Don't Blink! : A Desert Treasure Teaser Story

February 21, 2018  •  1 Comment

This Multi-talented desert beauty is a treasure indeed!

Braving the chill was worth it, just to have her around

Her joy-filled laughter and genteel manner brought out the sunshine on the chilliest of days.

May the works of your hands praise you.

May you keep your heart as open and free as your infectious smile.

May you value and treasure your own worth and share the gift that is you, it makes the world

a better place.

Enjoy your images. You have been teased!

When Peace Comes...

January 04, 2018  •  1 Comment

This is a post I have delayed writing for many reasons. As a photographer I often am called on to document the good, the not so good and the ugly. The day before one of our annual all family portrait sessions, This happened...

Father Of 5 Shot, Killed In Compton Garage

Click Link to read the article here


I have been at a loss for words ever since. I have been with this family for over 10 years documenting births, birthdays, graduations, reunions, proms, adoptions and regular old lets just get together and make images, and then I was asked to participate in the eulogizing of a man whose family started as clients but quickly became friends.

In 2017, so many have passed on in my personal family and in my close circle. I understand your grief. You and your family will remain close in my heart and in my prayers. I will not stop praying until peace comes.

Here is the link to the images from the Memorial Service


He's Turning One! : A Super Smashing Teaser Story

December 08, 2017  •  2 Comments

This bold, daring, handsome little superhero,

is turning one!


Oh the places you will go and the things you will explore. May your everyday be filled with wonder and joy.

Enjoy Your images, You have been teased!

Family Forever : An Adoption Teaser Story

December 08, 2017  •  1 Comment

These little beauties brought great delight to all who attended and participated in their adoption hearing.

Their sunshiny smiles lit up the court room and nearby play yard as they stepped into a new position in their forever family.

May All your days overflow with boundless energy may you explore and conquer the world around you with grace.

Enjoy your images, You have been teased

Day of Joy : A Wedding Teaser Story

November 17, 2017  •  2 Comments

Today we were honored to celebrate K & G, two friends who vowed to love, to honor, to cherish, to become family, to become one.

May you always have occasion to laugh and may tender moments abound.

May your life together flourish on a foundation of honor and respect and kindness and patience and gentleness and faith and hope and love.

May you always believe the best of one another and may days of joy abound. Enjoy your images. You have been teased.