to her to see the pictures!
I spent one of my afternoons this week with these gorgeous siblings. We updated their head shots and I had blast photographing this kids. Such amazing, gorgeous and well mannered children!
This past Sunday was an absolute gorgeous day for my Mother's Day mini sessions! The sun was out and there was a gorgeous breeze. I loved putting this set together for the mini's. The couch was a random purchase at an estate sale and the flowers are from Avant-Gardens. Thank you to all the moms and their kids for coming to the mini's!
Savannah Ray came to the studio the other day for her newborn shots. She was an early bird and we weren't expecting her to arrive until late April. But she surprised mommy and daddy and I was so excited when her mom contacted me that she was born. We had an awesome session together and I was able to use my new props which are the swing and bowl for her shoot. Enjoy these pictures of this precious little angel.
Brittney's mom called me earlier this year to plan her daughters photo shoot. We met up for a meeting and decided on location, makeup, hair and wardrobe. Everyone was so excited for this shoot especially Brittney's mom! She is such a sweetheart and so happy we got to work together. During the shoot I wished to go back in time about 10 years just to be able to do a shoot like hers. She looked gorgeous and was so excited for her shoot!
We decided on Little River Studios for the location of the shoot and all I can say is that it is a photographers dream! Makeup was done by the amazing Priscilla Rego (PrisBeauty www.prisbeauty.com) and hair was done by the wonderful Karla Lola (www.karlalola.com)
So excited to blog about Angie's Maternity shoot. She is the sweetest client and how gorgeous does she look pregnant! We did the maternity shoot at one of my favorite parks, Matheson Hammocks Park. I met her two adorable girls and she is expecting another little girl. Enjoy the pictures from our session together.
When Arielle's mom contacted me for her one year shoot she mentioned her party was a hot air balloon theme. I immediately emailed her back with an old hot air balloon set I created for clients one year and she fell in love.
I couldn't wait for our session and to set up this whole theme for Arielle. When they arrived to the park Arielle's mom was so happy with how everything turned out. It made my day because all I want is to make my clients happy.
So we put Arielle in the basket and let her go off on her adventure!
I had the most gorgeous family over the studio this week. Always love when Mila stops by to take pictures with me. This time she wanted me to read to her one of my books at the studio. Does anyone remember "Love You Forever" book? It is one of my childhood favs and I bought it to have in the studio's waiting room.
Mila's mom Miriam got her hair and makeup done by two of my favorite girls. Priscilla from PrisBeauty did such an amazing job with her makeup. You can follow her work on her blog at www.prisbeauty.com
Stephanie Da Silva did Miriam's hair and you can follow her work on Instagram at wonderfully_made
I absolutely adore every single newborn that I get to photograph. It is one of my favorite parts of my job to be able to photograph them only a few days old. Even though sometimes putting a newborn to sleep can be a challenge at times, Zakary was the best sleepy baby ever. He slept throughout the whole session and we finished every look within an hour.
Recently had a session with one of the cutest girls I have ever met. She had the funniest personality and made me laugh the whole time. Loved photographing her especially during her cake smash. She loved the vanilla cake and decided to eat it by sticking her foot on top of the cake! What a cutiepie!
After two days of amazing spring mini sessions it has officially come to an end. So excited to share with you all these previews from my clients mini's. I can't wait to see what next years kids will be dressed in and also what set I will put together.
That in mind I wanted to dedicate this blog post Lola the bunny. I got her two weeks ago and she worked her little tail off modeling with all the kids. Yesterday I gave her away to her new owner who has a bunny named Thumper. Now she has a little buddy to play with!
I absolutely adored working with Grace and Nick. Grace and I have been in contact for a while planning her maternity shoot. She is the biggest the sweetheart and trusted me with styling her for the session, which was so much fun! We got along right from the beginning over the phone so I couldn't wait to meet her for our session.
Grace and Nick were such a joy to photograph and they are waiting on a baby girl to arrive named Lucia. I was a little worried for our session since the weather was gloomy and overcast but it still worked out! Nick was such a gentleman during the shoot and treated Grace like a Queen. Hope you got that beer you wanted Nick lol. So happy I am able to share these pictures with you all. I just loved our session together.
Oh, and I got to use my new reupholstered chair that I changed into a pink mauve. I am sure you will be able to spot it out.
Justine who is the owner of her own designing company called AJolie Designs called me to schedule her surprise Maternity session. It was a surprise because she hasn't told any of her followers and clients that she was expecting. So she came up with this creative tea party idea to let everyone know she was expecting. Enjoy!
I will forever cherish this session in my heart with little Miss Chloe. I recently just finished my new studio and she was my first client to be photographed in the new space. Feeling so blessed right now in my life and so happy I get to share it with all of you!
We had a blast with Chloe and her amazing aerobic skills on the floor drops. Instead of crawling forward she would wobble her way backwards. Her mom would run to grab her and slide her back to front while I kept snapping away and dad entertained her with songs. It is a production for every photo shoot and I laugh every time. I always tell my clients that someone should be documenting what happens behind the scenes.
Such a fun session we had together!
After meeting Gianna during our shoot I have officially decided that one day I would want to have a baby girl. Having a baby is a blessing so I wouldn't mind having a boy but this gorgeous munchkin changed my mind! Not only is she beautiful but she is such a happy baby! A photographers dream to photograph and be around!