Del Mar gender reveal: Basinger Family

Meet Jerusha, Chad and River. They are related to another set of Basingers that have made their way onto this blog on several occasions. We met on a beautiful January Saturday in Del Mar for a gender reveal. We discovered through a fun-filled balloon release, that the Basinger family will be welcoming a little girl. Congratulations Basingers on your growing family!

2017 Wrap up

As 2017 ends, I want to take some time to say thank you to all the families and individuals who have allowed me to take part in their lives. I know that it takes trust to invite someone into your world and express yourself on camera, and for that privilege, I am truly honored.

This year has been quite busy as I’ve worked a full-time job with an editing company for professional wedding photographers, gotten involved with a new church and picked up some freelance photography jobs alongside my work with Ese Esan Photography. Because of this, and the need to spend quality time with my husband and son, my blogging has been a bit neglected this year.

I didn’t want to end the year without showcasing some of the incredible families I’ve had the honor of photographing year after year. Please know that you are all appreciated! And for all my first-time clients, I can’t wait to see you in 2018!

THE NICHOLS FAMILY

 

THE BAILLIE FAMILY

 

THE HUNTER FAMILY

 

THE BASINGER FAMILY

 

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THE ROSAL FAMILY

 

JOHN

 

THE GEORGE FAMILY

 

THE ESGATE FAMILY 

 

THE VAN ALSTYNE FAMILY

 

THE NICHOLS FAMILY

 

THE JENKINS FAMILY

 

AVIVA AND DANIEL

 

 

La Jolla family portraits: The Grayots

Meet the Grayots. If you notice a similarity to another family featured recently on the blog, it’s because Azure is Seneca‘s sister! I met this sweet lady on a December Monday along with her husband, Delon, and their 5-month-old puppy Chanel. We roamed the park in La Jolla before heading down to the beach to watch Chanel experience her first time on sand.

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Photo Adventures in La Jolla

This year, I have been blessed to be able to photograph several repeat clients. This means so much to me, not only because by booking a session with me again, they are saying they enjoyed their previous experience, but it also allows me a chance to catch up with them and see what’s new in their lives.

I met Ms. Rhonda last year while she was vacationing in La Jolla. We spent nearly three hours together exploring the Cove and some of downtown. She said she would be back this year, and I was thrilled when she let me know her dates. This year, we had rain and we kept pushing back our session. We finally decided to just do it, and Ms. Rhonda came  and I both came armed with umbrellas to incorporate into the session.

I had so much fun, and can’t wait until your next yearly trip to San Diego!

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La Jolla Mini Session with the Peterson Family

Meet the Peterson family. If the name sounds familiar it’s because you’ve already met a few members of the family already. I met Seneca’s sister while they were in town from Utah for the holidays. They wanted a beach session, so we met at Scripps Pier for a mini holiday shoot.

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San Diego Senior Portraits at Mission Bay High School

Meet Nigel. A senior at Mission Bay High School who plays football, basketball and runs track. We meet at the school for a few portraits before heading to Crystal Pier to finish the session at sunset.

All the best to you Nigel as you finish your last  year of high school!

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Wedding: La Jolla Couples Session with Gus & Inna

Gus and Inna made the trip from Denver, Colorado to San Diego to spend a few days together celebrating their love. The pair, who met online, will be getting married overseas in the fall, but couldn’t resist the opportunity to get away for a preview wedding session. Their love for each other showed with every look, touch and word that flowed from their mouths and I am so honored that I was asked to document their special moments.

Here’s to you Gus and Inna as you prepare to spend the rest of your lives together!

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