Lake Elsinore Maternity Mini-Session

It’s always an honor to document milestones in people’s lives.  And I especially love photographing maternity sessions because I happen to think it’s one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life. Veronica reached out to me to photograph a mini-session near her home […]

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Joshua Tree National Park (part 1)

This is the first of a two part series of photographs taken at Joshua Tree National Park last spring. They were inspired by the work of David Muench and his book Desert Images. It’s a beautiful, large format book weighing something like ten pounds. The text […]


Winter Solstice

  This morning was the perfect start to winter, with gray skies and muted colors creating a velvety moodiness when I looked outside my window. The stillness of the longest night gave way to the sound of soft rain and crows flying overhead. Early morning […]


Starting Over

It’s been a while since my last post and I certainly never meant to take such a long break from writing here. There have been many new plans in the early stages of conception and I needed the time and space to lay everything out […]

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Horsethief Creek

    And here is a very old photo of us doing the hike years ago…on a very, very hot day…back when it was just Daisy and Finley. I just wanted you to see the remnants of old ocotillo fencing for the horse corrals.

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Butterfly Bush

Walked out to the garden this afternoon and found the most wonderful sign of spring: dozens of butterflies and flowers in full bloom. They hovered so slowly over the butterfly bush, almost as if sedated by the nectar of the flowers, so that I was […]

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