Michelle About

Photo Credit: katie lamb photography

Hello, I'm Michelle! I have been married to my handsome husband for 10 years, and together we are raising two boys in sunny San Diego. I am originally an east coaster from Pittsburgh, and spent a few years in the Midwest in Chicago before calling San Diego my home. Beach days are my mini vacations. I have a love affair with San Diego and fall in love with this city more and more each and every day. I am passionate about nourishing, real food and raising boys who are kind, loving, and connected to the world around them. Friends and family mean the world to me. Photography and traveling the world are my passions. I believe in love at first sight. I met my husband on a beach vacation in Punta Cana and had an instant connection. On our 1st night meeting I asked him “Wouldn’t it be crazy if we got married?” Apparently he didn't think it was too crazy ;)


I am drawn to emotion filled images, beautiful light, and soft, neutral colors. I believe that behind every photograph there is a story to be told. My passion is to capture authentic beauty, family love, and connection in my imagery.



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"As a Mom of two boys herself, Michelle imparts her motherly intuition and fun loving magic into each session."- Emily

The quality of Michelle’s work has been widely recognized by top publications.

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