Sarah and John (engagement session)

Sarah and John’s story follows the images… A few weeks ago I shot Sarah and John’s engagement photos. Sarah had some definite ideas for their shoot, and even pointed my toward her Pinterest board. I love when couples show me their inspiration images, and I’m happy to craft a shoot around the ideas (putting my…

Family Portrait Session (Agoura Hills, CA)

A recent family portrait session, shot at Cheeseboro Canyon in Agoura Hills, CA. Technical details: Mamiya 645AF with 80mm f/2.8 lens, Nikon F5 with 50mm f/1.4 lens, Kodak Portra 400 and Kodak T-Max 400 (black and white). Processed and scanned by Image Source, and turned around in record time!  

Afternoon in the Park (client session)

When you have a pretty dress you wore to a wedding, why not get the most use out of it? That’s just what the mother of this little girl did, by scheduling a portrait session with me. That flower-girl dress can finally be the center of attention…and so can the flower girl! To accessorize for…

Debi and Joel (engagement session)

Debi and Joel met while working at Disneyland, and Debi still works there. It’s such a big part of their life, it seemed a logical choice to have their engagement photos taken there too. While I’ve been to Disneyland a number of times – as have most Californians – I had never done a photo…

Stephanie and Kurt Celebrate 40 Years!

  Stephanie and Kurt celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary a few weeks ago, and I had the distinct honor of documenting it for them! The 100-guest event was held at the Heritage Square in Oxnard, California. Dinner, dancing, a slide show of their 40 years together, and even a renewal of vows in the historic…

Lauren (Model Portfolio Shoot)

A couple of weeks ago I headed out to the local beach (Oxnard, California) to do a simple photoshoot with Lauren, who needed some images for her portfolio. Susie Nino did makeup for us, and graciously put up with doing makeup on a park bench in the sun and wind! She had been prepared to…