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Father and Daughter

Father Daughter Portrait
Not all great images are planned, but they all take a trained eye and a ready camera to capture.

Timothy and his daughter Isabella allowed us to show our adaptability and undying patience with little ones. Isabella was adorable, but very active and couldn’t sit still. Towards the end of the day, just as we were calling it a wrap, she settled down and we captured this touching moment between father and daughter. Great photographers are always prepared. If we had packed up our cameras five minutes earlier we wouldn’t have been able to catch this gem.

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Tohl Family Portrait

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The Tohl family was so much fun to work with and this is one of our favorite shots of all time. Expertly composing this image within their home that Mr. Tohl (as an architect) built and including the family’s love of music required us to get out of our comfort zone and bother the neighbors to hop on the balcony of the sister building next door. We captured the comfort and fondness for the home in each family members face as well as using angles and dramatic lighting to just make this shot pop.

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Taylor Family Casuals

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We were very honored to be asked back into the Taylor family’s lives for Riley’s Bar Mitzvah, after shooting his parents wedding 17 years earlier. These are only a few of the casual shots we created and they stand on their own as family portraits.

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Saffel Senior Portraits

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Liz’s Mom Ann put her faith in us to create her daughter’s perfect senior portraits. We decided to venture into West Hollywood and Wilshire, to find some dynamic, fun locations to shoot including LACMA and the Pacific Design Center. Liz had such a great time in all the locations but it was Ann who fell in love with the above fountain shot and commented it was “.. just so Liz”.

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Ourfalian Family Portraits

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The Ourfalian family put their trust in us to create portraits highlighting Grandma and the adorable miniature dachshund. With wardrobe and several locations we masterfully achieved the images they desired. The family loved the experience so much they left a wonderful review on our yelp page.

Thank you Ourfalian family, we look forward to working with you again soon.

 

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Monkarsh Family

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The Monkarsh family is so much fun and we consider them more than just clients, they are part of the family. They absolutely love music and it’s hard to find a corner of the house without a musical instrument in it, including Steve’s cool collection of guitars.

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Dr. Bill Family Portraits

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Dentist to the Stars, Dr. Bill Dorfman, as seen on the hit show The Doctors, asked us to create these touching last glimpse portraits in their daughters’ childhood home. The family adored how we captured the love and memories of the beloved home and are thrilled to be able to bring this piece of family history with them into their new space.

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EP Music Shoot

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We met up with our stylist Laura down in Venice, and as a team we created some great images with such emotion and ambiance. Laura expertly matched wardrobe and makeup to compliment the scene giving us the perfect shot every time. Charolette was just a treat to work with, trusting us to evoke the feeling of her music in her portraits.

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Kozovaya Just in Time

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We were brought together with the Kosovaya family by Anfisa. We were able to book the session just in time. Julia was 9 months pregnant and past her due date, giving birth only a few days later to a beautiful, healthy, baby boy named George. It was an incredible honor to work with the Kosovaya family including full time Lana, Artem and the kids.

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Thomas Family Portraits

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The Thomas family are a joy to work with. They exude southern hospitality. We had numerous setups throughout their home, every one better than the last. At the end of the session we decided we had to highlight these college bound boy’s athleticism. This last show below turned out to be their favorite of the day!

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