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Lizzie’s Senior Session

Meet another Senior at Convent of the Sacred Heart High School located in the beautiful neighborhood of Pacific Heights, San Francisco: Lizzie. I have been so blessed to meet so many amazing seniors this year, including Lizzie, who are even more beautiful on the inside than on the outside… which speaks VOLUMES because these girls are GORGEOUS! We chose Golden Gate Park as the location for her shoot; This spot reminds me so much of Balboa Park in San Diego, and I can’t get enough of it! I had the best time getting to know her and her Mom (who was also wonderful!). Lizzie, I wish you the absolute BEST next year! Hopefully I will see you again before you are off to college!


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golden gate park portrait
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golden gate park portrait
golden gate park portrait
golden gate park portrait
golden gate park portrait
golden gate park portrait
golden gate park portrait

Sadi Lane - Nicole these are gorgeous! She is so pretty, she’s going to love these!

Taylor Sheuerman - Oh my goodness, these are SO mesmerizing. The first two of her laying in the grass are breathtaking. So much beauty and lovely lighting. You did a wonderful job!

Miki Turns 5

I decided to get a little personal in my blog post today… Tomorrow we will be celebrating the 5th birthday of our precious little doglet, Miki. I know, I know, some of you are thinking “she’s just a dog, and you my friend are ridiculous.” I didn’t grow up with a dog, so I would’ve said the same before this little love came into my life. She has become our family member, our daughter, and we are so in love with her and would do anything for her. If I can experience this kind of love for a dog, I can’t even imagine how I will feel about my children one day. There is an unspoken bond between us and she is completely loyal to her Mommy… and let’s also not forget that connection between Grandpuppy and Grandpa! She responds to any combination of these nicknames: Munk, Skunk, Goose, Doglet, Tiki, Mamas, Hummus, Hums, Angel, Moos, Skunkin, Punkin, Punk, Cakes… The list goes on. Little Pupins, you are the best thing in our lives and we love you! Happy 5th birthday!


Miki as a puppy, and my favorite photo of her taken to date.
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Her first night with me.
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Another favorite, which took lots of patience and cheese…
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Miki as our flower girl last August (next 3 photos courtesy of Brian Kent)
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Recent favorite shots from our family trip to Yosemite
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And, Silas is going to kill me, but…
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Happy Birthday Munk!:)

Sadi Lane - Oh my goodness that is the cutest thing ever! She is so sweet I want one now lol! Great photos!

cindy - We got married in January. That December Zach bought me a dog. Her name was Christy. By June I was pregnant and expecting in March. Christy slept with me. Followed me everywhere. She was tiny and went every where with me. I could not imagine how I could love anyone more that that silly doglet. Then Jason was born in March and she excepted that baby as her pup, she was so protective. Slept by his bassinet. Barked if I didn’t come fast enough when he woke up. 12 years later we put her to sleep. She had had a stroke. I of not think I will ever have an experience with an animal ad I had with that doggy. I get it Nicole. I really do.

Kate Breuer - Wow! He’s adorable! So cute! And I love the photo that took you so much patience ;) And the ones from your wedding. Cute little one!

Lucy Munoz - I love the one with her wearing pearls =)

Leah Vis - The cutest dog ever, and the location is breath-taking! Great work!

Crystal and Kyle Wedding | Calamigos Ranch | Malibu, CA

I am so excited to finally share Crystal and Kyle’s wedding with you since they were recently featured in Le Magnifique Blog last week! Be sure to read the description on the blog written by one of Crystal’s bridesmaids and a freelance writer, Holly Gazeley! Their wedding at Calamigos Ranch last year was beautiful, and Crystal’s details were absolutely stunning. She has since started her own company for decor and styling, CK Style, based in Dallas, TX and Southern California. Also, in case some of those wood stumps look familiar, I used some of Crystal’s unused stumps in my own wedding last year! I also have the privileged of shooting at this gorgeous venue again in just a couple of weeks, and I can’t wait! Now, for the photos…


Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
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Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding   Calamigos Ranch Wedding
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Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
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Calamigos Ranch Wedding
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Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
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Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
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Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding
Calamigos Ranch Wedding

Leah Vis - What a beautiful group of people! Beautiful photos!

Brittney Hannon - Nicole what an absolutely beautiful wedding! You captured everything so well! I love the picture of the bride and groom kissing and the flower girls throwing up the rose petals, super creative and cute!

Sadi Lane - Oh my goodness what an incredible location! Love the colors and fun shots you got!

Tori Shults - What a cool venue! Love the Ferris wheel and merry-go-round shots! Nicely done!

Jennifer B - What a beautiful location! Gorgeous pictures!

Amelia’s Senior Session | Palace of Fine Arts and Convent of the Sacred Heart High School

“I like people who smile when it’s raining”

…And raining it was! This sweet girl braved the weather (dark clouds, fog, mist, drizzle) for her half outdoor, half indoor senior session in January at the Palace of Fine Arts and the piano room at her high school. Amelia kept her huge, gorgeous smile the entire time! She is an absolute beauty. For the indoor part of her session, I was thrilled to be able to hear her play the piano and incorporate something dear to her heart into her portraits. Even though it isn’t necessary, I do think it’s great when seniors can make their sessions more personal to them (like Sophia’s ballet shoes) especially integrating a talent or something that has been a big part of their identity before going off to college. Here are a few of my favorites from Amelia’s session!

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Piano Senior

Catherine Senior Session | Baker Beach | San Francisco

Catherine is another one of my sweet and GORGEOUS Seniors from Convent of the Sacred Heart High School in Pacific Heights, San Francisco! We spent this incredibly sunny December (!) afternoon at Baker Beach, which overlooks the Golden Gate Bridge. It quickly became one of my favorite locations in SF to shoot and to just relax; My pup and I spend a few hours there almost every week. Thank you Catherine for allowing me capture such an important milestone in your life! Just a couple more months!!! I am so excited for your future!

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