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Recently I’ve been playing a lot with lights rather than just using sunshine. Don’t get me wrong, natural light is BEAUTIFUL. But sometimes (ok, a lot of the time) I want some control! Ha! Isn’t that an understatement. Well, working with Hollywood lights lets me play and design whatever I want. Pretty cool. Natasha said […]

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I love photographing high school seniors. The excitement they have for everything that lies ahead is very contageous. You almost relive your youth with them. I met Ryan last week for our consultation. He braved the almost hurricane we were having to meet with me.  When I answered the door he had his hoody pulled […]

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Oh man this rain is something else, right? Happy first week of spring! Ha! Yesterday I had planned on shooting a few senior models on the beach. Well, nature sure had a different plan for me! We ended up using the lobby of a hotel for a couple hours while we had some fun. I […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Everyone always asks me if I’m constantly photographing my son. The answer is, unfortunately, no. He HATES it when I take the camera out. And unlike when I photograph someone else’s children he finds me boring and redundant. I pleaded with him and negotiated that if he sat and took this […]

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I am very excited to share the first blog on my NEW website! yeah! O’Deegan Designs has been working day and night the past few months to bring you a cleaner, larger, and more modern website. We made the decision to make it all about the photos and nothing else. Browse around and enjoy! If […]

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I am very fortunate to live in a community full of inspiration and support. Every time I turn my head, someone nearby is creating something that I didn’t know I needed. The Savvy Moms of the South Bay are pretty darn remarkable! This morning I met one such woman- Kimberly Castner of Go Green Lunch […]

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Photos By Monika is now accepting applications from the High School Class of 2012 to be a Rep! Tell your friends to apply too! It’s such a fun experience and only gets better when you can do it with your friends! I’m seeking current high school juniors from all over the South Bay area with […]

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‘Woo! What a way to get inspired in the new year! Wholly Cannoli! If you haven’t been following, I’ve been in Palm Springs for the past week at  SPA Event 2011. Learning new trends and techniques, acquiring new skills and inspiration, and meeting brilliant photographers from around the country. 16 models were selected nationwide to […]

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‘Last Saturday I had the joy of working with Pennekamp Elementary school. Man, what a night! I can’t wait til my son is in school so I can dress up like these fabulous parents! Hundreds of people donated their time and services to this 1980’s prom night fundraiser. It was absolutely amazing to see what […]

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‘Lets just start out by saying, Leah and Dan are my kinda people. Once I found out they were New York transplants, it was all over. I knew there were good times ahead for us. At first we decided on doing the shoot at the beach. After our consultation I went home and thought about […]

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