Heidi and Mike’s Engagement (Santa Barbara, CA)

Heidi and Mike are getting married up in Oakland, CA tomorrow, and I will be there to document it. It’s gonna be fun! The story of their engagement session in Santa Barbara/Montecito (from a couple of weeks ago) follows the images. Heidi and Mike decided they’d like to do their engagement photo session at Butterfly…

Family Portraits at Arroyo Verde Park

Arroyo Verde Park is probably my favorite park in the city of Ventura. But ironically, I haven’t taken many family portraits there. So it’s always a pleasure when I get a chance, as I did with this wonderful family a few weeks ago. Those girls are so cute! And as a bonus, the wildflowers were…

Three Generations (Portrait Photography in Ventura, CA)

Ventura, California family portrait photography by Matt Haines. Story follows images… This wonderful family invited me out to their house on the beach to take some fun and informal family portraits. What a kind and generous group of people they were! We got to play in the sun and the sand, laugh and have a…