• Children,  Creative Edits

    Additional Edit for a Magical Spring Session

    If you follow my main Instagram account, you know that every so often I upload a handful of session photos and have people vote on the one they want me to creatively edit. This time, I’ve asked everyone to vote on some of the photos from a particular session: click to view more photos from my magical spring session Here were the photos voted on: When voting ended, this photo was the winner: This photo was already magical to begin with so only subtle changes for made. Evening out the soap/bubbles, brightening up some shadows, adding some light, etc. Here’s the before an after, see of you can spot the…

  • Children,  Creative Edits

    Spring Session Butterfly Edit

    If you follow my main Instagram account, you know that every so often I upload a handful of session photos and have people vote on the one they want me to creatively edit. This time, I’ve asked everyone to vote on whether I should edit in a butterfly or a fairy. The first photo at the top of this post is the winner, and final edit which includes a butterfly. Here was the original photo I had my followers vote on: As I mentioned, majority picked butterfly over fairy. Let me know what you think! Session: Children Occasion: Spring Location: Conejo Creek North Park in Thousand Oaks, California (Ventura County) Theme: Spring, Woods, Nature, Magical…

  • Advice

    21 Fun Baby’s 1st Birthday Party Ideas from Local Experts | Santa Barbara, Ventura County & Westlake Villager

    Yes Mama, you did it! Soon you will add another notch on your “Mom belt” as baby’s first year comes to a happy close. You’ve survived. You’ve conquered. Bring it on two’s, we’re ready!  Before we move on, we first must celebrate the milestone! And to help you celebrate baby’s (and Mom’s) first year, I’ve asked local children and party experts for tips and tricks to make your baby’s party fabulous and stress free. A little bit of direction to help with planning for the party will give you the cute party you want for this special occasion, filled with fun and unique birthday decorations and activities. Every tip you could want…