Mama And Me Photo Session At The Beach

mom holding baby boy by the water

I love photographing mama and me photo sessions at the beach! It is the perfect playground for sweet sandy snuggles, chasing the waves, and spending quality time at one of the most beautiful spots in San Diego. Mama and me sessions have a special place in my heart. As a mama to two handsome baby boys, I know what it feels like to be completely blissfully enamored in the moments we spend together. These experiences are ones I want to enjoy over and over again – and timeless imagery of those times will allow just that.

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Photographing Kids Through The Seasons

Last time I captured baby Jonah he was just a newborn. Loved seeing how much he has grown and his adorable personality! He seriously may have been the happiest baby I have ever photographed. He LOVED the ocean and beach, and was having the best time with his mama as they twirled and laughed by the water.

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Posing Naturally In Photographs

I truly believe that the best moments to photograph are the in-between ones. The ones where mama’s glowing with love for her baby, where your little one snuggles deep into your chest during a hug, where you’re mid laugh after sweet nose kisses…these moments are never posed. They come out naturally and organically as you bond with your little family. During our sessions, I will lead you into natural moments that reflect the emotion we are seeking to capture. The images you receive will be the very best of our session, reflecting your natural personality and genuine moments of smiles, laughter, and snuggles.

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mom and baby boy on the beach
mom and son on the beach
mom holding baby boy by the water

What To Expect During A Mama + Me Session

Aside from wearing a gorgeously ethereal gown and having your hair and makeup done, your session will be as natural as how you are at home with your little. From smiles to tickles to holding hands and kisses, I encourage organic play and interaction between you and your babe as if I wasn’t there. This way, your little one focuses on their time with you, and their sweet personalities can shine through every captured image.

So go ahead: pick them up and twirl around, walk with them hand in hand, snuggle them close as you sing their favorite song. These little mama and me moments are what makes your relationship so unique and special, and what will create lasting memories from your session.

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mom and son laughing
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Mama and Me Portrait Sessions can beautifully capture one of the most special bonds you will create in this life. The season of raising babies is so fleeting yet so magical – capturing these memories on film will create priceless heirloom imagery that you will never want to part with. To book your mama and me session, contact me today! Summer dates are filling up fast!

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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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