Yearly Archives: 2009

Happy Holidays

I hope everyone is enjoying their holidays! We spent Christmas up in Big Bear. I don’t think there’s anything better than spending this time of year with family and friends in the snow! Our days are filled with snow fights, sledding, making snowmen and having a great time. Our nights are spent playing board games,...

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Victory]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 12.20.09 “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela Last week, John’s client gave him 2 tickets to the Charger’s game yesterday and he...

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An Artist [Exposed]

12.11.09 Dandelions.Overcast skies.Umbrella.Large coats,Crickety chair.Instant film.What more can I ask for?Oh yes, a few drops of rain please… More images from this fun shoot to come soon! Much love, Daisy

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Raining Cats + Dogs!

12.07.09 She likes the rain.She likes her boots.She likes to run.She likes to splash.Her smile is never-ending.Her name is Sophia. Much love, Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Weathered]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 12.07.09 “Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life.”- Jerome K. Jerome Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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Ja Jolla Family Portrait Session [Lippuner-Henen Family]

11.24.09 I first met Jeni + Rolf when they hired me to document their wedding. Since then, they’ve welcomed us into their home, invited us to their baby shower and now allowed us to photograph the new addition to their family, the sweet Leylah Mae. I feel as though this friendship just began and now...

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THANKSGIVING: winter wonderland

Thanksgiving, a time of giving thanks, spending time with family and friends + eating…LOTS of eating! This year, just like the previous years, we headed up to our family cabin in Big Bear. When we arrived, the colors of Fall graced us with its presence. The next morning, we peaked out of our windows to...

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[prelude] san diego portraits [Gabrielle, Ryan + Rocky]

I had SO much fun photographing and hanging out with my photog friend, Gabrielle, her fiance, Ryan, and their adorable [super energetic] dog, Rocky!!! Check back later for more photos from this session… Hope everyone had a wonderful [and safe] Thanksgiving! Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Change]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 11.23.09 “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”- Reinhold Niebuhr A friend once told me that you can show compassion without having to carry their...

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Downtown San Diego / Coronado Engagement Session [Jazz + Brandon]

11.11.09 I had so much FUN during their engagement session! I knew Jazz in high school. She is one of those people that you can’t help but gravitate to. Her energy and smile is infectious. Brandon, on the other hand, is somewhat quiet at first, but once you get the ball rolling, you can’t stop...

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Feeling Good]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 11.03.09 “Birds flying high you know how I feelSun in the sky you know how I feelBreeze driftin’ on by you know how I feel It’s a new dawnIt’s a new dayIt’s a new lifeFor meAnd I’m feeling good” – Nina Simone I hope everyone...

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Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding [Wendy + Jon]

10.18.09 Jon and Wendy are two people who wear their heart on their sleeves. One thing that stood out in my mind throughout their wedding was the constant attention and love for the children involved in their day. These two would stop whatever they were doing to make sure the kids were happy and interested....

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Life in Color]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 10.26.09 Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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The City by the Bay

We flew up to San Francisco a few weeks ago and I fell in love with the city. This was my fourth trip there, but my first time truly exploring all that this beautiful city has to offer. Until next time San Francisco… Much love, Daisy

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[ FEATURED ]

I was so ecstatic to hear that Kristen + Matt’s gorgeous fiesta wedding was featured on two different blogs! I am a fan of both of these blogs and highly recommend them if you’re in the process of planning your own wedding. They are simply amazing with an abundance of great tips and information! Ruffled...

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prelude . Rancho Bernardo Inn Wedding [Wendy + Jon]

10.18.09 Love this couple! These two are the epitome of style, fun and genuine love and kindness for othersCan’t wait to share more from this beautiful wedding! Much love, Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Autumn]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 10.19.09 I love watching the colors of leaves change. This is my favorite time of year. Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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San Diego Family Portraits [Coco's Family]

09.20.09 Fog. cypress trees. blue chair. sweet family. I love this session! Time for an outfit change! Isn’t she adorable? Thank you Coco’s Family for inviting me into your home and allowing me to document this special time in your lives. Much love, Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Fleeting]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 10.12.09 “To photograph is to hold one’s breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It’s at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.”- Henri Cartier-Bresson Every day, I think about how fleeting life is. Every time...

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San Diego Day After Session [Erika + Eric]

09.19.09 A beautiful couple and a perfect setting by the ocean. Much love, Daisy

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Yosemite Photography {Half Dome: the journey]

09.27.09 It’s 3:45 in the morning. I peak my head out of our tent and the cold breeze whips me in the face. Ugh! I dread waking up this early. Why did I agree to hike up Half Dome with John? What the heck was I thinking? He’s already packed. Typical. I move about slowly...

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Perseverance]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 10.05.09 “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on- “Franklin D. Roosevelt Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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prelude . San Diego Family Portraits [Coco's Family]

09.20.09 This was my very first early morning family session and I am so in love with the lighting at this time. Fog with a little bit of sunshine filtering throughI’m excited to show you more… Much love, Daisy

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prelude . San Diego Day After Session [Erika + Eric]

09.19.09 Loved this session by the cliffs. Many more to come soon… Much love, Daisy

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The Condor’s Nest Ranch Wedding [Kristen + Matt]

09.12.09 I knew the moment Kristen and I spoke over the phone, this would be an amazing day and I have to say, I was blown away! The entire day, I was giddy. Every photographer hopes to be fortunate enough to meet two wonderful people, who are not only creative, fun, spunky, hilarious, generous but...

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Maison]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 09.21.09 “I long to be at home wherever I find myself.” – Maya Angelou Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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La Jolla Family Portraits [Williams Family]

09.11.09 I love this sweet family, especially Tyran, Austyn and Kaden, who just turned 1! Love. Much love, Daisy

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prelude . Condor’s Nest Ranch Wedding [Kristen + Matt]

09.12.09 LOVED this wedding! From the original details, the wild array of personalities to the gorgeous location and more! This wedding had a fun and lively vibe from the start. I can’t wait to show you the rest of their images, but for now, I will leave you with one. Much love, Daisy

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prelude . La Jolla Family Portraits [Williams Family]

09.11.09 It was so nice seeing this family again. I can’t believe how much these kids have grown! So cute! More to come soon… Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[L'artiste]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 09.14.09 I am drawn to all different types of people. Some are complex and others are simple. As for my friend Melissa, she has many layers to her. Every conversation we have, we go beneath the surface to deeper issues. She is an artist. She...

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Soaking in the sun

09.07.09 Labor Day at La Jolla Shores with family, friends and the sand beneath my feet. Heaven. Sometimes I forget how truly blessed I am. San Diego is absolutely beautiful. My little adventurer as she prepares to head out in the open ocean on a kayak…with daddy of courseAs much as I want her to...

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MOBILE MONDAYS [[Reflection]]

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 09.07.09 “The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.” – Thomas Merton I hope everyone had a wonderful...

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MOBILE MONDAYS

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 08.31.09 Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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San Diego Engagement Session [Nicole + Andrew]

08.16.09 I had such a fun time getting to know these two. The most important thing I tell couples is to be themselves and just ignore me (except when I’m talking to themAnd they did just that. They were at total ease in front of the camera. I absolutely loved photographing them! We met in...

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MOBILE MONDAYS

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 08.24.09 “Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” – Walter Anderson Happy Monday! Daisy : [ images courtesy of my iPhone ] :

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Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club Wedding [Gretchen + Bass]

08.09.09 I love being apart of a wedding and witnessing two people like Gretchen and Bass, who I feel are truly meant to be together. And lastly, one of my favorite moments of the day…everyone dancing soul train style! Thank you Gretchen + Bass for allowing me to be apart of your big day! Much...

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prelude . San Diego Engagement Session [Nicole + Andrew]

08.16.09 I had so much fun getting to know this cute couple! Can’t wait to share the rest of my favorite images from their engagement session in Little Italy. Much love, Daisy

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MOBILE MONDAYS

: [ a visual diary on the go ] : 08.17.09 After watching The Soloist last night, I learned that there are about 90,000 homeless people living in the greater Los Angeles area. Almost everyday, I drive by these people, who walk amongst us, almost invisible. It saddens me how many times I’ve walked by...

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prelude . Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club Wedding [Gretchen + Bass]

08.09.09 These two are simply beautiful together. More to come soon… Much love, Daisy

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Paradise Lost [The Salton Sea]

08.08.09 The Salton Sea. Once a paradise and a retreat for vacationers is now a place of abandonment and desolation. Yet, there’s a calmness and beauty that still resides. At first, this place seems to be teeming with life. I was sad to discover the huge amount of fish carcass washed ashore. I’m looking forward...

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