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A few weeks ago while I was in California for a wedding shoot, I got to sneak in a a quick portrait session with the Pedreiro family! I can’t even tell you how ridiculously sweet this family is. When Kenzie jumped out of the truck and ran over to give me a hug in her […]

Family

Fall Portraits: Pedreiro Family

11/03/16

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Oh you guys!!!! I am SO excited for this post and to share images from this shoot in Yosemite! This was such a fun one for me, for SO many reasons, but mostly because I love this family!!! Kammie is one of my dear friends from college so when she mentioned they were going camping […]

Family

yosemite national park vintage themed portrait session dons family

10/20/15

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It’s officially October – woo hoo! Bring on the cooler weather, hot drinks all day, comfy sweaters and scarves (yessssss please!), and Homeland Season 5!!! I thought I could sneak that last one in since Homeland is ‘seasonal’! Most especially though, fall means family portrait time!!!    Today, I wanted to share portraits from my […]

Family

oakdale california knights ferry family portraits

10/05/15

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Remember this gorgeous family from a few months ago?!? They have since grown by one! The Vasquez family welcomed sweet Luna Estrella to the world, and she is absolutely beautiful! Pouty lips, hazel eyes, and just the sweetest smiles!    The Vasquez family invited me to into their beautiful home to document the newest member […]

Family

merced at home family session vasquez family

3/30/15

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One of the things I love most about my job is getting to meet new people. I feel especially thankful for this because by nature, I am an introvert. Those of you who have met me are probably thinking, “No way! There is no way she is an introvert! She’s SO loud and crazy” You […]

Family, Maternity

merced snelling portrait photographer family maternity portraits vasquez family

10/27/14

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I don’t know how it began or what prompted my love, but I am a total sucker for Mini-Dachshunds, sweater vests, and side parts. You’re probably thinking “this is random and ridiculous”, right? I know, I know! But I can’t help it or deny my love!    So a few weeks ago, when I met […]

Family

the sziraki family snelling family portraits

9/19/14

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As if there wasn’t enough cuteness on Wednesday with Ethan turning one, you are about to get another dose today with the Lee Family! Their darling Karyss turned four this last weekend, so I met up with them a few weeks back to capture the occasion!     And what better way to celebrate turning […]

Family, Kids

east lake ranch portraits lee family

7/19/14

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Well, it’s official. If you are born into the Slate family, you are the inheritor of awesome dimples and a megawatt smile! It’s true!!! Over the years, I have had the privilege of documenting senior portraits for three Slate boys and they ALL have these killer smiles and or dimples for days. I love it! […]

Family

merced chowchilla family portraits slate family

7/15/14

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I typically sit a few rows behind them at church. It is always so fun to see Matt and Sarah snuggled together, nestled amongst their little brood of blondies. They make the MOST darling family….EVER!!! Sarah and I chatted about doing family pictures back and forth for a while and finally, a few weeks back, […]

Family

merced family portraits

6/10/14

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I think I officially have a new favorite flower plant in these foxglove beauties! They are gorgeous! I love their vivid colors and bell-shaped flowers. Okay, if I am being honest, I had no idea what type of flower these were when I first saw them. I am by no means a flower aficionado….more of, […]

Family

family portraits foxglove flowers

5/22/14