Posts in Family Photos
Monterey California Family Photographer // In home lifestyle newborn session the Arellano's

n home family sessions in Monterey, Carmel and Pacific Grove are quickly becoming my favorite way to document families. We make so many memories in our homes and it’s so rare we document them!

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A locals guide on where to eat and drink in Monterey , Big Sur & Carmel California

I often offer suggestions to my photography clients while they are here visiting either for family sessions, elopements or engagement shoots. I wanted to make those suggestions available to anyone on my site! Being a self proclaimed foodie who loves good food but hates up tight atmospheres this list will not include black tie locations although there is plenty of them in Carmel, Monterey, Big Sur and Pebble Beach. (L'Auberge in Carmel was recently given one Michelin star and is phenomenal without kids ) For those families visiting I have two kids and spend a majority of my time at the beach or river here, I’ll include my favorite fast places!

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Monterey photographer // Monterey family photographer // monterey newborn session with the Payne Family

I’ve photographed the Payne family for several years now and I love it every time. Being a Big Sur photographer I’m often shooting outdoors by the beach or redwoods so I was so excited about this in home lifestyle session. I love to photograph families how they naturally interact together and I feel like home sessions provide a comfortable environment for just that. Being a mom I know how fleeting these moments are; I hope Ellery and Avery can look back on these moments and remember the sweet way their mom held them, the careful planning that went into their nurseries and their home when they were little. These moments are what photography is all about, emotion, connection and love.

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