Tatum & Drake | Sacramento & Inland Empire Children's Photographer

It was just a couple of months ago that I took photos of baby Drake while he was still in his mama's belly (Sommer's Maternity Photos). Okay, that sounds wrong, but you know what I mean. Now he's here! Tatum is a wonderful older sister and was a gem for the camera (during the maternity photos she was quite camera shy....exactly the opposite this time!) Jeff & Sommer - congrats on your new addition! What a perfect little family!

This one made me laugh out loud when I saw it. Bored, much? haha. I can assure you that this photo session was far from boring which is why I think this one is so cute :)

Sommer & Jeff | Maternity Photos

Sommer and Jeff are getting ready to welcome their second child, a sweet baby boy, this summer. Tatum is their 4 year old daughter whom you may notice is MIA for most of the photos. Poor Sommer...she had a dress all picked out for Tatum but when it came time to get ready Tatum just wouldn't have it. If any of you have a 4 year old, you know that there are some battles that you just have to let go. I thought it was a cute story but I know how important it was to Jeff and Sommer to have her in the photos. We got a few, but we are going to hopefully go out again on a day when Tatum feels like playing dress up and instead of being my assistant, being my model! I do however want to thank little T for helping me capture a photo that I've been meaning to try for a while- the blowing of the dandelion! She may not be in her fancy dress, but she sure did become part of a beautiful photo! Jeff & Sommer - congratulations on your baby boy. Boys rock! ;)

Tiela & Chris | Auburn Wedding ~ May 23rd, 2010

Tiela and Chris made me nearly cry two times, and actually cry one time. It was their custom vows, the beautiful toasts attesting to how wonderful of parents they are, and when Tiela walked out in her mother's wedding dress as a surprise to everyone. Yep, they got me. Their ceremony and reception was held at the Power Mansion Inn in the center of Old Auburn. The weather was absolutely gorgeous- clear and cool. As a photographer, I dream of weddings like this one. Thank you Tiela and Chris for allowing me to be a part of your big day. I was so impressed with your families and your beautiful little boys. You have a wonderful life ahead of you!