Smile! (Family Portrait Session)

  This is the fourth time I’ve worked with this family in four years, and yet this is the first family portrait I’ve ever taken of them. How is that possible? I first met them when I was hired to document the mom’s military retirement ceremony. The next year, I took the son’s high school…

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: Kids Being Kids

These images are from a recent client session at El Matador State Beach in Malibu, California. Most of the images were family group shots, which I’m still working on. However my assistant and I had the opportunity to grab a few fun shots here and there. Not sure who took what, as it was on…

El Matador Beach: Agency Test Shoot

Back to the beach for another model agency test shoot. Different agency this time, and the model is Christina. Even though El Matador is just one beach over from the shoot of a few weeks ago, it was a very different shoot this time. Way more relaxed, for one thing! [click “continue reading” below for…