Amanda and Morgan (engagement session)

Amanda and Morgan had some great ideas for their engagement session. They wanted me to spend some time with them at their house, capturing things they like do. They prepared some cucumber dip together in their beautiful kitchen, which was a lot of fun. I suppose they were practicing for their wedding cake cutting ceremony,…

Client Session: Model Portfolio Shoot

This is a model portfolio shoot I did about six months ago. For some reason I forgot to blog about it, and was reminded just now. So the details are necessarily a little sketchy. We started off at the beach in Ventura, California, near the pier. The model needed a mix of swimsuit and casual…

Client Session: Perfect Light

When shooting with clients on the beach, I try and get a good sunset whenever possible. I’ll reschedule the shoot for the client if the sky is overcast—it’s California after all, so why not get that ‘California Look’ whenever possible? But the light has really outdone itself on this shoot. It was a wonderful mix…

Client Session: Laguna Beach

It’s a rainy sunny morning as I write this, and the busy holiday portrait season is still going strong, very late into December! But today is a rain-out day, so what better time to post some images of a shoot from a few months ago…when it was still warm and sunny! These clients are based…