At the Pier: Ventura Family Portrait Photography

This is the second time I’ve taken this family’s portraits. They love the beach, so we decided to shake things up a bit this year and head down to the Ventura pier. Winter portraits in California can be really gorgeous!   Technical details: Mamiya 645AF with 80mm f/2.8 lens, Nikon F100 with 50mm f/1.4 lens,…

Jenna and Jason’s Engagement Session (Hartley Botanica)

Jenna and Jason are getting married in November, and wanted to do their engagement session at the Hartley Botanica in Somis, CA. It’s a great “secret” location that hosts quite a few weddings. A beautiful place, and such a happy couple…we had a blast! There was a wedding happening later on that day, so we…

Bridal Portraits in Simi Valley, CA

  Model: Daryl Nicole Hair and makeup: JaNice Estrada Short dress: “April” by Fancy Bridal New York Short dress and accessories provided by: Camarillo Bridal Long dress: model’s own Shoes: Irregular Choice Bouquet of light purple spray roses, pink and white ranunculus, white and purple anemones, pink sweet peas, dusty miller, purple lilacs, pink jasmine,…