Mr & Mrs Costa

when i get extremely busy with life (personal & professional) my blog is the first thing to be put on the back burner. I say that i will be better about posting & then life gets in the way. i forget how therapeutic it can be to share the intimate details of a session along with those images. facebook and instagram really don't have that platform. i had never met matt & kahla before our first "interview" as it was and i immediately fell in love with both of them. kahla's is so beautiful and humble. what an amazing young lady! matt is a gentle soul who was obviously madly in love with his bride to be. we had an amazing engagement session and i looked forward for their actual wedding day from that moment on. that day seemed to arrive before i knew it. both sets of families were so welcoming and treated me as if i had known them for a lifetime. kahla was one of the most beautiful brides i had ever seen. matt was so nervous right before the ceremony started. it was so sweet to watch him. everything about this day was beautiful from start to finish. matt even serenaded kahla with a little rap song during the reception. since their wedding, matt & kahla would welcome a beautiful baby girl into their family. I had the pleasure of shooting their maternity pictures & was beyond thrilled to be a part of the birth of their beautiful baby girl, aubrey faye costa. to be trusted with such a blessed event meant the world to me. it brought me even closer to their families and allowed me to witness one of God's most beautiful miracles. maternity, birth & newborn sessions coming soon!  

Madison

Class of 2014

I met Shawna {Madison's Mama} during a another clients shoot shoot. My dear friend Alison Fleury arranged for Shawna's 50th Birthday. Madison has been a gymnast since she was a little girl, so we started at her families gym, Victory Gymnastics Academy, and ended at some of her favorite places in her home town of Coronado. 

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We had one of the most incredible sunsets I have ever laid eyes on and I actually pulled off the freeway to watch the brightest pink skies fade into the night. I was not alone as many people had also pulled over with iPhones in hand snapping away. I just soaked it in.

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Stephani Dennis Photography
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Stephani Dennis Photography
Stephani Dennis Photography
Stephani Dennis Photography

I am in love with her home which has such nostalgia! Marilyn Monroe actually stayed there while she filmed "Some Like It Hot" at the Hotel Del!

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