You know the feeling you get when you're walking into a small town and you feel at any moment there's going to be someone breaking out into song with a flock of animals like a fairy tale princess?
No? Just me then?
Cheese, Puppies and Yay!
Now, before you go because you think I’ve lost it. Stick with me..
Another beautiful day in the San Fernando Valley where in the The Heart of Van Nuys lies a stunning view of Lake Balboa Park where this holiday session took place.
“We’re doing this for Grandma”, they said.
All of Grandma’s grandkids came dressed in white and full of smiles. In just about an hour we went from “Let’s all just stand by this cool looking tree”, to Oh, my god! Is that a dead rat?”, then to “Put that stick away! You’re not going to poke the dead rat.”
Yeah, that happened.
After all, they are kids.
Photographing a group of kids that vary in age can be tricky at times, but if you ask me—everything worked out beautifully. But I’ll just let you see for yourself.
There I was wondering what could we do for my girlfriend’ birthday. Where can we go for a weekend adventure? She suggested Santa Barbara and it was done. No negotiations needed. I was sold.
Santa Barbara, California is one of those places that makes you just want to enjoy the leisure, laid back vibe. If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you know I’m a sucker for palm trees and a beautiful sunset. And let me tell you, there were no shortages of either in Santa Barbara.
I am a...
Los Angeles native.