San Diego FAMILY Photos

An experience you'll never forget.

My goal is for you look back on these portraits and remember the beautiful, authentic moments your family made together.

Family. It's such a small, yet powerful word.

It means so many things to each individual person. Each family is unique and that is one of my favorite things about being a family photographer! I love observing the little moments that often go unnoticed. The huge smile when a father gives his son a big bear hug or the soft, comfort when a mother nuzzles her nose into her babies neck.
Before you know it, those little ones will be too big to toss in the air and the snuggles will be few and far between. With 6 kids of my own and years of experience with children of all ages, I can help make your San Diego family photos fun and as stress free as possible. Just show up at your session ready to laugh and let me handle the rest! Let's have some fun!

The San Diego Family photos Portfolio

Family Favorites

No matter what season of life you are in at the moment, you deserve to have timeless, gorgeous portraits to remember these days with. 

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When you book with me, it is so much more than a San Diego family photo session. I want it to feel like a custom portrait experience. From start to finish, I walk you through every step so that you can have a stress-free experience. I've been there. Trying to coordinate clothing for my family of 8 can be crazy! Let me do that for you mama! I invested in a custom tailored styling service for all of my clients. It is a life saver.

I know we all have off days. Occasionally, littles love to test the limits during a family session. Trust me. I have been in your shoes. I have so many tricks up my sleeve to make your family feel relaxed and ready for some fun. In my 10+ years as a family photographer and a mother of 6, I've got you! I want you to enjoy this process of documenting your family’s special moments. When you look at your portraits years from now, I don’t want you to remember the stress of outfit choices or kids’ behavior, I want you to remember real, authentic memories we capture on that day forever! 

On the day of your San Diego family photo session we will have plenty of fun! We will laugh, play, get to know each other, and keep things light hearted. If children aren’t cooperating, don’t stress. I love to capture children in their element and just follow them around wherever their heart leads them. 

I can't wait to get to know you and your family! Let's have some fun together!

The San Diego Family Photo Experience

Where life meets art

Portrait Session Pricing

I'm looking forward to working with you to plan the session of your dreams! 

Session fees begin at $250 and artwork starts at $1000. 

I know there are lots of photographers to choose from, but I am confident I can provide you with the best service and images that you will cherish and love to show off for years to come. Please contact me for additional information & to receive a detailed pricing guide. 

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San Diego Family Photos

What is the best time of year to do a family photos in San Diego?

San Diego's year-round mild climate makes it an ideal location for family photo sessions in any season. Spring brings vibrant blooms, creating colorful backdrops, while summer offers longer days with beautiful beach sunsets. Fall and winter in San Diego are equally wonderful, with softer light and cooler temperatures, providing a different but equally beautiful setting. Essentially, any time of year is perfect in San Diego for capturing those special family moments.

What are some great locations for family photos in San Diego and cities like Carlsbad, La Jolla and Encinitas?

San Diego and its neighboring cities offer stunning locations for family photos. Carlsbad and Encinitas some some of my favorite beach towns for family photography sessions at the coast, but spots like Coronado Island are unique as well. San Diego also has plenty of fun trails & the Bataquitos Lagoon is one of my favorites for photography sessions. Downtown Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside and San Diego all offer unique spots for an urban setting too. 

Are extended family photo sessions an option? 

YES!! I frequently work with families traveling from all over the world who come to San Diego for family vacations. What better way to document your fun family gettogether than a custom family photography session? Whether you are a group of 4 or 44, I can assure you that we will have the best time creating beautiful memories in a fun, relaxed and stress-free manner. 

What do we wear to our San Diego family photos?

You are in luck! As one of San Diego's premier photography studios, I offer my clients exclusive access to my client wardrobe if needed. If you prefer to wear or shop for your own items, I provide all my clients with a full prep & styling guide to make the session planning super simple! The family photography guide is full of color tips, hair and makeup referrals, where to shop and tips to make the overall process fun and easy!

What areas do you serve for San Diego family photos?

I serve all of San Diego and even into Orange County. Cities such as Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Jolla, Rancho Santa Fe, San Clemente, Oceanside, Solana Beach and Laguna Beach are locations I photograph families frequently.

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