Excited for 2015!

As 2014 is wrapping up, it’s natural to look toward 2015.  I’m super excited about what I have planned for 2015Prepping images for a special project and came across one of my favorite sessions to date.   I thought I would share…

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Gyasmine & Aaron – Los Angeles Engagement Session

Where do I begin…. I met Gyasmine when she was in high school.  Young, ambitious and super enthusiastic about life.  All these years later, nothing has changed. Gyasmine has been like a little sister to me since.   She was on my short checklist of people that I couldn’t wait to see find that special person.  In fact, we spoke about it a lot over the years and prayed together about it.   When Gyasmine introduced me and my girls to Aaron, we instantly knew he was the one.  He connected genuinely with us all and had a smile that matched hers!  There is a light that Gyasmine carries that Aaron was able to compliment, which I had never seen from anyone she had dated.   Needless to say, I am so happy that this day is almost here!  This Friday, October 3, Gyasmine will marry the man of her dreams in front of all of her closest friends and family,  the man that God made for her and I am soooooooooooooooo excited to witness it.  Cheers & Blessings you to both…. although life gets busy and we are faced with obstacles on a daily,  never hesitate to call on me…I am here for you whenever you need me!

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The Lost Boys – Playdate Session – Los Angeles, California – Children and Family Photography

I’m really excited to begin my blogging journey. This is my first “official” post, here we go…

I met this sweet family years ago. They are friends, clients and huge supporters of me and my business. Their mom Laurenne and I conceptualized this shoot together. I am not a fan of props during my sessions typically but every now again a nice subtle prop just adds a little something special to the session. And that was the case for this session. I am thrilled with how these images came out. About 2 years ago I added the “playdate” session to my business.  Although every session with children for me is like a play date, the playdate session is a little different and takes a little more planning.  Mom and I went back and forth via text and email with ideas for the session. We quickly settled on a theme and outfit changes…Then mom came with a car load of clothing and props and I selected my favorites and we went for there. (thanks for trusting me Laurenne)

Aside from the crazy heat and humidity, this shoot was AMAZING! The boys and I had a blast. I really look forward to working on more fun sessions like this, this fall.

Feel free to leave a comment, share this post, and show some love.  Much appreciated!

Love and blessings,
Loreta

PS. Thank you Gabby and Olivia for your help on this shoot!  Your extra hands were essential!

 


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My Simone – Los Angeles Children Photographer

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