I’m so excited to share some of the photos I created with fellow photographer, Ashley Strong Smith of Ashley Strong Photography. I could not be more enthusiastic about how this lovely soul and I have connected and have formed a friendship in business (and in life!). We collaborated last year as we exchanged photo services and…

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5 tips for selfies

The invention of the camera phone spawned the concept of the “selfie” and there’s no going back!! Some people are really good at selfies … and many people are NOT.  So, if you want to look a little better on camera, here is a video I created with my 5 tips for rocking the selfie.…

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Marguerite Smith, the owner of Aim To Organize, wanted personal branding photos that represented her style and her approach to organizing and productivity. I photographed Marguerite at my studio and we used props that conveyed her message — a clock to show time management skills and organizational elements to represent home organizing and paperwork management.…

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Danielle Angelo is a coach for teens. She’s the mom of three beautiful teen girls so she knows this subject matter intimately! Danielle is very in touch with the power of spirituality and the benefits of meditation, and she uses these skills in her coaching business. She has had a long career in events, currently…

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I had the honor of being interviewed by Catherine Magaña, a Certified Financial Planner, in Carlsbad California. Catherine’s team has an educational series for women called Savvy Women Wealth Management. She uses this platform to educate women about their finances – with the goal of making women more savvy when it comes to how they manage their…

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Geanette radiates warmth and positive energy and when you are in her presence, you can immediately sense that she is wise beyond her years. She’s the perfect combination of yogi and business woman. All of these qualities are used to their fullest potential in her business as a personal worth consultant. Geanette’s mission is to…

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website photos affordable photographer San Diego, Orange County

Chris Ashley was ready to upscale his website and needed photos to match his new vision. He worked with the incredibly talented team from Cowlick Appeal to re-brand his online presence and they created a BEAUTIFUL new website for him. Take a look at the newly launched Chris Ashley Designs + Drafting website. I especially…

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real estate portrait San Diego

Ashlynn came to me because she was going to be featured on the cover and inside the pages of a real estate industry magazine and needed photos to submit to the publisher. What a fun assignment!! When Ashlynn Cubbison took a job right out of high school assisting at a small brokerage, she didn’t know…

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san diego headshot photographer

Everyone loves a good make-over story! From home make overs, to weight loss stories, to beauty transformations, the process of going from a “before” to an “after” is intriguing to see. When I watch my clients receive hair and makeup and wardrobe styling prior to their portrait shoot, it is truly a make-over happening right…

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family photos taken in Escondido by a professional photographer in San Diego and Oceanside. 

When Kris asked me to take photos of her husband Kurt and her at their home, I knew this was going to be a fun – and incredibly meaningful – photoshoot. Kurt has been battling cancer, and recently his diagnosis took a turn for the worse. Before he went back for an additional round of…

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family photos taken at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas by a professional photographer in San Diego and Oceanside. 

Katie and Sara celebrated their parent’s 45th Wedding Anniversary with family photos during their trip to Encinitas. What better gift to give than the gift of memories! This family came in from Arizona to spend time together on the beach in San Diego. It’s always so fun watching families together because when you do photos…

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personal branding, real estate portraits Carlsbad CA, professional photographer in San Diego

When Kim Collings, a San Diego realtor with Broom and Associates wanted to update her headshots – we knew exactly what we wanted to do to position her as a local expert. AND we knew we also had to get her dog Oliver in some of the shots. Not only is Kim an expert on real…

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family photos taken at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas by a professional photographer in San Diego and Oceanside. 

A family FULL of boys! Jane and Jerry have 4 boys, and out of their 6 grandkids, only one is a girl. The Cameron Family all came from Arizona to spend time in Encinitas during the summer. They rented a house right on Moonlight beach, and I know they loved every minute of their time…

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family photos taken at Oceanside Harbor by a professional photographer in San Diego and Oceanside.

50 Years of Love!! That sign says it all. And what better way to celebrate than to spend time with your family? Nancy and George now live in Colorado, but they came back to San Diego with their son, his wife and their grand daughters to visit their other son and his wife. They wanted…

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headshots in san diego

All professionals need a great photo of themselves. More so then ever, your image is an important part of your business … how you appear online, the look of your website, your LinkedIn profile, and social media too. The style of headshot you choose is up to you. Some professionals prefer the standard headshot in…

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business headshots and executive portraits

It was such a pleasure doing headshots for the executive team of San Diego-based Vigilant Risk Solutions. I worked with their creative and web team, Flamango Marketing & Design who oversaw the re-design of their website. This team is all about security and corporate vigilance. So their headshots were created to represent authority and a bit…

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personal branding portraits Carlsbad CA, professional photographer in San Diego

The beautiful smile in these photos belongs to my friend and fellow photographer, Cheryl Polk, a newborn and family photographer based in San Diego. When I asked Cheryl to step in front of my camera she was open and willing to be my subject. You see, as photographers we don’t often get to be the…

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family photos taken on the beach in Del Mar by a professional photographer in San Diego and Oceanside. 

I photographed the Tieger Family for La Costa Neighbors magazine. When Judee told me she wanted her family to be photographed on the beach with their 4 dogs, I knew just where to go – Dog Beach in Del Mar!! Dog Beach, as it’s affectionately known, is one of the only places you can bring…

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family photos taken at Jacks Pond San Marcos by a professional photographer in San Diego and Oceanside.

Family life is always changing, and never is that more true than for the Mincey Family. Peggy and Darrell’s son Phillip and his wife moved to Austin just days after this photoshoot. But this is not just a story about family members moving away, THIS is a story about long-lost family members re-connecting. Peggy recently…

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personal branding portraits Oceanside CA, professional photographer in San Diego

Debbra Sweet is no stranger to being in front of the camera. We’ve collaborated on several photoshoots together over the past few years. But this shoot was extra fun because we had an amazing location to photograph in, the Springhill Suites in Oceanside. In addition to the hip, beachfront hotel location, Debbra enlisted the help…

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