to the foothills

I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful family once again! This time we headed to the foothills of Orange County. The evening was spent chasing the light in Casper’s Wilderness Park.

why I love to photograph in the water

I started photographing in the ocean 13 years ago. I bought my first water housing to take with me on a sailing trip from San Diego, CA to Hiva Oa, French Polynesia and beyond. It was an Ewa Marine housing that I used with my Nikon 8008s and I shot …

growing up in clover

    It had been 3 years since I photographed this gorgeous family from Pennsylvania and when I heard that they wanted me to be there again when they came to visit Coronado, I was thrilled to find out that they had added to their bevvy of beautiful girls!!

threshold people

    I have spent the last 8 years photographing my children in the ocean and pool to explore their seasoning in the water. From their love of small wavelets lapping at their toes to being inside the 6′ waves in the shore break, I have watched and witnessed and …

.the ocean delights to set us free

From the series ‘Rite of Water’ When we step into the water, it is a feeling like no other. It is smooth and cool. In order for us to thrive in such an unusual environment, we must allow ourselves to be vulnerable. I spent the better part of my life …

CHOC the future’s bright ad campaign

  It’s always an honor to work with CHOC Children’s Hospital and this year was the most inspirational project I’ve worked on with them. They selected 4 children age 1-16 who wrote about what they hope for their future and why. From a parent’s perspective for their one year old …

family photos at Disneyland

I had so much fun photographing this beautiful family bright and early before the crowds at Disneyland. The light was fabulous and they had special places all picked out for their portraits. What a great way to start the day!!

pure preschool joy

  I have been busy with both my kids’ schools lately. Besides the usual homework and after school activities, I also commit quite a bit of time to helping in both their classes. I feel it helps show them how important school is to us and how proud we are …