engagement on the pier

I was just a tiny bit excited when this couple contacted me and told me about their location idea. My love for the beach and meeting on a pier? Perfection! It was a bit windy, but I loved the movement. Husband and wife to be? Didn’t even phase them.  The light was glorious, and when we were all finished the sky treated us to a show by turning everything pink.

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pieces of life | january

Before getting back into the routine of school and work, a visit to the beach was a must. I love to pack up the car, load the boys in and just head over the hills towards the ocean. We are lucky to live so close. A day spent in the sun surrounded by the ocean breeze, is my happy place. This is where I want my boys to have fond memories, remembering what the ocean sounds and smells like. Remembering that it is a place that is special to them, and me. My third essay, with the group Pieces of Life. One image is shared at Clickin’ Moms Daily Project. My life with two boys and a little french dog.

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kara - January 18, 2015 - 5:38 pm

oh my goodness, that light. how could your boys not have fond memories there? these images are all so beautiful, kristin.

Alice C. - April 20, 2015 - 7:59 pm

Kristin, these are so wonderful! Love the way you used the light and the sense of adventure you captured!

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a year in review | 2014

A resolution of mine for the new year would be a better blogger! I get to meet and photograph some seriously beautiful families. Spend time with them and capture moments like what it looks like when their husbands look at them. Or how their child’s eyes light up when you tell them a funny story or joke.  I love photographing light, color and atmosphere. Having the opportunity to photograph people within those elements? My kind of bliss. I spent over two hours going through all the images from this year. Each time opening up a family folder and remembering what the sun felt like that day. It was beyond me to try and share an image from each session. I truly wish I could because they are all worth sharing, but here is a small collection to enjoy. Happy 2015!


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pieces of life | December

Cookies for Santa. There is so much excitement in our home, it’s about to bust! We took advantage of our first day of Winter Break and made cookies. This is my second photo essay with the group, Pieces of Life. One image is shared over at Clickin’ Mom Daily project.  My life with two boys and a little french dog.

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Make sure to check out the photo essays from the amazingly talented ladies in the group!

Felicia Chang | Alice Che | Megan Cieloha | Kristin Dokoza | Stacey Haslem | Karen Jacot | Caroline Jensen | Kristin Ingalls | Lauren Mitchell | Meredith Novario | Kara Orwig | Kristen Ryan | Jessica Thomason | Julia Tulley |Ginger Unzueta | Sarah Vaughn | Elle Walker | Sarah Wilkerson | Emma Wood


Kirsty - December 28, 2014 - 9:44 pm

Kristin these are adorable!! I love those cookies and that last pic is just pricless!!!

Alice C. - January 9, 2015 - 12:51 am

Oh, these are awesome Kristin! Looks like a perfect morning!

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