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Cakesmash :: Callie’s Ice Cream Cake Smash

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No better way to stretch out the last few days of summer than with ice cream! First birthdays are nothing but little teeth and smiles. I just love them!   This adorable Sweet Shoppe was designed for Callie’s first birthday, and oh-so-sweet it is! Lets smash some cake!

Cake Smash :: Chase Is One!

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Since we officially  have 2 weeks left of summer,  I will continue posting only summery things! I will not give into sweaters and boots yet. Maybe only pumpkin spiced lattes :) I am so in love with this shipwrecked themed cake smash. Navy, white, teal, wood, rustic- so many cool things all in one photo! Love! And this kid. Can…

Mini Session :: Americana love

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I am overflowing with emotion, as I’m sure most people are, with what is going on in our country and world. Everything is crazy right now! I decided to do this Americana photo shoot because I felt the need to connect with our country and display our love and loyalty. These beautiful faces, in front of the American flag, makes…

Newborn :: And baby makes 5

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This beautiful family is now complete with their third little angel! You never know what you’re going to get with two small children and a newborn, but these kids were great for me. Jack even gave me a handful of smiles. Thanks dude! Check out the sweetness…

Cake Smash :: A Manhattan Beach Sweetie

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I can’t even explain how much fun I’m having in the studio with these cake smashes. Seeing my little newborns all grown up and stuffing their face with yummy cake! it just doesn’t get any better! Here is little William 1 year ago. Cute, snugly, and delicious. Now, he is spunky, LOVES to eat, and still pretty scrumptious.   Please…

Newborn :: Baby Celia

I’m so excited to share with you, baby Celia. She is beautiful, just like her mom and dad. I usually only photograph newborns between 1-2 weeks old. After that, they tend to resist all of my fun props, blankets and poses. However, this little lady was 6 weeks new and an angel. She posed, she smiled, and she made eye…

Cake Smash:: Kai Is One!

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It seems like it was 2 seconds ago that I photographed this sweet angel as a newborn. Now, today, he is ONE! How does that happen? I have three boys and I still can’t wrap my head around the time. Thank goodness for cake smashes! My precious newborn babies always find their way back to me, this time, for sweet…

Newborn :: Baby Henry

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Four weeks ago today, I welcomed my 3rd boy, Henry Ryan. So yummy, so delicious. He was my first client of 2015 and such a stellar one he was! Not going to lie, he did everything I asked of him without protesting. Please welcome my little Mochi Ball at 7 days new..  

Kiddos :: Janie and Jack Models

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Hello! The last few weeks have been a wonderful craze of kiddos dressed in red, smiling families, and new babies. If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll already know that Janie and Jack Children’s Clothing Store and Photos By Monika, teamed up to bring you a local promotion. In just 2 days, 40 children were photographed in their finest holiday…