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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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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personal branding portraits Oceanside CA, professional photographer

Elana Karoly – the Home Loan Queen! I had so much photographing Elana for her updated branding photos. She is affectionately known as the Home Loan Queen and wanted to bring that fun element into her professional images. Elena was very clear on her brand and how she wanted her photos to represent her, and…

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personal branding portraits Carlsbad CA, professional photographer

When Crystal contacted me about updating photos for her marketing, I was super excited to meet her because everything about her and her brand was intriguing to me. And when I met her in person and we talked about her vision for her company and about her inspirations for her photo shoot, we clicked right…

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Dare To Be DINO

Hi Friends!! I am so honored to be a part of Dare To Be DINO, a two-day women’s transformational event, taking place in my town of Oceanside, CA October 21 and 22, 2017. Take a look at this video I made which tells you about why I am excited for this event! Not only am…

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personal branding, portrait, San Diego

I had the pleasure of capturing a fellow portrait photographer, Ashley Strong Smith. Ashley is a wedding and portrait photographer based in Oceanside, CA. Ashley wanted to have portraits taken in a natural, earthy environment. And lucky for us, we planned our shoot for a time following heavy rains in Southern California which resulted in such…

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Kristen Strate is a holistic pregnancy coach, a Bulletproof coach, a fitness instructor, a mom, a wife … she embodies all things family and health. She launched her website last year and in preparation for her public unveiling we did a photoshoot in her hometown of Oceanside, CA to feature the many sides of Kristen.…

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marcy browe photography personal branding

Beth is candid and vulnerable and loving. She is a Mama, a wife, a sister and friend. She is an artist. She started a company called Find The Happy Now, as an outlet for her art and for her desire to spread the message that we can find happiness each day, even when the days feel extra dark. She created…

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engagement photos Balboa Park

Everything about this engagement session left me feeling happy and light hearted!! You know when you spend time with people that leave you better than how you showed up?? That’s how I felt about photographing Shelby and Dan for their engagement portraits. The way they looked at each other, the way they treated each other,…

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dancer portrait photographer, San Diego

One of my FAVORITE clients to photograph are the professional dancers from You Can Dance Studio in Hermosa Beach, CA. We collaborated on their latest set of marketing portraits which involved their ridiculously talented team of dancers who are masters of multiple styles of dance. The studio is owned by the dynamic mother/daughter team of…

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I photographed Lyndell Werling, a personal stylist, for a feature in La Costa Living magazine. We chose the super rad and funky boutique in Oceanside called clothe+arrow. What a perfect backdrop for Lyndell’s shoot!! Lyndell came dressed in an incredibly beautiful purple dress and she truly took my breath away when I saw her for the…

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high school portraits san diego

High school senior, Jazmine, class of 2017 photographed at the San Diego Botanical Garden in Encinitas, CA Jazmine lives in Arizona, but her mom is getting married at the Botanical Gardens this summer. When they did a site visit to this location as part of the wedding research, they fell in love with this magical…

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personal branding photo san diego

Lisa O’Hearn is a wardrobe stylist for Cabi, so of course she wore items from the recently-launched Spring Collection for her photoshoot. And how cute does she look in each of these pieces???!! We went to Balboa Park in San Diego for this shoot because Lisa wanted photos that were warm and inviting and playful…

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banding photography Carlsbad CA

This was such a fun photoshoot because it was a total departure from the style that I typically shoot! Curt is a DJ and he is also a principal with HypeLife Brands, progressive branding & marketing agency helping brands engage Millennials. So when he came to me for updated headshots to promote his DJ business, I knew this would be…

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Oceanside portrait session pregnancy

He’s arrived almost 2 weeks late, but James Bennet Nelson is finally here! In November, we captured the maternity photo session with his glowing parents and furry brother, Sage. Patty and Brad’s first baby, their cinnamon colored husky, Sage, was part of the family photo session because he is truly a member of their family.…

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So, turns out I’ve had a busy 2016!! I didn’t realize just how busy I had been this year until I tallied the numbers: 139 photoshoots: 29,190 shutter clicks 65% Portraits and Personal Branding 35% Family Photography   This has been such a fun year … I’ve photographed all kinds of women who responded to my…

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