This past Saturday was Josiah’s birthday! There were a lot of young ones at his party, and I couldn’t help but photograph them. Enjoy the cuteness.
I went up to the Bay Area for Thanksgiving to visit my family and a couple of my friends, Michael & Gracie Penhale came with me. The morning we left to drive back down to Los Angeles, Gracie & I woke up early and had ourselves a little shoot in a redwood forest in Oakland. It was my first time using smoke bombs in a shoot, and I loved it. I could definitely see myself using them more in the future….;)
Well. This Los Angeles girl finally got to experience fall. And rain.
A couple weeks ago I went up to Bend, Oregon with several friends. It was a beautiful three days, with morning brunches, walks, coffee, fog, adventures, and community. We had beautiful conversations while we experienced this beautiful world. I am so thankful for the friends who packed into that little mini-cooper with me and were a part of one of the best weekends of my life.
I’ve been doing several shoots with Jessica Hover over the past year or so, but this was the first time I got to do a couple shoot with her hubby Shaun Hover. If I gave you all the details about what these two do, this would be a long blog post, so I’ll try to keep it short.
Jess works with girls in the modeling industry in Hollywood, New York and all over the world, speaking identity into those who are struggling with insecurities, and walking them into who they were designed to be. // http://www.beautyarise.org //
Shaun works with skateboarders, essentially doing the same thing, and being a father figure to many who don’t have anyone to look up to. // http://www.callingallskaters.org //
I love this rad couple , and we had a great time gallivanting around Hollywood the other day to get these photos. Enjoy.
These two are from Barbados, and a couple days ago we did a short photo shoot for their band, “A Few Good Men.” Check out there music here.
It didn’t take Gracie Penhale & I long after we began brainstorming about another portrait shoot to come up with this concept. We decided to wake up before the sun rose with our American flag & gold tipped feathers to catch an early sunrise shoot. I absolutely love shooting this girl, and we were both very happy with the results of our morning adventure.
Hannah & Derek are engaged! I did their engagement video several weeks ago, and we had such a rad time. I knew their engagement photo shoot was going to be just as fun, and it definitely was. One of Hannah’s family members knew a man who owns this property in the hills near Temecula. I could try to tell you how awesome this place was, but I’ll just let you see for yourself. Thanks Derek & Hannah for such an easy, rad shoot!