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The Garner Family {San Clemente Pier}

Oh my goodness! We love this family! We were thrilled to do their family portraits for the fourth year in a row. Last year, Marvin pretended to be Iron Man to elicit a smile from the little man. He even brought an arc reactor! This year, no faux super heroes were needed. Everyone was all smiles and super cooperative. In fact, the sweetness of these siblings was just too darling!

We love using a variety of locations for portraiture. My favorite lately is the San Clemente Pier. It’s structure and color make it an awesome backdrop because it adds depth to the portrait. The pockets of light shining through the pier supports really let the subject shine. I even love the larger rocks on the beach and the texture they give each image!

— Janni

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October 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

The Clarke Family {Laguna Beach Family Portraits}

What a wonderful family to work with! As much as we love photographing families with young children, it’s a real treat to be able to work with older children! Maybe that’s only because we’re not their parents (wink, wink). This beautiful family are locals of south Orange County. I loved their diverse choice of wardrobe. The colors work well together and each family member dressed true to their style and personality.

The late afternoon sun was just amazing in these shots. I love the warm caramel tones infused into this family set and the colors of the evening sunset.

— Janni

 

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October 17th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

{Matt & Mindi + 3} Dana Point Family Portraits

This darling family visited from Las Vegas! Their kiddos were so easy to work with! It’s such a wonderful experience working with visitors from around the country. We are spoiled to live by the beach and forget what it’s like to really discover it, enjoy, and take it in! The secret to working with children is to make sure they are having fun and photograph them while they are digging their toes in the sand, turning over sea shells, and investigating the tide pools. It makes getting the more posed shots a lot easier once their curiosity has been satisfied! The photography session is a lot more enjoyable for all involved when you take the time to let kids be kids!

— Janni

 

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October 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|