Huntington Beach CA Valentine's Day Proposal

A Valentine’s Day Marriage Proposal | Huntington Beach, CA Photographer | Tony + Amber

When Tommy proposed to me back in 2006, it was just an ordinary old Friday night. It happened over dinner at ourView full post »

Beautiful Monterey Park Family Photos

Adoption Finalization Hearing Photos | Monterey Park, CA Photographer | The Blandford Family

In my past life I was a legal assistant for an awesome labor and family law attorney. In fact, my old boss whom I lovedView full post »

Lake Park Family Photos | Huntington Beach, CA Photographer | The Ciarelli Family

It’s crazy to think that I have known Tommy for 16 years now, that is almost half my life! And though we haveView full post »

Sur Restaurant Romantic Bride and Groom Photo

Sur Restaurant Wedding Photos | West Hollywood, CA Photographer | Sabrina + Keri

Having had the privilege to photograph so many beautiful weddings over the past four years, we have learned that eachView full post »

Renee + Ramon | Santa Ana, CA Anniversary Session

Love. It is the what inspires our work. In every photograph we take, I see love — the love between a couple, theView full post »

Linda + Joe | Orange, CA Engagement Session

They met for the first time during a Halloween party that she and her roommates threw back in 2007. Amid costumes andView full post »

Venice Beach Engagement Photos

Austin + Daisy | Venice Canals Engagement Session

Nothing makes my heart feel better than making our clients happy And the biggest compliment we can ever receive isView full post »

glamour shots Orange County

Maria | Modern Beauty Portrait

In every session, event or wedding I shoot … I try to find something that connects me to “the story.”View full post »

Self-Doubt and Realizing I’m Not a Nutella Jar | Personal

If there’s one thing that I had not anticipated when I first launched my business, it would be the unbelievableView full post »

Malibu Beach Maternity Photos

Lisa + Francisco | Malibu, CA Maternity Session

I’ve never been a woman who glowed when I was expecting, but that’s OK because the universe makes up for itView full post »

Irvine Regional Park Maternity Session

Hazel + Isaac | Orange, CA Maternity Session

Being a mother is hard, I’ve been reminded of that lately as a new mommy to an infant We often forget how muchView full post »

Los Angeles Arts District Engagement Session

Mike + Stevie | Downtown L.A. Engagement Session

Their paths crossed in a bar in San Diego three years ago, though at the time, neither one of them could have guessedView full post »

Road Trippin’ to Northern California | Bay Area/San Francisco Casting Call

One of the hardest things to adapt to since the latter part of my pregnancy and then having our sweet little girl hasView full post »

Family photos at Griffith Park

The Durons | Griffith Park, CA Family Session

One of the best things about being wedding photographers is keeping in touch with our couples and bonding a friendshipView full post »

Stephanie + Gabe | Huntington Beach, CA Prom Session

A few months ago I shot two of my very first prom sessions ever and it reminded me how wonderfully exciting it felt toView full post »

Alejandra + Sean ~ To Celebrate Love | Dana Point, CA Wedding

From the time I sat down for my first meeting with Alejandra and her sweet mom, through the planning of her veryView full post »

Czarina + Anthony | Huntington Beach, CA Prom Session

It’s funny how my high school days seem like they just happened yesterday, but at the same time, it feels likeView full post »

Celia Ward-Wallace | Los Angeles, CA Lifestyle Shoot

Aside from the question, “What should I wear?” The other question our clients often ask us is, “DoView full post »

Our Family is Growing, We’re Having A Baby! | Personal

There’s a reason why I thrived as a news reporter working in the breaking news business for so many years —View full post »

Clarissa + Chris | San Juan Capistrano, CA Engagement Session

Everything happens for a reason — it is a lesson I continue to learn every time I sit down and contemplate theView full post »

Carina + Daniel ~ When Love Blossoms | Long Beach, CA Wedding

Having been a wedding photographer for a little over three years now, I’ve come to realize that there is nothingView full post »

The Gillenwaters | Coto de Caza, CA Family Session

I love surprises, especially when I am an integral part of them So when Caitlin + Becca reached out to me with plansView full post »

Being Grateful | Personal

As I sit here responding to emails on this early Friday morning, I can hear Tommy stirring in the bed, CheyenneView full post »

Burke-Ray Family | Cerritos, CA Family Session

Families come in all colors, shapes and sizes. And I think it’s this unique diversity that makes having family soView full post »

Ana | Fullerton, CA Portrait Session

There are some days it feels like my teenage years were thousands of years ago, but then there are times where it feelsView full post »

Life is Beautiful

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J.View full post »

Stephanie + Russ | San Juan Capistrano, CA Engagement Session

Tommy and I always encourage our clients to implement their personalities into their sessions ~ be it through theirView full post »

9/11: 12 Years Later, Never Forget | New York, NY

There are rare moments in time where the world seems to stand still. Moments of global significance that leave usView full post »

Brendon + Rebecca ~ Love is In the Air | Westminster, CA Wedding

When it comes to the Wedding Day, I truly enjoy photographing all the special little details that our couples haveView full post »

Happy Birthday 18th Birthday Cheyenne, I Love You

Dear Cheyenne, There must be some mistake, there’s no way you could possibly be 18 years old. It feels like IView full post »

We’re Hitting the Road for a Few Summer Destination Weddings | Off to Hawaii + Mexico

I honestly cannot believe this year is more than half way over. Where the heck did the time go? In any case, we areView full post »

Tammy + Kenny ~ The Look of Love | New Rochelle, NY Wedding

Back in 2011, we took our first trip to New York together as family — it was Cheyenne’s first trip to NYView full post »

Happy Birthday My Love

Dear Tommy, Yesterday morning I woke up to find you missing from our bed and I looked at the time and saw it was 7:35View full post »

Embracing the Beauty that is You | Beauty Couture by MarieSam Sanchez

Growing up in the city of Cerritos, I was surrounded by a bevy of colors and cultures. Since my first days at LealView full post »

Lucy + Thomas | Venice, CA Engagement Session

We told people we met at a frat party at UCLA. It was “our story” for a long time. Those who knew the realView full post »

Alice + Angel | Orange, CA Engagement Session

Since I first pick up a camera in 2010, I’ve learned so much more than the X’s O’s of being aView full post »

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