Kerry & Douglas’ wedding (Avila Beach, CA)

What a great day! Kerry and Douglas are so very much in love, and their happiness was truly infectious. There was a feeling in the air that now, finally, everything was right in the world, and everything was as it should be. And what a treat to have so many immediate family involved in the…

Portrait Session at Mandalay Dunes

In southern California, one tends to take nice weather for granted. Although usually it’s of the clear-blue-sky variety, with no clouds to be found anywhere. Lately though we’ve had anything but the standard sunny sunset. So we were very lucky for this family portrait session, as coincidence had us schedule it between two sets of…

Family Portraits in Malibu

This is a family portrait session from a couple of months ago. The parents have asked me not to include images of them in my blog post (for privacy reasons), so with their permission, I’m focusing on the kids! We had some great weather for this shoot, and the rocks at El Matador beach are…

Client Session: Party of Five

This was a fun portrait session! Mom and dad showed up early, with the boys following in a separate car about a half hour later. So I shot portraits of the parents first, and then threw the boys into the mix later on. This was all done at my favorite beach dunes location, in Oxnard…

Client Session: Model Portfolio Shoot

This is a model portfolio shoot I did about six months ago. For some reason I forgot to blog about it, and was reminded just now. So the details are necessarily a little sketchy. We started off at the beach in Ventura, California, near the pier. The model needed a mix of swimsuit and casual…

Client Session: El Matador Beach

Here is another portrait session from the lead up to Christmas. I’m honored that families send out my images for their holiday cards! I also get a little thrill when I look at the display containing the Christmas cards I’ve received, and can say “I took that one, and that one, and that oneā€¦” I…