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They grow so fast! {Riverside Family Photographer}

I got to meet the Harper family a while back when all the cousins got together for a family picture around Thanksgiving time. This sweet little girl was only 3 weeks old and mom wanted to get a couple of pictures of her by her self and so we did. 7 months later, Mom and …

Schnacker Family {Riverside Family Photographer}

Meet the beautiful Schnacker Family. 6 kids ranging from 16 to almost 2 years old. I graduated with Suzie from High School, we wont talk about how long ago that was… but it was FOR SURE less than 20 years ago. We were good friends and now she lives up in northern California. So now …

Lake Arrowhead Wedding {Lake Arrowhead Resort}

Have I mentioned I love my job! I get to go to weddings where people are happy and dressed beautifully. I get to hang out and talk with the bride and groom just like I’m part of the family/wedding party. I get to capture the day from behind the scenes… what an amazing job I …

Getting the smiles {Child Photographer}

Oh little kids! I love them! As I have mentioned a couple of times on other posts I enjoy pulling the smiles from the kids. I love talking to them, asking them silly questions, singing crazy songs with them. This was at a recent wedding. The lovely little girl in this picture was one of …

Sweet Dancers {Lake Arrowhead Event Photographer}

Twice a year I get the honor of seeing these beautiful dancers. The studio is called Lake Arrowhead School of Dance. They teach ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and hip hop. These sweet dancers come in all shapes and sizes, some are very talented and some are just starting. One thing is for sure I totally …

Sweet Kids {Lake Arrowhead Family Photographer}

Meet the kids of the Russell Family. They have an amazing home in Lake Arrowhead and it’s right on the lake. This was one of the last pictures I took of them that day and it was one of the easiest… LOL Grama bought them these sun glasses and so they didn’t even have to …

Willemse Family {Redlands Family Photographer}

This was a fun session and it was a challenge for me to get all the boys to look and smile at the same time. We did get a few, but this is one of my favorites with the whole family together.

Andy & Kaleen {Arrowhead Wedding Photographer}

Family. That is what I think of when I think of this beautiful wedding. Both Andy and Kaleen have a large family! And they are all very sweet, beautiful and kind people! It was such a pleasure to be part of this wedding day. The love this couple gave to each other and the joy …

Makes me laugh

Kids are always so fun to photograph. Girls seem to be the little diva’s and the boys, well, they usually dont even want to look at the camera and they resort to violence to force each other to look at the camera. I just have to laugh, it keeps me entertained and enjoying my job.

Julianna {4 months old}

She is tiny, but she is full of personality! This beautiful little girl is 4 months old and weights about 11 lbs. She is on the petite side, but she is so happy and adorable!! I had the pleasure of photographing her when she will still in mamma’s tummy and then again when she was …

Little flower girls

Besides the bride, wedding guests always look forward to seeing what the flower girl or ring bearer will do. Especially if they are under 5 years old. The ring bearers typically walk down without any trouble. But leave it to the girls to have the drama. lol I would say about half the time the …

Randall & Sandra {Pine Rose Cabins Wedding Photographers}

This was such a beautiful wedding at Pine Rose Cabins. The flowers were amazing by Jasmine Rose, the catering was by Fox in the Woods and thanks you to Arrowhead DJ for the exciting reception. Randall & Sandra are such a sweet couple. It’s always interesting to me to find out what people do for …

Grandparents

I really enjoy watching older couples. I have always seen older couples and smiled thinking, awe, how cute. Growing up I was close to my grandparents. My papa used to call me Sam. Grama would call me Nichol until papa heard her and corrected her to call me Sam. I don’t ever remember my papa …

Mr. Blake

Little Blake. He is such a snuggly little man. He LOVES to be held and does not like to sleep. LOL I often tell my first time parents when they come to me for newborn pictures “Please do not worry, my blankets and things will be peed on, it’s totally fine.” And of course, 75% …

Little Aiden and his big brother

I have known this sweet family for a few years now… I think it’s been 4 maybe since the wedding day. I say it all the time, but I truly enjoy watching my couples blossom in their marriage, grow closer together and begin the adventure of starting a family. And with the rate of marriage …

Brandon & Toni {Nashville Wedding}

Let me introduce you to the awesome couple who hired me to come out and photograph their wedding day. What an honor! I am humbled every time people ask me to photograph one of the most important days of their lives but to fly me out to photograph their wedding… it’s an amazing feeling! The …

Nashville Photographer

I got to travel to Tennessee!! I booked my first out-of-state wedding this year and I was SUPER excited! I can’t tell you just how excited I was. I enjoy weddings and I enjoy doing family sessions but it just adds a little bit more to be able to travel and do them My mom …

Williamson Family {Nashville Photographer}

This is one awesome family! I went to school with Rick and know his family well. This family was one of the reasons I was able to head out to Nashville this year for a wedding! YES, I went to Nashville for a wedding. How lucky am I??! So while I was there for a …