W Family : Los Angeles Family Session

W Family : Los Angeles Family Session

The last time I saw this family, Spencer was still a baby at one and half years old. My how things have changed. Not only has he grown into a kid, he’s acquired a little brother as well. Between these two, I think I got a workout that lasted me all week! Thankfully they quickly paused for me to fire this off. Reintroducing Spencer and new little one, Ashton.

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S Family : Playa del Rey Family Session

S Family : Playa del Rey Family Session

With my taking a year and half off to travel, I just missed capturing this little guy’s newborn and baby photos, so I was very excited to finally meet Hailey’s little boy. And I quickly discovered that meeting him as a toddler ain’t such a bad deal.

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L Family : Los Angeles Family Session

L Family : Los Angeles Family Session

With one son living in Hawaii and one in Baltimore, it’s not every day that their whole family is in one city. So when my Aunt Clara and Uncle James realized that they would all be in Los Angeles to attend a wedding, they figured it would be the perfect opportunity to update their family portraits.

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Let’s do this again…in color

Let’s do this again…in color

Earlier this week I blogged a newborn session in black and white photos only. While I love the quiet feel of black & white newborn photos, some of them really just screamed for color. As I mentioned in that post, I do believe that new life should be seen in vivid color. So here are all those same photos again. In living color. Yeah, I know, I just dated myself.

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Meet Baby H : Manhattan Beach Newborn Session

Meet Baby H : Manhattan Beach Newborn Session

I’m usually a full-color, bold and bright type of gal, but I do love me some black and white. A couple of weeks ago I went to the inspiring Who Shot Rock & Roll exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography, where many of the images on display were black and white. One of the most beautiful photos was a platinum palladium print of Mick Jagger, inspiring me to do an all black and white post. And I figured there wouldn’t be a better time to do this than with a newborn session.

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