Beach Family Photos Carlsbad

beach family photos Carlsbad

Beach Family Photos

Whether you are a local or vacationing in San Diego, there are so many dreamy beaches and locations to choose from. I have a few preferred beaches in San Diego where I love to take beach family photos! The beautiful textured rocks and the sweeping sand dunes with greenery make this one of my go to beaches in North County, San Diego.

Mom snuggling son on the beach
baby boy giving mom kisses at the beach

Capturing All of Life’s Most Precious Moments

I absolutely adore this family! I have been capturing all of their life’s most precious moments since Dawson was in his mama’s tummy. It has been such a joy watching him growing from a teeny tiny babe, to a little dude with so much personality. That smile and those curls are the absolute sweetest! He will soon be a big brother later this summer and I am so honored to document this next beautiful chapter in their lives.

family playing in the water during beach family photos
walking on rocks at the beach

Dream Photo

I always ask clients when we meet for our in person consultation and styling appointment if they have a dream photo in mind. Mom said, “That it captures the joy we have as a family. Dawson seriously has the best smile and it’s a treasure to freeze it in time.”

boy holding stuffed bunny and smiling at camera
flowy dress for beach family photos

What to Wear for Family Beach Photos

No doubt planning and coordinating outfits for a family photo session can be a daunting task. That is why we take care of it for you! Both mom and son are wearing clothing from our client wardrobe collection. We have put together a curated closet of dresses and outfits for babies and children up to size 5T. Prior to our styling appointment, I will send over a questionnaire to begin planning our session together. This helps me to pull pieces based on your size and preferences. Often times, most mamas choose one of the options I have already pulled for them. If you don’t love those options I have pulled, you can browse and try on a wide variety of dresses to find the perfect wardrobe for our session together.

mom and son walking towards the ocean
baby boy on dad's shoulders near the ocean
family snuggling on the shore
kissing at the ocean's edge

Michelle Popp specializes in creating a luxury portrait session for your family through all the seasons. We take care of all the details for you. From personalized styling with an elegant wardrobe for mamas and babes, a day of pampering with hair and make-up, and delivery of your final artwork to be lovingly displayed in your home – no detail is left out of creating an experience for you to feel loved, taken care of, and catered to. To check availability or book your family session please contact us! We would love to work with you!

Hair & Make-up: Noir Beaute
Film Scans: Goodman Film Lab

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michelle's photography style is composed of capturing emotion-filled images in soft & neutral tones. her use of natural light with simple, authentic beauty allows your family love and bond to capture the focus.

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