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It’s the Saturday morning after Thanksgiving, and my heart is full with so many thoughts and feelings. One of the biggest things on my mind is that in just a few weeks, I’ll be turning the big 25 years old. I’m halfway through my twenties now. The reality hit me like a brick recently, as I […]

#25daysofcharity

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Few moments are as precious to catch on camera than the moment he goes down on one knee and asks her to be his bride. Tonight, the evening before Thanksgiving, I’m certainly grateful for the chance to be apart of this memory for Mike and Sam. I’m also teary-eyed, as I remember that exactly 4 years […]

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  Dancers have this certain grace and strength about them that is compelling and inspiring. When you spend your entire life in a studio, learning discipline and balance and poise, it’s no wonder that those qualities transfer into your personal life. I could see those same kinds of attributes in Treasure, as we explored some […]

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Recently, I was looking back at some of my old photography from when I first started, and trying not to feel appalled and embarrassed. Okay, who am I kidding, I felt appalled and embarrassed. The lighting was off, poses were strange, editing was interesting, and I had so many versions of the exact same pose! As I […]

top mistake new photographers make

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Are you a beginner photographer that wants to learn how to take your editing to the next level?! You know the basics, but want to start editing like a pro?  Or, does Adobe Lightroom confuse you, and you would love step-by-step instructions how to use it?   Over the years, I’ve received a lot of […]

Portrait Photography of Girl in the desert in Menifee, Southern California

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I’ve been driving by a gorgeous landscape in Menifee filled with beautiful rock formations and greenery for weeks on end now. And every time I passed the patch of untouched desert-land, my soul cried, “Needing!” At the same time, I’ve been spending a lot more time with my extended cousin and new friend, Shariah. She’s a […]

Portrait Photography of Girl in the desert in Menifee, Southern California

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