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Sep
2013
12

I’ve been so excited to post this stunning high school senior for weeks! Finally her video and images are done! I kind of want my senior pictures done. Hair, makeup, and your own paparazzi? yes please! Kaela and I had such a great time wandering around Hermosa Beach. She was energetic and oh so smiley! […]

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Maternity

Sep
2013
10

One of the greatest rewards of being a newborn photographer, is growing with these families and their precious dumplings! I met Dan and Leah when they were pregnant with this cutie pie. Now look at him! Soon to be a big brother, we gave him a lot of attention. I’m pretty sure Miss October will […]

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Baby

Sep
2013
03

Happy Sunny Tuesday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. Could the weather be any better? Finally Manhattan Beach steps up the sunny days :) This little man was pretty happy about his Valley Park photo shoot. Six months and nothing but smiles. Hello Will :)  

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Baby

Aug
2013
29

What an amazing summer of beautiful babies! I haven’t peaked my head outside much because of these little treasures, but it’s all worth it! Time is going so fast! This little guy was our winner of Photos By Monika’s Best Of 2012! And now he is crawling! Meet this adorable little man (for a 2nd […]

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newborn

Aug
2013
19

A stunning little man was born into a beautiful family last month. My dear friend of over 15 years (yikes!) had her second baby and asked me to photograph him. I am so honored to not only be the one to capture such a beauty, but to have three hours of uninterrupted alone time with […]

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Aug
2013
07

Happy Wednesday everyone! If you follow me on Facebook, you’ve seen a little sneak preview of this angel. I have been so excited to share the full post with you. Not only because she is just so precious, but because she is the first girl of the year! Yes! Can you believe that? End of […]

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Baby

Jul
2013
29

Happy six months to this smiley little guy! What a cutie pie.

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Newborn

Jun
2013
27

This world has been blessed with so many beautiful babies in the last week. It must have been that full moon because so many of my mamas had their baby on the same day, even if it was weeks before their due date! One such amazing angel is this little dude. Welcome to the world […]

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Jun
2013
24

  Happy 100 Days to Ian! 100 days of deliciousness! Love the smile, love the rolls, love the cheeks!

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Jun
2013
13

The last almost four years have been one awesome adventure. Not only is having your first baby a huge change, but having your first boy. I am an only child and did not grow up knowing the behind the scenes of a boy. Just like with everything else before having a kid- I had a […]

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