Carmel California ranch maternity shoot

Mallory and Pat asked me to take their first pictures as a family of 3, what a honor! They invited me to the most beautiful ranch in Salinas featuring roaming horses, ocean views and miles and miles of deserted road. I could have photographed them for hours! Towards the end of our session Mallory was commenting on how excited the baby was, kicking and moving a ton getting to photograph genuine emotion will always be my favorite. Being a photographer in Monterey I feel so lucky to have such a plethora of gorgeous shot locations, but this spot goes down in the books as one of my favorite. 

In other news wedding season is beginning! I'm cutting down on other sessions until April as I hope to dedicate most of my time to editing and photographing couples the next several months. As always I'm behind with updating my blogs but I've been a mix of visiting wedding venues with my 2018 brides, editing the last of my family sessions from January and spending time with my family surfing.