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The Samuel Family

Almost two years ago, I had the honor of photographing Bruce & Erin's wedding day. So you can imagine the happy dance my heart did when they told me the news that they were expecting a baby. Come March, Erin is going to be surrounded by 3 boys who love her more than a fat kid loves cake -- Bruce, Tanner, and baby boy Drake!!! I just adore this little family, and look forward to many photographic adventures with them over the coming years.

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Levi & Emily

In May of 2010, I had the honor of capturing the beginning of Levi and Emily's life together --- their wedding day. So I was overjoyed to hear that they are expecting a beautiful baby girl (who is due the day after MY birthday!).... and that they wanted me to capture this precious time in their life. They are so freakin' precious, I can hardly stand it. I have a feeling this isn't the last time you'll be seeing their beautiful faces on this blog :)
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Rebekah

This pretty lady is creating life within herself. A life named Emma. What have you done lately??? :)
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Kelsey Rae

Oh, where to begin.... Allow me to introduce you to my cousin Kelsey. She married her husband Chase 3 weeks before Josiah and I got married. This is them. Whenever I talk about "my cousin Kelsey" I always have to explain that she's not "just my cousin... she's more like a sister." Because "cousin" just doesn't quite cut it. We've grown up together. We've played make believe together... whether it was orphans running away from an evil headmistress or underpaid waitresses serving blocks as cheeseburgers. We fell in love together (... separately, of course). We planned our weddings together. We learned "marriage" together. And now she's breaking off from the "together"ness to have a baby girl. I only WISH we were doing this together. Hopefully someday I'll catch up with her and we can learn "parenting" together. Last Summer, my darling sister moved across the country to Maryland where Chase was accepted into the Navy's prestigious medical school. This is the farthest and longest we've ever been apart. This last week she flew home for her baby shower (stay tuned for pictures of that awesome party), and I was blessed with the opportunity to capture this precious time in her life. In a few months, I'll be capturing the new and beautiful life of Ella Nadine Hughes. But for now, I'll just photograph this darling baby girl while she's still warm and curled up inside her mommy. Enjoy.

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Jason + Danielle


Jason and Danielle are having a babyyyyyyyyyy!
A baby girl, to be precise. A baby girl named Gianna, to be precise-er. 
So we got to roam all over the Tanaka Farms pumpkin patch in Irvine for this shoot... and despite the warm temperatures, we had a grand ol' time :)














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