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It was cold. Freezing cold. A few seconds longer and I think we all would suffered frost bite. The snow was packed hard. Slippery and icy. And did I mention I’m 32 weeks pregnant with twins? With all of that, this styled shoot was totally worth. But I was also wearing a down feather coat, […]

Couples, Styled Session

Lake Tahoe Fairytale Styled Session

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A brand new year. To start over. To start fresh. That’s what everyone says, anyways. But are we really starting over? Or is it just a feeling? Social media is bombarded with everyone posting their New Year’s Resolutions. And don’t get me wrong, it’s great to set goals and work hard to accomplish them. I […]


My 2019 Bucket List

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Ballet. A few words immediately come to mind when I picture ballerinas. Elegance. Grace. Strong. Passionate. And all of these words can be used to describe Emmy. Emmy is a sweet, down-to-earth 15-year-old girl. This girl has climbed mountains to overcome obstacles that should have prevented her from being able to dance. This girl doesn’t […]


Styled Ballerina Session with The Blooming Studio

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Outside of birthdays, Christmas is my favorite holiday. I wait very impatiently for Thanksgiving to come and go (even though I love the food), so we can get in the holiday spirit with all things Christmas for at least 6 weeks. I grew up with 2 siblings and our family had some annual traditions that […]

Families, Holidays

The Christmas Spirit with The Blooming Studio | Christmas Traditions

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It seems like it flew by, but hello 3rd trimester! I’m loving this season in life (even though I might not love the 3rd trimester part so much). And let me tell you, a California winter pregnancy is a lot more pleasant than a Florida summer pregnancy. i.e. No humidity, sticking thunder thighs, and praying […]

Maternity, Personal

2018 Christmas Tree Farm Maternity Pictures

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I’m so excited to finally share our family holiday pictures with you! As a not only a mom, but a photographer, it’s so easy to hide behind the camera. I’ve made an intentional effort to make sure that I always switch places. I want my children to have these images to look back on for […]


Our 2018 Family Holiday Photos

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  DIY Holiday Advent Calendar Happy almost December, friends! Can you believe how quickly this year is wrapping up? I know we all say the same things every year…how fast it flew by and we can’t believe it. But December always rolls around and it’s never less shocking. Or exciting! One thing you might learn […]


DIY Holiday Advent Calendar

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Children’s Holiday Gift Guide Santa is Coming Gift giving. Possibly one of my favorite things. When I give gifts, I put a lot of thought and effort behind them. It’s so special to me when I can give a gift with special meaning. I want you to know that I care. That I thought about […]

Children, Holidays

Children’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Style Guide For Christmas Family Pictures It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season is upon us, and I’m ready to celebrate all of my favorite holidays (Thanksgiving, you aren’t forgotten 😉🦃). Growing up, I remember the excitement of Christmas Eve and not wanting to go to sleep. The giddy feeling of […]

Families, Style

Christmas Photo Session Style Guide

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Seaside, Florida | Beach Maternity Session My high school best friend. Sophomore year. Both of us at a brand new school. I think I complimented her Abercrombie khaki shorts, and she returned a compliment towards whatever I was wearing. We’ve been inseparable since. Now we’re married, living across the country from each other, raising babies and […]

Couples, Maternity

Seaside, Florida | Maternity Session

I believe in creating a legacy through photographs and capturing the beautiful, fleeting moments that come and go too quickly.

Joyful. Heartfelt. Authentic.

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