…Happenstance

jacklab008

happenstance |ˈhapənˌstans| noun chiefly N. Amer. coincidence It had been five years since I photographed this family. Then it was for Eriko and Peter’s wedding. Dorian, Eriko’s son was thirteen and little Liam wasn’t even a glint in his parents eyes yet! I was making my annual trip down to Southern California to set up holiday sessions when I got […]

…Soaked

carwash001

soaked |sōkt|adjective extremely wet; saturated “Take photos of my kids doing something they enjoy,” was the request for this photo shoot. Soapy water, bathing suits, sponges, and a car….totally a recipe for a crazy  and fun afternoon. These three sisters did not disappoint. It was innocent at first, but then Brooke had to stir up the trouble […]

…Play

steph008

play |plā|verb engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose This is one of my favorite families of all time. Stephanie, Caden, Tyler, Grace and Trey exude so much playfulness as a family, that this shoot was so fun for me. We were wet within the first five minutes, so […]