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  Dancers have this certain grace and strength about them that is compelling and inspiring. When you spend your entire life in a studio, learning discipline and balance and poise, it’s no wonder that those qualities transfer into your personal life. I could see those same kinds of attributes in Treasure, as we explored some […]

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I’ve been driving by a gorgeous landscape in Menifee filled with beautiful rock formations and greenery for weeks on end now. And every time I passed the patch of untouched desert-land, my soul cried, “Needing!” At the same time, I’ve been spending a lot more time with my extended cousin and new friend, Shariah. She’s a […]

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Put your heart into your passion and always be learning and improving your skills. I feel like that’s what Kayla would tell you if she had a chance to give you some encouragement. As a fourteen-year old, her ambition and artistic talent is inspiring. From the time she could hold a pencil, she’s been drawing, […]

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I am always wowed every single time with all of my beautiful clients, and this girl was no exception. She simply amazed me with her nature and graceful beauty. I wish I had been this gorgeous and non-awkward when I was 16, ha! We had such a blast exploring the incredible Crystal Cove State Park with her […]

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Ahhhh, this girl is a BLAST. Let me tell you. If you want to feel free, confident, happy, and overall in a better mood, just rent-a-Nicole for the day!!! …Okay just kidding. (Wouldn’t that be hilarious if you could actually rent a person to lift your spirits?! I mean I think they call those psychiatrists […]

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  As I’ve been settling into southern California more and getting more closely involved in our church with my husband, I’ve had the immense joy of meeting some great new friends. Summer happens to be one of them, and I was thrilled when she agreed to have an afternoon together taking some portraits and exploring […]

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Maria is the perfect example of why I love photographing seniors/young women so much. There’s nothing more fun than showing a girl the back of my camera throughout the shoot and watching her demeanor light up with confidence. I love bringing out the natural beauty that’s in every one of us, and highlighting the personalities that […]

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