Yearly Archives: 2010

Julie and David::Married in San Diego

Julie is my cousin and by the time she contacted me about shooting her wedding, I’m quite certain my mom had already volunteered me for the job (thanks, mom). Of course I was honored at the opportunity, but I quickly disclaimered with a life rule that I hold to firmly: “you get what you pay for.” When photography became more…

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The coldest beach vacation ever (Part II)…

…a few more favs from San Diego…starting with some family pics at the infamous Hotel Del Coronado. My sweet friend Krissy was in town to do the flowers for my cousin’s wedding so I hit her up for some of her mad photo skills and she did not disappoint.  my sweet baby girls…   favorite. favorite. favorite….

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The coldest beach vacation ever…(Part 1).

My family grew up spending our summers on the beaches of sunny San Diego where my grandparents lived. A few months ago when my cousin announced her engagement and upcoming southern California wedding, I was so excited to take Shane and the girls to the place where so many of my best childhood memories were made. We envisioned a…

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Ashley and Jim

Ashley’s color choices immediately reminded me of a favorite scene from Steel Magnolias…it MUST be read with your best southern “twang”… Shelby: “My colors are Blush and Bashful” Malynn: “Her colors are pink and pink!” Shelby: “My colors are Blush and Bashful, Mama. I have chosen two shades of pink, one is much deeper than the other…and…

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Ode to my mama

On June 17th of the same year that Liz Taylor was married for the first time, Jackie Robinson signed the highest contract to date ($35,000) in Dodger history, Walt Disney released Cinderella, and James Dean began his career with an appearance in a Pepsi commercial, my mom was born. That was 60 years ago and to celebrate her…

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