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graduating senior woman standing on roof

It was a cloudy day. It had rained a little earlier. But the skies started to clear just for us. And it took me back to a cloudy day in 2002. One of my very first memories of this graduating senior. Lauren was four months old. And I was in the fourth grade. My mom […]

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graduating senior young man at boardwalk

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk | AJ’s Santa Cruz Senior Photos

It was nearly 10 years ago. The summer before I left for college. I was serving at my church in kids’ ministry. And we had just brought in a family from the East Coast to take over. When AJ’s family moved to my hometown, he was probably 8-years-old. And now that’s he’s 18 and graduating, […]

It was nearly 10 years ago. The summer before I left for college. I was serving at my church in kids’ ministry. And we had just brought in a family from the East Coast to take over. When AJ’s family moved to my hometown, he was probably 8-years-old. And now that’s he’s 18 and graduating, […]

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young woman high school senior girl in graduation dress twirling in front of Gavilan College duck pond for senior portraits

I remember a time when this girl was too little to tie her own shoes. There were days that my mom—her godmother—carried her while chaperoning my 4th grade field trips. While I don’t have any biological sisters, Lauren is my soul sister, and her Dreamy Senior Session was one of the most emotional and sentimental […]

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Mount Madonna Senior Portrait Session

Late nights. Almost every night. Endless amounts of studying and choosing school while friends were off partying. Allie knows what it costs to stand out.

Junior year, this sweet girl you see before you was…

Late nights. Almost every night. Endless amounts of studying and choosing school while friends were off partying. Allie knows what it costs to stand out.

Junior year, this sweet girl you see before you was…

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JOY.

That’s the word that comes to mind as I approach the fall season, the end of Daylight Saving Time, and cozy cuddles with Michael while we binge watch Chuck on Hulu. I think the average person—especially in California—just adores long…

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Santa Clara University Senior Session

I know a real life Elle Woods. She is intelligent. She is successful. She is gorgeous. And she’s blonde. This badass woman of the law is out in the world and ready to make a difference. Morgan Paterson just graduated from the prestigious Santa Clara University School of Law and is preparing to…

I know a real life Elle Woods. She is intelligent. She is successful. She is gorgeous. And she’s blonde. This badass woman of the law is out in the world and ready to make a difference. Morgan Paterson just graduated from the prestigious Santa Clara University School of Law and is preparing to…

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