Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Apr
2015
28

A family that laughs together, stays together!   This gorgeous trio always brings laughter to a photo session. For five years we have been working together and spend each session with the giggles. What great energy they all have! I was so excited when Natalia called me and said they were expecting their second daughter. […]

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Newborn

Apr
2015
21

  I did not take a maternity leave this time around because so many of my families from previous years were expecting a baby around the same time as me. Am I exhausted? Absolutely. Was it totally worth it to help welcome their newest addition? 100%. My heart is so full spending time commiserating with […]

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Newborn

Apr
2015
01

I think Manhattan Beach has the most beautiful babies and mamas! Oh my goodness, check out this beautiful family! I had the pleasure of meeting this wonderful family two years ago when their first son was born. Now, they welcome their second bundle of joy. Please meet Kai, 1 week old…   His adorable parents […]

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Newborn

Dec
2014
10

I am so happy to share this little Christmas bundle of joy! 10 days old and pure deliciousness! Meet little Max..   His big brother, Dylan, was pretty fantastic and loving too :)   Oh! And that mama love. Ahh. I can’t wait to do it again! If you are interested in booking your newborn […]

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Nov
2014
20

Hello! The last few weeks have been a wonderful craze of kiddos dressed in red, smiling families, and new babies. If you follow me on Facebook, you’ll already know that Janie and Jack Children’s Clothing Store and Photos By Monika, teamed up to bring you a local promotion. In just 2 days, 40 children were […]

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Newborn

Jun
2014
10

Hello! I’m so excited to share images of this darling little man. Welcome,  9 day new, Diego. Isn’t he the sweetest?   I love this one. Such an angel!  

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Newborn

May
2014
14

Wholly Hotness! Manhattan Beach rarely sees temps above 78. This is insanity! There was definitely no need for added heat during little Siena’s photo shoot! Isn’t she the cutest? I have no words. I’m running out of adjectives :) Love her!   It’s pretty obvious where she gets her good looks. Mom and dad are […]

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Newborn

Apr
2014
24

Good Afternoon! Such a beautiful day today in Manhattan Beach. I can’t wait to get out and soak up some Vitamin D! I am so excited to introduce, seven day new, Michael. I had the great pleasure of working with this family just before he was born. So fun to be there for the before […]

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Maternity

Mar
2014
27

Happy lunchtime! Mmm. My tummy is grumbling. I think I may need to head over to Lemonade after this post! So excited for this adorable family, welcoming their 2nd child next week! Faith was introduced to me by Patricia’s Yoga mamas, which is very near and dear to my heart. Can’t wait to photograph little […]

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Feb
2014
14

Happy Valentine’s Day! There is no harder subject to photograph than your own children! OMG, what a morning! I don’t want to spoil these sweet pictures so I will just go on letting you believe that I have the perfect kids. hehe Enjoy your long weekend! xo Monika

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