Category archives: Family

Bring on the pumpkin spiced lattes!The Devahl Family {bakersfield, california family photographer}Fall Family Sessions

The Devahl Family {bakersfield, california family photographer}
Today's little moments become tomorrow's precious memories. Every year, I get to photograph the most gorgeous and sweetest families! I look forward to the cooler weather, the beautiful, vibrant colors of the leaves, the excitement and the anticipation of the holidays... I love it all! I had the pleasure of capturing the Devahl family last year and we had so much[...]

Expecting Julia Rose {kern river, bakersfield, california maternity session}

Expecting Julia Rose {kern river, bakersfield, california maternity session}
"A grand adventure is about to begin." - Winnie the Pooh While planning my baby sister's maternity session, we knew we wanted to capture a session that was a little bit different, definitely romantic, and of course, sweet. We chose to venture to the infamous Kern River to capture this long-awaited session. My sister has been trying for quite some time now to beco[...]

You are my sunshine {mommy & me mini session, bakersfield california photography}

You are my sunshine {mommy & me mini session, bakersfield california photography}
You are my sunshine, my only sunshine, you make my happy, when skies are gray…  You'll never know dear, how much I love you, please don't take my sunshine away.   My goodness… this session melted my heart into a puddle of ooey-gooey-lovey-mush! These two beauties were the winners of the very first #thephotegegiveaway! (Find more details about the giveaway H[...]

The Mitchell Family {bakersfield, california family photography}

The Mitchell Family {bakersfield, california family photography}
It's not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.  As a photographer, it's always slightly terrifying, exhilarating & 100% flattering when another photographer asks you to capture their family.   Terrifying because you know they know "the secrets", exhilarating because there are a bazillion talented photographers in our small town, and fla[...]

The Kobe Family {bakersfield, california family photography}

The Kobe Family {bakersfield, california family photography}
Have you ever met a family and you instantly just feel all happy and all glow-y like you just touched a rainbow or something?? That's what meeting any member of the Kobe family feels like!  So much love, positivity and just wholesome goodness oozes out of these fabulous people… you can't help but to feel blessed in their presence! :) I recently spent an afternoon [...]

Welcome, Baby Benjamin! {bakersfield, california newborn photographer}

Welcome, Baby Benjamin! {bakersfield, california newborn photographer}
I absolutely love the Garza family!  Juan & Ally make the most gorgeous babies! ;) Meet Mr. Benjamin… the newest  lil' Garza in their clan. <3 When I first arrived, little Benjamin didn't want to sleep… he was ready to socialize.  I had to whip out my baby whispering skills to get him sleepy. ;) Big brother Matthew wanted to make sure I captured his sweet [...]

Generations {bakersfield, california family photography}

Generations {bakersfield, california family photography}
What do you do when your 87 year old grandma calls and says that she's coming for a visit from Washington? Schedule a generations family photo session, of course! :D I had such a wonderful time with the Eggar/Wilson/Espinoza family!  Grandma was so smitten and so happy to be with her family… my heart wanted to burst there was so much love and laughter in the air. [...]