My First Family Session!

Yay, everyone’s looking, even baby!

Like where papa bear holds up baby bear!

So sweet

This one’s meant to be cherished forever

Such an adorable big sis, not to mention so sweet! I just loved her.

That look! is just adorable! =)

I don’t know…do they look like they just gave birth 3 months ago? and are also parents of 3?!

(…ok I confess I photoshopped out the baby’s head that was sticking out of Trisia’s arm. )

Mother-daughter : )

How could this not make you happy?

I Love this one!

family pic with just the newest


A moment in time

(“say) Cheese!” doesn’t usually cut it, and I don’t want to cut the cheese…so I had to plan on how to get shots like these

so happy!

another sweet one

Now for a few sequences!

I love walking sequences…

More to come!

October 20, 2007 - 6:16 pm

shinfucius - those are beautiful photos.

October 20, 2007 - 7:40 pm

mrs_shinfucius - awesome job!  i’m a little nervous now cause i don’t know if we could be as good of models. 

October 20, 2007 - 10:19 pm

esteryu - Wow Liz. I really love these pics. I’m sure the family’s so happy with them. =) What a great ministry. =)

October 20, 2007 - 11:02 pm

pati913 - soooo beautiful!!!! can’t wait to see more!!!

October 21, 2007 - 12:11 am

r6wheelie - very nice!!

October 21, 2007 - 2:16 am

kaitlynkim - WOW!!!

October 21, 2007 - 4:59 am

bearicuda - liz… outstanding. great lighting. great editing. if i shoot, you wanna edit for me??? hehe…

October 21, 2007 - 8:07 pm

mikeyjabba - I did not know your were doing photography.  Exquisite.  Impressive work.

October 22, 2007 - 3:09 am

hope_n_abi - BEAUTIFUL!!!

October 23, 2007 - 12:08 am

topwhen - Great Job Liz!  You’ve definitely got the touch!

October 24, 2007 - 9:48 am

twirtle - love the pictures! and harry potter, for sure! lol

January 11, 2008 - 8:37 pm

chayatak - Wow!! Gary came down and told me to check your site…these are that good!! He says you are EXTREMELY good and he can never become this good. You really capture the right moment.

Adele’s Turns 1! Birthday Party ~ Slideshow


And below are a few favorites from the day!

I seriously enjoyed working on every single photo because she was so adorable in each one of them and she had a million expressions, each one differing some cute way in each and every picture. In the hundreds of photos I took, she really did have a different, adorable expression in each one. I could hardly believe a one year old could have that many looks and expressions!

I should do a post just dedicated to

She’s an angel eating cake on the floor


The candle blowing


The cake! I love this one…




She loved the balloons, and the ribbon too…I loved the light falling off of the balloons and lighting up her face.


her new booties, how sweet they were.


I hope this one lasts a long, long time…


There were 4 generations of women present…Great-grandma, grandma, mom, and baby Adele!
In my family there are 4 too, but it’s nearly impossible to take a photo together.


Time for some me time to just relax after my party!


Last photo! Look familiar? That’s because it’s a favorite… I’m glad I stayed past the end of the party, because I got this one AFTER the party, during cleanup!


September 28, 2007 - 4:22 pm

shinfucius - wow, those are truly awesome.

September 28, 2007 - 5:09 pm

kyungim - WOW Liz! You did a great job!  The photos are so pretty!

September 28, 2007 - 5:22 pm

mrs_shinfucius - okay, i’m blown away right now.  those pictures are awesome!  i’m super stoked to think that you’re gonna take some family pics for us.  you’re really great at this!

September 29, 2007 - 3:26 am

kaitlynkim - WOW, WOW, WOW!!! They’re soooooooo great!!!!!!!!!!

Fun fun twins!

While Timon was gone for the camping trip, I drove around to scout for locations where I could do the family session which was going to be last Saturday, and couldn’t help but spot these two girls having SO MUCH FUN together at a park in santa clarita. They were laughing hysterically non-stop and immediately stood out to me as the perfect photo opp.

The mom happens to be the owner of Creation Station, a dance class for kids in studio city (, and she told me that her husband is actually a photographer! How scary to email a photographer’s family a photo of their own beautiful girls whom I’m sure he’s taken plenty of beautiful pictures of!

When I started seeing the photo in my head, I remembered the advice that I got from a photographer who I just met last week. He told me the first and best thing to do is to get over being afraid of using my camera on people.

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So last week I went along with Kat from Next Exit Photography to learn from her as she took photos for the city of Santa Monica for their new advertising campaign, and help get waivers signed from people we ended up photographing. This is exactly what was unknown territory to me and I wanted to see how another photographer does it. I definitely gained a lot from going out with her and appreciated her so much. I definitely wouldn’t have gotten this photo without the bit of advice about confidence I learned from her and her husband.

September 11, 2007 - 10:44 pm

shinfucius - that’s a cool photo.

September 12, 2007 - 4:30 am

jfsoo - Great pics you’ve been posting!

Cat and Adi did our wedding (before they got really, really big and…uh, expensive) :) They’re lovely.

September 12, 2007 - 12:21 pm

angelpye02 - good photo :) It’s starting to fall together nicely :)

September 13, 2007 - 3:50 pm

hope_n_abi - GREAT PICTURE!!! actually one of the girls is a friend of hope!

September 16, 2007 - 9:59 am

twirtle - you’re so creative liz! the twins are look so joyful in that captured moment.. oh, and your new xanga format is pretty spiffy too :o)

September 21, 2007 - 9:16 pm

dazedandconfoozledJ5 - liz, they look SO cute :) i hope your adventures in photography go well!

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