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May 20, 2015

Mother’s Day Portraits at Salon Plum Benefit for Forever Footprints

Thank you to these gorgeous OC Moms and their kids who I photographed at Salon Plum in Ladera Ranch for our Mother’s Day promotion! This event raised over $400 for Forever Footprints, a wonderful OC Charity that benefits Moms. It was a wonderful reason to create portraits that these families will treasure forever.  

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November 27, 2014

5 Day B & W Photo Challenge Entry 5 | Kate holds 1 day old brother

For my fifth and final entry of my 5 Day B & W Photo Challenge, and since it’s Thanksgiving Day today in the US, I wanted to share a photograph that I absolutely love and includes the three people I am most thankful for in my life — Nicki, Kate and Sparky. Made the day …

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November 18, 2014

5 Day B & W Challenge Entry 2 | Fr. Burke Photo Essay

For the second day of the 5 Day B & W Challenge, I wanted to share a b & w photograph of Fr. Burke (right) from an essay I did in the early 80s in Chicago.  Father Burke, who at the time was in his 90s, was a retired Catholic priest who lived in a …

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November 17, 2014

5 Day B & W Challenge Entry 1 | Michael Jordan’s rookie year

  I was nominated by Cheryl Evans, a former colleague at the Arizona Republic and Will Austin, a Seattle photographer for the 5 Day B &W Challenge, so this is my first entry. This photograph was made during Michael Jordan’s rookie season, in a game in 1985 against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the old Chicago …

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April 8, 2011

36 Frames – A Day in Kate’s Life

This project was made with one roll of Tri-X film and these are each of the images made throughout the day last Wednesday. Very fun to do this, also a challenge.  In the age of being able to make 100s of exposures with digital cameras, this exercise really hones the discipline. Processing and scanning by …

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February 4, 2011

Lisa + Sergio – Marietta, GA Wedding Photographs

Lisa & Sergio were married on January 22nd on a crystal clear and chilly winter day north of Atlanta. The couple live in Phoenix but came back to Lisa’s home parish for the wedding. It was a wonderfully warm and touching ceremony and a fun and festive reception that included a mariachi band. Congratulations to …

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January 14, 2011

Temecula Weddings – Michele + Jeremy: 12 • 30 • 10

What a super couple and what a great wedding at Wiens Family Cellars Winery in Temecula. The weather was clear though a bit wintery — the view was spectacular, with snow-capped mountains in the backdrop. Michele and Jeremy are so happy and just fun to be around — it was a pleasure working with them …

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September 10, 2010

Recent Portrait Session

One of my favorite family portraits from a recent session at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point…

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January 2, 2010

The Birthday Girl Opens Presents

Kate rips open one of her birthday gifts while seated on her comfy Princess chair, another birthday gift.  She’ll have her big party this coming weekend.  Naturally the theme will be princesses for the girls and super heroes for the little boys.  Luckily Kate has her closet full of choices since Granny Moira made every …

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