Inspiration Bridal Shoot at Orcutt Ranch (Canoga Park, CA)

The story follows the images… An inspirational bridal shoot at a historic ranch in the Los Angeles area, with vintage-styled dress and gorgeous bouquet! I even brought out a couple of 50 year old cameras to keep with the vintage wedding theme. venue: Orcutt Ranch photographer: Matt Haines hair and makeup: JaNice Estrada florist: Michelle…

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: 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 one…” I…