Remembering the Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami (March 11, 2011)

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude-9 earthquake shook northeastern Japan, unleashing a savage tsunami. It was Friday at 2:46 p.m. in Misawa, Japan. I was just logging off my computer and getting ready to wake my 3 yr old son when the house started to shake. It was a subtle shake that would usually stop quickly … More Remembering the Great Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami (March 11, 2011)

California mustard

The first day of Spring is almost here! This means longer days, baseball, and beautiful fields of wildflowers. In particular to California are the golden fields of yellow known as mustard flowers. Patches of yellow dot the green fields, rows of yellow in between the grapevines, and bands of yellow blanket the orchard floors from … More California mustard

Rain, Rain

Rain, rain go away! We have had so much rain since the start of 2017 that we are full to the brim and overflowing! I had originally scheduled this lifestyle session once before but, the weather wasn’t going to compromise so it had to be rescheduled. And that turned out for the best 🙂 J’s … More Rain, Rain

Tween Photo Shoot

So I decided to try something new and a bit different – a tween photo session! What’s that you ask? It is a photo session done for girls OR boys usually between the ages of 10-13 yrs old. This is a great way to get some new images of your child and build their self … More Tween Photo Shoot

The C Family

I was so thrilled to work with the C family for this sibling portrait session. They were so much fun to work with and the slightly overcast day made for awesome picture taking weather…it was all just perfect! All 6 of their beautiful children were amazingly well behaved and cooperative- love when that happens! 😉  Black and White … More The C Family