Author Archives: Orange Turtle

Happy 2nd birthday Gus Gus!

Our son Gus Gus (August) was born on Dec 27th.  We were in Southern California that day we didn’t get to do the whole blow-out-the-candles-with-the-cake thing until we got home a few days later.  I am kind of a minimalist mom so we just kept everything low key and impromptu.  That afternoon I found a package of cake […]

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San Marcos Williams Barn Wedding

We kicked off our 2018 wedding season with Michelle and Michael’s wedding! It was such a blessing to photograph their wedding.  I’m so happy for them both!  For first look, they did something special – before the groom turned around, they exchanged personal hand-written letters for each other. It was the sweetest intimate moment of […]

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San Diego Engagement Session | Elfin Forest


I couldn’t be more happier that my first photography session this year was with Joy and Jesse! I’ve known them for awhile (they babysat my daughter Cassidy when she was little) and it is so cool to see how they’ve grown into the amazing human beings that they are. :)  The shooting location was absolutely magical.  The light, […]

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Christmas Tree farm….and Happy New Year!!

Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s 2018 already! Happy New Year! I really hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. We had a great time getting together with our family and friends in Southern California and we are extremely grateful for the down time we had to connect with people we love. Before we took […]

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Los Angeles Arts District Wedding

Heather and Edward’s wedding was absolutely amazing! They got married at one of the most colorful places – Los Angeles Arts District.  Their wedding is such an awesome reflection of who they are – cheerful, joyful, and worshipful.  I love the colors from the venue and all the arts in the surrounding area. I love that […]

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